Jack Rudy Cocktail Co.
Small Batch Tonic $16
Lovinlgy handcrafted in small batches in South Carolina, this tonic from drink specialists Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. includes carefully-distilled quinine from the Cinchona Tree and a unique mix of botanicals. Designed to make the perfect gin and tonic an easy affair, this is a staple you can proudly display on the top shelf.
Fleet of Dazzle Wrapping Paper $8
Unexpected but exciting bedfellows, the International War Museum and the London-based pattern specialists Patternity have collaborated on a line of wrapping paper (and other items) printed with the camouflage patterns used to disguise ships during WWI. Aptly called "Fleet of Dazzle," the kaleidescopic motifs do just that with optic pops and mesmerizing lines in graphic black and white.
The London Oil Company
Hand-Blended Body Oils $5
Organic oils from the London Oil Company do a number of duties, from preventing stretch marks (You & Bump) to setting a sensual mood (After Hours). Handblended in small batches in Primrose Hill, the company's products are tested on family members, not animals.
Key Cable $30
The Key Cable for iPhone packages a handy, on-the-go charger into an elegant French knot that attaches to your keys. About the size of a bouncy ball and available in three colors—zebra, coral and marine blue—the durable TPE and nylon fob connects a universal USB with your phone to plug in anywhere.
Rietveld Architecture Art-Affordances
Vacancy Studies $32
Expanding on their expansive installation visualizing the magnitude of the Netherlands' 10,000 empty government buildings at the 2010 Venice biennale, Ronald and Erik Reitveld of RAAAF partnered with a multidisciplinary team at the Sandberg Institute to explore the concept of design potential within unused spaces in a new book. "Vacancy Studies: Experiments and Strategic Interventions in Architecture" spans possibility and optimism in the practical and satisfying approach architects and designers may take in seizing these opportunities.
Embroidered Notebook $15
British design studio Custhom applies their penchant for unlikely pairings to the Embroidered Notebook. The handmade book is digitally embroidered and fits in your pocket.
Blood and Bolts
White Palm Tee $26
Blood and Bolts makes crisp and casual shirts, hats and accessories in homage to the similar spirit of the California lifestyle. The White Palm Tee embodies all of that with a carefree tree stamped on the breast pocket—simple and slick.
Whiskey-Soaked Toothpicks $6
Used in the olden days to calm teething babies, whiskey-soaked toothpicks are making a comeback. While we may have made up the historical anecdote, these three varieties of sophisticated picks are certainly great for anxious adults. The trio is made from Northern White Birch and flavored with raw mint and cinnamon, single malt Scotch, and barrel-aged Kentucky straight bourbon, respectively.
Environmental Investigation Agency Donation $25+
Even a small donation to the Environmental Investigation Agency helps keep the world's plants and animals protected. From diminishing rain forests to rhino poaching, the environmental issues are ceaseless and the EIA needs financial support to raise awareness and affect real change.
Wool Dryer Balls $36+
Herbalist Brooke Petry throws a great deal of charm and passion into the unlikely trade of making all-natural woolen dryer balls. The idea behind the balls is to replace the chemical effect of dryer sheets with a reusable alternative. Devotees swear by their power to soften clothes, remove static and reduce drying time for energy efficiency.
Fashionary Tape Measure $10
Fashionary Tape provides fashion designers and students a practical and professional tool in creating garment patterns by marking the standard measurements of the average male and female runway model. Combined, the two-sided male/female measuring tape conveniently provides 57 measurements.
It's Decorative Gourd Season Mug $12
You know what time it is, so get the motherf*ckin' mug and celebrate. Simple and sturdy, it'll warm you up all though the season and beyond.
Pioneer Folding Toaster $20
While your cast iron skillet can cook just about everything when camping, it won't be much help in toasting the bread for your breakfast sandwich. This is where the 200-year-old pioneer folding toaster comes in. Packable and light, the old-school tool will toast your buns to perfection with minimal effort asked. And it's made in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Tokyo Otaku Mode
Sushi Socks $6
Just try and stifle a smile over the sight of socks neatly rolled up like sushi. Made in Tomoyama, Japan, multicolor Sushi Socks (patterns are knitted, not printed) come in "flavors" like octopus, red caviar, tuna, shrimp, egg, and more.
Lazy Oaf Cards $5+
Nothing captures the sentiment of quirky young love, growing another year older or other special occasions quite like a giggle-inducing card from London's Lazy Oaf. Share your feelings with one of their myriad designs.
Various Key Tag: I Like Sottsass $15
For the Memphis-obsessed, there's no designer better than Ettore Sottsass. Sport your favorite design movement on your keys with Various Projects' straightforward "I Like Sottsass" key tag.