Friday, December 2, 2011


This is the fourth and last in my series of gift guides, composed entirely of picks gathered from my favorite museum gift shops! Here are parts I: For the FashionistaII: For the Workaholic, III: For the Hostess.

Some people can never have enough little black dresses - and some of us can never have enough chairs, trays, or candlesticks. For the decor fanatic, here are some truly innovative and inspired designs from artists historical and contemporary...

rows, top to bottom:
Screw Table, $1950, RISD Works
Less Lamp, $499.95, MoMA Store
Masters Chair, $244, MoMA Store
Mughal Elephant Plate, $20, Met Store
Candlesticks by Eva Zeisel (6", 8", 11", bowl), $55-70, Cooper-Hewitt Shop
"C'Mere" Hand Hook, $80, ICA Store
Family Chairs, $1295, MoMA Store
Duck Mirror, $70, RISD Works
Footed Bowl, $25, Met Store
Artist's Ribbon, Suzani, $20, Cooper-Hewitt Shop

And that's the last installment of the gift guides! Which was your favorite pick from the past week's collections? Are you planning to pick up anything for a loved one - or add anything to your own wish list? Or, better yet, did any of these designs inspire you to visit your local museum?

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