6 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Creative and Techie Dads

This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting Bel & Bel's Vespa-inspired desk chair, a smart grill and more goods that are perfect for Father's Day gifting.


Bel & Bel Scooter Chair, starting at $1,670

Sitting at a desk all day: pretty boring. Riding a Vespa around the office: totally awesome. When the latter is out of the question, you can always compromise with a scooter-inspired swivel chair from Barcelona design firm Bel & Bel. Made from authentic vintage Vespa parts, each one-of-a-kind chair is fully customizable, from paint finish to leather upholstery color to functional pilot lights. Its ergonomic design, featuring a height-adjustable hydraulic piston base, reclining back and soft-tread wheels, ensure that the Scooter Chair is as comfortable as it is stylish.

Buy it: belybel.com


Brunton Power Knife, $25

For the dad who's more into gadgets than power tools, wrap up Brunton's tech-savvy take on the classic multitool. Instead of blades or screwdrivers, it features a standard Lightning connector, 30-pin and micro USB adapter outputs plus a standard USB input for charging any mobile device.

Buy it: brunton.com


Mark and Graham Barbecue Tool Set, $89

Give your (or someone else's) barbecuing routine an upgrade with this stylish tool set. The wood-handled fork, spatula, tongs and insulated mitt come wrapped in a durable leather-trimmed canvas case. Personalize it with a foil-debossed monogram for extra gift-giving cred.

Buy it: markandgraham.com


Davy Crockett Pellet Grill, $399

Perfect for grill masters on the go, the Davy Crockett from Green Mountain Grills packs a whole lot of technology into one pint-size package. Features include a meat probe, Sense-Mate digital thermal sensor, peaked lid and open flame grease tray, plus Wi-Fi connectivity so you can use your smartphone to control grill settings, monitor food temperature, look up cooking instructions and more.

Buy it: greenmountaingrills.com


Zepp Golf 2, $150

Zepp's multifunctional golf tracker will have you hitting under par—or, at least, a little better than usual—in no time. The tiny sensor, which clips onto your golf glove, features two accelerometers and gyroscopes for measuring swing speed, club plane, tempo and more. Sync with the Zepp app via Bluetooth to review your swing in 3-D from any angle, receive instant analysis and set up a custom training program based on your personal data.

Buy it: zepp.com


Smathers and Branson Caddyshack Coozie, $29

Keep your brew cool this summer with an old-school coozie that pays homage to everyone's favorite '80s country club comedy. The leather exterior (complete with needlepoint gopher) is insulated with a neoprene lining.

Buy it: smathersandbranson.com

This story first appeared in the June 13, 2016 issue of Adweek magazine.
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