Made from rare-earth magnets, Speks (available in over two dozen colors and two different quantities) are neodymium balls that can be squished, shaped and stacked in endless ways. This set comes complete with 512 tiny balls, a metal base, guide, splitter card and carrying case. Intended for anybody over 14 years old, this petite toy can be a creative way to de-stress.
Equal parts sweet, odd and funny, Death Wins a Goldfish: Reflections from a Grim Reaper’s Yearlong Sabbatical follows the new experiences (from skydiving to online dating, camping solo, karaoke and painting) that Death tries out during its vacation. With charming illustrations by author Brian Rea, the book serves as an endearing reminder for readers to take time off work and always endeavor to stay adventurous.
Made from super-soft and comfy 100% cotton, this French Terry sweatshirt from Everlane is adorned with their now-familiar “100% Human” logo. Each piece in this range (which includes T-shirts and sweaters) results in donations to Equality Now—an international organization that works to change laws, set legal precedents, spread awareness and mobilize communities.
Emblazoned with the neon sign-inspired Coming Soon logo on the outside, and “monsoon” on the inside, this clear plastic umbrella by the NYC-based brand will keep users dry in style. With a white plastic handle, this 33-inch umbrella is functional and simple—and a way to bring a little of the Lower East Side store with you everywhere.
Reiko Yamamoto’s handmade fruit bowl (measuring six by 15 inches) is a sturdy and versatile piece that doesn’t sacrifice style. Its shape and feel are pleasantly natural—with clean lines and a sleek silhouette. Because each one is individually handmade, they may differ slightly in shape and finish—custom glazing ranges from high-gloss to matte.
Adorned with a ’70s-inspired rainbow graphic on both the front and back, this sand-colored T-shirt from NOAH celebrates the origins of the brand: their shop address on NYC’s Mulberry St. Made from 100% cotton and printed in the USA, the cheerful design is available in several other colorways.
This book and deck of cards by Jerico Mandybur offers a unique, contemporary and thoughtful guide to tarot. With Neo Tarot: A Fresh Approach to Self-Care, Healing and Empowerment, users can put the ancient practice via insights, wisdom and exercises—all of which are crafted to not only heal but also explore. The book and 78-card deck are also gorgeously designed.
With production limited to just 25, this chess set from Poketo is a collectible, design piece—and a functional game, of course. The pieces are geometric, and are made from lucite, as is the board. Though the rules remain the same this edition is a contemporary and stylish update.
Immediately eye-catching, the Run Star Hike is another playful collaboration between Converse and British fashion label JW Anderson. A bold take on the classic Chuck Taylor, these sneakers emphasize certain features from the original. The stacked sole and sawtooth tread are striking additions while hand-drawn typographical marks are subtler.
With 100% of the net proceeds going to Every Mother Counts, the purchase of Clare V’s “Maman Je T’aime” (“Mom, I love you”) cotton tote offers support to women in the developing world through their pregnancy and childbirth. Ever Mother Counts gives grants, helps mobilize communities and raises global awareness so that all women have access to safe, respectful and equitable maternity care.
An X represents so much—a spot containing something valuable, a kiss, a crossing or the intersection of two things. NYC-based architectural firm Reddymade Design won this year’s annual Times Square Valentine’s Day Heart competition with their X-shaped sculptural pavilion, on view through 28 February. For anyone looking to bring it (or its message) home, weR2’s commemorative chocolate puzzle embodies the spirit—and tastes delectable. One part dark chocolate, one part milk chocolate, the pieces can be assembled, appreciated and then devoured.
Available in nine different colorways, this round-edged and stout teacup holds six liquid ounces of your favorite brew. The cup and saucer set is a reproduction of Russel Wright’s American Modern line, which launched in 1939 and featured plenty of curvy silhouettes. While all the colors are covetable, our pick is the turquoise—one of the original Wright hues.
Released for the first time since 1989, the ZX 4000 silhouette gets a contemporary makeover today, with the addition of an adidas Carbon 4D technology sole. The sneakers have been revamped and are better than ever, while still referencing the key design features that made them timeless. With its colorful Primeknit upper, these sneakers slip seamlessly into the roster of designs the brand has launched recently.
Commemorating the year in which the Supreme Court case Roe vs Wade culminated in abortion being deemed a fundamental right under the United States Constitution, prinkshop’s “1973” baseball hat is hand-embroidered by adults with autism. For every hat sold, the brand will donate $5 to the National Institute for Reproductive Health, an organization that works tirelessly to protect women’s right to choose.
Made exclusively for the MoMA Design Store, this retro-inspired Japanese cargo bike is the ultimate option for people resisting two wheel vehicles because of a lack of storage. The bike features a deep basket above the back wheel and a shallow rack (with straps to secure any loose cargo) at the front. The step-through frame makes it easy to hop on and off—no matter your outfit—and there’s a chain-guard to protect riders from grease stains.
Inspired by The Truman Show and Victorian mirror signs, this piece by London design studio Crispin Finn is emblazoned with either greetings or farewells depending on how you look at it. Utilizing the studio’s trademark reds and blues, it has been four-color reverse screen-printed and made in an edition of 50—each of which is framed in cherry wood.