Cool Finds: 15 Modern Favorites Under $50

Whether styling an outfit or your home, we have all heard the rule of thumb of thumb: Mix high with reduced. Additionally, it is simply a practical matter when seeking to obtain everything to splurge on and in which to save. I frequently ask myself”Can I actually need this?” And as the answer usually lies somewhere in between,”Absolutely!” And”Not really,” it’s always reassuring to know that I shopped for style, and not merely for price. Here are 15 of my favourite regular products that score in both categories: high influence modern design pieces that will have your wallet thanking you.


Geo Dish Drainer – $48

These gradients and airplanes of blue can easily be mistaken for a sculpture in your countertop. Produced by Jorre van Ast who was inspired by the contour lines and levels of geography, this absolutely brings the cool back in to doing the dishes. The plastic mat takes up little space, and since the water drains downwards it makes you appreciate your dry dishes all the more.

Made in Layout

Pantone Magazine Holder – GBP 50

What is not to adore? Add a bold swatch of Pantone color to include just the right quantity of color punch to some wall. Get one in each of 7 colors, and neatly tuck away all your stray publications and papers. Each magazine stand also includes 6 magnets to pin your easy-to-lose to-do lists and receipts.

Pantone swatches available: 377C-Macaw green, 186C-Ruby Red, 14-0848-Mimosa, 286C-Royal Purple, 672C-Pastel Lavender, 15-5519-Turquoise and Cool Grey 10C.

John Lewis

Magnetic Spice Stand – GBP 28

Who knew saving spices might be so stylish? All these 6 magnetic jars can conveniently home your most commonly used spices. Let us see here: peppermint, oregano, thyme, rosemary…


Otto Floss Holder – $16

Yes, flossing could be fun! Particularly if this little guy, known as The Otto from Alessi, helps dispense it. Produced by Stefano Pirovano at 1998, open his back and put on your typical floss and have fun pulling the rope from his mouth. Also comes in blue, dark blue, pink or pink so that you can choose one that will match the rest of your bathroom decor.


Cheese Markers, Set of Six $9.95

These porcelain markers will have you saying cheese. Perfect for parties and letting your visitors know what exactly they’re eating. You can use a crayon or even dry-erase marker to supply your own desserts, and after the party’s over, it will come right off, making the markers prepared for the next social gathering. At $9.95 for a set of 6, there is nothing not to like!


Flying Hook – $23.50

Have you got a favourite piece of clothing that you just love to admire? I know I do. These flying vases are great for creating art from your fashion pieces to give them the extra special care they deserve.

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Spudski – Potato Masher – $16

I know what I’m going to be having to mash my berries this Thanksgiving. Inspired from the traditional ski pole (with a cross stitch detail on the rear of a vibrant rubber grip ), this”Spudski” potato masher comes with an ergonomic easy-to-grip rubber grip that makes it easy to hold from virtually any angle. The design of the noodle plate additionally pushes veggies from the stem to help it mash quicker and to self-evident. Gravy, anyone?


Strap – GBP 15

These giant rubberbands will have a tight grasp in your papers and ramble papers. Stylishly sleek, they’ll snap anything into place — such as good and bad reading!

Reiko Kaneko

Lip Tease Teacup and Saucer – GBP 27.95

Ever wish you had Midas’s touch? Let that dream materialize with this particular cup and saucer. The beauty of this golden kiss is not lost in the clean layout of the bone china. Also available with a platinum kiss.


Dalfred Bar Stool – $39.99

This super stylish black bar stool with adjustable seat height and foot rest is 39.99. Enough said.

Reiko Kaneko

Breakfast Express, Eggcup – GBP 16.95

All aboard the breakfast express! Adorably contemporary, this train car enables your egg roll in style. Also available will be the Toast Rack and the Salt and Pepper Cellar. These ceramic and wooden wheeled additions to your tabletop would make it hard not to play with your food.

Seltzer Studios

Unzipped Glass Bag – $20

I have got to admit that there aren’t very many techniques to create a plastic baggie — except to create it glass. This hand-blown permanent baggie is left available and eager for you to incorporate in some colorful candies, your pet goldfish (while you are cleaning out his actual home) or anything, actually.

Design Within Reach

Same Same But Different Glasses – $49

These smart drinking glasses designed by Norway Says live up to their”Same Same But Different” title and could make a wonderful conversation piece over breakfast. Every one of those three glasses has another shape, but each retains exactly the same quantity of liquid. Try fooling your family next time you volunteer to pour the orange juice.

Seltzer Studios

Conceal Book Shelf – $11

Here’s a product that helps you practice some practical magic. This hanging shelf allows your book titles tell their own story with its own minimal and unobtrusive design. Install a row of these and amaze your guests with the disappearing act.


CableBox – $29.95

One of the most well-known goods on Houzz, (additional to 566 ideabooks and counting), is this cable box. Nearly everybody suffers from cluttered cables, but this little box allows you tuck those little black snakes off, leaving you with a fresh and pleasant layout element.

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