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Top 100 Kitchen Trends in 2014

From No Spill Trays to Ergonomic-Focused Kitchen Utensils

— January 11, 2015 — Art & Design
Along with tech integration, health-conscious appliances and general convenience, the top 2014 kitchen trends also emphasize hyper-specification and novelty features.

Kitchens and kitchen appliances have become increasingly high-tech in recent years, ensuring greater functionality and performance. However, technology can also be implemented in terms of creating unique designs. Take the Apple iCup, for instance, designed by Tomislav Zvonarić to keep your coffee hot in Apple's signature aesthetic. The teacup is shaped like the iconic logo, and when plugged into your MacBook with a USB cable, keeps your beverage warm while you're momentarily preoccupied. Other kitchen accessories are designed to make the process of wining and dining simpler and more efficient, all while incorporating an idiosyncratic flair, include fish-faced egg separators or recycled skateboard bottle openers.

Lastly, kitchen trends in 2014 saw a rise in specialization, meaning tools that are geared towards one hyper-specific task, such as a tomato corer or an herb preparation bowl.

To follow the trends happening in kitchen design, appliances and cuisine, dive into the Kitchen Trend Report.
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Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
100
MacBook-Connected Mugs
MacBook-Connected Mugs
The Apple iCup Hooks Up to Your Computer to Keep Your Coffee Warm
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99
Geometric Serviette Containers
Geometric Serviette Containers
Hexaflexa Napkin Packaging References the Patterned Shapes Within
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98
Realistically Carved Wooden Kitchens
Realistically Carved Wooden Kitchens
This Wooden Kitchen Resembles a Fast Food Restaurant
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97
Tomato-Tearing Tools
Tomato-Tearing Tools
This $7 Tomato Corer Cleanly Removes Tomato Cores
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96
Ergonomic-Focused Kitchen Utensils
Ergonomic-Focused Kitchen Utensils
Simon Legald Presents a Collection that Fuses Form and Function
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95
Sink-Inspired Noodle Bowls
Sink-Inspired Noodle Bowls
The Sink Bowl Can Pick Up Your Leftover Scraps
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94
Leggy Coffee Cup Handles
Leggy Coffee Cup Handles
Barceramics' Unusually Shaped Coffee Mug is Inspired by Dance
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93
Adorable Upside-Down Dishes
Adorable Upside-Down Dishes
Dilemma Serves Different Snacks in Different Positions
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92
Configurable Cutlery Designs
Configurable Cutlery Designs
The Kafolda Spoon Takes its Shape When Bent Along its Metal Excisions
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91
Illusory Kitchen Ads
Illusory Kitchen Ads
This Creative Newspaper Advertisement Hides a Kitchen in Text Blocks
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90
Faux Cushioned Ceramic Mugs
Faux Cushioned Ceramic Mugs
Oli Divisova's Ceramic Mug is Sculpted to Look as Soft as a Pillow
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89
Kernel-Filtering Bowls
Kernel-Filtering Bowls
This Popcorn Bowl Features a Bottom Filter to Catch Stray Kernels
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88
Hunger Pang-Inducing Art
Hunger Pang-Inducing Art
Joël Penkman's Culinary Paintings Will Make You Want to Eat Your Art
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87
Hooved Coffee Cup Handles
Hooved Coffee Cup Handles
Barceramics' Horse Mug is Oddly Animalistic
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86
Electric Kettle Redesigns
Electric Kettle Redesigns
The Miito Boils the Precise Amount of Water You Need in Any Vessel
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85
Simplified Sushi Rollers
Simplified Sushi Rollers
The Sushezi is the Ideal Device for Sushi Lovers
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84
Self-Sterilizing Compost Containers
Self-Sterilizing Compost Containers
The Greenlid Compost Bin Can be Disposed Outdoors
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83
Natural Defrosting Trays
Natural Defrosting Trays
Thawthat Defrosts Your Meat Faster and Without Electricity
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82
Blast-Off Java Brewers
Blast-Off Java Brewers
The Rocket Fuel Coffee Drip Embodies this Notion of an Energy Jolt
