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    Father’s Day Gift Ideas

    As Father's Day is around the corner (June 16- that's next weekend) it's time to start thinking of an appropriate gift. Maybe your father figure likes well designed objects, and if so, maybe he'll like one of these items below. And, remember we've got items tagged by price in our Gifts section to help with your search. 1. SunCloud SolarPowered SelfGenerating Digital Camera, $199.00 2. Balance Pen and Stylus, $26.00 3. A set of 6 Custom Brass Collar Stays with oak case, $65.00 4. Icon™ Whisky Stones, $14.00 5. Ghurka Leather Folding Snap Tray , $150.00 6. Helios Grill Set, $125.00 7. Star Spangled Spatula, $65.00 8. PS Yo-Yo in black, $12.00 9. Custom Black Luggage Tags, $81.00 10. Everyday Carry ...

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    Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    As you can probably tell from the amount of Mother's Day emails going out today, it's time to get one of your parental figures a gift. Here's a few things to get your brain working on the subject, and if they don't help, remember we've got items tagged by price in our Gifts section: 1. Geneva Sound System XS, $249.00 2. Black Diamond Necklace, $280.00 3. A set of Rootcups, each $5.00 4. Gold Fractured Ring by Lucas Jack, $60.00 5. Wood Block Desk Organizer, $57.00 6. Japanese Scissors for pruning/cutting, $38.00 7. Hand Key Ring, 5734 by Carl Aubock, $95.00 8. Kaleido Trays, $16.00 - $78.00 each 9. Gold Bar Door Stop by Arik Levy, $78.00 ("Formed as ...

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    Valentine’s Day Gifts

    Valentine's Day is this Thursday, if you need the reminder. Shipping will be steep if you select overnight/next day, but that's what you get for waiting so long to buy a gift. If none of the below picks suits your someone, check out our gift guide for more ideas. And, if you're ahead of the game and already have your gift for that special someone, go get yourself a coffee and feel smug for a approximately 5 minutes- any more than that and you'll be annoying. 1. Phonekerchief, $15.00 2. Gentlemen's Card Deck, $15.00 (rules of etiquette, etc.) 3. Heart Key Ring by Carl Aubock, $95.00 4. ...

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    Michael Mundy’s Gift Ideas

    You might know Michael Mundy from an afternoon with..., as he's photographed quite a few interesting people and their spaces. Michael's the last person to share their give/get list for this holiday season. Thanks again to everyone that has participated this year- it's been great to see each and every point of view. Here's Michael's give /get list: 1. A new Journal from Il Bisonte, $188 2. Small flashlight from Huckberry, $25 3. A Bag from BillyKirk, $350 4. A sweater from North Sea Clothing, ~ £125 5. A Silver Swiss Army Knife, $127.95 6. Coffee from Fika 7. Anything from DiPalos on Grand Street 8. A Silver Compass from Tiffany, $325 9. Lots of ...

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    Simon Yuen Gift Picks

    Wait! Here's one more gift guide, just in time for holiday shipping. Warning: There's oodles of Portland Oregon / Pacific Northwest love all over this post. 1. Ipad Sleeve by The Good Flock. Sure the Apple magnetic sleeve is nice... but waxed denim! Come on! Made in Portland. 2. Never actually wanted to own a terrarium until I saw these stunning handmade steel and wood ones from Arc & Ash. Made in Portland. 3.  Fell in love with these majorly cute ceramic ornaments at Gemma Correll's opening at Land Gallery. I'll take the whole set please. 4.  Molecule Synth. A snap-together modular synthesizer, designed to ...

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    Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung Gift Picks

    Ted Vadakan and Angie Myung have been operating Poketo, a go-to source for well-designed and curated homegoods and art, since 2003. We're never shy to feature their products on BLTD, so we were curious to see what was on their holiday list. Here are their top ten picks from 'round the web as well as their own offerings: 1. Poketo Linen Tea Towels 2. Poketo Sun and Shore Eco Sweatshirt 3. Poketo Striped Fleece Backpack 4. Juniper Ridge Trail Crew Soap 5. Japanese Copper Graters 6. Apolis Market Bag 7. Handsome Coffee Roasters Dapper Espresso 8. Power and Light Press Letterpressed Perpetual Calendar 9. Quiet Tiger Weekender Wool Hat 10.One ...

