The Best Gifts for Design Lovers
Finding the perfect gift for folks with an eye for design doesn’t have to be excruciating. The key? Picking something that’s a) unique and b) practical—but with an interesting visual twist. Here are 13 gorgeous gift ideas for every type of home decor junkie on your list.
For the Hostess
A rattan cocktail tray in the prettiest pearl gray.
Normann Copenhagen ($95); gretelhome.com
For the Traditionalist
A miniature, modernist ginger jar just begging for blooms.
Jana Bek ($79); janabek.com
For the Minimalist
A dainty matte black cutting board that doubles as appetizer display.
H&M ($18); hm.com
For the Maximalist
A blush leather magazine rack that makes their mag hoarding acceptable.
Andrew McAteer ($295); aemcateer.com
For the Fashionista
One-of-a-kind scuffs made from vintage kilim carpets.
Artemis Design Co., ($225); artemisdesignco.com
For the Bookworm
A new style bible to add to their refined coffee table collection.
The Authentics ($43); Barnesandnoble.com
For the Beach Bum
A leather-clad cooler that's legit as chic as a handbag.
Jayson Home ($328); Jaysonhome.com
For the Sucker for Packaging
Three perfumed soaps wrapped in watercolor paintings. (But let's be honest, the telltale orange box is half the allure.)
Hermès ($69 for 3); neimanmarcus.com
For the Foodie
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's...the chicest rolling pin in the history of time.
Hawkins NY ($65); needsupplyco.com
For the Neatnik
Oxidized mirror coasters that look like the cosmos. (No ring stains, please and thanks.)
Antique Mirror ($145); theline.com
For the Pattern-Lover
Decorative Suzani napkins in a colorway that suits every season.
Roberta Roller Rabbit ($35 for 4); rollerrabbit.com
For the Sculpture Buff
A brass bottle opener/objet with serious wow factor.
Ferm Living ($44); beambk.com
For the Homebody
A backgammon set that loves the Art Deco movement, too.
Alexandra Burch for Wolfum ($130); ofakind.com