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Holiday Gift Guide: MCM nerd

3 Dec

giftguide

Us mimomito writers have different tastes, so we’ll again be doing separate gift guides! I’ll be gearing this particular guide more toward the modern/tech/mid century design/nerd types on your list..  (basically this is a list of things I want – and maybe you, too!)

01. “Ray Gun” by Eugene Metcalf

02. Estes Model Rockets at RC Country Hobbies

03. Bodum Electric Cordless Tea Kettle

04. Jambox Wireless Speaker by Jawbone

05. Sacramento’s-own Brian Schmitt Design | Pendant Lighting

06.  Rocket Tea Infuser by Kikkerland

07. Kingston DataTraveler Gold-plated Flash Keychain

08. Molecular Model Set

09. Charley Harper Iphone5 Case

10. Polaroid Instant Digital Camera with Zero-Ink Printing

Charles Harper: I am an important guy

7 Sep


Charles harper is an American (what what) artist who is best known for his book illustrations, and wild life prints. Dude pretty much makes living thee life of a duck look pretty classy. Charles was still making beautiful things at 83! I cant imagine I would even be wanting to get out of bed at 83. Thankfully Charles Harper is a classier gentleman than I:


And now I have found something new to prowl for.
There’s one on Ebay (look here) now starting bid-180.00. I am pretty doubtful of it being an original print. You know the deal. But I would love to ooze my eyes over these great illustrations so they will be peeled.

There is also a ton of signed posters up that are starting to make me conscious of my spending. I now have a Charley the great fund going on in a rather large salt shaker I picked up at an estate sale. I figure it will take me about 5 years to save up and purchase. But if you’ve gots the cream get that sugar:
Owl


Wingding

But if you would like something where you might not have to chop of your arm and eat that for a week:

ABC
It’s gorgeous and priced at a measly ten bucks.

Heres my last bit for those of you bored with words:

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