We found some cool design items for those hot summer days.
The PiCycle™ hybrid electric bicycle is the perfect blend of speed, power, range, and environmental optimism. Offering 40 miles per charge, 20 percent gradeability, 1,000 watts of silent on-demand electric power, and trafficparting looks, the PiCycle™ has been described by some as “a revelation.” Made in the U.S.; starts at $5,995 (two-year blanket warranty and portable three-hour charger included).
Reflections Place mats
A MoMA exclusive, these Reflections place mats designed by Liora Manné are the perfect way to brighten up your decor for the summer. Using her patented process, Manné hand blends acrylic fibers in an assortment of colors, then needle punches them together and encases them between two layers of vinyl to create these place mats. Hand wash only. $18.
Ting Seat-Belt Hammock
Part of the new Ting Home collection, this stylish hammock is handwoven into a body contouring form using reclaimed seat belts a signature material for the company. Available in various shades, from classic to bold, this hammock makes a great statement, and its superstrong fabrication affords a comfortable lounging experience. $650.
Patioworld Outdoor Furnishings
Patioworld offers California’s largest selection of premium outdoor furnishings and accessories, all in stock and ready for immediate delivery. Its exquisite showrooms feature an extensive assortment of exclusive designs, as well as a huge assortment of products from both international and domestic fine-outdoor-furniture manufacturers. Patioworld furnishings make relaxing in your backyard as comfortable as relaxing in your living room.
Visit patioworld.net or call 888-777-2846
BKR Glass Water Bottle
Good design does not need to be absent from safe, green, and clean products. These FDA-approved reusable glass bottles feature a silicone sleeve and are BPA-free. Fits most cup holders; dishwasher safe and 100 percent recyclable. $28.
NEW! Spring 2012 line in Crush, Smith, Surf, Jelly and Fog.
Edelman Leather Fur Rugs
Hand-sewn made-to-order Edelman Leather fur rugs come in long or short hair, and in all sizes, patterns, and colors. The classic, architectural patterns and whimsical designs create a standout piece for any modern design. Shown: Puzzle rug in burnt orange, crimson, and wine cavallini; an exclusive Edelman design.
For a leather specialist near you, visit edelmanleather.com or call 860-350-9600