Art

“What Good…” Enamel Steel Sign

It’s a sentiment worth considering, whether you need a sign to remind you or not. Hang it near the front door, next to your computer, or maybe even bookmark it as a gift option for someone dear. Taken from Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography outlining his daily employment. See Benjamin Franklin’s daily scheme over at Daily Routines.

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Price: $28.00
Available from: Best Made Co.

Woodsnap Wood Prints

If printing on glass isn’t your thing, how about wood? Southern California-based Woodsnap prints your artwork directly to maple canvas. By allowing the woodgrain to show through, the prints take on a natural, earthy look. Prices start at $30 for an 8×8″ and go up to $300 for a 30×40″; custom sizes are also available. Each print comes with mounting hardware.
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Price: $30.00 and up
Availability: Buy Woodsnap Wood Prints here

Wanderer Print by RISINGgoods

If you’re looking for inexpensive art, you’d do well to check out the offerings on Valerie Rubinaccio’s RISINGgoods Etsy shop. There’s quite a few pleasing geometric landscapes, and they’d make an impact without leaving a huge hole in your wallet.
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Price: $28.00
Available from: RISINGgoods on Etsy

Printstagram Mini Instagram Stickers

There’s a ton of options for printing Instagram photos, but none are going to be as fun these cute little 20mm stickers. Comes in a booklet of 252 stickers per order, so rest assured you’ll have enough to pass around.
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Price: $10.00
Availability: Buy Printstagram Mini Instagram Stickers here

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Hand Drawn Map of London

This charming hand drawn map of London by Jenni Sparks shows the boroughs, neighborhoods, and landmarks, as well as quite a few other hallmarks like celebrity birthplaces and local markets. And, yes, even the tube map, so don’t fret. The detail won’t disappoint (more images below).

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Price: £130.00
Available from: Evermade

Balancing Blocks White

We’ve got a quick upate on the previously posted Balancing Blocks, which are now available in a more muted and understated white. Handemade from furniture scrap in Brooklyn, NY. Comes packaged in a screen printed cotton drawstring tote.
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Price: $70.00
Available from: The Future Perfect

The Universe and The Galaxy

There’s nothing like a few space prints to make you look like a complete nerd smartypants, and I’d vote for these two by Mike Gottschalk. They’re inexpensive and impressive with just enough text to put things in perspective. (Pretty perfect for those of us not afraid of being nerds.) These prints are also available framed or on stretched canvases, fyi.
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Price: $18.00 each
Available from: society6

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Petri Dish with Dome Cloche

Oh, how to display your precious objects? Or tiny plants? Those special collectibles and/or living specimens can now live protected in a small glass petri dish under a similarly smallish glass dome. Fact: objects in glass domes make you look smart, unlike just petri dishes, which, if you left lying around, would make people think you’re really weird, or a scientist.
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Price: $45.00
Available from: Sprout Home

World Map (Black)

Sure, a world map is okay wall art, especially as you can try to absorb something while you’re staring off into space not working, but what about a black world map, that will look even better once you add your own scribbles and notes to it? That would be pretty cool, and a very excellent way to chart your travels around the world.
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Price: $13.90
Available from: KAWAII STATIONERY

“what i see when i run” posters

This is proof that botanicals are excellent as art. Francis Ooi started the “what i see when i run” photography project as a way to fill his blank walls, and now we can all benefit from his endeavor. The posters are affordable too- just $45. Also, check out/follow Francis Ooi’s tumblr for other impressive botanical photography.
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Price: $45.00
Available from: what i see when i run

Airport Runway Screenprints

Airports are essentially just another means of transportation, but the distance covered and time it takes to travel leaves deeper impressions on people than just a simple car or subway ride. We all have at least one airport that we hold dear to heart one way or another. Whether you have an emotional connection with one, or maybe you’ve got hometown pride for your favorite airport, these Airport Runway Screenprints by Nomo Design will beautifully adorn your wall. Each 18 x 24” print features an international airport’s floorplan screenprinted white on black French Paper Co. paper. Two dollars of every Runway Poster sold goes to the Challenge Air Program, a program that builds self-esteem and confidence of children and youth with specials needs, through the experience of flight.
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Price: $26.00
Available from: NOMO Shop

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World Map by Joff Casciani

If you like maps, you might just appreciate this world map with its simple graphics showing every country in the world, numbered in alphabetical order. Available unframed (£55) or framed (£109) in an aluminum matte black finish.

Size: 50cm x 70cm
Design: Joff Casciani

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Price: £55.00
Available from: Lane

Owly Shadow Puppets Valentines

What an appropriate valentine, eh? I ran across the work of Andrea Everman the other day, and man-oh-man, are there some gems. Namely, her shadow puppets (shadow puppets!) but also her valentines and a little nightlight that says ‘love you’. Cute, cute, cute. See below for pics and prices.
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Price: $9.00 and up
Available from: Owly Shadow Puppets

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Nearest is Dearest Picture Frame Set

If you’re still searching for a Valentine’s Day gift, listen up. Unless you have the time to make something thoughtful (like your own valentine notebook), do not, I repeat, do not, resort to a heart shaped box of chocolates or fluffy teddy bear. It lacks all kinds of imagination and is just plain wrong. You can do better. Perhaps pick out a picture frame, or two, such as this Nearest is Dearest Picture Frame Set, and choose a few special photos of you and your sweetheart together. Print them out (high quality setting, mind you), write a heartfelt note and call it a day. Unless you’ve a high maintenance significant other, you’re off the hook until next year.
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Price: $40.00
Available from: A+R Store

Mozart Wooden Musical Sphere

This is a must have for a Mozart fan. It’s a handcrafted wooden musical box (sphere) that plays “Voi Che Sapete” from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro. The sphere makes it special, of course, but please don’t just put in on a shelf to look at; occasionally turn the key to hear the 18-note chime play the music, because that is its function, after all.
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Price: $99.00
Available from: Nova 68