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    Kate Bingaman-Burt Gift Ideas

    Kate Bingaman-Burt is an illustrator and educator. She has been making work about consumption since 2002, teaching since 2004 and drawing until her hand cramps since 2006. I never met anyone who works harder than Kate, and oh yeah, she just happens to be the nicest person ever. Here are her ten very colorful gift ideas for anyone in the creative professional field or has an appreciation for great design. 1. Biography on acclaimed New Yorker illustrator Saul Steinberg. 2. Custom hand-lettered posters from illustrator Nicole Lavelle. 3. A vintage German beer hall table for entertaining parties both large and small. 4. A very marigold school satchel. 5. ...

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    Erich Ginder Gift Ideas 2012

    Seattle designer Erich Ginder is one of my favorite contemporary designers, and also happens to be one of my favorite people to talk to about design. He's known for his Ghost series coat racks (Ghost Antlers and Ghost Tree) and his Warez Rose wallpaper and Dot/Dash pendant lamps. Here's a look into his holiday gift list: 1. Dezeen Book of Ideas, $28.00 2. Pewter Oil Lamps, $198 3. Magnifying Glass by Maison Martin Marigela, $95 4. Fredricks & Mae Brush Cone, $42 5. Kuvert Bckpack by Stephan Diez 6. Extra Long iPhone Cord, $4 on Amazon 7. Deb Baxter Crystal Bomb, $330 8. El Mil Del Poaig Olive Oil, $153 9. Clear Creek McCarthy's Oregon Single ...

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    Lindsay Pulsipher Gift Ideas 2012

    Lindsay Pulsipher is known for her roles as Roseanna McCoy on the History Channel's mini-series, Hatfields & McCoys, and as Crystal Norris on HBO’s True Blood. She also has the lesser known role as being one of my BFFs and nicest person ever. She sat down with us to give us her holiday wish list. 1. 2012 Naturalist Almanac, $43.00. 2. Ecliptic Collar, by Annie Costello Brown. $204.00. 3. Bracelet Avalanche by Valentine Gauthier. € 50.00. 4. Pouch from Bookhou. Note: Shop re-opens Jan 1. 5. Tool Holster from Free Time Industries. 6. Short Crossweave Necklace by Annie Costello Brown. $189.00. 7. Origami Paper Lamp Shade. CAD $50.00. 8. Chip Coffey Coffee Mug, $10.00. 9. Printed ikat ...

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    Jonathan LaCour Gift Ideas 2012

    Take a sneak peek into the Holiday wish list of Jonathan LaCour, foodie, computer programmer, design lover, VP of Engineering and Product at DreamHost, and my boss! 1. Art Deco, Geometric, Nature Inspired Art Prints from Jane Rovers. $32.00. 2. David Weeks Cubebot, starting at $25.00. 3. Art from Michael Cina. I especially love the Biolumin series. 4. Classic Safety Razor Set Shave like John Wayne and Steve McQueen, or don't shave at all. $240.00. 5. Hardcover Solid case for iPad Mini from DODOcase. $40.00. Totally gifting myself a gray one of these, if my iPad Mini christmas wish comes true (hint to my wife). 6. Titanium and wood rings ...

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    even*cleveland Gift Ideas 2012

    And now, for our fourth installment of gift ideas for 2012, we have Stephanie from even*cleveland sharing her list of gifts to give this year. Thanks Stephanie for your excellent perspective- we're all the better for it. 1. For the person with your favorite face: Aesop Fabulous Face Cleaner 2. For those looking to leave their mark: a custom inspector stamp. 3. For the writer: a paperweight. 4. For pals: a beaded friendship bracelet. 5. For the friends you meet at the bar: a bottle opener. 6. For arty card players: colorful card games. 7. For the music lover: an artisan speaker. 8. For the traditionalist: a natty ...

