Not only a Kid-o bib, of course, will do, but I'm just saying.
That all-too-familiar frustration with the horrible design of most baby gear probably intensifies when you open an awesome baby store, because Kid-o has introduced quite a few of their own designs, including these sweet, Donald Judd-inspired color block bibs. They're made from coated nylon, and they're $18.
While I was on the site, here's a list of other great things that caught my eye: first off, the chair that kid's sitting in is awesome: a vintage Casalino Chair (1970) by Alexander Begge, which comes in two children's sizes. $300.
Sure, the classic teak monkey by Danish designer Kay Bojesen is still in production and available new for $160. But the vintage one is cooler. And $1500. Obviously, one's for you, and one's for the kid to actually play with.
Finally, Andersen is a new compilation of classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytales, each illustrated by leading artists and graphic designers from around the world. So leading, in fact, that the publisher doesn't mention their names anywhere. In principle, I'm a total fan of this kind of contemporary reimagining, and I've bought plenty of Visionaire magazines in my day, but I'll have to check this one out in the store first before giving it the ol' thumbs up. The chick on the cover does look like Snowbird, the Quebecker mutant from Alpha Flight, though, which is always hot. If someone makes an X-Men retelling of fairy tales, I'm totally there.