COOL THING WE WANT #381: “Bdoja” Chair Hand-Knit In The Traditional Oaxacan Style

(via) Dig this hand-knitten cotton cord chair from Mexican designer Amaya Gutierrez. The steel-framed “Bdoja” seat weighs 50lbs and sells for a mere $2,800 USD. But still…

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We Want the Colour Guide That Assisted Charles Darwin on the HMS Beagle

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