Australia's Fictional Objects were one of the first to do awesome bed linen. These are some of my faves from their newest collection (Most of which are reversible. Reversible is everything.)
Yes to neon signs (Neon MFG have a bunch of them, and make custom orders)
Reason number 4,544 to visit Melbourne - the Jardan flagship store. (Jardan is my all-time-bar-none favourite furniture brand.) More like a house than a showroom, it has a kitchen, bedroom, various living areas and a colourful kids' space.
Backpack. Backpack. Backpack. Portland-based indie designers Nell and Mary have some nice things - I need to buy those cotton grid napkins for grown-up dinner parties.
Bower is a small design studio founded by two young buddies from Brooklyn, New York - Danny and Tammer. They have such an interesting catalogue - stuff that's just experimental enough to be really cool and different, like their Stem hanging planter (from $115). And yip, there's an online shop