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Archive for the ‘2008 Father’s Day Gift Guide’ Category

“There is no function that cannot be given its optimal form”

That is the driving force behind Swiss designer Hannes Wettstein. Wettstein and his team of designers and architects have cultivated and produced award winning interiors, furniture, lighting, electronics and luxury good products.

Wettstein’s design for the influential and technologically innovative German pen manufacturer – LAMY, is a prime example of functional contemporary art.

The LAMY Studio shows with great elegance how close design and art can become.

The LAMY Studio Fountain Pen would make a superb gift for Father’s Day or the recent College Graduate. Find it here. Enjoy HH

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A precise writing instrument that houses over 2 feet of paper in the cap. The cap can be easily removed from the barrel to enable you to write directly on the paper without having to tear it off.

We were fortunate to spend some time with the pen’s designer, Jac Zagoory, at the Stationery Show – we truly appreciate the passion he has for his craft and for life in general! Thanks Jac~

Find the Scroll Pen here

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Dad, Daddy, Pop, Father, Old Man – however you address yours – just make sure you actually call him on Father’s Day! Here are some unique Father’s Day gift suggestions :

Father’s Day Gifts Under $15

Dots and Stripes Mousepad – very cool paper pad that is lined on one side for notes and blank on the other for doodles or sketches – only $10

Block Multi-Function Clock – rotate to digitally show time, temperature, date or alarm. Very cool at $15

Father’s Day Gifts $25-$35

This eco-friendly 3-D Cardboard Rhino Puzzle will give Dad that big game vibe for his office. Quite an original gift ($25)

Open up – Bottle Opener: functional art for the bar by Carrol Boyes ($32)

Major gift – minor price. Genuine leather mini baseball glove is the perfect desk accessory for the baseball obsessed Dad. Easily holds business cards, keys, cellphone or other desk gadgets. ($35)

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This very hip wallet from Stewart/Stand is the ultimate accessory for the man who never settles for the ordinary. A perfect gift for Father’s Day or for the new Graduate. Available for a “steel” here. HH

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Give your Dad the car of his dreams – if only for his desk! The sleek and stylish Maserati Desk Racer is a handsome, hand-cast aluminum, limited edition model. Perfect for displaying business cards or other desk gadgets. The Maserati arrives in checkered flag gift box – perfect for Father’s Day. HH

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A Write On and More Exclusive. Stunning Snakeskin covered Frame and Notepad Set designed and hand-finished by Helene Batoff Interiors. The Midnight & Cream colors are a very chic combination and will work equally well on the desk of a man or woman. The frame will hold a 4×6 photo and the notepad is refillable. A wonderful gift for Father’s Day or for the new Graduate. Find it here.

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