Every year we try our darndest to bring you the latest and greatest gear out there. While we try to make sure every item we feature is worth your time, some are just more exciting and purchasable than others. This is a collection of some of our favorites from the past year. Each makes for a killer holiday gift for just about any person on your list… including you.

  • The Secret Life of Heroes Prints – $20+
  • Nikon DF Digital SLR Camera – $2997
  • The Standard Memorandum Daily Record Book – $11+
  • Ace Camp Survivor Multitool Shovel – $20
  • Shinola Runwell Chrono 47 Watch – $750
  • Automatic Smartphone Car Link – $100
  • Impossible Instant Lab Black Printer – $299
  • Beautiful LEGO – $19
  • Impress Coffee Brewer – $40
  • Nest Protect Smoke + Carbon Monoxide – $129
  • Kaufmann Mercantile EDC Kit 2 – $219
  • Scrabble Typography 2nd Edition – $200
  • Autographer Camera – $399
  • Pencil Digital Stylus for iPad – $50+

Visit The Cool Material Shop or our Gift Guide for more gifts that don’t suck.


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