25 Father’s Day Gifts For the Modern Dad in Your Life

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By Paige Alexus
With just under two weeks away until Father’s Day, it’s the perfect time to get down to business and figure out what to get for the man in the spotlight.

First things first—take a moment to think of what type of dad he is. Does he spend most of his time venturing outdoors, or does he have a serious knack for the grill? Once you figure that out, it’s time to get down to the nitty-gritty. Here, we’ve gathered 25 ideas for the dad in your life, and broke them down by interest. If you don’t see the right gift for him, don’t worry—we have plenty of products on Dwell that are sure to fit his personality.

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For the Grilling Master

Food52 Grilling Grids (Set of 2)
Food52 Grilling Grids (Set of 2)
Pop these handy grids on the grill for an instant cooking surface perfect for cooking smaller cuts of meat and delicate fish. The perforated bottom lets all that smoky goodness reach your ingredients while cooking, while keeping vegetables like scallions or asparagus from falling through the grill grates (tragedy!).  Made in: China  Made of: Stainless steel or porcelain  Size: Small grid: 13" L x 7.5" W x 0.91" H; Large grid: 16.46" L x 10.04" W x 1" H Sourced from: Companion Group Photography by Rocky Luten.
PK Grill & Smoker 
with Rib Rack
PK Grill & Smoker with Rib Rack
Rust-proof, durable and ready to sling some dogs and burgers at your next cookout. The PK Grill has something of a cult following in the South, for a couple good reasons. For one, Southerners take grilling pretty darn seriously, and for two these cast aluminum grills are near indestructible — many of the thousands from the original run in the 60s and 70s are still around today. PK was brought back to life in the late 90s, and for once a brand rebirth got it right: same great grill with killer construction and portability.  Each grill is cast from a rust-proof aluminum body in the USA and features four air vents that provide a wide range of airflow and temperature options. The grill capsule is guaranteed for 10 years against burnout, rust or breakage.  Explore the collection here. 
Capps Leather Work Apron
Capps Leather Work Apron
This vintage-inspired leather apron pays tribute to traditional artisans and craftsmen and features a variety of thoughtful details that make it fully functional for life today, such as an adjustable leather neck strap, leather straps that tie around the body and two front pockets. It's a great everyday companion in the shop or a perfect gift for the weekend warrior and will only get better over time. With wear, work and with age, this leather apron will darken naturally and develop a rich, polished patina.

For the Adventure Seeker

Heimplanet Mavericks Tent
Heimplanet Mavericks Tent
Unpack, inflate, then feel at home with the inflatable Mavericks tent by Heimplanet. It's a real fortress, made to withstand wind forces up to 180 kilometers per hour, yet easy enough for one person to assemble in under ten minutes. It's thoughtful design includes space for ten people plus equipment, double layer air structs, multi-chamber safety system and high tenacity polyester construction.
Lems Boulder Boot
Lems Boulder Boot
Lems builds all their footwear with a wide toe box for stability and shock absorption, flexible outsoles for a natural range of motion and a zero-drop footbed to keep your spine in proper alignment. The flexible sole also means you can roll ‘em up and stuff them in your carry-on — something you can’t say for most other boots. Put it all together and you get the ultimate travel boot: comfortable, but lightweight and durable too. Whether your first getaway of the new year finds you deep in the backcountry or exploring the back streets of a new city, you can count on Lems to take you there.
Insulated Bottles from Yeti Coolers
Insulated Bottles from Yeti Coolers
These double-walled, insulated bottless have been proudly over-engineered by Yeti to keep your drink’s temperature no matter what the conditions outside of its stainless steel body. Hot coffee, cold beer, iced tea, doesn’t matter — the Rambler can handle it all, for longer. Each bottle is precision cut from leak-proof kitchen-grade 18/8 stainless steel, and features an insulated lid with three-finger grip. 
K-Way Claude Rain Jacket
K-Way Claude Rain Jacket
Waterproof and packable, the K-Way is an essential when you need to be ready for anything.   The Claude 3.0 checks all of our boxes for a portable rain shell: waterproof, lightweight, high-quality construction and extremely compact. 

For the Sports Fanatic

Pillbox Baseball Bats
Pillbox Baseball Bats
A fitting totem for America's game. Each Pillbox baseball bat is crafted in the USA and hand-painted in Winona, Minnesota. Game ready and cut from solid maple, hang it on the wall or lather up the pine tar and use it in a pickup game with the neighbors.
You & Me ZUZUNAGA Special Edition Ping Pong Table
You & Me ZUZUNAGA Special Edition Ping Pong Table
Whether you use it as your everyday dining table, a conference table, or a ping pong table, RS Barcelona's You & Me Ping Pong Table adds a touch of pop modernism to your pad.Built with high-quality materials, including steel and Iroko wood legs. The table ships complete with a net, bats and balls, which can be hidden away in the side drawer.Special edition in collaboration with Cristian Zuzunaga. Made in Spain. 

