The painted blocks of PlayArt’s twistable maple-wood cube ($19.99 at West Side Kids, 498 Amsterdam Ave., at 84th St.; 212-496-7282) are connected via a single slip of elastic, making the creation of Tony Rosenthal– esque desk sculptures a cinch.
Take your coffee like you do your art—minimalist and a bit abstract—in this tilted ceramic mug ($15 at Life:Curated, 186 Grand St., nr. Bedford Ave., Williamsburg; 347-689-9143).
Welded wires, a gold-plated interior, and a removable glass liner make this ornate salt nest ($35 at Extraordinary, 247 E. 57th St., nr. Third Ave.; 212-223-9151) fit seamlessly into any Turkey Day table décor.