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Top 100 Art & Design Trends in October

From Rose Copper Light Pendants to Vibrant Art Deco Bags

— October 27, 2018 — Art & Design
The October 2018 Art & Design trend list offers an eclectic presentation of how different industries are pushing innovation forward in all sectors, both practically and conceptually. From products like Glasstic's modular water bottle system that is meant to offer consumers a custom-forward design and a sustainable way to hydrate on-the-go to Overtreders W who created a zero-waste pop-up bran restaurant for catering company The Food Line Up, designers are focusing on eco-friendly approaches that add a touch of personalization.

A more ominous example from the October 2018 Art & Design trends is, of course, 'A. Human.' This is an installation in New York, launched by PR magnate Simon Huck, that openly deals with fantastical physical modifications and body dysmorphia on a level that embraces pop culture.
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Luxury Writing Instruments
Luxury Writing Instruments
Bentley and Faber Castell Have Collaborated on Strikingly Gorgeous Pens
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99
Automated Coffee Art Printers
Automated Coffee Art Printers
The CafeMaker Latte Art Printer Creates Custom Artwork in Seconds
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98
African Safari-Inspired Seats
African Safari-Inspired Seats
The Serengeti Lounge Chair Harkens Back to Retro Travel Essentials
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97
Modern European Coffee Museums
Modern European Coffee Museums
The Massive New Lavazza Museum is Now Open in Turin, Italy
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96
Skeletal Party Supplies
Skeletal Party Supplies
The Disney Store Has Debuted a New Nightmare Before Christmas Collection
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95
Breakable Limited Edition Collectibles
Breakable Limited Edition Collectibles
Daniel Arsham's CRACKED BEARS Call for Fan Participation
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94
Pickup Truck Tailgate Systems
Pickup Truck Tailgate Systems
The Cache 'Basecamp' Creates the Perfect Place to Sit and Relax
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93
Mid-Century Modern Radios
Mid-Century Modern Radios
The Eames Radio is Modeled After an Unreleased Product from 1946
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92
Rose Copper Light Pendants
Rose Copper Light Pendants
The Ambra Pendant Plays with Contrasting Texture and Shapes
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91
Record-Breaking Russian Skyscrapers
Record-Breaking Russian Skyscrapers
This Gigantic Skyscraper Will Be Europe's Tallest Building
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90
Lightweight Maneuverability Wheelchairs
Lightweight Maneuverability Wheelchairs
The Küschall Superstar Wheelchair is Made from Graphene
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89
Quiet Autonomous Transport Trucks
Quiet Autonomous Transport Trucks
The Volvo Vera is Controlled and Monitored from the Cloud
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88
Reflective Art Studio Extensions
Reflective Art Studio Extensions
Chen + Suchart Studio Create a Glazed Extension for a Modern Home
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87
Understated Pocket Knives
Understated Pocket Knives
The Kershaw Concierge is a Stylish Modern Gentleman's Knife
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86
Chocolate-Made Rental Cottages
Chocolate-Made Rental Cottages
The 'Home Sweet Home' Cottage is Made from 1.5 Tons of Chocolate
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85
Contemporary Fishing Cabins
Contemporary Fishing Cabins
This Cottage Was Designed with Inspiration from Old Anglers' Shacks
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84
Affordable Minimalist Dishware Collections
Affordable Minimalist Dishware Collections
Year & Day Offers Millenials High-Quality Dishware
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83
Colorful Knit Watch Designs
Colorful Knit Watch Designs
TID Watches Partners Up with Clara Von Zweigbergk for a Cheerful Piece
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82
Oversized Light Peg Murals
Oversized Light Peg Murals
The 'LiteZilla' is a Massive Way to Express Your Creativity with Light
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81
3D-Printed Imaginative Rug Designs
3D-Printed Imaginative Rug Designs
These Design-Forward Rugs are Presented at 'Dutch Stuff'
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80
Malleable Orientation Lamps
Malleable Orientation Lamps