For the Car Lover

Autodromo Stradale Watch
Autodromo Stradale Watch
The Autodromo Stradale draws inspiration from dashboard instruments from Italian sports berlinettas of the late 1950s and early 1960s, featuring a fascinating multi-layered dial.  Beneath the domed sapphire crystal, the hour indexes are applied to a transparent glass ring, which floats over the colored dial below for a 3-dimensional effect. The custom designed leather strap makes reference to the luxurious interiors of the time. This timepiece is powered by a 24 jewel Japan-Made automatic movement, beautifully finished and displayed behind a sapphire exhibition caseback. As with all of Autodromo watches, the Stradale arrives in beautifully conceived packaging evoking the idea of a road trip in Northern Italy circa 1960, complete with vintage-inspired map hand stamped with your purchase date.
Porsche 911 Carrera RS Poster Collection
Porsche 911 Carrera RS Poster Collection
For those who have a fondness for classic cars, the Porsche 911 Carrera RS is always a winner. The experts at Petrolicious have a special connection to the model because of its timeless styling, punchy engine, and the bold colors that it’s available in. Because of its iconic nature, they teamed up with Unique & Limited to create a poster collection that includes seven prints in seven classic colorways. Each poster, which measures 50 centimeters by 70 centimeters, is part of a limited edition stock of 911 prints and is made with offset print technology. Give one to the car lover in your life, or buy all seven for a unified look. Photo: Courtesy of Petrolicious

For the Dad With an Appreciation For Nostalgia

The Vintage Nixie Tube Clock
The Vintage Nixie Tube Clock
With brand new Nixie tubes that were rescued from exile in long abandoned basements in Eastern Europe, The Vintage Nixie Tube Clock imparts a warm glow from within its beautiful, handmade, Art Deco wooden enclosure. Each clock casing takes over 30 hours to create and a lifetime to admire. The Vintage Nixie Clock is handcrafted using new old stock tubes that are at least 30 years old, have never been used before, and come from the former Soviet Union. Old school technology combined with an art deco style in a fine wooden enclosure. Bring to your home a piece of history with The Vintage Nixie Clock and its Cold War era components.
The Bluetooth Sound Machine · Edison
The Bluetooth Sound Machine · Edison
From one lover of music to another, we present The Bluetooth Sound Machine, Nuvitron’s tribute to the history of audio development. Meet Edison, the unique, handcrafted speaker that faithfully chronicles the evolution of sound reproduction.   Equipped with an old-school sound waveguide, a bold, 19th century steel horn tube and present-day bluetooth technology, all in a handcrafted wooden case. The audacious design of the Bluetooth Sound Machine is only equaled by its strength and functionality. The sound waveguide is measured to intensify the sound and maintain its tonal quality. The dazzling, handcrafted steel horn is paired with a neodymium speaker to naturally amplify higher frequencies.   But while Edison is a sophisticated piece of technology, its use is made easy through bluetooth connectivity and an auxiliary input. Just turn up the volume and feel the warm and beautiful tone of Nuvitron’s Bluetooth Sound Machine.   To fully appreciate this marvelous achievement, you’ll have to see and hear it yourself.
George Orwell Book Set
George Orwell Book Set
In a striking set that includes Nineteen Eighty-Four, Animal Farm, short stories, and essays, George Orwell’s voice comes across as modern and clairvoyant. We have taken heirloom quality Everyman’s Library books and designed custom jackets that allude to Big Brother as well as vintage TV test patterns from Orwell’s era. Includes: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Animal Farm, Burmese Days, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, Coming up for Air, and Essays.
Military Wool Blanket from Faribault
Military Wool Blanket from Faribault
The Foot Soldier Wool Throw.   The Faribault Mill began making blankets for the military as early as 1897. The Foot Soldier Wool Blanket is made to the same military specification the brand has been using since at least 1917. Originally designed to accommodate the widely varying temperatures of Cadet sleeping quarters, the construction of this blanket results in a warm, heavy, yet breathable product. Made from 100% wool in the USA. 

For the Dad Who Loves a Good Cup of Joe

Oxx Coffee Maker
Oxx Coffee Maker
Crush-proof, dust-proof, spill-proof, rust-proof, water-resistant, impact resistant — the Oxx CoffeeBoxx is part power-tool, part barista. It'll brew a piping hot K-Cup or Earl Grey, even after blasting it with sand, dirt, water, or falling off a flatbed onto concrete. Built to keep up with the most ambitious of travelers in the field, the CoffeeBoxx features an 84.5 oz. water basin, bright LED rings to tell you the size of your cup, refill or filter-changes, and most importantly — your favorite roast brewed to perfection.

