ALL GIFTS

  • Picnic Backpack
     
    August 30th, 2010
     
    Only one post today as it's a bank holiday here in the UK... and seeing that everyone has abandoned the city streets in favor of the green grasses of parks ...
     
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  • MexICON Platters
     
    August 20th, 2010
     
    Carlos Slim? Verónica Castro? Maybe you're familiar with these names, maybe not. But these MexICON Platters from the design studio DFC sure steal my heart quicker than any Fornasetti ...
     
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  • Art History Silk Scarf
     
    August 18th, 2010
     
    Remember the Art History Print by Vuk Vidor? If you couldn't quite afford that piece, opt for spending some dough on this very wearable scarf. Gift idea, anyone?
     
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  • Camera Lens Mug
     
    August 10th, 2010
     
    Camera-geek joy, indeed. This mug looks just like a 24-105mm lens. Buy several and call it a day, because this would be just about the best gift (ever) for ...
     
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  • Naef Colorem Cubes
     
    August 9th, 2010
     
    I know I posted the Optical Mixer by Naef Toys last week, but I can't help but feature these varnished blackboard paint cubes as well. 5 water-soluable chalk crayons enable kids (...
     
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  • Mypressi Twist Handheld Espresso Maker
     
    August 9th, 2010
     
    Mypressi, Mypressi, Mypressi! Not only do I love the concept of a handheld espresso maker, but as you can tell, I love the name too. Just put in your coffee, ...
     
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  • Optical Mixer by Naef Toys
     
    August 4th, 2010
     
    The Optical Mixer (Optischer Farbmischer) can demonstrate aspects of color theory when spinning the top with one of the seven interchangeable discs. So, you can buy it for color teaching ...
     
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  • Wave Commuter Mug
     
    August 3rd, 2010
     
    Raise your hand if you are still in search of the perfect mug. You know, one that will keep your tea/coffee/whatever at the temperature you want without having ...
     
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  • Decomposition Books
     
    August 3rd, 2010
     
    These aren't your normal composition books, of course. They're made with Biogas derived energy from 100% recycled (post consumer waste) paper. If that's not enough to win you over, I don't ...
     
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  • Messograf
     
    July 28th, 2010
     
    Whoa, check out the new Theo site, the little brother/alter ego of Thorsten van Elten. It's chock full of interesting objects for sale and the website is a sight ...
     
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  • Brass Bottle Openers, Trivet
     
    July 28th, 2010
     
    These cast brass openers and trivet might seem like something you'd pass over in a second, but consider how nice they'd be as a gift for a host/hostess or ...
     
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  • Goodesign + DWSTW Coffee Mug Set
     
    July 27th, 2010
     
    Spotted these mugs over on Notcot yesterday and I have a feeling that you'll like them as much as I do. "I will pay for good design" and "Design will ...
     
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  • Nava Watch Ora Lattea
     
    July 21st, 2010
     
    Dots replace hands to keep the time, giving this watch a rotational (think solar system) feel. The biggest dot shows the hour while the smallest represents the minutes. Stainless steel ...
     
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  • Wee See DVDs
     
    July 19th, 2010
     
    These dvds are intended for a baby's developing mind and vision, though if you take a look, you might find your very own self attracted to the black and white ...
     
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  • E Ink Digital Hour Watch
     
    July 16th, 2010
     
    So, while this watch face is pretty fetching, what is especially notable is that it switches every half hour from white-on-black to black-on-white display. There's also two modes, one for ...
     
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  • Mysterious Mushroom Puzzle
     
    July 14th, 2010
     
    I guarantee you've never solved a puzzle like this. The Mysterious Mushroom Puzzle is a set of engraved mushrooms that fit together in a six inch birch square. Each mushroom ...
     
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  • 24K Pencil
     
    July 6th, 2010
     
    If luxury is your thing, don't scrimp on your writing implements. This pencil's surface has been plated with a thin layer of 99% pure gold and each comes individually packaged in ...
     
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  • Spinner 360 Camera
     
    June 21st, 2010
     
    Just pull the cord with one hand and watch as the camera spins around 360° in the other, recording your complete surroundings in a split second. Who says film is dead? ...
     
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