Gift Ideas

Father’s Day 2016

It's June, and that means Father's Day is coming up. June 19 is the day, so you've got just under two weeks to figure out just what might appeal to your dear old dad. Here's a few odds and ends that he might like, or at least get you started on the right track. 1. Iris Hantverk Concrete Shaving Set, $120.00 2. Lomo' Instant Camera With Lenses, $149.00 3. Uma Sound Lantern, $479.00 4. Star Spangled Spatula®, $75.00 5. The Monochrome Belgian Dart Set, $128.00 6. Carabiner Key, $12.50 (or maybe the Orbit Key, $30?) 7. Vulcan Magnetic Multi-Tool Collar Stays, $45.00 8. Simpi Wristwatch, $169.00 9. Eva Solo ...

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  • Mother’s Day 2016

    Mother's Day, already? Yep, it's just around the corner (May 8th). While you're wrapping your head around that May starts next week, you may as well look at some stuff that a mother just might like. Best order soon to make sure your gift gets there in time. Take a look at our Gifts category for more ideas. 1. The The Present Clock™: $180.00 - $200.00 2. Any size of Aalto Vase: $155.00 3. A Fitbit to track steps: $99.95 4. For all those baubles, the Box Modular Jewelry Container: $260.00 5. The Travel Blanket Pillow Set will make her next trip more comfortable: $290.00 6. I have Snowe's towels and they're ...

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  • Valentine’s Day Stuff

    If you absolutely have to participate in the overblown holiday that is Valentine's Day, you have my sympathy. To provide you with support, here are a few things that are a design aficionado's equivalent to a fluffy teddy bear and a shiny-red-heart-shaped mylar balloon, and are therefore entirely acceptable to give to someone you care about. A sappy/sentimental card is optional. 1. Wörther Wood Mechanical Pencil, $42.00 2. 'Love Heart' coffee mug by Vitra, $20.00 3. 3d-Printed Double-Layer Ring, $17.92 4. Marble Dock for Apple Watch, $119.99 5. Alice Cuff Bracelet by Agapantha, $38.00 6. Jump Charging Cable and Battery Booster, $49.99 7. Tea Towel (Virtues) by Louise Bourgeois, $45.00 ("Loosely translated, ...

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  • Kris Bernard Wish List 2016

    Last to share her wish list is BLTD's co-founder, Kris Bernard. Thanks, Kris, for sharing your list! 1. Procrastinator Patch, $5.00 2. Modern Minimalist Brass Necklace , $40.00 3. Moment Blank Notebook, $18.00 4. SIGG Mini Aluminum Snack Box - Aluminum, $31.09 5. Kingston Digital 128GB Data Traveler SE9 G2 USB 3.0, $46.96 6. Think Twice Money Wallet, $19.00 7. Thank You Rubber Stamp, $19.50 8. geometric concrete knobs, $16.68

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  • Kristen Wentrcek and Andrew Zebulon Williams Wish List 2016

    The next holiday wish list is from Kristen Wentrcek and Andrew Zebulon Williams via Wintercheck Factory. Thanks to both of you for sharing your lists! 1. Fabri Candied Amarena Cherries, $59.95 2. Pilot Pack Black, $150.00 3. CountyComm A/B Cache, $18.95 4. A fat suit but really warm: Boys’ Duck Lined Bib Overall, $65.99 5. Smells like a wet old thesaurus: CB I Hate Purfume: In the Library, $100.00 6. Booze: Green Chartreuse 7. Sweater is next level. Guys at MAAS & Stacks are gods: Stone Island: Shadow Project Chenille Knit Hoodie, $620.00 8. Best wood clamp of all time: Universal Bar Clamps, $49.95+

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  • Gregory Buntain Wish List 2016

    Next up to share his wish list is Gregory Buntain from Fort Standard. Thanks Gregory! 1. Walnut Duster by Pat Kim, $30.00 2. Micropave Curved Line Earrings, $621.00 3. Lace Candle by Andrej Urem, $40.00 4. Saipua Soap: Vetiver with French Green Clay, $18.00 5. Celestial Bowls by Helen Levi 6. Copper Hemispheres, $80.00 7. Bandsaw Blade Steak Knife, $65.00 8. Hand-carved Osage Kitchen Tongs, $95.00 9. Stone Candle Sconce, $280.00 10. Napa Cabbage Planter by Chen Chen & Kai Williams, $64.00

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  • Tré Wee Wish List 2015

    Tré Wee, CEO & Co-founder of The Loppist, is next in line to share his wish list. Thank you, Tré, for such a varied list! From Tré: 1. ​A​n exciting journey that examines how history’s greatest philosophers and religious figures have answered life’s most fundamental question: What is happiness and how do I achieve it? Happiness: A Philosopher's Guide, $16.49 2. Artfully blends precision engineering with immaculate design: u-JAYS On-ear Headphones, $230.00 3. A minimalist bracelet by Berlin-based conceptual artist Simon Freund: Silver Coated The Copper Bracelet, $157.50 4. New stylish publication for culture-, fashion-, music- and catlovers: PussPuss Magazine, £12.00 5. Innovative one-piece foldable wallet made ...

