The Portable Fireplace

by DIY Maven

The Portable Fireplace


Conmoto’s Travelmate is a smokeless, portable fireplace that's fueled by bio-alcohol. And yes, it produces a real flame! It’s promotional material says you can set it on carpeting, next to a sofa, on the dining room table or outside on the terrace or in the garden. For easy transport, it comes with an attached handle. Available at encompassco.com for £1,291 or $2,558 U.S.

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Nick Foley’s Amazing Pear Light

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Nick Foley’s Amazing Pear Light

The industrial designer’s Pear Light might just look like a very pretty lamp at first glance, but it’s much more than that. Why? The hand forged tree is actually a charging station for the pear lights. ‘Each pear contains ten ultrabright white LEDs, an autonomous charging circuit, and rare-earth magnets that allow it to be "picked" from the tree and remain fully illuminated for over an hour.’ Amazing, huh?

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