These New Nippon Work Gloves add a touch of style to gardening, yard work, or heavy lifting. Designed by the studio Kurozumi Masao Design, these gloves won the 2007 Good Design award for turning a commonplace item into a piece of wearable art. The studio created 28 different designs, from subway maps to urban landscapes to abstract patterns, and laid them out as white gripping dots on sturdy black work gloves. Simple, cool, and inexpensive, these make great gifts as well.
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