Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays to you! Here's hoping you have an enjoyable holiday break- we'll be back with our normal schedule after the new year begins. Shown above: Mighty Tree Top- Green Hemlock, $12.00 ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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 ...Read more

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One Year of White Pages

Who doesn't love a blank page to write upon? Give yourself or someone you like/love a year of pages to record whatever they want. Each journal has 80 pages and a hole punch through its side to mark the different months. At $39 for the year, that's not a bad deal. Size: 3.5" | 4.75" Material: Paper...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $39.00
Available from: Fitzsu

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GIGOT Wish List 2014

The next wish list up is from Sieb of Good Ideas Grow On Trees. Thanks Sieb for sharing! 1. A pair of Insecta shoes - made in Brazil from vintage clothing - love the colours! 2. A Moebe frame - as I love framing any artwork I can get my hands on. 3. A Woodstock Wardrobe (€ 350) from designer Jeroen van Leur - Dutch Design at it’s best! 4. A Storytiles tile, to start ...Read more

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Music Box

If you've not already purchased a Mozartkugel Music Box, then do be sure to consider this other option from Adam + Harborth. It's a square music box that plays “The Blue Danube” by Johannes Strauss II. Think of it as the perfect gift for someone who has everything- except a modern music box, of course. ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $140.00
Available from: Plastolux

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Chadhaus Wish List 2014

Emily and Chad Robertson from Chadhaus are the next to share items they wish to give and get this holiday season. If you're not aware of their design studio, they produce beautiful, modern wood furniture pieces made to order in Seattle, Washington. Thank you both for sharing! In Emily's own words- Chad and I each have our own lists, featuring many great locally made handcrafted products and great shops in ...Read more

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Hix Marble Serving Board

What the what?!? Can it be? A marble serving board hand-cut with beveled edges? Talk about impressing your guests, fine Agaria Marble in a gem-like shape will make anything you put on it look like a million bucks (probably). Appetizers, charcuterie, you name it, it's going to look like it came from a chef's kitchen on this kind of serving board. -approximately 16"W x 6.5"D x 1"H -hand-cut white agaria ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $145.00
Available from: Jayson Home

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Simon Yuen Wish List 2014

Simon Yuen, a former contributing writer to BLTD and all around creative smarty-pants, is next to share his wish list. He's currently living in Portland and making all sorts of cool stuff for a living. Thanks Simon! 1. Mates for Life Poster, $28.00 2. Dutch Blitz® Card Game, $9.99 3. Square Handle Basket, $110.00 4. Large Canvas Notebook, $32.00 5. Matador Pocket Blanket, $24.99...Read more

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Geometric Terrariums

Are terrariums still on your wish list? It feels as if they're not as popular as last season, however, I'd bet there's still a fair amount of us that want to have a little indoor garden. We're in luck, as there are quite a few options available over at Etsy. You'll find more than a handful of sellers doing their best to tempt you with their geometric terrariums. Above, Glass ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $24.00 - 75.00
Available from: Etsy

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Picto Silicone Watch

Remember the Picto Wall Clock? I know you like the simple graphics of its face and hands, but here's an idea- instead of wearing it Flavor Flav style, why don't you get the wristwatch version? A monochrome case and band has a rotating watch face that shows the passage of time, and it's now in MoMA's permanent collection. Designed by Steen Georg Christensen and Erling Andersen. Dimensions: 30mm, 40mm, or 45...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $210.00
Available from: Dwell Store

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Essence Modern Wine Decanter

If you're still struggling to find a gift for a wine lover, might I suggest a modern decanter such as the Essence by Iittala? It's simple and elegant, and, if your recipient likes color, it is available in a translucent copper ombre as well as a quieter clear glass. A small lip at the mouth ensures precise pouring while the bottom-heavy base provides heft and stability. Designer: Alfredo Haberli Manufacturer: ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $94.00 - 135.00
Available from: Finn Style

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Nusskubus Modern Nutcracker

Remember this? Also called the Cubist Nutcracker by some, this nutcracker by Adam and Harborth does the job in a straightforward way. Place a nut in an appropriately sized indention in the larger cube, take the other smooth cube and place it on top of the nut and then give it a good whack. Voilá, the nut is cracked. Presented in a nice gift box, includes instructions. Materials: 2 cubes of ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $39.99
Available from: Nova68

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Hay’s Bits and Bobs Colour Glass Containers

You know that small stuff lying around on desks, dressers, and countertops? These glass containers from Hay would go a long way towards organizing those "wee essentials" in an elegant way. Just take a look at those colors- there's several reassuring neutrals with the smallest size sporting a bolder orange. The sizes are perfect for storing practically anything- paperclips, bracelets, business cards, you name it. Material: Glass Mini: 0.5" h x 2.5" ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $15.00 - 35.00
Available from: A+R Store

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Loveseat Shift by Margaux Keller

I know you're in the thick of things, picking out holiday gifts in these last days of the non-rush shipping window, but let's take a break and look at this Loveseat Shift by Margaux Keller. It's not a traditional upholstered two-person seat, instead, the smaller stool has been modified to create a potential perch for two. The size is entirely suitable as a side table or extra seat, and the ...Read more

Purchase Information:

Price: $336.16
Available from: L'ArcoBaleno

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