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1. Vanilla Bicycles

Vanilla Bicycles, maker of custom cruiser- and commuter-bike fame (shown above, two recent designs) is now taking orders on a new line of full-custom racing bikes, meticulously designed and all hand-built. See details of both lines at vanillabicycles.com and www.speedvagen.com

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2. Grove Bamboo iPhone 4 Case

A seamless marriage of sustainable resources and futuristic design: customers choose from an array of patterns—or provide their own—and a high tech engraving machine does the rest. www.grovemade.com

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3. Nike Zoom Kaiju Snowboard Boot

Translated as "strange beast," the sleek, styley Kaiju has a webbing-style lacing with a neoprene eye-stay for easy adjustments. www.nike.com

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4. Atomic Floyd Headphones

Inspired by Formula One cars and Swiss watches these high end headphones have crystal clear sound and a substantial but comfortable feel thanks to the use of materials like titanium and stainless steel. www.atomicfloyd.com

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5. Memorex PartyCube

Designed with moms in mind, local design firm Ziba’s portable iPod boombox is sure to liven up the book club evenings of the future. www.memorex.com

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6. Olympic Jump Rope

Portland’s design-focused Canoe store carries the classic Olympic jump rope, which has been made locally for 45 years and is standard equipment for families, schools, and playgrounds. www.canoeonline.net

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7. Triad Designer Series Invisible In-Wall Speakers

Installed in a drywall or plaster-wall opening, these disappear from view behind a paper membrane and a thin coat of plaster and paint or wallpaper, and are designed to handle wet or humid environments like pools and bathrooms. www.triadspeakers.com

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8. Merkled Pot Rack

Designer Keri Merkl’s versatile, powder-coated pot rack comes in three colors (ice blue, burnt orange, and white) and is made from salvaged steel loom ends collected from a weaving company 10 blocks from her studio. www.merkled.com

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9. Geo Chandelier

Made of wood veneer, laminate, European plywood, and aluminum, the Geo is more candelabra than chandelier, but feels futuristic nonetheless. www.namuhdesign.com

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10. Boothster

Standard trade show booths last only three to five years; until now, they’ve been made from landfill clogging materials. Soy glue plywood is just one of the tools used to rewire the trade show industry with green principles in mind. www.boothster.com

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11. Leatherman Skeletool

With a straight and serrated knife, needlenose and regular pliers, wire cutters, carabiner clip and bottle opener (and even some other gadgets), this is like having the keys to the city of Portland. www.leatherman.com

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12. Chris King Precision Components

Formerly a limited edition, the Pretty & Strong line of hubs and headsets from Chris King was designed to draw attention to the battle against breast cancer. www.chrisking.com

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13. Gerber Folding Shovel

With a push button slide mechanism, rubberized grip, and hammer mode, this is the one of the ultimate camping accessories making dirty work easier. www.gerbergear.com

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14. Western Star Trucks

Considered the Rolls Royce of its class, the 4900EX (shown) is the flagship of Western Star’s line of long-haul trucks. www.westernstartrucks.com

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15. NASA Training Vest

Former Nike designer Bill Dieter of Terrazign designed these harness-like vests for NASA astronauts to stay anchored on a specially-designed treadmill for maintaining bone health in the zero-G environment. www.terrazign.com

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