38 New Products You Might Have Missed In 2018 (That You Should Check Out In 2019)
2018 actually lasted for a century so there's a chance you missed a few product drops.
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1. Allswell, the online-only bedding brand, debuted its first two mattresses — offering a luxury feel for a fraction of the price you might find on competitor websites like Casper.
5. Chrissy Teigen scored an exclusive kitchen and tabletop collection with Target (or Target scored an exclusive kitchen and tabletop collection with Chrissy?) called Cravings.
6. Glossier created The Makeup Set, which bundles its three greatest hits: Boy Brow grooming pomade, Lash Slick film form mascara, and Cloud Paint cheek color.
7. Look Optic, "the new Warby Parker of reading glasses" dropped an impressive number of, well, impressively trendy frames made for long hours at the office.
8. Petronics created a smartphone-connected cat toy, which quietly collected the award for "best new cat product" from the American Pet Products Association.
9. Ionna Vautrin dreamt up a wild "factory candle" series for Eno Studio that imitates the curvature of factory chimneys.
10. Amazon outdid itself with the Fire TV Stick 4K, a new best-in-class media streamer with super-quick Wi-Fi connectivity and an unbeatable price tag.
13. Chip and Joanna Gaines added 70+ pieces of farmhouse-inspired fall decor to their Target Magnolia line (and yes, some of it is still available).
15. Sonos added one more critical favorite to its catalogue with the Beam, an affordable (comparatively speaking, at least) sound bar with voice-assistant integration.
16. Amazon released an updated, 100%- waterproof Kindle Paperwhite with two times the storage space but less physical bulk.
17. Chasing Paper, the one-stop shop for removable peel-and-stick wallpaper, expanded its collection with a handful of fun, '70s-inspired prints.
18. Everlane kicked off the ReNew collection — a 100% plastic-free assortment of fleeces and puffer jackets — as part of a company-wide commitment to sustainability.
19. The sex-positive kweens of Broad City debuted a line of sex toys over at Lovehoney that are both sexually and "fiscally arousing."
20. Danish brand Ferm Living gave us the minimalist Flying Shelf that uses its geometric pieces (a sphere or cylinder) as both art and hardware for mounting.
21. Ikea leaned into small-space storage solutions in its 2018 catalogue — a favorite being this wall-mounted bamboo unit.
22. Poketo collaborated with the Texas-based design studio Breda to create a Japanese Quartz watch with a splash of Poketo's signature primary colors.
23. Zara Home added some serious Milanese haute decor to its AW18 collection with shimmery fabrics, brass accents, and geometric intrigue.
26. Speaking of stylish poop: Squatty Potty took a squat at the intersection of decor and health with its acrylic "ghost" toilet stool — a doctor-recommended tool for "better elimination."
27. The Property Brothers unveiled their home line for Amazon, Scott Living, a selection of understated rustic designs with an appealing price tag.
28. Areaware debuted a collection of little food puzzles perfect for the casual puzzlemaster with 20-or-so minutes to spare between work.
29. Amazon rolled out an expansive live plant store encompassing eight trusty retailers and a range of small succulents and towering floor plants.
30. Hasami Porcelain expanded their collection of exquisite, affordable Japanese ceramics to include indoor planters.
32. West Elm introduced a bunch of modern, bright designs for its spring catalogue — including the modular Thea Chair (now almost 50% off).
33. BuzzFeed launched its exclusive Goodful line at Macy's, full of modern, life-improving products for around the home.
34. Ling Ma debuted her first novel, Severance, a one-of-a-kind horror office-place satire, which built momentum at the tail-end of the year after topping multiple best-of lists.
35. A24 collaborated with the Brooklyn-based fragrance studio Joya to create a collection of film-genre candles. (What does "Horror" smell like? Well, leathery, of course.)
36. Ultimate Ears updated its line of portable speakers with the Boom 3, a powerful little engine that can be submerged underwater for up to 30 minutes.
37. Apartamento, the influential interiors magazine, released a photography-packed hardcover book, The World of Apartamento, to celebrate its 10th year in publication.
38. And Kinto entered the future with its Day Off Tumbler, a sleek drinking vessel with a convenient, luggable handle.
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