Black+Blum Eau Good Water Bottle

Binchotan active charcoal has been used in Japan as a water purifier since the 17th century. It reduces chlorine, mineralises the water and balances the pH. The binchotan active charcoal can be used for up to 6 months and amazingly recycles for many secondary uses.

WOW Bluetooth Wireless Speaker

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Take it to the park, the beach, on holiday, to work. You need WOW ($75) wherever you need your music. Compact, durable, wireless, easy to connect and recharge, WOW makes all your music portable. Big on sound, WOW wirelessly streams music from any Bluetooth device.

Light Daypack Navy

The best daypack ($89) for an everyday bag. Small & light enough to appeal to the minimalist in all of us, but still functional enough for all the essentials of daily use. Internal zipper pocket for smaller items and holds up to a 15″ laptop in its internal sleeve.

Smartbean Bluetooth Wireless Receiver

The audio controls on the Smartbean Bluetooth Wireless Receiver ($40) would let you adjust the volume level, pause, and skip tracks, with the ability to switch seamlessly between audio and phone functions to boot. It will also be able to work with a speaker if you so desire, despite being designed for headphones primarily. Sporting a wireless range of 30 feet, the Smartbean Bluetooth Wireless Receiver has a rechargeable battery that delivers approximately 6 hours of talk time on a full charge.

Illustration: Meeting the Brief

This book ($30) is aimed at students and illustrators who are looking to create artworks to fulfill a specific brief, as part of their course, job or career. It leads the reader through the whole thinking process, not just of creation but from the basic essentials which are often overlooked.