Art and products by artists make great gifts for yourself, loved ones, friends and colleagues. In need of the perfect gift? Check out our constantly updated list from these great sites and shops.Find everyday products by renowned and crowd-sourced artists from all around the globe, including our very own Barbara Kruger x Freeway Eyewear x ForYourArt Sunglasses. Proceeds go to artists, curators, and institutions that promote art and perpetuate creative lifestyles. Additionally, a percentage goes to a revolving list of international cultural charities. ArtStar Founded in New York in 2011 by art advisor and entrepreneur Chrissy Crawford, ArtStar is an online art gallery that offers the chance to collect a curated selection of photography, painting, and drawing from an international roster of artists. FDC Inc. New York City Fashion Development Culture’s online shop features art, photography, and books for sale. NYCFDC helps develop and promote art projects through site-specific exhibitions and the website showcases their e-commerce approach to 21st-century art. The Glass House Design Store At the Glass House Design Store, find books, furniture, artist editions, and objects which represent the sensitivities and concepts that define the iconic 1949 Glass House and the uniqueness of glass art that have developed since Philip Johnson’s influential 1934 MoMA exhibition, “Machine Art.” At the Santa Monica Museum of Art store, find a variety of products and objects from toys for kids, gifts, and housewares to SMMoA exhibition catalogs and wearable art. New York’s Museum of Modern Art is famous for its collection of modern and contemporary art. As part of its history as a leading promotor of “Good Design,” the MoMA Design Store extends the museum’s values beyond gallery walls, providing an edited selection of products which reflect modern style. Products at the MoMA Design Store are approved by the museum’s curators and some are closely tied to the collections. The store is especially great for furniture, housewares, and posters. Opened in 2004, creator Wendy Yao’s Ooga Booga is a small boutique in Chinatown (with a recent secondary location in downtown) with rare, original, and creative art, books, zines, music, and clothes. Find this and more on their online shop.
Sedition brings you a digital art experience by providing a forum through which to collect and enjoy limited edition artworks, exclusively created in digital media by international contemporary artists. Sedition stores your collection so you can access it anytime, anywhere, on the screen of any device.South Willard is Ryan Conder’s Mid-City design and men’s wear boutique, which has also served as a space for functional work by a number of LA-based sculptors and ceramicists. The store features a number of objects that are for sale, alongside clothing. At South Willard, formal artistry is integrated physically and theoretically with the more casual everyday practices of shopping and dressing. TENOVERSIX TENOVERSIX promotes the practice of living with beautiful things, whether it be fashion, art, music, or books. At their Melrose Ave. store, TENOVERSIX has dedicated a wall to a rotating curation of art, as well as floor space for more dimensional sculpture. The Shop, at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Directly attached to the Smithsonian Design Museum, The Shop continues the museum’s work in showcasing different aspects of design in daily life both contemporary and historic. The Shop offers a selection of works by established and emerging designers, books on architecture and design, access to items created in relation to the Museum’s exhibitions and collections, and a diverse array of products for purchase whether for yourself, your home and office, or your family and friends. Proceeds from The Shop support Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.