Useful Presents Hall of Fame

Cross Century II Rollerball Pen
Cross Century II Rollerball Pen
22 February 2017

A Cross Rollerball Pen, why Barack Obama didn’t use a fountain pen, and what it had to do with Richard Nixon, and Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s Irish linen hankie. President Obama...
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Squatter Board Game
Squatter Board Game
22 January 2017

Squatter is back  – in time for Australia Day 2017. It’s the biggest selling board game ever to come from this country. Squatter is in the Permanent Collection of the Powerhouse...
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Bialetti Moka Express Coffee Maker
Bialetti Moka Express Coffee Maker
10 September 2016

The Bialetti Moka Express is in 90% of Italian homes. The hexagonal 1933 art deco design ranks it with the Fiat 500 and the Vespa as enduring Italian style icons. More importantly, it makes simply...
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(A bonus) Seven Presents for Seven Fathers 2016
(A bonus) Seven Presents for Seven Fathers 2016
26 August 2016

1. Groommate Silver Wing Nose Clippers                             The simplest way to remove nose & ear hair. Without...
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Seven Presents for Seven Fathers 2016
Seven Presents for Seven Fathers 2016
11 August 2016

Fathers Day 2016 is getting close - it's on Sunday 4th September. If you're lucky enough to have a (good) Dad, The Good Store is proud to put its hand in the air to flaunt our goodies. Each can be...
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S'well Drink Bottle
S'well Drink Bottle
19 June 2016

S'well Drink Bottle is the world's most desirable drink bottle. It can be taken into any environment and still look good. It makes an owner proud at the gym, on a corporate desk, in a bag, at...
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Hohner Marine Band Harmonica
Hohner Marine Band Harmonica
30 May 2016

Hohner Marine Band Harmonica is a legendary musical instrument. It's the original blues harmonica, and indulges the urge to sit on the back step and wail soulfully at the moon. No other mouth harp...
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Blunt XS Metro Collapsible Umbrella
Blunt XS Metro Collapsible Umbrella
28 April 2016

    Blunt XS Metro Collapsible umbrella is a windproof modern classic. It won't blow inside out and has a two year guarantee to prove it. And it folds down to fit into a bag - to be there...
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8 Classics For Better Picnics
8 Classics For Better Picnics
22 March 2016

Autumn is picnic time for most Australians - the sun's lost it's scorch, there's less flies, and the outdoors is generally a kinder gentler place to be. And there are long weekends, and outdoor...
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Richard Sapper, great designer (1932-2015)
Richard Sapper, great designer (1932-2015)
03 February 2016

Richard Sapper died on New Year's Eve. He was one of the world's most revered product designers, famously refused a job offer from Steve Jobs, and is the reason many designers don't use mechanical ...
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Soursop Green Tea
Soursop Green Tea
13 January 2016

Soursop Green Tea is green tea without the bitter after taste. It's fragrant in a citrus kind of way, and tastes as good as it smells. It has all those healthy green tea anti-oxidants, but you can...
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Xmas 2015
Xmas 2015
25 November 2015

The Pick of the Store 2015. Every November, The Good Store gathers together what we deem to be our star gifts of the year, and put them in a full page advertisement in The West Australian newspaper....
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Mywalit Purses & Wallets
Mywalit Purses & Wallets
27 October 2015

Mywalit wallets and purses, are the colourful soft ones. The colours cause smiles, and the softness of the leather leads to furtive stroking. They're beautiful. The cleverness of the Mywalit colour...
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7 Good Fathers Day Presents
7 Good Fathers Day Presents
31 August 2015

7 Good Fathers Day Presents  ... for Fathers of all sorts.                                    ...
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Mondaine Evo Wrist Watch
Mondaine Evo Wrist Watch
07 July 2015

Mondaine Evo Wrist Watch is one of the world's great watch designs.  It just tells the time very clearly and simply, without fuss or even  numerals. It's so good that it's in the ...
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