Cool Hunting 2011 Gift Guide

From sausage keychains to Twig terrariums, our picks for this year's perfect presents

The holiday season is here, and after another year of sifting through the latest innovations in design, technology, art, style and culture, we have picked our favorites for the annual Cool Hunting Gift Guide. From Bjørg Nordli-Mathisen’s sleek anatomically-correct heart locket to the high quality chef’s knives that master bladesmith Bob Kramer designed for Zwilling, the assortment is sure to inspire personalized gift-giving and please …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

The Destroy All Monsters retrospective, Aether's airstream, a zero-waste jacket and more in our look at the web this week

1. Geoff McFetridge + Heath Ceramics Graphic designer Geoff McFetridge gives his sprightly illustrations new form, hand-painting plates and tableware for the LA outpost of the beloved Californian pottery studio Heath Ceramics. The collection, dubbed “My Head Disappears When My Hands Are Thinking” was done on the fly—a testament to his talent. He tells Creative Review, “Very few of the pieces were based on a …

The Mountain Series

The Destroy All Monsters retrospective, Aether's airstream, a zero-waste jacket and more in our look at the web this week

Looking at the relationship between natural and urban landscapes, while living in Iceland Danish artist Theresa Himmer turned Reykjavik buildings into inquisitive works with dazzling effect. Massive sequin glaciers and waterfalls partially serve as a metaphor for the increasing commercialization of Iceland’s beautiful terrain.