Umbrella Girl Productions stationery, $8
Buy it: On Paper
Local artist Emily-Kitturah Westenhouser uses found paper and other materials to create unique stationery. Bundles of her pretty cards make great gifts for those who still appreciate the art of writing letters, and each pack comes with a note explaining where the paper came from.
|737 N. High St., Short North||614-424-6617||onpaper.com|
Pen pouch & retro pens by Kikkerland, $12 and $5
Buy them: Tigertree
It’s so easy to lose writing utensils. With this classy pen case from Thomas Paul, your friend or significant other can easily grab a cool, retro pen when an inspired thought hits.
|787 N High St., Short North||614-299-2660||shoptigertree.com|
Scrabble mug, $10
Buy it: Bink Davies
Pick out the first letter of the gift recipient’s name, or go for the letter that’s worth the most points. Either way, the microwave- and dishwasher-safe mug’s new owner will be excited to drink out of something inspired by a favorite word game.
|668 N. High St., Short North||614-725-4588||binkdavies.com|
Reware Vintage record notebook, $20
Buy it: Wholly Craft
Writers will enjoy recording their thoughts in one-of-a-kind journals made out of vintage record sleeves by Detroit-based crafter Bethany Nixon. The last page is an actual record, cut and placed inside for durability.
|3169 N. High St., Short North||614-447-3445||whollycraft.com|
“Moby-Dick In Pictures: One Drawing For Every Page,” $40
Buy it: Wexner Center Store
See how Dublin-based artist and former English teacher Matt Kish interpreted the text of each page of Herman Melville’s novel. The book’s 522 pages feature images layered on top of words, creating a visual masterpiece out of a literary one.
|1871 N. High St., Campus||614-292-1807||wexarts.org/bks|