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Dwell On Design: The adorn(e) identity
Online boutique Sleek Identity brings security camera-shaped birdhouses, pipe candle holders, garden rake coat racks and other unusual designer homewares to Dwell on Design.
Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 1:29 PM
I gotta admit I was quite bummed to miss this year’s Dwell on Design
— LA is a long way from home — but pretty glad that Dwell was kind enough to profile
one of the event’s exhibitors: Stéfanie Gélinas of the freshly launched online design boutique, Sleek Identity
Santa Monica-based Gélinas started Sleek Identity to bring the work of small, distributor-less European designers
stateside. Prior to Dwell’s chat with Gélinas
, I was unfamiliar with Sleek Identity. And now I’m in love.
The tightly edited webstore’s offerings aren’t exactly expansive at this point there’s still plenty of goodies
to choose from across a range of price points. I’ve included a few of my favorites below. And although they don't all exactly scream "green" you'll find that the use of sustainable materials, clever repurposing, and cheeky eco-themes play into the designs. Naturally, I'll start with the Matt Lamp ...
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