ALL GIFTS

  • Galileo’s Telescope
     
    September 15th, 2010
     
    Inspired by Galileo's first telescope made in 1609, this little guy has the same focal length of 1 meter, yet is appropriately updated with 'modern optical technology' and a contemporary design. Now, ...
     
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  • Triangle Tea Towel
     
    September 13th, 2010
     
    I've stated my love for tea towels before, and this triangle drawing has me itching to 'add to cart'. Also, check out the Triangle Pillow ($45) with the same design on ...
     
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  • DBA Pen
     
    September 10th, 2010
     
    Maybe you've seen this already, maybe you haven't. Either way, it's still the only 98% biodegradable pen in the world. The body is composed of bio-plastic, the ink reservoir from biodegradable ...
     
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  • Wine Cork Stoppers and Pourer
     
    September 10th, 2010
     
    I love these new Wine Cork stoppers designed by Aurélien Barbry. The Wine Pourer (right) is pretty clever too, as its top ensures a proper seal. With more and ...
     
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  • Date Ruler by André Klauser
     
    September 7th, 2010
     
    I posted this a while ago, but seeing as it is now available stateside it’s worth a second look. If you had the right sort of metal ruler and ...
     
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  • Vers Shellcase for iPad
     
    September 6th, 2010
     
    I had an opportunity to play around with an iPad this weekend (nevermind it was at this place looking at this stuff) and besides being generally taken with how it ...
     
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  • 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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