Hunker editors can’t get enough of these store finds

At Design Milk, we believe the only thing better than good design is sharing modern discoveries with friends. And our design-loving friends at hunker feel the same – from hacks and tips for homeowners, to furniture buying advice and interior design inspo, they’re no strangers to giving solid design advice and recommendations to inspire your next house project. That’s why we were thrilled when the editors of Hunker shared their editor-approved selections from Design Milk Shop! Read on to see this Hunk recommends.

Granny candleholder by Northern
“Northern has carefully reinvented the candle holders in a way that makes them stylish for today’s day and age. In addition to the minimalist look of the stand, I like its functionality. There is a base in bowl shape to catch drips of wax, while the brass knob helps you remove leftover wax from inside the holder.Perfect for a Dickens-inspired interior with a contemporary twist.—Anna Gragert, Editor lifestyle

$49 – $99
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suede knot pillow

Knot Vegan Suede Graphite Pillow by Knots Studio
“As a knitter and embroiderer I love that this pillow looks like a giant version of something I could make. I appreciate the clever design and construction and would love to have one in my living room — Mia Nakaji Monnier, SEO Design Editor

$110
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a clock

OneClock alarm clock
“I’m continually looking for ways to make my morning routine calmer, and this beautiful OneClock alarm clock sounds like just the thing. It promises a gentle wake-up call – complete with soothing music (composed by Grammy-winning artists ) instead of a buzzing, chirping, blindingly bright phone – and a stunning, durable design that feels more like a work of art than a utilitarian item.” — Jamie Birdwell-Branson, Utilities Editor

$299
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beast blender

Beast Health Beast Blender
“As a shopping editor, I am constantly bombarded with stylish kitchen appliances that promise both style and functionality. While not all of them live up to the hype, the Beast Blender is one of the few Sure, it’s compact and cutting-edge, but it also blends like a dream and has both a quick pulse function and a perfectly timed one-minute blending cycle. make it easy to convert to a food processor when needed and also make cleaning easier, plus I love that it’s not too noisy.” — Katie Maguire, Senior Business Writer

$155
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wick candle

Graypants Inc. Wick Portable LED Candle
“I like the simplicity of this candle. No mess, no fuss, no mess. You can take it everywhere with you. I think it will look great on my living room fireplace or on my garden patio. Also available in brass and white. — Laurie Gunning Grossman, Editorial Director

$149
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launch in2green

Eco Reef Throw by Jill Malek for In2Green
“Very few things bring me more joy than a cozy blanket. And I love the mix of grays, beiges, and creams, so this one is just about perfect.” — Erin Lassner, Associate Business Writer

$180
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unlimited greenery planter

Varick 20 Self-Watering Pot by Greenery Unlimited
“This cachepot is the ultimate marriage of aesthetics and functionality. Not only is the overall design so chic, but it also features a raised base that hides a water reservoir for self-watering. As someone who constantly forgets to water my plants, this piece saves my life (and the plants).—Lacey Won, Senior Social Media Manager

$69
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heymat sand mat

Sand Rug by Heymat
“If I had to choose one word to describe this doormat, it would be: fascinating. The unique sculptural design, reminiscent of a Japanese Zen garden, is impossible not to look at and begs to be touched. Plus, it’s made from 100% recycled plastic, so you can feel good about splurging on a stylish piece to welcome your guests. — Ariane Moore, Design Editor

$195 – $430
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puik design crystal decanter

Rare crystal decanter by Puik Design
“Designed by Lara van der Lugt, this multifunctional spike can be used as a carafe for your bar cart, a bedside carafe to stay hydrated, or a stunning centerpiece that you can use as a vase for flowers. It can also be paired with the Radiant Crystal water glasses to make it the ultimate drinking set.—Pauline Lacsamana, Associate Business Writer

$59
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Alexa is a business writer at Design Milk. She lives in Miami, Florida, with her fiancé Alex and Phoebe, a retired greyhound. A lifelong art and design enthusiast, Alexa’s first stops in any new city are art museums. When she’s not writing about her favorite DM store picks, she may be burying herself in a book, watching reality TV, or venturing around town with her partner and pup.

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