MoMA Design Store’s Travel Essentials Gift Guide

Items for exploring by planes, trains, bikes and more

Presented by MoMA Design Store

After a few months of virtual travel with the MoMA Design Store team—from Copenhagen to Malmö and Tokyo—we learned about some of their favorite restaurants, museums and shops, and also explored the countless practical and stylish goods on offer in their own store. From self-watering planters that keep your leafy friends alive while you’re gone, to navigation gadgets, practical accessories and more, we’ve selected the following …

George Sowden Water Bottle

Made by HAY and designed by George Sowden (a founding member of the Memphis Group), this sleek bottle is available in several colorways and two sizes. Its interior is coated with stainless steel—keeping beverages cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours. Ultimately functional, this design doesn’t eschew practicality for style.