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    Duane King Gift Ideas 2012

    Duane King, creative director of Huge/KingCoyle and founder of Thinking for a Living, was kind enough to submit his wish list for our annual gift guide series. Duane was also named one of Fast Company's 50 Most Influential Designers in America. 1. Chup Sedona Sock in Charcoal 2. Hard Graft Flat Pack 3. Norse Projects × Hestra Ivar Glove 4. No.1 by Form Us With Love 5. Areaware Animal Boxes by Karl Zahn 6. Outlier Slim Dungarees 7. D.S. & Durga Burning Barbershop 8. The Hill-Side Selvedge Thin Stripe Chambray Scarf 9. Apolis + Matteo Linen Pocket Square 10. Makr Scout Field Bed 11. Good Worth & Co. Best Wishes Key 12. Naked & Famous Slim ...

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    Kris Bernard Gift Ideas 2012

    Here are some of my favorite gift ideas this year. Some are on my wish list and some are gifts I'd get for some my favorite people. 1. Personalized Nude iPad Case, $139.00. Can be personalized with initials. 2. Tall porcelain jar, $35.00. Part of my dream dish ware set. (See #14 below) 3. Geometry Earrings, $168.00. 4. Wolf print, $40.00, by the insanely talented painter Corbett Sparks. 5. Faribault Virgin Wool Lodge Blanket, $134.00. 6. Stone Grey Watch, $195.00. 7. Lines Print, $25.00. 8. Thermos 16-Ounce Stainless Steel Travel Tumbler, $25.00. It seems impersonal, but this travel mug keeps drinks piping hot for 9 hours and would be perfect for your favorite commuter. 9. Shield Embossed Wallet by ...

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    Stefan Boublil Gift Ideas 2012

    Who better than Mr. Stefan Boublil, the creative director of the apartment, to kick off our collection of Gift Ideas for 2012? Our thanks to Stefan, as we know he's busy running the business and the apartment broadcast, as well as generally providing better design for branding, marketing, and interior design worlds. Well done, sir, you deserve everything on your list. Stefan’s note to Santa: dear santa, i hope you are doing well and kept your cholesterol levels under control. by the way, thank you for all the presents last year, i especially enjoyed the herpes. which is why i ...

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    Father’s Day Gift Ideas

    Father's Day is fast approaching; it's on June 17th, which leaves approximately 8 business days to find/order a gift. If you're in need of a little inspiration, here's a few ideas, but do be sure to also look at our Gifts section if none of these strike your fancy. 1. Space Pen (gold), $58.00 2. Kikkerland Chess Bottle Stops, Set of 2, $13.00 3. Van Der Waals Stainless World Time Clock, $160.00 4. EDC kit, $44.00 5. Wenger Utility Pocket-Knife, $80.00 6. Titanium Multi-Tool Collar Stays, $30.00 7. Areaware SSKMRL Magno Model 3 Sustainable Table Radio, $300.00 8. Union Wood Co. Serving Board, $80.00 9. Cafino Coffee Maker, $165.00 10. Words to Live by Tattly gift box, $35.00

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    Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

    Mother's Day is this Sunday, which means you have 5 days to figure something out. If you're stuck, here are a few things that might jumpstart your search for the right gift. 1. Iittala Wine Decanter, $75.00 2. Micro-greens Kit, $40.00 3. Baggu Leather Pouch Small, $20.00 4. Envelope iPad Case, $48.00 5. Palace Collection: Governo Soup Bowls, $168.00 6. Animal Boxes, $49.00 7. Dietrich Düller Fountain Pen, $70.00 8. CDT Scissors, $80.00 9. Arne Jacobsen cup, $21.00 each 10. Geo/Metric 4 Jade Scarf, $66.00 (other colors/patterns available)

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