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Back out into the world, people. Head into the subway—with its award-winning 1979 map and graphic designs by Manhattan firm Michael Hertz Associates—but forget about fiddling with your purse/wallet; grab your Metrocard from your Metrocard Belt Buckle ($150) by Greenpoint-based metalworks group Total Metal Resource.
You've taken in a lot in today, so now you need to reflect. Let's assume you're the kind of person who actually still has a desk (you know, a place to sit when you're writing letters, balancing the checkbook, and consulting your atlas). The desk you want would be the Snug It, by Brooklyn's EcoSystems, a 100 percent sustainably produced, recyclable object that also happens to be incredibly beautiful.