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Miss K Table Lamp
“A design classic. Invest in a few dimmer switches, and use energy-saving compact fluorescents” ($228). Design Within Reach, 142 Wooster St., nr. Prince St.; (212-475-0001).
Scope Carry-On Suitcase by Marc Newson
“Marc Newson sells his stuff for $100,000 at Sotheby’s. This rolly is really practical, and who knows? It just might pay for your future child’s college tuition” ($240). Moss .
Neutra House Numbers
“Don’t you want the first thing that people see of your home to show how stylish you are as a couple? These do the trick” ($75 each). Design Within Reach.
Mitra Steel Flatware by Gundorph Albertus
“Don’t ask for run-of-the-mill or too-funky styles. These offer a modern reinterpretation of old shapes” ($24–$145). Georg Jensen, 685 Madison Ave., nr. 62nd St. (212-759-6457).
Dwell Talon Bedding
“We don’t care what anyone says; thread count matters, and the higher, the better. Clocking in at 320, this duvet is another reason to love being in bed” ($275). Sleep, 110 N. 6th St., nr. Berry St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn (718-384-3211).
From the Winter 2007 New York Wedding Guide