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Art & Culture

Pocket Ref

A lack of information has never ended well for humanity. In the 19th century, doctors thought milk was a good substitute for blood transfusions. In the 20th, teens thought JNCO jeans would be cool forever.

The Pocket Ref lays out information on everything from first aid to mapping, conversion tables to construction. Your bud seeks knowledge 🧠, reward their good sense with this.

The Incal by Alejandro Jodorowsky

To say Alejandro Jodorowsky is an avant-garde storyteller is like calling macaws long-birds; it's kinda missing the point. His works of film and literature could be ranked among the most bizarre, fantastical, and influential pieces of the last 50 years. Shatter your bud's definition of time and space; expose them to ✨The Incal ✨!

Through a Different Lens: Stanley Kubrick Photographs

Among the most complex and capable directors of all time, Stanley Kubrick was also a prolific photographer. This immaculate collection of his images, many previously unseen, coincides with a major exhibition at the Museum of the City of New York and The Design Museum in London. For the budding filmmaker or shutterbug, it doesn't much get better than the work of this master.

Custom Sound Wave Poster

Everyone has a favorite song, and if they tell you they don't, they're lying. If your pal falls into that secretive category, ask yourself: what makes the most sense for their sound wave pinup? Are they a saccharine lover of The Cult's "Rain", or do they prefer the bombastic bravado of The Stooges' "Search and Destroy." Us? We're Vengaboys "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom" till the end. πŸ€œπŸ€›

James Turrell: A Retrospective

Steep your friend in the quasi-spiritual, otherworldly light 🌈 phenomena of master light and space artist James Turrell. Inspire them to find their peace with the universe and run with you to the closest contemporary art museum.

Very Slow Movie Player

Designer Bryan Boyer wondered if a film could be consumed at the speed of a book. The result of that existential investigation is the Very Slow Movie Player. Using an eInk display, the VSMP plays out one second of a film over an hour or an entire film over a 7,000-hour tableau.

Custom Song Lyric Print

If we had to choose one song lyric to throw up on the wall it would probably be, "Chicken for lunch, chicken for my dinner, Chicken, chicken, chicken, I'm a finger-licking winner," or, "Cheeseburger in paradise, Heaven on earth with an onion slice, Not too particular, not too precise, I'm just a cheeseburger in paradise," or, "Tequilla." Let your bud decide! 🎢

Pangea Wood Map

These spectacular handmade maps combine our loves of woodworking, discerning art 🎨, and reminding our bud that we totally respect their choice to move to Puget Sound to pursue craft beer brewing for penny-farthing enthusiasts. Just look at that river basin. Gorgeous.

Mini Museum 4th Edition

Give the history buff in your life a whole museum they can hold in their hands! πŸ›This particular acrylic temple to time and space contains 29 rare specimens that span 4.568 Billion years. Feast your eyes on such wonders as real pieces of The White House, the first Space Shuttle πŸš€, and Stonehenge!