Cognitive Surplus

Medford,  OR 
United States
http://www.cognitive-surplus.com
  • Booth: 7222


Where Science meets Design. We make smart look good.

Cognitive Surplus makes designer science gifts using sustainable materials. From vintage inspired notebooks to drinkware, and t-shirts to tote bags, our products are designed to ignite your curiosity. We’ve got your smarty-pants covered.


 Products

  • Astronomy Wine Glass Set by Cognitive Surplus
    Four unique glasses in the set, with summer and winter views of the sky in the northern and southern hemispheres....

  • Share a bottle of wine with friends with this complete set of Night Sky stemless glasses. Each of the four glasses in the set is unique, with summer and winter views of the sky in the northern and southern hemispheres.


    Printed in metallic gold ink, these glasses shimmer in the light, and they're sure to elevate your next dinner party. 

    Set of 4 glasses.
    Hand blown glass.
    Boxed as two pairs.
    Hand wash.

    Volume: 16 oz
    Height: 4.5"
    Diameter: 3.25"

  • Tea Chemistry Infuser by Cognitive Surplus
    Now you can carry your favorite tea and your love of science anywhere! This double-walled glass infuser flask celebrates the complex array of molecules that give tea its unique qualities and flavors....

  • Modern science has revealed what people all around the world have known for centuries – tea is amazing! In addition to keeping your beverage insulated against temperature change, this double-walled glass infuser flask celebrates the complex array of molecules that give tea its unique qualities and flavors. Molecules such as theaflavin, which adds bitterness to black tea – or L-theanine, which alters your brain waves to promote relaxation. 

    Brew your beverage using the removable basket or remove the basket to infuse with fruit/veggies.

    • Size: 16 ounces
    • Width: 2.5"
    • Height: 9"
    • Material: Glass, high-grade steel
    • Cap Material: Bamboo & BPA-Free Plastic
    • Presentation: Individually boxed
    • Packaging: Recycled paper
    • Care: Dishwasher safe
  • Science of Beer Pint Glass Set- Cognitive Surplus
    These pint glasses are for brewers, beer connoisseurs, chemists, science nerds, and anyone who knows there’s more to beer than just ethanol. This set of glasses celebrates the complex array of molecules that give beer its unique qualities and flavors....

  • Three cheers for science – and beer!

    These pint glasses are for brewers, beer connoisseurs, chemists, science nerds, and anyone who knows there’s more to beer than just ethanol. This set of glasses celebrates the complex array of molecules that give beer its unique qualities and flavors. Molecules such as humulene, which is responsible for that quintessential hoppy aroma – or ethyl acetate, which gives ales their fruity flavor.

    Celebrate the science of your favorite brew. 

    Each glass in this pair has a different selection of annotated molecules commonly found in various kinds of beer.   

    • Size: 16 ounces
    • Width: 3.5"
    • Height: 6"
    • Material: Glass
    • Presentation: Pair of two unique glasses 
    • Packaging: Recycled paper
    • Care: Dishwasher Safe

  • Constellations Dot Grid Journal- Cognitive Surplus
    This is the notebook for all your brightest ideas. With a map of the night sky and filled with glorious dot grid pages, this notebook will inspire you to sketch your astronomical findings, keep organized data sets, or track your starlight adventures....

  • These dot grid notebooks are 7" by 9" and feature 100 gsm art-quality paper. All our notebooks are designed in Portland, Oregon, USA, and are made responsibly overseas using eco-friendly soy inks and 100% recycled paper.

    The perfect gift for your lab partner. The perfect necessity for your work.

    Learn Beautifully.


    dot grid pages
  • Great Beards of Science TShirt - Cognitive Surplus
    Whether you’re the beardy sort, yourself, or merely a pogonophile, you'd look dashing in a Great Beards of Science Tee Shirt....

  • Back in the day, men not only had beards, they had whiskers, muttonchops, and great billowing tufts in the form of spikes, spades, rhomboids, or villainous twirls. (And let’s give a shout out to those ground-breaking bearded ladies!)

    Yes, a hirsute individual could sport a veritable arboretum of facial hair, and scientists were among the most flamboyant and fashionable of the lot. 

    Now that we’ve witnessed the resurgence of the mustache (“the training wheels of facial hair”), the beard is the phenotype whose time has come (back)! 

    This Great Beards of Science Tee features many scientists who could rock a beard. Hurrah for those hipsters of wisdom!

    Featuring:
    Sir William Crookes (chemist & physicist)
    Ivan Pavlov (physiologist)
    Alexander Graham Bell (engineer & inventor)
    John Tyndall (physicist)
    Walther Hermann Nernst (chemist)
    Gilbert Lewis (physical chemist)
    Johannes Kepler (mathematician)
    Thomas Henry Huxley (biologist)
    Alexander Murray (geologist)
    Ernst Mach (physicist)
    Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin (geologist)
    Leonardo da Vinci (polymath)

    Details
    Unisex sizes S-XXL
    Printed in Portland, OR
    Cotton-Poly Blend

  • Lab Science Pocket Notebook 4pack-CognitiveSurplus
    These pocket notebooks are perfect for sketching a new reaction mechanism, recording data on the array of microscopic life in today's pond water sample, or taking notes in the field....

  • At four by six inches, they fit comfortably in one hand or your back pocket.

    Each Lab Science 4-pack contains four different covers: 
    • Genetics
    • Laboratory
    • Cell Biology
    • Microbiology

    Each notebook has a different type of inside pages: (Lined, Graph, Dot Grid, and Blank), so pick the one that's right for today's field notes and you're ready for your next adventure.

    The perfect gift for your lab partner. The perfect necessity for your work

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