Redwood Coast Gifts + Books: TR Mercantile at Redwood Riverwalk Hotel

The TR Mercantile, the new gift shop at the Redwood Riverwalk Hotel, features unique books and gifts selected for the same reasons visitors come to California’s Redwood Coast – the redwoods, beaches, outdoor adventures in state and national parks, plus unexpected treasures like craft breweries and Victorian architecture.We want to help our guests continue their redwood adventures with us. Each item we choose tells its own story about our region. You don’t even have to come to our Humboldt County hotel to shop – we invite everyone to browse and shop online.

Some of our gift items that highlight the redwoods experience and nature include:

Front cover of Woodcut Memory bookWoodcut – A coffee table book of artist Bryan Nash Gill’s beautiful relief prints highlighting the intricate contours and shapes in the patterns of arborial rings from different tree species. According to the New York Times Style Magazine,“Gill’s method…amplifies the events in the life of a tree: lightning strikes, burgeoning burls, insect holes and, of course, the aging process, evidence of which radiates out in transfixing patterns.” The book includes an interview with Gill about his creative process and with an introduction by nature writer Verlyn Klinkenborg.

Woodcut Memory Game – Both challenging and entertaining, the memory matching game some of the relief prints published in Woodcut. The set of 52 pairs depicting 26 different woodcut prints from Bryan Nash Gill’s book are nested in a distinctive box for storage.

Light and Dark Brown Box of Great Outdoors Playing CardsGreat Outdoors Playing Cards from Chronicle Books will remind you of the wonders of nature you enjoy along the Redwood Coast, whenever you play card games. The four suits depict beautifully illustrated themes of trees, flowing water, mountains, and expansive skies.

The Redwood strives to incorporate the unique spirit and sense of place found among the Californian redwoods into all your experiences at our independent boutique hotel. The items chosen for our TR Mercantile reflect this sense of place, as do our breakfast menu and decor.

TR Mercantile also offers a selection of books about national parks, outdoor experiences, and more. For any nature lovers you know, or if you have vacationed in Humboldt County, one of these items could make a perfect gift. So put your feet up, relax in a cozy chair, and let us help you shop for mementos of the redwoods in comfort from anywhere, anytime!

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