The 'Enso' Light Can be Shifted for Different Lighting Effects
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79
Conceptualized Autonomous Vehicle Interiors
Conceptualized Autonomous Vehicle Interiors
IKEA's Latest Project is Futuristic and Imaginative
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78
Geometry-Themed Home Goods
Geometry-Themed Home Goods
NOOM's Suprematic Collection is Full of Lighting and Vases
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77
Impressively Stacked Home Designs
Impressively Stacked Home Designs
This House by FreelandBuck Proves to Be Exceptionally Crafted
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Celebrity-Owned Lifestyle Pop-Ups
Celebrity-Owned Lifestyle Pop-Ups
Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Opened a UK Pop-Up Store
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75
Origami-Inspired Seating
Origami-Inspired Seating
The Exo Chair Mimics the Folding of Paper and the Rigidity of Sculpture
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74
Distraction-Limiting Smartwatches
Distraction-Limiting Smartwatches
The 'MINIMUM' Wearable Has a Discreet eInk Display
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73
Luxurious Custom Stationery Sets
Luxurious Custom Stationery Sets
Château D’esclans Whispering Angel's Card & Envelope are Delicate
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72
Modular Open-Plan Offices
Modular Open-Plan Offices
Work & Co’s Open-Concept Office Space Was Created as a Gathering Place
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71
Industrial Material PC Peripherals
Industrial Material PC Peripherals
The EXOvault Mouse by Jonathan Schipper is Chic and Functional
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70
Minimalist Multi-Currency Wallets
Minimalist Multi-Currency Wallets
The Koala-Gear DJIN Wallet Keeps Essentials Compactly Stored
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69
Urban Gardening Accessories
Urban Gardening Accessories
RT1home Curates Items Specifically for Modern Gardeners
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68
Ultra-Portable Grocery Carts
Ultra-Portable Grocery Carts
The 'Grocar' Shopping Cart by Designnobis is Easy to Transport
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67
Cozy Focus-Enhancing Hoods
Cozy Focus-Enhancing Hoods
The Ostrich Pillow Hood Helps You Disconnect When Needed
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66
Modular Commuter Backpacks
Modular Commuter Backpacks
The CROXX Interchangeable Backpack Adjusts to Your Needs
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65
Electric Fuel-Free Luxury Yachts
Electric Fuel-Free Luxury Yachts
The SolarImpact Yacht is Sophisticated and Efficient
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64
Pet-Centric Tiny Homes
Pet-Centric Tiny Homes
This Energy-Efficient Tiny Home Welcomes Both Human and Animal Occupants
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Engaging Kaleidoscope Furniture Collections
Engaging Kaleidoscope Furniture Collections
IKEA's SJÄLVSTÄNDIG Line is Inspired by DIY Projects
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Advanced Ergonomic Travel Pillows
Advanced Ergonomic Travel Pillows
The 'bullbird' Travel Pillow Maximizes Comfort During Travel
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Bauhaus-Inspired Plant Stands
Bauhaus-Inspired Plant Stands
Bujnie Introduces the BonBon Collection Full of Simplistic Forms
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Design-Friendly Dog Houses
Design-Friendly Dog Houses
The Doggy Dreamhouse is Ideal for Both Dogs and Humans
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Shifting Dining Table Shelves
Shifting Dining Table Shelves
The 'SWING' Furniture Piece from German Smart Living is Ingenious
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VR-Powered Police Drones
VR-Powered Police Drones
The Audi Patrone Drone Safely Keeps an Eye on the City
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Three-in-One Camper Vans
Three-in-One Camper Vans
The 'Vanjoy' Concept Keeps Nomadic Travelers Comfortable
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Digital Professional Gear Cases
Digital Professional Gear Cases
The This is Ground Mod Tablet 5 Case Stores Every Essential Item
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Sculpted Snail-Inspired Feline Beds
Sculpted Snail-Inspired Feline Beds
The Pidan Sea Snail Cat Bed is a Cute Place for Cats to Rest
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Co-Branded Dessert Cosmetics
Co-Branded Dessert Cosmetics
Sephora and Museum of Ice Cream are Launching Collaborative Makeup
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Commercial 3D-Printed Housing Projects
