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1 | Kontextur

Inspired by the bold yet minimal and functionalist aesthetic of Eastern European motorcycles, the x3 indoor watering can from designer Paul Loebach is available in solid copper or painted steel.

2 | The Rug Market America

Always a popular theme for kids, cars were among The Rug Market's juvenile designs launched earlier this year. The Crazy Cars design in turquoise is shown here.

3 | Grant MacDonald

The One-77 Bottle Cooler, part of the Silver by Aston Martin collection by British silversmith Grant MacDonald, is for the discerning luxury-car enthusiast. Featuring a polished sterling silver exterior, the carbon-fiber inner layer holds the ice and water. There are only 77 available, and they retail for roughly $27,000 each.

4 | Lifetime Brands

Inspired from a bike from the TRON movies, Lifetime's Savora can opener, here in crimson, brings a sleek shape to can opening. Its stainless-steel blade has an easy-turn knob for fluidity.

5 | Espresso Veloce

Coffee meets Formula One in the Espresso Veloce espresso maker. Engineered using the same metal alloys that go into racing engines, the new coffee maker comes in V10 and V12 configurations, and is designed with an oil filler that doubles as a grappa reservoir.

6 | PTM Images

Getting up close and personal, PTM Images' Red Beams collection of wall art focuses on the details. It's framed under glass with three inches of white mat all around and finished with contemporary black molding.

7 | Timothy Oulton

Oulton's Mars chair has the curved lines resembling a vintage automobile. Retaining a 1930s proportion, it features hand-molded metal with distressed, vintage leathers.

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