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May 7, 2014
This spring, make sure all of the graduates in your life graduate to great design. The Dwell Store has compiled an assortment of gifts including refined glassware, distinctive home accents, and office-ready personal accessories. Be sure to check out the complete collection at the Dwell Store.

Show your graduate that the world is at his or her fingertips with the Full Circle Vision Globe. Designed by Danish designers Claus Jensen and Henrik Holbaek, the incredibly detailed globe is an elegant accent for a desk of shelf.

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Giving a watch is like giving the gift of time—it’s symbolic of what has been accomplished in the past, while it looks ahead to the future. The 203 Series Watch from Uniform Wares is a finely crafted watch that can be worn in professional settings or casual weekends, making it an excellent choice for a new graduate.

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Graduation is a milestone for students—and the right time to upgrade to adult accessories. Ditch cheap drugstore pen packs and give a finely crafted pen like Lexon’s Archi Long Pen. This metal instrument is packaged in a sleek black box, making it ready-to-gift.

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Designed by George Nelson for Vitra, the Polygon Clock is a midcentury classic that will make a stunning focal point in a living room or home office. Crafted in fine walnut, the clock is a standout gift for a design enthusiast.   

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Once school is out, it’s time to retire the old spiral-bound notebook. Whether the recipient uses it at the office or on the road, the Eames Notebook is an eye-catching desk accessory that features an elastic band closure, bookmark, and interior pocket.

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Designed for versatility, the Unit Portables Shoulder Bag is a smart commuter bag. It features an interior sleeve for a 13” laptop, two storage packs, an adjustable strap, and a handle. This bag is a sophisticated update of a backpack, while still providing plenty of storage for your graduate on the go.

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A grown up version of the classic piggy bank, this bank from Areaware will give your graduate a conversation-starting, sculptural accent that provides a touch of whimsy—and encourages saving spare change.

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Encourage your graduate to travel with this cotton canvas duffel bag from BAGGU. The bag maintains the simple silhouette of the classic duffel bag, but is crafted in heavy-duty canvas for added durability. This bag is perfectly sized for weekend trips.

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Including two tumblers and six stones, the Whisky Lover Set is a tasteful bar set that will impress your new graduate’s friends and discourage using red plastic cups and cheap bags of ice.

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The Geneva Model S Wireless Sound System is a simply yet sophisticatedly designed system that produces exceptional high-end stereo sound. Its small footprint makes the Geneva an excellent sound system for small spaces, including a new graduate’s first apartment.

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Show your graduate that the world is at his or her fingertips with the Full Circle Vision Globe. Designed by Danish designers Claus Jensen and Henrik Holbaek, the incredibly detailed globe is an elegant accent for a desk of shelf.

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