Finding the perfect gift for anyone can be a daunting task, and finding the perfect gift for someone who Also has impeccable taste only adds to the challenge. Whether they are designers by trade or simply obsessed with designing their space, our Shop offers options to match almost any style, from mid-century modern to bold and contemporary. To help you gift with confidence this year, we’ve narrowed down our selection to 10 of our favorite design picks.
This is a much more luxurious piece than its $40 price tag, making it a great option for gifting on a budget. Made for Dance Created in 1988 by Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe, a Swedish goldsmith and master jeweler, it is made from beautiful stained acacia wood and comes with a stunning stainless steel cheese knife.
Mosser Glass is known for its candy-colored glass cake stands, bowls and other items, which they have been producing since 1970. These beauties, available in five vibrant shades, are the perfect dish for holding trinkets, soap, keys , and more.
“Areaware Flower Salad Servers are an instant serotonin boost—they’re so FUN (and functional!),” says Madison Trapkin, stylist, photo editor, and former Food52 editor-in-chief. “They would make a great gift for the quirky, design-obsessed person in your life, because they take a mundane object to a playful and unexpected place.”
Designed in Los Angeles and hand-printed in India, these tea towels from Block Shop are essentially functional works of art that will enhance any kitchen. But they’re not just pretty: they’re also made from a linen and cotton blend that only gets softer with time.
This ode to New York’s food scene in puzzle form is both chaotic and visually appealing, perfect for the design obsessive in your life. Plus, with 465 pieces, it’s bound to keep them busy for a while.
You’ve probably seen these cutting boards all over your Instagram feed, and for good reason. With their confetti pattern and rainbow hues, they transform every day kitchen tasks like cutting and serving in joyful activities.
Originally designed by Jens Quistgaard in 1956, this reissue Dance The pitcher features a wrapped handle, a sleek silhouette, and can easily double as a vase. It is also available in three new shades: arugula, cornflower and chestnut, which give the vase a modern and updated touch.
When it comes to gift giving, a luxurious dress is almost always a sure value. Like the tea towels above, these come to us via Block Shop. They are made from linen, hand printed in Jaipur and feature two bold geometric prints.
Any design enthusiast would be thrilled to unbox a set of these historic dinnerware pieces from Hellerware. Designed in the 60sthey are stackable, colorful and perfect for mixing and matching.
This cleverly designed fruit bowl is designed to maximize the life of your produce: the dark, temperature-controlled compartment at the bottom is perfect for onions, garlic and unripe fruit. On top of the cork lid, store bananas, ripe fruit and anything else that benefits from air circulation.
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