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2008 gift guides: despina’s picks

by Grace Bonney


[today’s second gift guide comes from d*s winter intern, despina. despina and sam were kind enough to share some of their holiday wish list picks today. click here to check out sam’s list. thanks to des and sam for their hard work!]

this holiday, i’m all about clean lines and bold colors! the conceal bookshelf is top on my list of of cool little gadgets, while the memo glass brings me back to a time when lower case letters were forbidden to breach the middle dotted line. the blik decals and girl glass rub ons let me sit in the designer’s seat and take control over my glassware and wall space. the moma store has great modern options for gift giving, but also make sure you scour etsy for amazing handmade items, quite possibly at a more affordable price! happy shopping! -despina

[image above, clockwise from top left: Deer Dishtowel $18, Warm Wishes Stationery $12, Riki Design Clock $120, Vers Wood iPod Speaker Dock $179.99 , Loop Candelabra $28, Memo Dotted Line Glass $5, Conceal Bookshelf $15, Bubbled Glass Doorknob $32]


[image above, clockwise from top left: Girl Glass Rub Ons $5 , Modern Giraffe Fabric $8.95/half yard, I <3 My Bike Bell $8, Coat Rack $68, Boy in the Woods by Blik $40]


[image above, clockwise from top left: Posters of the Cold War by David Crowley $30, Little Otsu Annual Vol. 3 Weekly Planner $18 ]

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