Unusual, beautiful gifts from artists and designers @ J. R. Kortman

Looking for something strange and wonderful for that special someone in your life? Look no further that J.R. Kortman Center for Design. One of a kind, intimate treasures from Lyndie Dourthe of Paris and Betsy Youngquist of Rockford...these two women have created art pieces like no one else in the world...presenting a whole new way of seeing things through their hand-made and unusaul craft, both selecting materials that command wonder and beauty. Also discover surreal, limited edition Piggy Bank designed by Harry Allen or smartly elegant "rubber band" watch by Mathieu Lehanneur. Weird animal mascots form the case for an eco-friendly market bag. Other finds at J. R. Kortman include a unique seashell hand-made necklace, carved resin "gourd" vase, Frank Lloyd Wright bookends, or a limited edition corkscrew from Alessi.