Penguin Dreams, the new book by J.otto Seibold and Vivian Walsh, the team who wrote and illustrated Olive, the Other Reindeer. Chronicle Books, $13.95 ($11.86).
Structure Picnic 5 pocketknife with stainless-steel handle and flexible grips. May be separated into a fork and knife. International award-winning design by RICHARTZ, Germany. $85 ($72.25).
Sterling silver and freshwater pearl "pussy willow" jewelry by Michael Michaud for Silver Seasons of New York. Necklace, $205 ($174.25); matching earrings, $70 ($59.50).
Created in 1832 by the inventor of kindergarten, Friedrich Froebel, and used as children by Frank Lloyd Wright, Piet Mondrian, and Wassily Kandinsky, Froebel Gifts allow children to discover the properties of design and geometry through play. The maple wood geometric forms in the classic set of Froebel Gifts 2-6 are packaged in cherry wood slide-top boxes. Instruction booklet included. Set of Froebel Gifts 2-6, $225 ($191.25).
Century: One Hundred Years of Human Progress, Regression, Suffering, and Hope 1899-1999 With 1,100 color and duotone images on its 1,120 pages, this book is the definitive photographic record of our century. Conceived and edited by Bruce Bernard for Phaidon Press. Hardcover, $49.95 ($42.46).
Wine-O wine rack by Harry Allen for Wireworks of London. Holds 12 bottles. $125 ($106.25).
Oxidized sterling silver jewelry by Mary Beth Rozkewicz of Brooklyn. Bracelet, $350 ($297.50); matching earrings, $150 ($127.50).
Set of four linen napkins, each with a different fortune, including: "Eat healthy--an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." A Walker Shops exclusive by Nicolette Brunklaus of Brunklaus, Amsterdam. $44 ($37.40).
Merce Cunningham. This collection of writings by contemporary artists celebrates the influence of experimental choreographer Merce Cunningham. Edited by Germano Celant, the 18 contributors include John Cage, Sally Banes, and Jasper Johns. Published by Charta books, 320 pages. Hardcover, $45 ($38.25).
Glass decanter designed to hold its own drinking glass. By German designer Konstantin Grcic for Iittala Finland. $39 ($33.15).
Grey rubber-coated AM-FM radio by Marc Berthier for Lexon of France. Winner of the 1999 Frankfurt Design Plus Award. $58 ($49.30).