4. The Gramovox Bluetooth Gramophone, available online and in the de Young
Museum store, mixes a bold, vintage silhouette with contemporary electronics
through Bluetooth streaming. Image courtesy of Gramovox.
5. Bring home a beloved piece of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since its arrival
at the Met in 1917, this Egyptian faience hippopotamus sculture—lovingly nicknamed
“William”—has been the museum’s unofficial mascot statuette. The pint-sized replica
adds a bit of history to any interior.
6. The Eliah Vase, available through the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
(SF MoMA), is a BPA-free, expandable plastic vase. Display beautiful blooms, then
store flat without fear of breaking when not in use.
7. Artist Ray Geary created his Pill Study series while examining how different
pharmaceuticals would react under pressure. Cast in resin, this small sculpture turns
the medicine cabinet into a work of art. Available at the Guggenheim Museum.
8. Harkening back to the joys of childhood, the Big Top Balloon Dog Bookend, found
in red at the Brooklyn Museum shop, will never pop or deflate. Add a dash of
whimsy to your bookshelf with these resin-cast sculptures.