From cartoonish bar carts to wifi-speaker-equipped lamps, these are the objects on our August wish list.

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Let’s Roll

With its playful silhouette and oversized, cartoonish wheels, the Come as You Are bar cart ($2,425) by Germany-based Dante is as spirited as happy hour should be. informinteriors.com

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Natural Selection

Luxury Italian design meets West Coast cool in Missoni Home’s Mother Earth-inspired Alps collection, which includes textured throws and pillows (from $389) that resemble both lush naturescapes and abstract camo prints. providehome.com

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In Bloom

Good news for black thumbs: a transparent surrounding and frame give the botanicals depicted in Moebe’s Floating Leaves 03 ($164) a cool multi-dimensional effect, so you can ditch high-maintenance greens altogether. orlingandwu.com

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Around the World

Blu Dot’s Circula coffee table (from $827) may look understated, but it makes an impression with its stout, mushroom-like shape and aluminum construction. designhouse.com

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Bright Idea

Light and music switch on (and off) in one fell swoop with the Symfonisk table lamp with wifi speaker ($249), one of two high-tech designs from Ikea’s buzzed-about collab with Sonos. ikea.ca

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Glass Half Full

The unfussy tumblers ($35 for set of two) from Iittala’s recently launched Raami collection are designed to go swimmingly with your existing glassware. But with fun shades like moss green and sea blue, they stand on their own, too. kitinteriorobjects.com

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Here and Gone

Compact and versatile, the Icaro table ($1,895) by Resource Furniture is a condo-dweller’s dream: it folds flat for easy storage once dinner is done. resourcefurniture.com

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Catch the Sun

Take the tiki party outside with Les JardinsPalma solar floor lamp ($1,199), which features an accordion-style teak shade and a self-charging unit that offers up to 200 hours of uninterrupted (and eco-friendly) brightness. gingerjarfurniture.com

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Cuddle Up

Whether you use it to cozy up on the couch or as an impromptu picnic accessory, Vancouver’s Droplet Home Goods’ hand-loomed, organic-cotton blanket ($185) is bound to warm up any setting. droplethomegoods.com