Meet the creative geniuses behind some of our favorite gifts and gadgets this holiday seasonGrado Labs RS2e HeadphonesWooden Headphones for Superior Sound$495 Buy NowJohn Grado awoke from a deep sleep one evening with a burning question in his head: What would wooden headphones sound like? So he went down to his workshop in the dead of night and built some. As it turns out, wooden headphones sound pretty darn good.Ekster Smart WalletThe Perfect Blend of Style and Tech$80 Buy NowEver lose your wallet? Ekster co-founder Olivier Momma has. That’s why he created the Parliament Wallet. This smart wallet doesn’t just know where it is at all times, it also protects against skimming, and stays charged with a tiny solar panel built right in.3DOODLERThe World’s First 3D Pen$100 Buy NowInventors Maxwell Bogue and Peter Dilworth came up with the idea for the 3Doodler when their 3D printer malfunctioned in the middle of a big project. They disassembled the printer, and used the parts to create the first prototype right there on the spot. One incredibly successful Kickstarter campaign later, and the rest is history.TINY CLOUDYour Own Personal Thunderstorm$580 Buy NowDesigner Richard Clarkson calls his clouds as a ‘harmonious contradiction’, a term he coined to describe the intersection of technology and nature in his work. The latest iteration of his cloud actually defies gravity, effortlessly floating a few inches above its base.RADEN A22 CARRY-ONA Carry-On With an IQ$295 Buy NowRaden CEO Josh Udashkin never intended to find himself in the luggage business - for him it was all about finding ways to improve user experiences. So really, building a suitcase that knows where it is, how much it weighs, and can charge your phone is right in his wheelhouse.DOOB 3D PRINTED REPLICAIt’s Like You, Only Smaller$95 Buy NowDon’t call it a 3D selfie - DOOB USA CEO Michael Anderson believes these miniature 3D replicas are much more than that. For him it’s all about mixing art, emotion, and technology to create something that truly connects with people.Goodwood Retro ClockWhat Happens When You Mix Wood With Lasers$65 Buy NowFor Goodwood NYC Creative Director Richard Franklin, it’s all about the customization. They combine classic materials like wood with cutting edge tools like their laser cutter to create custom, one-of-a-kind pieces that perfectly juxtapose the old school with the new school.Cross TrackR PenClassic Design Meets Technology$150 Buy NowThese days it seems like just about anything can be retrofitted with a Bluetooth tracking module… and that’s exactly what Scott Hawthorne from TrackR wants. Their latest project brings some high tech features to a refined classic with the Cross Peerless TrackR Pen.