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One of our favorite modern lifestyle and design shops A+R has released its first co-branded product in collaboration with Japanese artist Nobuhiro Sato: a set of trivets and coasters cast from concrete (Sato is known for his concrete planters), which display an exact 1/1,200 scale of maps of Silver Lake and Venice, reflective of A+R's retail locales.
You can buy the pieces individually ($16 for a coaster; $26 for a trivet) or as a set of four coasters and a trivet for $65—a particularly fantastic gift for denizens of the two areas, but desirable for anyone who wants to make a tabletop chicer.
· Coasters that Represent [Dwell]