The Editor’s Picks: Artful Items to Have this Summer

Edit by Tiana Ashley/Art Currently

If you find yourself looking for some artful items to add to your personal collection this summer, Art Currently has got you covered through our Editor's Picks. From portable totes and accessories to take with you on the go to divine dinnerware picks inspired by the season, there's definitely something for everyone on this list!

1. POTHEADS: Plants or Puffs

Brooklyn-based artist FRIDGE combines concepts of a planter and ashtray into one 3-D printed sculpture. The seamless union of functionality and art gives users a chance to embrace the sculpture interchangeably, for both plant lovers, or pot smokers. Each piece is meticulously hand-finished, making them truly unique collector's items. Purchase directly from the artist here

2. Art Armor: Met x Castify Phone Gallery

The Met’s collaboration with Casetify allows you to take your favorite iconic artwork around all the time! Each case’s design is sleek, elegant, and most importantly, protective. It’s the perfect item for the on-the-go art fan. Shop here

3. Plan with Panache: Papier x The Met Planners

Keep all of your upcoming summer and fall plans with these planners from Papier and the Met! Inspired by the book covers of illustrator Margaret Neilson Armstrong, each print was designed and hand-printed with care. Shop here

4. Culture Cap: MoMA's x NY Yankees

Two New York staples come together in the Museum of Modern Art’s adjustable Yankees Baseball cap, previously featured in the MoMA exhibition ‘Items: Is Fashion Modern?” It's baseball season! Shop here

5. Carry Creativity: Boadk Wooden Bags

Aside from almost everything inside Reni Folawiyo’s concept store at the Brooklyn Museum in celebration of the Africa Fashion exhibition, it’s hard not to leave without a Boadk wooden bag. Shop here

6. Art in Every Tick: Swatch x MoMA Watches

This Swatch watch collection makes your favorite works of art wearable in a new collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art. Stay punctual for all your summer plans with these stylish, water-resistant watches. Shop here

7. Walls with Wow: Otto Studios x Uzo Njoku

Otto Studios wallpaper Collaboration with Uzo Njoku, known for the captivating motifs present in her pattern making, allows you to make her beautiful work a part of your home. Shop here

8. Luna Luna: A Coffee Table Carnival

Lastly, if you’re looking for a book to intrigue all of your guests this summer, look no further than Luna Luna: The Art Amusement Park! Jean-Michel Basquiat, David Hockney, Roy Lichtenstein, Salvador Dalí, and Keith Haring all designed fully functional fairground attractions for the park and their contributions are detailed in full. Shop here