Spitfire Girl Wooden Bookmarks $5
These eco-friendly harvested wood bookmarks from LA-based designer and founder of Spitfire Girl, Kristin Schroder, come in a wide range of designs. From owls to teeth to cherry blossoms, they also feature a list on the back to keep track of favorite reads.
TEED + Dan Wilton
TEED Fanzine $16
Fans of Orlando Higginbottom—the London producer and DJ better known as Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (TEED)—will revel in photographer Dan Wilton's freshly released zine, a 40-page homage to the artist's recently-ended tour. Designed by Leo Krikhaar of Supernaut Studio, the saddle-stitched fanzine is a limited run of 400 numbered copies.
Material Change $24
"Material Change" explores the creation of a for-profit business with a mission for social progress. The poignant book recalls the journey of architect and social entrepreneur Eve Blossom, who formed her company Lulan Artisans to preserve artisanal skills and create jobs in communities lacking economic stability, all while producing beautiful and coveted designs sold at ABC home, among others. Rife with stunning photography and a wealth of information, this inspiring story is a must-read for anyone who seeks to design with a conscious.
Gloves for Gadgets $18-80
Featuring fold-back thumb and index finger tips these smartphone friendly gloves allow the wearer easy access to their touch screen devices and fingerprint sensors. Photographers also love Freehands for cold-weather outdoor shoots. Styles available for both men and women in leather, wool, cashmere and fleece.
What's Inside? $15
Get your hands on a copy of this curiosity-inducing read from Okido, an innovative group of London designers. "What's Inside?" bestows X-ray vision on its readers, and teaches important lessons about the interior workings of buildings, the planet and even our own bodies. When held up to the light, semi translucent plastic pages reveal entire worlds beneath the surface and will surely have both children, and adults, pondering the multi-dimensional nature of the universe.
Amagansett Sea Salt Co
Amagansett Sea Salt $12
Harvested directly from the Atlantic Ocean, then solar-evaporated and hand-filtered, the Amagansett Sea Salt packs crunch and a light oceanic flavor that touches on scents reminiscent of the Northeast coastline. Founded by husband and wife duo Amagansett Sea Salt Co., is one of only a handful artisan salt makers on the entire Eastern sea coast.
Pig Cooking Lid $20
You've already got the pot and the belly—now all you need is the pig. MoMA's handy Pig Cooking Lid can be placed on any pot and helps food cook easily as hot water vapor releases through its silicone snout while looking adorable in the process. This useful item was originally featured in MoMA's Destination: Japan, an exclusive curated collection featuring cutting-edge Japanese products. The perfect gift for cooks, pig-lovers, or design enthusiasts, this most hotheaded of swine is ready to blow off some steam.
Meow Meow Tweet
Face Exfoliant $18
Meow Meow Tweet makes artisanal products so holistic you could eat them—even if you're vegan. The founders use organic butters and plant oils to produce their elixirs, both in their Brooklyn studio and kitchen. Their delightful Face Exfoliant has just four simple ingredients including kelp and organic oats. All Meow Meow Tweet products are ethical and beautiful, packaged in glass containers with biodegradable labels which showcase illustrations so precious, they will seem like tiny works of art in your bathroom cabinet.
Modern Farmer Subscription $20
The brainchild of Ann Marie Gardner—formerly an editor at both the NY Times' T Magazine and Monocle—Modern Farmer caters to "window-herb growers, career farmers, people who have chickens, people who want to have chickens and anyone who wants to know more about how food reaches their plate." Pick up a subscription of this quarterly to stay in the know year-round.
Grid Foam Rollers $25
Unlock those muscles, along with your athletic potential. Trigger Point Foam Rollers are a necessary part of any fitness routine, as they relax tight muscles, prevent injury and ease tension and stress while increasing flexibility. Like having your own personal masseuse, your supple and rolled out muscles will thank you.
The Jam Stand
Not Just Peachy, Sriracha Jam $12
Brooklyn-based duo The Jam Stand delivers yet another craveworthy combination with Peach Sriracha Jam. Loaded with locally-sourced ingredients, flavors of pucker-your-lips peach sweetness seasoned with zesty sriracha result in a palette-perfect balanced spread. Wam, bam, thank you jam!
Bryan Nash Gill
Woodcut Notecards $14
This lovely set of a dozen notecards and envelopes in based on the book "Woodcut" by Connecticut artist Bryan Nash Gill. Exquisite tree trunk cross sections come to life in striking detail, revealing the immense power and beauty that lies within a tree's organic structure.
Diamond Box $17
These wood Diamond Boxes were formed from the great minds of Gregory Buntain and Ian Collings, of Brooklyn design studio Fort Standard. The mini vessels replicate the shape of a round cut diamond and are embedded with tiny magnets for secure stowage. Regardless of the contents, we deem these unexpected containers to be gems in their own right, whether or not their suggestive shape serves as an indicator of what lies within.
Cool Weather Edible Seedbombs $5
This two-pack of cool weather edible seed bombs includes Pot Marigold, "Seven Top" Turnip and Tatsoi. Greenaid hand rolls their seed bombs using socially responsible labor practices and works in partnership with Chrysalis, a non-profit that creates employment opportunities for formerly homeless men and women in Los Angeles.
Fat Toad Farm
Salted Bourbon Caramel Sauce $13
The Salted Bourbon Caramel Sauce is for the boozie foodie—the infusion of Kentucky Straight Bourbon will imbibe, and the tongue-smacking creaminess of the cajeta caramel (similar to dulce de leche but is goat milk-based) will punch you in the mouth with goodness. A pinch of organic sea salt brings it all together. Handcrafted on a Vermont family farm, the Fat Toad Farm Caramel Sauces are a nut-free and verified gluten-free product.
A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps $15
"A History of Britain in Thirty Six Postage Stamps" is kind of like Cliff's Notes, but better. The stamps themselves are art, and Chris West incorporates not only the country's history, but culture and politics as well, into a snappy survey of three dozen British stamps.