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Featured Collections

Featured Items

Mind the (income) Gap
Trio of Trilobites V-neck
The Mods Are Alright
Fake T-shirt (so sad, so over-rated) V-neck
E Pluribus Unum Percentum V-neck
Don't (not) Panic V-neck
I'm not middle-aged, I'm MID-CENTURY MODERN V-neck
Don't (not) Panic V-neck
Geniune (caveat emptor!) V-neck
Antikythera, the computer from 200 BC V-neck
Proofreaders of the world UNTIE!: The Coffee Mug
Join the Mockist Lemonists!
Pearson's Pennant (and the great Canadian Flag Debate)
Mocker (Are you a mod or a rocker?)
The world needs more (t-shirts about) Canada V-neck
Popular Front/Popular Back V-neck
Once upon a time stories were interesting. The end. V-neck
The Mods Are Alright V-neck
Timelord (Retired) V-neck
The Anachronist Party (plus ça change…plus ça sucks) V-neck
Disappointalist V-neck
Burgess Shale’s Wonderful Creatures
BS-O-METER: The Coffee Mug

Welcome to Cryptic and Droll, a wry goods store.

We design groovy products for under-served markets. With the advent of print-on-demand manufacturing and fulfillment, we can now come up with obscure ideas without having to worry about whether or not anyone will actually buy them. 

Please explore our subject areas including:

Science and Technology

Arts and Culture

Social Studies

Popular Culture

and our very own Cryptic and Droll inspirations.