ALL GIFTS

  • 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, ...
     
    Read More
  • Fredericks & Mae Dominos
     
    December 21st, 2011
     
    Is $80 too much for dominos? Probably. Does that keep me from wanting this set? Nope. Fun fact: the name 'domino' from the pieces' resemblance to Venetian Carnival masks known as ...
     
    Read More
  • Mozart Wooden Musical Sphere
     
    December 21st, 2011
     
    This is a must have for a Mozart fan. It's a handcrafted wooden musical box (sphere) that plays "Voi Che Sapete" from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Marriage of Figaro. The sphere ...
     
    Read More
  •  
  • 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 ...
     
    Read More
  • Menorah by Josh Owen
     
    December 20th, 2011
     
    How about a hefty menorah? This one by Josh Owens is made of solid cast iron and has an integrated tray to catch wax drippings (or a used match). Happy ...
     
    Read More
  • 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' ...
     
    Read More
  •  
  • EcoSphere
     
    December 20th, 2011
     
    This might be the best gift ever, unless the recipient is extremely clumsy. It's a whole ecosystem completely enclosed in handblown glass. With sufficient light and a comfortable room temperature, ...
     
    Read More
  • 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 ...
     
    Read More
  • 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). ...
     
    Read More
  •  
  • Spy Coin
     
    December 19th, 2011
     
    A hollow coin is a low tech tool for transferring sensitive messages or perhaps also a perfect place for a tiny transmitter (not that I know anything about those sorts ...
     
    Read More
  • Space Pen
     
    December 19th, 2011
     
    We've posted this pen before (Space Pen), but the black and gold options are eyecatchers. Also, if anyone cites the Russian Space Pen (a pencil) as an alternative, just be ...
     
    Read More
  • Slalom Steerable Sled
     
    December 19th, 2011
     
    Remember how this week we'll be updating our Gifts section? Well, if you're lucky enough to have some snow, consider this for a gift this year... When life gives you ...
     
    Read More
  •  
  • Filson Hip Flask
     
    December 16th, 2011
     
    Hip flasks seem to go hand in hand with the holidays, just like mistletoe, family visits and frantic shopping. If you're still not finished crossing off your gift list (get ...
     
    Read More
  • Titanium Multi-Tool Collar Stays
     
    December 14th, 2011
     
    These collar stays are the sort of thing a modern day MacGyver would have as it incorporates a half-phillips screwdriver, slotted screwdriver, thread cutter, and a bottle opener (no paperclip, ...
     
    Read More
  • Donna Wilson Scarves
     
    December 14th, 2011
     
    If you're still looking for a special gift for a quirky friend, you could do a heck of a lot worse than one of these scarves from Donna Wilson. Seriously, ...
     
    Read More
  •  
  • Sale: Match Candleholders
     
    December 14th, 2011
     
    Update: These are now on sale from $75.00 to $18.75! Craziness. This is so smart. These candleholders have a vent for a match, eliminating the burnt finger scenario that often occurs with ...
     
    Read More
  • Pencil Holder from Travelteq
     
    December 13th, 2011
     
    Travelteq just added this Pencil Holder to their shop and it sure looks like a nice way to store your pencils, color or otherwise. Handmade from Florentine Vacchetta leather, it ...
     
    Read More
  • 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. ...
     
    Read More
  •