Full of time-honored classics as well as recent hits, our guide to gift giving makes it
a little easier to find the perfect present for your creative friends and family.
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South African designer Porky Hefer pleases dogs and adults alike with Rogz Grinz, a hilarious throw toy that turns your pup's mouth into an ear-to-ear grin.
Available from Amazon for 7.00
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A delightful toy plane with a 29-inch wingspan handmade from balsa wood by Brooklyn-based design duo Fredericks & Mae for ABC Carpet & Home.
Available from ABC Carpet & Home for 75.00
Custom View-Master Reel
Those 3D View-Masters from your childhood are back, only this time you can run seven personal photos through the eyepiece for a creative trip down memory lane. The nostalgic experience is brought to you by Image3D, a company founded by Rich Dubnow, the lead photographer for View-Master for 20 years.
Available from Image3D for 30.00
Dr. Lakra's Mutant Laboratory
Created by famed tattooist and artist, Dr. Lakra this set of 84 thick recycled cardboard triangles form 21 original characters which can be reconfigured into 190,000 new and surprising mutant fantasy characters.
Available from General Monsters for 34.00
Inspired by their time spent at NYC's Rockaway Beach, Fredericks & Mae's "Morning" kite is as beautifully crafted as it is fun to fly. The handmade silkscreened toyâ€”suitable for adults and kids alikeâ€”speaks to the Brooklyn-based duo's desire to create "games you could just pick up and travel with."
Available from Fredericks & Mae for 64.00
The Steampunk Coloring Book
Created by illustrator and steampunk enthusiast Phoebe Longhi, this Jules Verne-worthy coloring book is as entertaining for fantasy-loving adults as it is imaginative young kids.
Available from ModCloth for 12.00
Welcome To Your Awesome Robot
Whether you're a broke college student or crafty child, the DIY costume lessons to be learned from Welcome To Your Awesome Robot are far and wide. The fun kid's book gives step by step instructions on making your own Robot outfit using everyday household objects.
Available from Flying Eye Books for 14.00
Dream big with this clever astronaut emblazoned duvet and pillow case set. Digitally printed on 100% cotton, the playfully designed bedding encourages youngsters to shoot for the stars from the comfort of their own cozy bed.
Available from Snurk for 78.00
My Brother's Book
Published posthumously, "My Brother's Book" is the last completed work by acclaimed "Where The Wild Things Are" author Maurice Sendak. Filled with his signature poetics and illustrations, the book is an ode to Sendak's older brother Jack, who he credited for his love of writing.
Available from Amazon for 11.00
Welcome to the World Print
Featuring fun facts about the world, this cute print from UK designer, Laura Seaby is perfect for a play area, den or new nursery and is sure to engage the child for years to come. Printed on 270gsm white paper using two shades of teal ink, it measures 40 x 50cm.
Available from Hunkydory Home for 48.00
Give new parents a helping hand in creating a new nursery with these striking colorful wall stickers from Danish design company Ferm Living. Available in a range of prints, including jungle animals, rockets, trees, robots and cityscapes, thereâ€™s something to suit every child's budding imagination.
Available from Ferm Living for 28.00
Mini Mechanic Knitted Drill
Forget the teddy bears and stuffed animals and give your favorite newborn a toy with a difference. Handmade in Germany, this crocheted drill from Donkey Products' Mini Mechanics series will brighten up any nursery and ignite a childâ€™s imagination for years to come.
Available from AmbienteDirect for 41.00
Personalized D.O.B. Print
Keep a stylish home while also celebrating the arrival of a new child. Created by UK designers, A Piece Of, the print features the date as well as the time of birth. Available in a wide range of colors, the design is printed on 250gsm semi-gloss quality paper and comes in two sizes.
Available from A Piece Of for 34.00
Give expecting mothers the ultimate in soothing lotions with Wonder Oil, which can be massaged into skin as well as into hair, cuticles and scalp. Made from sunflower seed, olive, wheat germ, sesame, jojoba and sweet almond oils itâ€™s packed with nutrients that will leave mom looking as good as she feels.
Available from Holland & Barrett for 16.00
Between thank you notes, registration forms, health insurance documents, certificates and baby photos, thereâ€™s a mountain of admin that comes with bringing a new person into the world. Make the job easier for new parents with this innovative iPad scanner. They just simply dock their iPad in and start feeding through the documents. Childâ€™s play really.
Available from Firebox for 241.00
Bibu Animal Cushions
These sweet animals, created by Spanish designer Yuly Monsanto for her label Bibu, can be used as a pillow, teddy bear or just decorative cushion. Made from 100% soft cotton with a colorful print on the back, they are light and bright and created with a SanitizedÂ® Hygiene Application to prevent bacteria growth. Available in penguin, giraffe, frog, fox, elephant and bee print.
Available from Hunkydory Home for 48.00