Here are a few gift ideas that caught my eye this year:
- Fairphone. As sustainably produced as a smartphone can be.
- Boox Palma epaper phone
- 8BitDo Retro Mechanical Keyboard
- MelGeek Pixel keyboard. A customizable keyboard.
- LEGO Ideas Typewriter. A fully functional typewriter you build yourself.
- Ether Anti-Radio V2
- Pomo website blocker tool. To be released.
Food and Cooking
- J. Street Chocolate
- Lucky Dog Sake Juice Box
- Awesome Coffee Club subscription. Coffee for a cause.
- Kenji’s wood wok spatula
- Sistema Microwave Rice Cooker
Fun and Games
- Playdate, Analogue, Retroid Pocket. All handheld play systems.
- Votes for Women. A board game.
- Waypoints. A game you can print at home.
- Puzzmo subscription
- 99 Movie Crosswords. Made by A24.
Read and Write
- Unsolicited Advice 52-Week Planner
- Planners from Present and Correct
- The Halfliner. A simple, clean, and portable baseball scorebook.
- Lists of Lists of Lists Wikipedia. A zine paying homage to my favorite Wikipedia article.
- Monocle subscription
- Do Interesting: Notice. Collect. Share.
- Start Here: Instructions for Becoming a Better Cook
- A Very Chinese Cookbook
- The Pillow Book. The personal notes of a court gentlewoman in tenth-century Japan.
- The Internet Con: How to Seize the Means of Computation
- What an Owl Knows
- The Iliad. A new translation of Homer’s classic.
- Engineering in Plain Sight
- Prairie Up: An Introduction to Natural Garden Design