Cognitive Surplus

Portland,  OR 
United States
  • Booth: 7222

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.


  • Chemistry of Beer Pint Glasses - Cognitive Surplus
    Celebrate the science of your favorite brew. <br /><br />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: Hand wash
  • Beards of Science Shirt - 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....

  • Unisex sizes XS-XXL
    Printed in Portland, OR
    Cotton-Poly Blend
  • Astronomy Hardcover Journal - Cognitive Surplus
    With early scientific maps of the night sky in cream and gold on velvety black, this astronomy hardcover dot grid notebook is sure to fuel your dreams and guide your note taking....

  • These 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 course might end, but your notes will last. With 192 pages there's plenty of space to spread out and make every page beautiful. Lose yourself in your work and record all your findings.

  • Core Sample Glass Tea Infuser - Cognitive Surplus
    In addition to keeping your beverage insulated against temperature change, this double-walled glass infuser flask is sure to keep you digging deeper into the mysteries of the earth....

  • 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: Top rack dishwasher safe, handle with care
  • Astronomy Wine Glasses - Cognitive Surplus
    This pair of elegant stemless wine glasses shows the northern hemisphere's night sky in summer and in winter, one season on each glass — can you tell which is which?...

  • Boxed as a pair (two unique glasses).
    Hand wash only.

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

  • Marie Curie Pint Glass - Cognitive Surplus
    Raise a glass to the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice, and the only person to win a prize in two different sciences!...

  • Individually packed in a metal-capped tube.
    Dishwasher safe.

    Volume: 16 oz
    Height: 5.75"
    Diameter: 3.3"

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