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  • Michael Mundy Wish List 2015

    Michael Mundy from anafternoonwith.com has found the time to share his list again this year. Thanks Michael! from Michael: 1. Because I never have enough wooden spoons in my kitchen: Hand Carved Japanese Spoons, $28.00 2. I'm giving some people this app. It’s a great meditation app: Headspace 3. Because everyone I work with travels a lot: Carry On Cocktail Kit, $19.98 4. I've recently met this designer and like her refreshingly simple approach: Melissa Easton 5. Because we can never find a charger in our house: Belkin Charge and Sync Dock, $24.95 6. Because so many of my friends love bacon: Kurobuta Bacon, $22.00

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  • Simon Yuen Wish List 2016

    Simon Yuen is up next to share his list of gifts to give and get. Simon used to have time to post stuff here on BLTD, and we miss him terribly. Thank you, Simon, for sharing your list (and hopefully you can find time to post a few things in 2016)! from Simon: 1. Cubey Tealight Holder, $20.00. I make these! Friends and family loved these as gifts last year so I decided to make some more to sell. 2. Glowforge Laser Cutter, $2,395.00 3. Polaroid Cube, $99.00 4. North St Bags Scout 11 Duffle with Handlebar Kit, $79.00 5. Aerobed Pakmat, $99.98. Stores inside its own pump!

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  • Stephanie Madewell Wish List 2015

    Next up is Stephanie Madewell, of even*cleveland, to continue her annual wish list sharing with all of us lucky ducks. Thanks Stephanie for sharing your list again this year (this makes year #5)! 1. Caran D'Ache exotic pencils, $30.00 2. Memento Mori paperweight, £ 35.00 3. Stitched leather speaker, $149.00 4. Table lantern, $53.60 5. Kapital origami plaid poncho, $270.00 6. Round cedar serving board, $210.00

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  • Carl MH Barenbrug Wish List 2016

    The next wish list to be shared is by none other than Carl MH Barenbrug, Editor-in-Chief of Minimalissimo. Thank you, Carl, for sharing your list of minimalist gifts to give and get this holiday season. 1. CLIC Marble iPhone Case by Native Union, $79.99 2. The Pen by AJOTO, £ 120.83 3. Coffee Mug by Ember, $144.00 4. Minimalissimo Nº1, £ 12.00 5. MUJI Air Purifier 6. Scissors by Craft Design Technology, £ 55.00 7. Archiblocks by Cinqpoints, $70.00 8. Yo Magazine Rack by Marco Guazzini 9. Eclipse watch by AÃRK Collective, $199.00 10. Stendig Calendar, $35.00 11. Willmann Vase, $99.95 12. Edge Notebook by HAY, DKK 49

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  • Daniel & Emma’s Wish List 2016

    To kick off our annual sharing of wish lists, we have Daniel To and Emma Aiston of Daniel Emma giving us a peek of what they'd like to give or get this holiday season. Thanks to Daniel and Emma for sharing your lists again this year! Emma's Wish List: 1. a years supply of these! Haigh's Dark Chocolate Speckles, $9.60 (pack of 4) 2. best smell ever! Byredo's Gypsy Water, $145.00 3. anything from peta kruger 4. look at these shoes....... just look: Portobello Glitter Shoes, $395.00 Daniel's Wish List: 5. full of deliciousness 6. goodies from Sophia Nuske, especially those match sticks 7. tickets to this 8. this keyring

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  • Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    You do know it's Mother's Day this weekend, right? If you've neglected to get your mother figure something special, here's a few ideas to get your brain in the right place. You might have to investigate two-day shipping rates, but that's better than having her think you don't care about her, isn't it? Be sure to take a look at our Gifts section (organized by price) if you'd like to get a few more ideas. 1. The Dandelight, $140.00 2. Fabric Keyrings by Craig Damrauer AUD $12.00 3. Projecteo, the tiny Instagram projector, $34.98 4. The Phytophiler No.2 (Mirrors) by Dossofiorito, $528.07 5. BeoPlay A2, bluetooth speaker, $399.00 6. Heath Large Teapot, $205.00

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  • Kristen Wentrcek Wish List 2014

    The last wish list to be shared is from Kristen Wentrcek of the Wintercheck Factory. Thanks Kristen for sharing your list! 1. Festool TS 5S Plunge Cut Track Saw, $615.00 2. Wretest Japanese Spicy Rice Crackers with Peanuts, $2.20 3. Basically Anything from this Store - This store is small and amazing: Gentry (If you want something specific: Nanamica Cycling Vest, $310.00 ) 4. Dock Table/ Truck Furniture, ¥175,000 5. Li-Da Jewelry / Bracelet, ¥4,060 6. Robert Geller Oliver Coat, $812.00 7. Nikwax / Cotton Proof, $4.99 8. Momo Dressing / Edamame Dip, $6.99 9. Green Pepper: Patterns for Adults, $5.00+ 10. Nike AirMax1 Sneakerboot, $120.00

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  • Gregory Buntain Wish List 2014

    The next wish list is shared by Gregory Buntain, Co-Founder and Design Director of Fort Standard. Thanks Gregory for contributing your ideas of gifts to give and get! (For more gift ideas, be sure to check out our Gifts category.) 1. Titanium Mug, $50.00 2. Balancing Blocks by Fort Standard, $48.00 3. Waterproof Fire Kit, $150.00 4. Stone Candle Holders, $68.00 5. Tissue Box, $90.00 6. Black Notebook from Public - Supply, $16.00 7. Stone Age Bangle by Chen Chen & Kai Williams, $173.00 8. Triangle Dinner Bell, $60.00 9. Bower Table Tiles, $15.00 10. Liquid Body Flask by The Principals, $48.00 11. Black Leather Long Wallet, $256.00

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