"Save Fish, Eat Chips" and More Quirky Christmas Gift Ideas from DesignMarketo (Photos)
DesignMarketo is the place where you can find truly unique christmas gifts, for hipsters with a conscious who appreciate fresh designs from small and local productions! I had the pleasure to see the real things at Gallery Otras Cosas here in Barcelona, but if you can't find a pop-up store near you, just go online! Here a selection of the coolest and greenest for this season.
This minimal lamp uses a heavy vegebtable as its base. Be creative: choose the veg that mosts suits your table deco and later eat it. Designer Peter Marigold recommends yams, celeriac and swedes.
"An Apple A Day" calendar and fruit bowl in one
Minimal fruitbowl that let's you eat away the days to keep the doctor away... very clever and stylish (top image)! And totally flat-pack, made from biodegradable materials.
JACK chopping board
The natural beech chopping board comes in 5 different colours inspired from food stains: pomegranate, carrot, black grape, basil and spinach.
"Save Fish, Eat Chips" Tote Bag
The perfect gift for vegans! First designed by Alexandre Bettler for the V&A Village Fete in 2005.
“Grow Your Own” organic t-shirt
100% certified organic and fair trade cotton t-shirt by the Front Yard Company.
In Vino Veritas tablecloth
This is one way to archieve durability for a tablecloth... making sure that it becomes better over time. The beautiful pattern in the white cotton tablecloth is revealed as the wine is spilled.
For more gift ideas, visit DesignMarketo.com.