Commercial 3D-Printed Housing Projects
'Project Milestone' Will Be Available Through Vesteda
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Contemporary Slated Home Designs
Contemporary Slated Home Designs
Framestudio Creates the Opportunity for an At-Home Spa Day
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51
Speedy Countertop Cooking Appliances
Speedy Countertop Cooking Appliances
The 'Cooky' Prepares Meals with Your Tastes in Mind
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50
Sleek Baby Gear Collections
Sleek Baby Gear Collections
Milk & Honey Babies Offers a Variety of Elegant & Functional Styles
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Modular Agriculture Vehicles
Modular Agriculture Vehicles
The Valtra Infinity Vehicle Adapts to Different Farming Needs
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Social Media-Inspired Fragrances
Social Media-Inspired Fragrances
The Instance Fragrance Concept Uses Instagram for Personalization
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Digital Memory Projection Systems
Digital Memory Projection Systems
'Memorise' Prevents Memories from Being Digitally Misplaced
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Insulated Heat-Blocking Tents
Insulated Heat-Blocking Tents
The Shiftpod Tent Has a Six-Layer Construction for Optimal Comfort
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45
Multi-Purpose PIggy Banks
Multi-Purpose PIggy Banks
The Storage Box Series Conceals Loose Coins and Collects Assorted Items
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Adventure Travel Suitcase Backpacks
Adventure Travel Suitcase Backpacks
The Victorinox Vx Touring Global Carry-On Protects Your Gear
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Reusable Cross-Sectioned Straws
Reusable Cross-Sectioned Straws
The 'Icicle' Drinking Straw is Simple to Clean and Use
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Self-Sanitizing Toilet Brushes
Self-Sanitizing Toilet Brushes
The 'LUMI' Brush Uses UV Light to Kill Harmful Germs and Bacteria
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Whisky-Infused Coins
Whisky-Infused Coins
The Whisky Coin Contains a Drop of the World's Oldest Vintage Whisky
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Side Table Air Purifiers
Side Table Air Purifiers
The 'Airea' Air Purifier Can be Easily Integrated into a Living Space
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Emerald Green Apartment Interiors
Emerald Green Apartment Interiors
Atelier Sagitta's Design is Color-Rich, Bold and Assertive
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Clever Photochromic Packaging Designs
Clever Photochromic Packaging Designs
Cheetos' Packaging Strategy is Interactive and Entertaining
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Modular Water Bottle Systems
Modular Water Bottle Systems
Glasstic is Sustainable, Ultra-Convenient and Fully Customizable
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Vibrant Art Deco Bags
Vibrant Art Deco Bags
EDAS Focuses on Sustainability Through One-of-a-Kind Designs
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Collaborative Creative Projects
Collaborative Creative Projects
Peanuts Global Art Collective & STORY Boast Community Enhancement
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French Contemporary Rustic Hotels
French Contemporary Rustic Hotels
Be-poles' Design is Strongly Informed by Agriculture Traditions
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Award-Winning Ice Cream Sculptures
Award-Winning Ice Cream Sculptures
Sally Reynolds' Creation is Shaped Like a Woman's Breast
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Elongated Seaside Vacation Homes
Elongated Seaside Vacation Homes
Ström Architects Designs a Glazed House for a Family of Five
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Potato Starch Plastics
Potato Starch Plastics
'Potato Plastic' Decomposes in Just Two Months and is 100% Eco-Friendly
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Ultra-Futuristic Racing Cars
Ultra-Futuristic Racing Cars
The Formula One 2021 Race Car Concept Imagines the Future of Racing
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Manually Powered Coffee Makers
Manually Powered Coffee Makers
The Palmpress Single Serve Coffee Press Crafts Premium Java
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Breathtaking Aerial Photographs
Breathtaking Aerial Photographs
Alex Medina Takes Incredibly Satisfying Photographs of Burning Man
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Plant-Based Air Purifiers
Plant-Based Air Purifiers
brēth Brings a Functional Nature-Infused Element to the Household
