Model Three Clock Radio $300
Compatible with iPods and other players, simply-constructed and battery-operated, this alarm clock radio boasts excellent sound and a tuner originally developed for cellular communications.
Daily Rituals $19
Mason Currey looks into the lives of some of history's most inspiring minds and compiles a fascinating range of daily rituals. Read about Jean-Paul Sarter, who wrote while on ten times the recommended dose of aspirin each day, Thomas Wolfe, who chose to use a refrigerator as a desk, and the secrets of 159 more.
James Gulliver Hancock
All The Buildings In New York: That I've Drawn So Far $16
James Gulliver Hancock transforms iconic landmarks, residential buildings and lesser-known gems into colorful detailed drawings, showcasing the architectural diversity and energy of NYC while evoking feelings of nostalgia in New Yorkers and tourists alike.
In his latest book, "Serpentine," Los Angeles-based photographer Mark Laita traveled around the US and South America to capture the colors, textures and sinuous forms of a variety of snakesâ€”focusing on the graceful contortions of the species.
Things Come Apart $20
Skilled lensman Todd McLellan likes to take things apart. What began as a meticulous photo project is now a book called "Things Come Apart," which showcases his penchant for exploring the myriad components comprising everyday objects as well as his flair for striking photography.
The Soundtrack of My Life $20
Legendary producer and music industry exec Clive Davis delves into his relationships with Whitney Houston, Janis Joplin, Bruce Springsteen, The Grateful Dead, Alicia Keys and countless others in this hefty memoir. Davis' personal approach offers insight into both his enigmatic life and the music industry at large.
Ultra HD Compact Folding Roof Prism Binoculars $169
A leader in sporting optics, Bushnell's ultra compact binoculars pack the same quality as their more intricate designs but in a lightweight, foldable construction perfect for taking to the ballpark or on your next hike. The wide field of view makes it easier to track fast-moving objects, and RainGuardHD keeps the lenses clear even during unexpected rain delays.
American Dreamers $16
American Dreamers is the creation of Sharp Stuff, a Wieden + Kennedy project aimed at innovating independent print publishing. The book crowd-sources visionary ideas from optimists and inventors who believe we can create a better world. The insightful essays are as diverse as the contributors, which includes Stan Lee, Matthew Dickman and Arianna Huffington.
My Brother's Book $11
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.
Everyday Cookbook $25
Former food magazine editors Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton fill their award-winning cookbooks with simple and gorgeous recipes suitable for home chefs. In this particular edition, recipes are organized by month, so you can enjoy making seasonal recipes all year long.
Standard Baking Co.
In their first cookbook, the cult-followed Portland, ME bakery Standard Baking Co. shares the recipes behind some of their most beloved pastries, including their scrumptious chocolate corks and morning buns. Authored by head chefs Alison Pray and Tara Smith, this book is filled with recipes to fall in love with.
Damn Good Advice (For People With Talent!) $10
George Loisâ€”the 80 year old former Esquire art directorâ€”has set out to school young creatives with his life experience. "Damn Good Advice (For People With Talent!)" is rife with personal anecdotes from a true icon of the Advertising Creative Revolution.
One Sketch A Day $16
This simple journal encourages you to create a sketch each day, creating a year of your best ideas.
The Recurrent, Haunting Ghost: Essays on the Art, Life and Legacy of Marcel Duchamp $135
Self-dubbed â€œthe end of an obsessionâ€ by author and devoted art dealer Francis Naumann, this book of essays and articles on Marcel Duchamp is scholarly tour de force, taking readers through the major works and themes of his life.
Young Artist Finger Painting Gift Set $22
From centuries-strong Faber Castell is this high quality kit, which includes washable finger paint, paper, an apron and traysâ€”everything needed for hours of finger painting fun, all storable in a can.
Paris Is Burning $18
Madonna did not invent the vogue. Instead she borrowed it from NYC's black and Latino gay, transvestite and transsexual communities, who were known for their outlandish costumes and dance moves. "Paris Is Burning" is a riveting look at this group, in a documentary that will likely inspire you to say, "Werk!"