Looking for some holiday gift inspiration? We’ve got you covered with this roundup of Hyperallergic Store bestsellers, which includes the accessories, home goods, games, and more that have been flying off the shelf this season.

We hope our 2022 customer favorites give you some good ideas but if you’re still undecided by the end of the list, no worries — we also sell gift cards.


Composition II Socks

You aesthetes — aka Hyperallergic Store shoppers — must be celebrating in color this year because these socks, which are based on Piet Mondrian’s “Composition II in Red, Blue, and Yellow” (1922), are some of our top sellers. 

Step into wearable adaptations of famous paintings!

“Dolly Parton and Tina Turner” Tea Towel x Kaylene Whiskey

As a way of honoring heroic women and sisterhood, Kaylene Whiskey populates her work with playful portrayals of women who have been important in her life, including the iconic musicians depicted above.

Check out our collection of art-inspired tea towels!

William Morris Botanical Print Napkin Set

William Morris once said, “Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” You’ll quickly find both beauty and utility in these cotton-linen blend napkins featuring four different Arts and Crafts motifs.

Explore more tableware!

“Dancing at the Louvre” Puzzle x Faith Ringgold

A reproduction of “Dancing at the Louvre” (1991), one of 12 works in Faith Ringgold’s series The French Collection, this small and charming puzzle is a great coffee table activity, perfect for sparking enlightened conversations on art and art history.

Shop our selection of art-inspired puzzles!

Fish Magic Socks

More socks? Yes, please! Already a smash hit, these new additions to the store feature a design inspired by the intermingling of the aquatic, the celestial, and the terrestrial in Paul Klee’s “Fish Magic” (1925).

Peruse our artful sock selection!

“Horse in Motion” Enamel Pin

Fans of Jordan Peele, Rebecca Solnit, and horses can unite over this black-and-white pin, which references photos by Eadweard Muybridge that changed the history of motion pictures.

Explore our expansive collection of art-inspired pins!

Persian Garden Wool Scarf

A customer favorite since we introduced it last year, this elegant piece is modeled off a carpet at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The original rug, made in Kurdistan in the late 1700s, bears the traditional “Charbagh” pattern of a four-part garden, representing the architectural layout of Paradise.

View scarves based on works of art!

Basquiat Skull Recycled Tote Bag

Once again, the king 👑 reigns supreme. This vibrant blue tote featuring a design based on the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat is a great way to show off your taste in art while schlepping your books and other assorted carriables wherever they may need to go.

Browse more artistic bags and totes!

Louise Bourgeois Memory Card Game

Fun for both children and adults, this educational game is a real boredom-buster. The cards bring together famous textile works and quotes by Louise Bourgeois and can even be stuck to the wall, if you really want to make the most of it.

For more gifts inspired by one of our favorite artists, visit our Louise Bourgeois collection!

Quilts of Gee’s Bend Notecards

Since the early 20th century, the quilters of Gee’s Bend have created hundreds of patchwork masterpieces. With this beautiful set of notecards, which features 20 different quilts by 13 artists, you can share this important piece of US art history with friends and family.

View more greeting cards and stationery sets!

“Ridiculous Stress Swan-Thing” x David Shrigley

Work your holiday anxieties out one squeeze at a time with this friendly guy. A long-time customer favorite, he makes for a great reminder that sometimes, it’s the stupid little pleasures in life that make it worthwhile.

Would a larger Swan-Thing do the trick? Check out this must-have pool float!


For art-inspired gifts and more, visit the Hyperallergic Store.

Please allow for extra time for shipping and place all holiday orders by December 14.

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