GIFTS UNDER $25

  • Joby Gorillapod Micro
     
    February 28th, 2012
     
    These tripods were released last year but have since flew under my radar until a recent visit to The Moma Design Store. Joby are the experts are in making compact, ...
     
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  • Personal Library Kit
     
    February 22nd, 2012
     
    $10 is well worth keeping track of all the comings and goings of your personal library... especially since certain friends need help remembering to return books that you thoughtfully lent them, ...
     
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  • Field Notes: Red Blooded
     
    February 13th, 2012
     
    The Field Notes Red Blooded Edition is the latest color offering of the trusted and timeless pocket notebook. It's not news worth shouting from the rooftops, but the timing makes ...
     
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  • Quips+Queries Cards
     
    February 1st, 2012
     
    I, for one, believe that a quick handwritten note will never go out of style, no matter how advanced technology gets. For those of you that agree, might I direct ...
     
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  • Antics Ant Blocks
     
    January 26th, 2012
     
    Add this to your rather-nice-to-look-at toy list for kids. Sixteen blocks have trails of ants on all six sides, forming loads of patterns for little (or big) ones to explore. ...
     
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  • Superhero Shoes
     
    January 19th, 2012
     
    If you added your name to a petition or called your representatives yesterday to voice your opinion on SOPA, you deserve a pair of these lace on lightning bolts for ...
     
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  • The Edgewood Cup
     
    January 17th, 2012
     
    This Edgewood cup displays a fine wood grain that plays a little with our senses- is it porcelain, or wood? It is, in fact, clean lined porcelain with a wood ...
     
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  • Block Crayons
     
    January 13th, 2012
     
    It's the end of the week, and just as you think your liquified brain can do more creating, your hands can clasp no more writing utensils, and the spittle from ...
     
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  • Lace Vase
     
    January 12th, 2012
     
    Reuse your plastic and glass containers with this rubber top. It fits over all sorts of containers, and makes an instant vase out of most things currently sitting in your ...
     
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  • Two Sided Sleep Mask
     
    January 9th, 2012
     
    For long haul flights, this mask is a must. Display your meal preference with no room for error (exception: you sleep on your face) and make the best out of ...
     
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  • All Purpose Greeting Cards
     
    December 29th, 2011
     
    All purpose greeting cards are the way to go for last minute messages, especially when they have a funny way of offering so many options. Paper cards, though rare nowadays, ...
     
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  • Crumpled City Maps
     
    December 21st, 2011
     
    What? You're still doing your holiday shopping? Check your local bookstores for these maps, because they are genius. Instead of endlessly folding/refolding, you just crumple up this map and ...
     
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  • Richard Tipping Signs
     
    December 20th, 2011
     
    Designed by Richard Tipping, these signs play with familiar images and text that will have you looking twice. Open/Closed Sign, $18.00, from Design Warehouse Sante Fe 'Come in we're Closed' ...
     
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  • Origami Sticky Notes
     
    December 20th, 2011
     
    If you have a plethora of sticky notes around your workspace, just think how nice would it be to make a little origami from them instead of chucking them in ...
     
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  • Archie Grand Notebooks
     
    December 19th, 2011
     
    Keep track of your friends and foes with these colorful notebooks, or just pretend like you do and use it for notes and sketches instead (which would be my recommendation). ...
     
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  • Zip Pouches by Pamela Barsky
     
    December 13th, 2011
     
    Whether you're traveling around the world or just around town, these pouches by Pamela Barsky will keep your stuff organized... with a little bit of commentary thrown in. More below. ...
     
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  • Magnifire Reader or Firestarter
     
    December 5th, 2011
     
    This small flat lens (called a Fresnel Lens) magnifies up to 2.5, making it ideal for tiny print. Now, you might not need a magnifier every day, but perhaps you'd like ...
     
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  • Magnetic Pencil
     
    December 1st, 2011
     
    Now, why has this not popped up on the collective radar before now? It's a magnetic pencil with no varnish (cedar wood, eco friendly), so you can keep it handy ...
     
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