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81
Concrete Countertop Receptacles
Concrete Countertop Receptacles
The Zvulun is a Funnel That Accepts Food Scraps While You Cook
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80
Customized Culinary Rolling Pins
Customized Culinary Rolling Pins
These Engraved Rolling Pins Bring an Individual Touch to Baking
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79
Conveyor Belt Chopping Boards
Conveyor Belt Chopping Boards
The Conveyor Chopping Board Keeps Your Cooking Space Clean
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78
Zippered Top Poppers
Zippered Top Poppers
The SiP Bottle Opener Unfastens Your Beverage in an Unusual Fashion
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77
Car Engine Coffee Makers
Car Engine Coffee Makers
The V12 Engine-Inspired Coffee Machine Soups Up Your Morning Brew
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76
Artistically Modern Kitchenware
Artistically Modern Kitchenware
Industrial Designer Galia Tammuz Creates Smart Sculptural Objects
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75
Adorable Auto Taco Stands
Adorable Auto Taco Stands
The Taco Truck Taco Holder Makes Eating Mexican Cuisine Much Easier
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74
Helpful One-Handed Dishware
Helpful One-Handed Dishware
The Ceramic Scoop Bowl by Ryan Kirkpatrick is Made for the Injured
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73
Hybrid Spoon Spatulas
Hybrid Spoon Spatulas
The Ladle Sweeper Makes it Easy to Scoop Out Every Last Drop from the Pot
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72
Baroque Kitchen Designs
Baroque Kitchen Designs
This Modern Kitchen Design is Both Masculine and Delicate
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71
Sophisticated Food Servers
Sophisticated Food Servers
This Marble Serving Tray Adds Elegance to Carrying Meals
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70
Adorable Elephantine Cutlery Holders
Adorable Elephantine Cutlery Holders
Jumbo by Peleg Design Drains Water Out of Its Trunk
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69
Multifunctional Kitchen Islands
Multifunctional Kitchen Islands
ChopChop by Dirk Biotto is Made with Elderly and Disabled in Mind
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68
Hand-Power Espresso Machines
Hand-Power Espresso Machines
The ROK Espresso Machine Lets You Customize Your Coffee
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67
Wine Bottle Kitchen Tools
Wine Bottle Kitchen Tools
These Akebono Cooking Tools Come in a Compact Bottle
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66
Cutting Board Knife Holders
Cutting Board Knife Holders
New-wave Knife Block by Jowan Baransi is a Two-in-One Design
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65
Streamlined Garbage Bag Holders
Streamlined Garbage Bag Holders
The Pelican Holder Modernizes Trash Storage
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64
Quantitative Food Clocks
Quantitative Food Clocks
The Peaclock Indicates the Hour with Clusters of Round Green Veggies
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63
Gourmet Pizza Makers
Gourmet Pizza Makers
The Petite Pizzeria Allows Foodies to Make Freshly Baked Pies at Home
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62
Booze-Infused Fruit Shooters
Booze-Infused Fruit Shooters
The DIY Strawberry Margarita Jello Shooters are Fun and Easy
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61
Bottle-Cutting De-Corkers
Bottle-Cutting De-Corkers
The Menu Champagne Sabre Equips You to Decapitate Rather Than Corkscrew
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60
Dynamic Coffee Machines
Dynamic Coffee Machines
'La Fenice' Makes Both Traditional Italian Espresso and American Coffee
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59
Efficient Culinary Implements
Efficient Culinary Implements
The Yuka Citrus Squeezer Does the Job of Two Food Prep Products
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58
Perfectly Practical Thermoses
Perfectly Practical Thermoses
The Copo Coffee Flask Ticks All of the Busy Java Drinker's Criteria
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57
Bowl-Based Brewers
Bowl-Based Brewers
The Mono-Filio Round Frame Teapot is a Beautiful Suspended Bulb
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56
Boxy Sieve Designs
Boxy Sieve Designs
The Folding Colander Flattens Completely for Compact Cupboard Storage
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55
Hi-Tech Plant Incubators
Hi-Tech Plant Incubators
SPIC= by Kristof Koczka is a 2014 Electrolux Design Lab Finalist
