It’s time for the annual VL Gift Guide and, as always, the focus is on the talented independent designers whose work we admire, including friends from Crafty Supermarket and a few cool peeps we met at Signature Mix in NYC earlier this year.
The 2015 World’s Most Super-Amazing 100% Awesome Cat Calendar by Milwaukee-based Kate Funk is the perfect gift for your favorite cat lover:
In previous gift guides, I’ve highlighted the work of Detroit-based Cyberoptix, and owner Bethany has expanded to a second business — Well Done Goods features a range of neck ties made out of unusual materials, like this one in perforated automotive leather:
Lastly, the Cincinnatian in your life definitely needs a copy of the Cincinnati Anthology, and not just because yours truly was one of the contributors:
Need even more ideas? Head on over to Pinterest, where we’ve gathered gifts for bird lovers, gardeners, dog and cat lovers, travelers, outdoorsy types, foodies, readers and writers, architects, graphic designers, as well as her, him and kids, plus a ton of stocking stuffer ideas.
To thank you for checking out our studio blog, please use discount code THANKYOU2014 for 20% off any purchase of $20 or more in our online shop, now through the end of 2014. Skip the malls and support independent makers!