Relax and Color!

Recent studies have shown that coloring is a great “prescription” for relaxation, alleviating stress and boosting mental clarity. Focusing on the coloring activity actually helps us not to focus on our worries.

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Go Fly a Kite!

Set sail and soar the winds with these sailing ship kites that are exclusive to ds. Each kite is handmade by a small group of craftsmen, artists and designers in their Brooklyn, NY studio.

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Authentic Canvas Stools from France

These stools are the real deal. Made from 100% cotton canvas with beech wood bases, the canvas stripes and colors find their authenticity on the Atlantic Ocean, the Pyrenees and the Southwest of France.

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Personal Pocket Policeman

This backpack has a zipper that is fully hidden in the back of the bag, concealed pockets, and material that is cut proof. Even Houdini could not get into it!

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The 101 on Screen Glasses

We spend almost half of our day using our devices, our computers, our TV’s, our tablets and smart phones. We are living in the age of constant connectivity, and it is not going away anytime soon. Each of these devices emit a significant amount of blue light which is artificial UV back lighting that helps […]

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Tapered Candles Off the Rack

Making expertly crafted candles run deep in Denmark’s traditions since they spend almost half of the year in perpetual darkness. Danes rely on candles for a warm and inviting glow through the cold and wintery months.

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“Thank Goodness for Little Girls”

Young girls always want to do what big girls do like putting on makeup and getting manis/pedis. But, aren’t we concerned about all the chemicals found in the grown up versions of these products?

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ds Doesn’t Do Black Friday

I know this may come across as a very bold statement from a retailer and small business owner. But, did you know that the real story behind Black Friday is a much darker story than shoppers taking advantage of the season’s biggest shopping day?

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Sabah Pop Up Store!

SABAH means morning in Turkish. That is the reason behind naming these shoes Sabah — once you put them on in the morning, we guarantee that you will never want to take them off. These traditional handmade shoes are relics of the past. For centuries, they were the everyday shoes worn by all Turks. But […]

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Come “EYE” Our Collection by John Derian

John Derian, the iconic artist and designer, transforms printed images from the past and transports the viewer to another world. He does it with the simplest of objects; a paperweight, a glass dish, a bowl, with the simplest of technique: decoupage. Each of his pieces begin with his discovery of one of a kind, illustrations, […]

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