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54
Herb Preparation Bowls
Herb Preparation Bowls
This Herb Kitchen Tool by Chef’n Separates and Measures
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53
Curvy Culinary Implements
Curvy Culinary Implements
The Barbry Kitchen Utensils Take Full-Bodied Forms as Aesthetic Flavor
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52
Sassy 60s Kitchenware
Sassy 60s Kitchenware
The Tala Retro Range Channels its Mid-Century Roots with Throwback Branding
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51
Customized Vitamin Makers
Customized Vitamin Makers
The Poktu Supplement Dispenser Produces Unique Pills for Its Users
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50
Opulently Crafted Coffee Cups
Opulently Crafted Coffee Cups
Have Your Morning Fix with the DEVIEHL Coffee Cups
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49
Crowdsourced Kitchen Designs
Crowdsourced Kitchen Designs
Valcucine Wants the Public to Help with its Latest Kitchen Design
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48
Portable Cubed Kitchens
Portable Cubed Kitchens
The Kochinsel by Remo Zimmerli Allows People to Cook Anywhere in the Home
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47
Embossing Rolling Pins
Embossing Rolling Pins
Designer Zuzia Zuber Creates Laser Engraved Baking Utensils
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46
Cheat Sheet Kitchenware
Cheat Sheet Kitchenware
The Finer Slicing Cutting Board by the Usuals Has Knife-Guiding Marks
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45
Efficient Columnar Kitchenettes (UPDATE)
Efficient Columnar Kitchenettes (UPDATE)
Clei's Kitchen Unit Contains All Plus the Kitchen Sink
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44
Bendable Kitchen Appliances
Bendable Kitchen Appliances
This Flexible Metal Grater Makes Cooking Easier
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43
Delineated Culinary Devices
Delineated Culinary Devices
The Eclipse Gas Cooktop Ensures You Don't Confuse Your Kitchen Burners
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42
Concentric Ring Barbecues
Concentric Ring Barbecues
The Kara Barbecue by Cesarre is a Super Modern Outdoor Grill
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41
Sandwich-Saving Lunchboxes
Sandwich-Saving Lunchboxes
The FoodSkin Lunchbox Will Help Retain Your Sandwiches
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40
Chemical-Free Sustainable Mugs
Chemical-Free Sustainable Mugs
These Sustainable Coffee Mugs are Stylish and Eco-Friendly
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39
Sliding Unit Table Designs
Sliding Unit Table Designs
Alessandro Isola Creates Space with 'The Cut'
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38
Surrealism-Inspired Kitchen Storage
Surrealism-Inspired Kitchen Storage
Luca Nichetto Designs the Inception Desk Organizer/Dish Rack
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37
Sleek Wooden Glassware
Sleek Wooden Glassware
This Wooden Wine Glass Set Gives You a Forested Feel to Your Wine Drinking
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36
50s Vintage Kitchen Accessories
50s Vintage Kitchen Accessories
This New Range of Retro Kitchen Appliances is Stunning
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35
Folding Digital Scales
Folding Digital Scales
The TriScale is Small Enough to Fit in Your Kitchen Drawer
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34
Magnetic Field Cookers
Magnetic Field Cookers
The Yacht Induction Cooker by Lee Dawi Only Heats Iron Pots
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33
Fish-Faced Egg Separators
Fish-Faced Egg Separators
This Egg Yolk Seperator Gives You Only What You Want in Your Eggs
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32
Oenophile Ice Cubes
Oenophile Ice Cubes
Wine Twirls Keep Your Champagne Chilly Right to the Last Sip
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31
Futuristic Foliage Kitchen Appliances
Futuristic Foliage Kitchen Appliances
The Tree of Life by Zahari Ganchev is Controlled by a Tablet
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30
Malleable Bread Makers
Malleable Bread Makers
The Lekue Silicone Bread Maker Doubles Up as a Bowl and Cooking Pan
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29
Quirky Kettle Contraptions
Quirky Kettle Contraptions
The Henry Coffee Maker Serves Up an All-in-One Java-Brewing Appliance
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28
Organically Perforated Dishwares
Organically Perforated Dishwares
The Dunes Bowl by Alessandro Isola is a 3D Printed Design