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Paper-Made Window Display Installations
Paper-Made Window Display Installations
Helen Musselwhite's Art is Whimsical & Multicultural
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Intergalactically Inspired Pet Beds
Intergalactically Inspired Pet Beds
The Myzoo Studio Spaceship Series Cat Beds are Stylishly Comfy
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Prefabricated Flatpack Homes
Prefabricated Flatpack Homes
This Eco-Friendly Brazilian Home Was Assembled In Less Than One Month
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Imaginative Bedroom Supplies
Imaginative Bedroom Supplies
Todd Oldham Introduces the Home Capsule For Kid Made Modern
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Convertible Portable Fans
Convertible Portable Fans
This Portable Mini Fan is Compact and Adjustable for Convenient Cooling
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Retro 80s Airbnb Rentals
Retro 80s Airbnb Rentals
'The McFly' Airbnb Boasts a Retro 80s Vibe for Travelers to Enjoy
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Luxe Minimalist Kitchen Essentials
Luxe Minimalist Kitchen Essentials
Snowe's Latest Collection is the Epitome of Refined Quality
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Whimsically Interactive Candy Installations
Whimsically Interactive Candy Installations
Candytopia is a Vibrant Real-Life Candy Wonderland
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Silent Wireless Breast Pumps
Silent Wireless Breast Pumps
Elvie's Ultra-comfortable Design is Compatible with Nursing Bras
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Rugged Terrain Camping Trailers
Rugged Terrain Camping Trailers
The BRS Offroad Sherpa Camper Trailer Can Withstand Adventures
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Home Gym Mirrors
Home Gym Mirrors
'Mirror' is a Space-Saving Interactive Fitness Device for On-Demand Classes
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Zero-Waste Restaurant Barns
Zero-Waste Restaurant Barns
Overtreders W Borrows Construction Materials for This Structure
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Weatherproof Motorcycle Storage Pods
Weatherproof Motorcycle Storage Pods
The BikeBox24 Pod Keeps Contents Safe and Secure When Stored
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Total Support Travel Cushions
Total Support Travel Cushions
The Knidos Travel Pillow Offers Complete Support for Ergonomic Rest
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Wearable Exoskeleton Chairs
Wearable Exoskeleton Chairs
The Astride Bionix 'LEX' Supports Posture and Offers a Seat Anywhere
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Cosmetic-Organizing Accessories
Cosmetic-Organizing Accessories
This Lipstick Holder by MUID Keeps Beauty Essentials on Hand
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Multipurpose Transforming Fitness Handles
Multipurpose Transforming Fitness Handles
The Jayflex 'CrossGrips' are Simple Yet Effective
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Alternative Engagement Rings
Alternative Engagement Rings
Arsaeus' Salt and Pepper Diamond Rings Have Captivating Character
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High-End Custom Tailoring Services
High-End Custom Tailoring Services
Oak and River's Garments are Handmade with Premium Fabrics
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Rooftop Deck Tiny Homes
Rooftop Deck Tiny Homes
This Tiny House from TAD Homes Maximizes Outdoor Space
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Sensual Futuristic Streetwear Collections
Sensual Futuristic Streetwear Collections
The HUF X Sorayama Collab Boasts Sexually Charged Robots
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Gen Z-Targeting Makeup Brands
Gen Z-Targeting Makeup Brands
Marta Veludo & Another Studio Produce a Whimsical Brand Identity
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Physical Modification Exhibitions
Physical Modification Exhibitions
Simon Huck's Otherworldly Installations are Very Fantastical
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Housing Crisis-Addressing Compact Units
Housing Crisis-Addressing Compact Units
Grimshaw's Prefab Homes are Affordable Housing Solutions
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2
Inventive Ziplock Bathtubs
Inventive Ziplock Bathtubs
This Flexible Bath Solves Three Major Problems Associated with Bathtubs
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Stylish Workstation Dexterity Toys
Stylish Workstation Dexterity Toys
The 'Venn Puzzle' is a High-Quality Device for Mental Breaks
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