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  • Of a Kind Gift Ideas

    Claire Mazur and Erica Cerulo are the co-founders of Of a Kind, a website that sells the pieces and tells the stories of emerging designers. They feature all sorts of products, and it's worth signing up for their newsletter to be kept up to date on what's new. Claire and Erica's wish list is below- thank you two for sharing your favorites this year! 1. Metallic Leather Tangram Coasters by Project Room for Of a Kind ($65). Have you ever seen coasters that provide more entertainment value than these? Didn’t think so. 2. RMS Living Luminizer ($38). The (natural!) beauty…

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  • Jonas Damon Gift Ideas 2013

    Ready for another wish list? This one is from Jonas Damon, maker of the Alarm Dock and Radio Dock, both of which we've featured here on BLTD. Jonas Damon is a Creative Director at Frog, a global product strategy and design firm, and a frequent contributor to New York City based Areaware. Thank you, Jonas, for sharing your list this year! 1. Flos Piani lamp (wood) by R&E Bourroullec, $319.00 2. World map by The Future Mapping Company, £25.00 3. Unicef donation 4. Billykirk Mechanics Belt (ivy), $99.00 5. Spotter multi purpose sensor by Quirky, $49.99 6. Pencil by 53,…

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  • Stefan Boublil Gift Ideas 2013

    For the third year in a row, we're lucky enough to see what Stefan Boublil, the creative director of the apartment, has on his list of gifts to give and receive this holiday season. In Stefan's own words: once again, for you wise people who have deliberately chosen to live better through design, my humble edit of the world for the express purpose of giving it away... 1. were he alive, my hero and yours jacques cousteau would have worn the cap of courage... ($75) 2. segregation is only not a terrible word when talking about separating clean from dirty…

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  • Lindsey Adelman Gift Ideas 2013

    Our next wish list is from none other than Lindsey Adelman, maker of wondrous lighting, jewelry, vessels, tiles, and wallpaper. With skill and care, her team of 20 and a small network of local artisans manufacture each piece to order in NYC. Thanks Lindsey for taking the time to send us your list! 1. Curve Necklace, from $330.00 2. Lue Serving Spoon, $70.00 3. Colour Porcelain: Set of Three Containers by Scholten & Baijings, $430.00 4. Parallax Bottle Opener, $65.00 5. Cheetah Scarf / white on black, $155.00 6. Antique Mirror Containers by Garth Roberts, $225.00 - $525.00

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  • even*cleveland Gift Ideas 2013

    How about some more gift ideas for your holiday shopping list? For the third year in a row, Stephanie Madewell of even*cleveland was able to take some time and send us her list. As always, Stephanie, it's a treat to see what great items you've bookmarked; thanks again for sharing. Stephanie's list: 1. Ring holder from Bailey Doesn't Bark 2. Roberu camera strap, $44.00 3. Fredericks and Mae star dominoes, $80.00 4. Clare Vivier denim duffel, $430.00 5. Hopewell workshop quilt, $365.00 6. Cherry wood tea canister, $240.00 7. Girl by Band of Outsiders sweater, $565.00 8. Hot Water Bottle…

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  • Daniel Emma’s Gift Ideas

    The next Gift Idea/Wish list is from Daniel To and Emma Aiston of Daniel Emma. They've designed several covetable desk objects and accessories, many of which are on my own personal wish list. Thanks Daniel and Emma for sharing your lists! Daniel's Wish List: 1. Space by Christian Hall 2. Magnifier by Us! for Field, $145.00 3. Toaster by plus minus zero, ¥ 5,250 4. Soy Sauce container by Bridget Bodenham, $38.00 AUD 5. ULM stool by Max Bill, € 188,00 Emma's Wish List: 6. These roller-skates, $199.00, but I might just have to buy them for myself, because Im…

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  • Gregory Buntain Gift Ideas

    The first of our holiday gift guides is shared by Gregory Buntain, Co-Founder & Design Director of Fort Standard. Since beginning in 2011, Fort Standard has launched their own line of furniture, home goods and a women’s jewelry brand called Clermont. FS also designs for other brands and manufacturers such as lighting for Roll & Hill, bone china for 1882 and home goods for SCP and Areaware. Below you'll find a few items Gregory would like to receive this year, plus a couple of items from Fort Standard that he'd recommend giving... 1. Shade Cap, $26.00 2. Timeless Horn Sunglasses,…

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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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.…

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