menu

PSFK’s Gift Guide: Art & Decor

PSFK’s Gift Guide: Art & Decor
culture

Whether they're muses or vehicles to your recipient's next big inspiration, you'll be glad you gave these.

Rachel Pincus
  • 20 december 2013

Practically every object we write about here at PSFK could be considered a work of functional art. But what about pieces that meet the more classical definition? The items in our Art & Decor  category are living ideas, put to their fullest, most uncompromising execution. They are also springboards to creativity, whether they provide the ways and means or just the inspiration. They’re perfect for the creative person in your life looking for a new medium, whether it’s GIFs, tablet art, or baking.

makerbot-digitizer-main1

For those looking to give the gift of art from an actual gallery, expect to see any cutting-edge GIFs displayed in Giphoscopes in the coming years. These appealing, slightly steampunk crank-operated machines, which are still custom-made to order, allow you to engage physically with the most seemingly unphysical of artwork. If your recipient is fond of sculpture, paints figurines, or is just an expert at making the physical world around them better, the ultimate gift for them is the Digitizer 3D Scanner. This device allows you to easily capture and modify models of any object you have around your home – no additional skills or experience needed.

Mood_03

For those who appreciate an open-ended gift, the Chapa Large x BOICUT poster can be either displayed as a limited-edition work of art or folded into an inexpensive lampshade, mask or sculpture. Meanwhile, the LEGO architecture studio, with over 1200 bricks and inspirational essays from renowned architects, makes playing with shape and form fun and easy with a beloved childhood medium.

Check out more of our favorite art/decor gifts here, and be sure to explore PSFK’s Gift Guide for more ideas.

culture
Trending

Lancôme's Newest Campaign Stars A Domestic Abuse Survivor

Advertising
Arts & Culture Today

Mischievous Drone Will Drop Paint-Filled Balloons On Targets Of Your Choosing

A German photography team developed the flying device to accurately deliver a payload wherever needed

Retail Today

Snapchat Reveals A Striking Pair Of Video-Recording Sunglasses

Spectacles make memories from your perspective and transfer them to the app

Trending

Get PSFK's Related Report: Future of Automotive

See All
Fashion Today

100 Backpacks Made For The World’s Top Influencers

Heineken and TUMI have collaborated on a unique custom NYC-inspired bag

Financial Services Today

This Peer-To-Peer Insurance Company Is Powered By Bots

Lemonade is a new product designed to lighten the paperwork and provide instant, helpful service when needed

Related Expert

Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud

Women's Health, Education, Advocacy

Design Today

Concept Artists And Scientists Form Partnership To Visualize The Future

The collaboration hopes to liberate ideas and innovations trapped in notebooks

Automotive Today

Uber Could Be Bringing Vertical Takeoff Transport To Your City

The ridesharing app is looking into the development of nimble aircraft for urban environments

Arts & Culture Yesterday

Small Urban Pavilions Create A Nature Refuge In East London

These relaxing micro shelters provide a haven amidst chaotic city environments

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Automotive
Scenarios Driving The Digital Transformation Of An Industry
NEW

PSFK Op-Ed Yesterday

Modern Workplace Culture: No More Fat Cats Or Kissing Ass

Samar Birwadker, CEO & Co-Founder of Good & Co, on designing shared organizational values to optimize employee happiness and success

PSFK Labs Today

New Mentorship Ecosystems Benefit All Levels Of An Organization

PSFK’s Future of Work report explores how technology is being leveraged to support cross-team communication

Travel Yesterday

Travel Laundry Pouch Washes Your Clothes Wherever You Are

The Scrubba Wash Bag helps anyone wash their clothes easily and quickly with just a little water and soap

Social Media Yesterday

Swipe Up To Register To Vote On Snapchat

The social platform has partnered with TurboVote to help young people easily enroll in less than one minute

Children Yesterday

Battle Card Game Promotes Childhood Vaccinations

An Australian doctor has developed a playful way to inform parents about immunization and entertain kids

Fitness / Sport Yesterday

Oakley And Intel’s Sunglasses Give You A Built-In Personal Trainer Wherever You Go

The sunglasses/earbuds hybrid tracks your performance and lets you know how well your workouts are going

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Work
Cultivating The Next Generation Of Leaders
NEW

Design & Architecture Yesterday

Watch The World’s Tallest Building Become An LED Display

Burj Khalifa gives a backstage look at how the transformation came to be

Travel Yesterday

Boeing Wants To Make Your Flight Better With Cloud And Star Projections

The manufacturer is trying to patent a projection system that would allow them to project images onto a plane's interior surfaces

Latin America Yesterday

Colombians Teach Dance To Fund Students’ Education

Chocó to Dance is a platform that shows you how to replicate popular Latin dances to help create scholarships for local students

No search results found.