James the Doorman: We've seen this before, but the pic is so nice, we thought we'd show it off again.
Links to Sasha Petrasky's new restaurant/bar, Pegu, with furniture by John Houshmand: A thumbs up review.
Decode, an aluminium clock at ChillyChilly: It received the GOOD DESIGN Award 2004 and only shows the time when the hands pass over the hour.
Eco-aware shower recycles water: Designed by Peter Brewin, a design student at the UK's Royal College of Art.
Ethnicraft Furniture by Phillipe Delaisse and Benoit Loos: At Maison et Objet, teak furniture that is "solid, bright, smooth, and sexy."
22-Piece Stainless Steel Grill Set at The Sharper Image: Where else?
Writer's Almanac:It's the birthday of soul singer and songwriter Otis Redding
POEM: "Prophecy," by Elinor Wylie