GIFTS UNDER $25
February 19th, 2014
You've so many Instagram photos, but they're all stuck on your phone or hidden in 'the cloud'. Plus, you have a couple of empty walls just begging for a piece ...
Printsagram Greeting Cards
January 16th, 2014
Combine your Instagram photos with the traditional method of keeping in touch: greeting cards. You might think handwritten cards belong in a museum, but you'd be wrong. Why not show ...
Jix Straw Sculpture Connector
December 30th, 2013
Straws! Did you know that with Jix, a modular connector by Patrick Martinez, you can build all sorts of sculptures in a matter of minutes? Not many of us will ...
Arne Jacobsen cups
December 20th, 2013
Think you can't afford an Arne Jacobsen piece? Sure, maybe not the furniture, but you can now own... (drum roll) a cup. Who doesn't want some Bauhaus-inspired typography on their ...
Audubon Field Guide Series
December 4th, 2013
Just how much do you want the Audubon Field Guide Series? If your answer is anything other than so very much, let's discuss just what you're missing. There's 18 field guides, ...
November 27th, 2013
Here's hoping to a happy Thanksgiving for everyone... fingers crossed that it'll be a safe day full of friends, family and/or stuffing ourselves silly. Posts will return as usual ...
Frame Drawing Pad
November 12th, 2013
A quick framing job is just what your drawings need, because, let's face it, you're not a famous artist (yet). I'd suggest scattering a few of these around the house ...
Brass Alphabet Bookmark
October 23rd, 2013
Midori just keeps making brass desktop tools that are hard to resist. And this one packs a double function: use as a bookmark and as a stencil. Even if your ...
October 15th, 2013
For those days when you really screw up, pick up this eraser and read the notable latin phrase aloud: "Errare humanum est." That translates into 'To err is human' if ...
Alphabet Notebooks by Monotype
October 7th, 2013
Pick your favorite letter from this set of Alphabet notebooks by Monotype. Each notebook features one letter (A-Z) from the Monotype library printed in silver to GF Smith Colorplan stocks. ...
September 16th, 2013
Most of us can recognize the major constellations (Orion, the Big Dipper, etc.) but if we arm ourselves with the flat, plastic disc of the Miller Planisphere, we'll be able ...
The Pattern Box: 100 Postcards
August 26th, 2013
If you like patterns and postcards, you'd best snap up this box set now. Curated by New York City's Textile Arts Center, this collection has one hundred designs from ten ...
Brass Clip Number
July 29th, 2013
The Midori collection over at baum-kuchen has me adding a few desk accessories to my shopping list, namely, these brass clip numbers. Each clip is made of solid brass and ...
Telegram Thank You Cards
July 10th, 2013
There's a vague sense of responsibility I feel every time I come across decent Thank You cards, almost like I'm a schoolmarm rapping knuckles of anyone not writing their letters ...
Tiny Letterpress Cards
June 26th, 2013
You never know when you might need a small card to say the word(s) you'd rather not say in person, or (even worse) in an email. Cards are an ...
June 13th, 2013
If you ride a bike, you need a fender, and if you need a fender, you probably will like the Musguard, a removable, rollable, polypropylene bicycle fender. Simple as can ...
Happy Memorial Day!
May 27th, 2013
Happy Memorial Day! We'll return tomorrow with regularly scheduled posts.
Shown above: Star Spangled Spatula, now available in red, blue, black, or white, $10.00, in addition to the Stainless Steel and ...
Loop Tea Strainer
May 22nd, 2013
Another tea strainer. Aren't you excited? I know how important it is to you, that perfect (elusive?) cup of tea, and Kinto has yet another option to consider. This stick-shaped ...