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27
Beautiful Streamlined Blades
Beautiful Streamlined Blades
The WMF Audi Kitchen Knife is Made Up of One Continuous Component
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26
Razor-Sharp Furnishings
Razor-Sharp Furnishings
The Blade Table Embodies a Clean-Cut Design for the Contemporary Kitchen
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25
Sleek Kitchen-Confining Units
Sleek Kitchen-Confining Units
Stealth Kitchen Modules Hold an Entire Kitchen Within a Cabinet
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24
Cube-Shaping Food Gadgets
Cube-Shaping Food Gadgets
Create Blocks of Rice Like a SousChef with the Rice Cube Kitchenware
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23
Minimal Outdoor Kitchens
Minimal Outdoor Kitchens
Ulaelu is Modular and Modern for the Nature-Loving Cook
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22
No Spill Trays
No Spill Trays
Grip by Finell is an Elastically Modern Design That Keeps Everything in Place
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21
Delightfully Dark Teaspoons
Delightfully Dark Teaspoons
The Morbidly Fun Decorative Spoon From Propaganda Needs a Helping Hand
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20
Romantically Engraved Chopping Boards
Romantically Engraved Chopping Boards
These Custom Cutting Boards Make a Great Gift for Loved Ones
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19
Portable Fireless Cookers
Portable Fireless Cookers
The Barocook Flameless Cooker Lets You Cook Delicious Food without Fire
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18
Portable Outdoor Stoves
Portable Outdoor Stoves
The EcoZoom Zoom Dura Stove Brings Home-Cooking to the Great Outdoors
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17
Automatic Roti Makers
Automatic Roti Makers
The Rotimatic Will Quickly Whip Up Traditional Indian Flat Bread
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16
Lab Equipment Kitchenware
Lab Equipment Kitchenware
The Domestic Science Machines by Alex Duffner Encourages Experiments
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15
Recycled Skateboard Bottle Openers
Recycled Skateboard Bottle Openers
This Bottle Opener is Made by Hand from Broken Skateboards.
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14
Precarious Pinching Wine Racks
Precarious Pinching Wine Racks
The AC Bottle Holder Grips Vessels, Looking Delicate and Dicey
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13
Hi-Tech Tea Brewers
Hi-Tech Tea Brewers
The Smart Qi teamaker Perfects Tea Brewing
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12
Rubber Wine Glasses
Rubber Wine Glasses
The Spruce Silicone Wine Glasses Won't Break if You Accidentally Drop Them
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11
Twisted Kitchen Counters
Twisted Kitchen Counters
This Contemporary Kitchen Design Adds a Modern Touch to Homes
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10
Humorous Couple Coffee Cups
Humorous Couple Coffee Cups
Know Who's Right in Every Fight with These Hilarious Couple Mugs
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9
Modular Kitchen Series
Modular Kitchen Series
The Foodlab Set Contains Customizable Kitchen Furniture on Wheels
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8
In-Shell Egg Scramblers
In-Shell Egg Scramblers
The KitchenGoose Makes Eggs in an Unconventional Way
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7
DIY Artistic Mugs
DIY Artistic Mugs
These DIY Watercolor Mugs Bring Some Culture to Tea Time
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6
Aquarium Kitchen Islands
Aquarium Kitchen Islands
Kolenik's Unique Kitchen Counter Has Places for Storage and Fish
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5
Piggy Egg Separators
Piggy Egg Separators
This Yolk Separator From Animi Causa Makes Isolating Ingredients Cuter
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4
Crenulated Cutting Boards
Crenulated Cutting Boards
The Pragma Breadboard Has a Corrugated Surface for Catching Crumbs
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3
Transforming Desk Tables
Transforming Desk Tables
The Working and Dining Table Modifies for Productivity Between Meals
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2
Sleek Stackable Mugs
Sleek Stackable Mugs
This Unique Coffee Mug Design is Minimalist and Crafty
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1
Methodical Mason Jar Hangers
Methodical Mason Jar Hangers
These Rustic Pieces of Decor Make it Easy to Organize Your Goodies
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