DC Ork poster
$22 at orkposters.com
Ork Posters has long been making fantastic neighborhood posters for, oh, pretty much every city in America except the District of Columbia. So imagine our joy when we clicked over to the site the other day and saw that we’re finally represented! You can buy this poster for a true-blue Washingtonian or just a fan of typography and fine design.
Around $25 to $30
Buying gifts for music lovers nowadays can be difficult—chances are they’ve already downloaded that new album, and how many times can you give somebody an iTunes gift card, anyway? For a creative spin on a musical gift, try a hand-designed concert poster. They’re gorgeous and double as both great wall art and a testament to musical fandom. Some of our favorite sites are the Small Stakes, NateDuval.com, and F2-Design.
$15 at dotsgloves.com
It’s a serious, serious problem, one we’ve all dealt with and that may have driven some of you mad. Yes, we’re talking about the impossibility of using iPhones or iPods while wearing gloves. Enter Dots Gloves. They’re warm and cozy like regular gloves but have the genius touch of tiny little rubber buttons attached to the fingers so you can scan your screens.