Art & Design

Art & Design

West Elm Mid-Century Mini Desk

West Elm Mid-Century Mini Desk

The desk has long been one of the most important pieces in a dapper man’s house. The TV can constantly be replaced as new technology emerges, but the desk is the nucleus of the house. Like all men, we like to make our own furniture, but honestly, we don’t always […]

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Buster + Punch Light Switches

Buster + Punch Light Switches

Light switches are typically boring and useless. The cheap plates you find in Home Depot look ugly and are not durable. If you’re like us, every inch of your shoebox apartment is important and that extends to our light switches. At Buster + Punch they’ve designed industrial style switches that […]

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Artist: Terry Fan

Artist: Terry Fan

Illustrator, designer, sculptor, writer, photographer and filmmaker, Terry Fan is doing it all. Fan’s work can be found on Threadless, Urban Outfitters and Society 6. You could literally design your place with his work from a phone case to shower curtain. As lovers of clocks and watches, we’re liking his […]

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Printstagram

Printstagram

I’m addicted to Instagram. I’ve been addicted to the photo-sharing network since I started using it in 2010. (FYI, I’m at @sourlemons and Dapper Guide is @dapperguide.) I’ve long wanted a way to display my digital ‘grams in my tiny apartment, and I think I’ve found the best way to […]

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Stage Interactive Shelf

Stage Interactive Shelf

I, for one, hate seeing charging cables springing out of outlets. I can’t wait for wireless electricity to become a thing. But until we get that breakthrough, the closest thing we can do is hide them all. From Spell comes the Stage Interactive Shelf is charging shelf of sorts that […]

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Dot & Bo’s Reel Deal Wine Rack

Dot & Bo’s Reel Deal Wine Rack

Picking the right wine rack is a tough task as there’s literally tons out there. Whether you’re looking for a wall treatment, a single wine holder or a conversation piece, we start with measuring the amount of available space and then choosing a functional and good-looking rack. Serious collectors keep […]

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Dot & Bo’s Steampunk Clock

Dot & Bo’s Steampunk Clock

We’ve always had a fascination with watches and clocks, and are drawn to the mechanics, appearance and workmanship. Whether it’s a quartz, manual or automatic, there’s something unique about each timepiece. We’ve featured wall clocks, alarm clocks, watches and we’ve found another clock for your place or office. The Steampunk […]

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Urban Outfitters’ Moda Reader Side Table

Urban Outfitters’ Moda Reader Side Table

Tables bring a living room together and for most guys this is overlooked. A TV and sofa are the easiest items to pick up for your place. However, when you’re having a drink or reading, where do all those things go? If you’re like us, we need a place to […]

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DIY Fluorescent Tube Floor Lamp

DIY Fluorescent Tube Floor Lamp

You don’t need to blow $1,600 on a modern lamp. See that sleek fluorescent tube lamp up top? Mike Warren aka mikeasaurus on Instructables built it with $200 in parts he purchased from Home Depot. Mike says his lamp was inspired by the Gian Nicola Gigante floor lamps (circa 1981) […]

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Dunhill Lady Liberty Silent Flame Table Lighter

Dunhill Lady Liberty Silent Flame Table Lighter

A table lighter is not safe for most office environments, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need one. We’re not smokers, so a lighter isn’t practical, but sometimes a bit of vintage flair is all your office needs. Dunhill makes our favorite lighter and on Man of the World’s website, […]

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Branch Shower Hooks

Branch Shower Hooks

It sounds dorky, but it brings us great joy when we can “hack” our spaces and get more use out of them. As New Yorkers, the bathroom is arguably the most cramped room in our apartments. Space is extremely limited. Branch is a set of 12 shower curtain rings, three […]

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Wooden Greeting Cards by Meriwether of Montana

Wooden Greeting Cards by Meriwether of Montana

Father’s Day is coming up (it’s June 15 in case you forgot). Paper cards are for sissies. Show your old man some real respect with one of these wooden greeting cards from Meriwether of Montana. Each 4 x 6 x 1/8-inch thick wooden card is laser cut and painted in […]