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For the fourth year running, I.D.’s New + Notable issue—on newsstands October 28—will present the designs that this year stopped us in our tracks. Each of the more than 200 items was chosen for its ingenuity, craftsmanship, sustainability, or just plain gorgeousness. But who’s to say you’ll agree with our picks? For a second opinion, we asked seven experts to weigh in on the best products of 2008.