Your holiday shopping companion has arrived! For the second year in a row, 6sqft has asked a handful of New York City designers, architects and artists to share five things they plan of gifting this season (and maybe one they hope to receive). Ahead find 85 truly unique and unexpected items curated by the city’s most talented creatives. We promise that there is something for every budget and taste—and plenty of ideas to choose from if you happen to find yourself scrambling for a present at the last minute.
Turrell’s installation at the Guggenheim via flickr CC
You may have thought your company’s new espresso machine was fancy, but it’s got nothing on this trippy new sculpture hidden in a Midtown office. Designed by famed light installation artist James Turrell (you may remember his wildly popular “Aten Reign” that filled the Guggenheim’s rotunda with shifting artificial and natural light a couple years ago), “Three Saros” is a 24-foot, two-story volume that “transports spectators into an ethereal, prismatic sea of light”—likely also reducing smoking breaks and water cooler kvetching.