The next installment of gift ideas is from our very own Simon Yuen, contributing writer and product developer extraordinaire.
His favorite gifts to give or get, all under $100:
1. Muji Touch Screen Gloves, $24.95 â€”Â So useful!
2. Schoolhouse Electric Ion Lamp, $85.00 â€” Adds a warm inviting glow to any room in your house.
3. Makedo Freeplay Kit, $50.00 â€” Creative fun for kids.
4. Leather Seat Wood Stool, $42.00 â€” I tried this out at the store, pretty comfy. And convenient.
5. Safe at Home Braided Bike Lock, 4,500 yen (tax included) â€” Just saw these at a craft fair. Can’t speak for the security rating, but wow, gorgeous.
6. Worthy Shorty Mechanical Pencil, $14.00 â€” Nothing like writing with a big fat piece ofÂ lead.
7. Cut Out Number Calendar, Â£17.50 â€” New year’s coming up!
8. Mini-thermin, $29.99 â€” Minature musical fun.
9. Murrays Art Print, $16.00 â€” The most memorable Bill Murrays.
10. Topo Bags Daypack, $98.00 â€” Good ol’ camp-inspired backpack.