The name Dave Cuzner might ring a bell if you're either been a long time Unplggd reader or someone who follows his excellent site of graphic inspiration, Grain Edit. We've profiled Dave's stylish abode as Behind the Blog and quite enjoyed his musical recommendations. Now he's back today via Lifework with his top picks for the holidays.
Trolling through numerous online stores can be a daunting task if you are searching for the perfect gift. To ease the burden, I've compiled a list of my favorite picks for the design and music lovers on your gift list:
- Dress your iPhone up in style with a case from Lumadessa's new collection for uncommon. My favorite is the Night Owl, but you have several other options to choose from. Makes for a perfect stocking stuffer too!
- Groove Merchant, a world renowned record shop based in San Francisco, celebrates it's 20th anniversary with a stellar collection of soul and funk sounds from the past. The 14 track Groove Merchant Turns 20 compilation features choice cuts from Arthur Foy, Soul Liberation, The McCrary as well as others. Also available are a t-shirt and limited edition poster. All items are designed by Freddy Anzures (Apple/Wax Poetics) for Props.
- Practice your shooting skills with bitplay's Bang! lamp. When you fire a shot at the lamp with the included gun, the light turns off and the lampshade falls to the side, showing that it's been hit. Super cool!
- Store your books in a fun and unique way with Finland based Kayiwa's Aakkoset shelf. The type driven shelf is made of medium-density fiberboard and comes in a variety of colors.
- Scotty Reifsnyder recently updated his shop with the Heroes of Folk – a series of letterpress cards featuring illustrations of American Folk legends like Paul Bunyan and Johnny Appleseed. The cards are available for $30 a piece or $150 for the complete collection. Pick them up here.
- Her Idea is a delightful new book by Rilla Alexander which takes readers on adventure of elation, struggle and triumph – and of making ideas happen. The illustrations are amazing and it makes for a wonderful gift for all ages.