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November 15, 2015
We surveyed all 50 states of the good ol' USA to share these winning products for the holiday season. For hundreds more gift-giving ideas, pick up our Editor's Best 2015 special issue, now on newsstands.
Solid brass spoons and combs by The Things We Keep, from $88

Solid brass spoons and combs by The Things We Keep, from $88

Each available in two different styles/sizes, these durable spoons and combs are hand cast from solid brass at Kay Wang's Brooklyn workshop. The delicate detailing is sure to make them longtime keepsakes.

 

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North/South bracelets by Luur Studio

North/South Bracelets by Luur Studio, $75 each

Made in Indiana, Luur Studio's North/South bracelets are a fun, contemporary take on the friendship bracelet. With a range of shapes, colors, and patterns, each of the two halves are made from Corian and linked together with super-strong magnets, making for endless, eye-pleasing combinations that will tempt you and your posse to collect them all.

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Ribbon bookends by Book/Shop, $16 each

Ribbon Bookends by Book/Shop, $16 each

Gifting a book to the particular bibliophile can be tricky business—better to err on the side of utility. Case in point: these nifty steel bookends designed by Oakland-based bookstore Book/Shop. Fabricated locally in California, they come in three colors: yellow, white, and blue.

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EDC Bike Kit by Kaufmann Mercantile

EDC Bike Kit by Kaufmann Mercantile, $79

Short for "every day carry," the EDC Bike Kit is ideal for the bicyclist on the go. The durable, quick-release brass keyring comes with six pocket-sized tools, including a pair of mini pry bars, hex keys and a glow-in-the-dark brass compass.

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Tassel Branch Mobile by Confetti System

Tassel Branch Mobile by Confetti System, $300

Intricately made by hand at Confetti System's Los Angeles and New York–based studios, this colorful, shimmery mylar-and-tissue creation makes for a fun and festive addition to any gathering or home. Smaller units, which make for great gift-wrapping accents, are also available at their site.

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Eames Walnut Stools by Herman Miller

Eames Walnut Stools by Herman Miller, $899 each

These classic pieces by beloved midcentury designers Charles and Ray Eames can be used interchangeably as a stool, side table, or plant stand. With pleasing geometric details reminiscent of chess-board pieces, the solid walnut designs have been made and manufactured in the USA since 1960.

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Bike Rack by Artifox

Bike rack by Artifox, $250

The sleek, narrow profile of this wall-mounted bike rack, designed by St. Louis–based studio Artifox, makes for both a space-efficient storage solution and a display unit for a proud bicycle owner. Made of solid hardwood and stainless steel, it comes in white maple (shown) or walnut.

 

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Niko Power Dock by Most Modest

Niko Power Dock by Most Modest, $135

Designed by San Francisco–based start-up Most Modest, the Niko Power Dock packs a lot of organizational function into one product. Made of solid ash, it includes three grounded power outlets, a slot for keeping your mobile device, and a powder-coated steel pencil cup, and a slot for keeping your mobile device. The concealed storage pocket lid and mesh cord also come available in four different colors each.

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Mast Brothers chocolate gift set

12 Bar Collection by Mast Brothers, $95

The beautiful packaging is a bonus, but the real treat is inside: Made in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in small batches, this 12-bar collection by the Mast Brothers includes all flavor editions from this year, from sea salt, to smoke, mint, vanilla, and olive oil. Artisanal, tasty, and well-designed, the decadent boxset is a fool-proof crowd pleaser.

 

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Solid brass spoons and combs by The Things We Keep, from $88

Solid brass spoons and combs by The Things We Keep, from $88

Each available in two different styles/sizes, these durable spoons and combs are hand cast from solid brass at Kay Wang's Brooklyn workshop. The delicate detailing is sure to make them longtime keepsakes.

 

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