For the Stylish Dad

Norton Point Current Sunglasses
Norton Point Current Sunglasses
Premium shades made from recycled ocean plastic. More than 8 million metric tons of plastic ends up in the ocean every year, inundating our beaches and leaving about $80 billion worth of plastic afloat, never to be used again. Norton Point saw this an opportunity to transform trash into premium sunglasses, while providing the world’s most at-risk populations well-paying jobs. Each pair features UVA- and UVB-blocking polarized lenses, stainless-steel 3-barrel hinges, and handmade cellulose acetate frames. Each purchase also Norton Point cleans one pound of plastic from the ocean, and they donate 5% of their net profits toward global cleanup, education, and remediation. 
Minimalist Aluminum Wallets
Minimalist Aluminum Wallets
The father and son duo behind Ridge Wallet have taken a money clip and cardholder and packed them into a single rock-solid footprint, exactly the height and width of a credit card. With an exterior of aluminum, lightweight titanium, or carbon fiber, Ridge Wallet secures your cards and cash with a tough elastic strap that expands and contracts to fit what’s inside. Plus, thanks to built-in RFID-blocking metal, you can shop without a worry in the world. Sleek, practical, and built like an anvil, they're a permanent solution to the headache (backache, really) of excessively-stuffed wallets.
Shaving Kit with Concrete Container
Shaving Kit with Concrete Container
The finest in Swedish craftsmanship, this beautiful shaving kit features a shaving brush in beech wood and badger hair, a concrete shaving cup with grooved lid for nesting the brush, and a cedarwood shaving soap made using essential oils. Badger hair absorbs water naturally, making it optimal for shaving brushes. The badger bristles are surrounded by a steel ring which insulates the handle from water & gives the brush a long lifespan.   To use, simply moisten the brush, work up a lather in the soap, and apply to your skin.
Fulton & Roark Tybee Solid Cologne
Fulton & Roark Tybee Solid Cologne
Making men’s grooming essentials with the highest quality ingredients is only one half of the mission for Fulton & Roark. Even with an eye toward making men’s grooming products from the highest quality ingredients possible, Fulton & Roark didn’t lose sight of the fact that their line of solid colognes and shave gear needs to make a man’s grooming process less complicated and more enjoyable. Tybee, a clean, light musk suitable for everyday wear, is one of our old favorite’s from F&R.The best grooming experience is an uncomplicated, mess-free one that easily fits into the daily grind. Enter, Fulton & Roark, who encases all of their enticing solid colognes in convenient, TSA-compliant containers to keep you fresh anywhere you roam. Better still, each fragrance features ingredients harvested from all over the world for refined, complex scents like rosewood and cedar, sandalwood and warm amber, green citrus, wild rockrose, and saltwater. 
Mohinders Men's City Slipper - Solid
Mohinders Men's City Slipper - Solid
City slip-ons handmade in India from all-natural materials. The City Slippers from Mohinders are handmade by their partner cooperative in rural India, a standalone nonprofit that comprises 170 families of artisan entrepreneurs. Meticulously hand-made and equipped with a durable yet flexible natural crepe rubber sole, this sweet-sweet slide is ready for everyday outdoor wear.

For the Beer Aficionado

GrowlerWerks' Keg-Growler
GrowlerWerks' Keg-Growler
You can perfectly pour frothy pints right from inside your fridge. It’s as easy as swinging by your favorite watering hole, filling up your uKeg with frosty goodness, and strutting on home to enjoy. GrowlerWerks' lineup of portable, half-gallon mini-kegs are designed to keep your brew fresh for weeks. To keep your precious cargo chilled for hours on end, the uKeg is double-wall vacuum insulated, and its CO2 regulator cap maintains carbonation. 
Food & Beer
Food & Beer
A 75-recipe book from an internationally acclaimed chef/brewer duo dedicated to elevating and pairing beer with high-end dining. The debut book by Danish gypsy brewer Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø of the bar Tørst, and Canadian chef Daniel Burns of the Michelin-starred restaurant Luksus—both in a shared space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn where they elevate beer to the level of wine in fine dining. With a dialogue running throughout the book, Food & Beer examines the vision and philosophy of this duo at the forefront of a new gastronomic movement. With a stunning, bold aesthetic, the design will highlight the dual visions of the authors and the spaces—Tørst, which is more rustic and relaxed, and Luksus, which is more sleek and refined.

For the Dad Who Can Fix Anything

Dango Multi-Tool Wallets
Dango Multi-Tool Wallets
A heavy-duty wallet with clean lines, smart design and a built-in multi-tool. The everyday mission at Dango Products is to design everyday products to solve everyday problems. The Tactical Wallet combines your multi-tool and wallet into one sleek package that lets you cut down on your carry even further when you’re out the field, and with a built-in deployment system for the tool you’ll always be ready, no matter what kind of curveball life sends down the chute. Features 14 tools. Made in the USA. 

For the Cocktail Connoisseur

Fire Extinguisher Cocktail Shaker
Fire Extinguisher Cocktail Shaker
Handmade in Brass, nickel-plated outside, silver-plated inside our shakers are made from originals acquired at London's finest art auctions; all twenties and thirties style novelty shakers. Originals were rare in the 30's; they cost substantial money then.  

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