for design lovers – top 20 gifts for the holiday season

Do you have a design lover in your life?  You know, the ones who are into form and function, up on all the latest trends and are suckers for bit of good packaging design.   They probably spend hours on Pinterest fixated on great architecture and well styled homes.  These design-obsessed folk can be a little tricky to buy for, but look no further than our edited gift guide for design lovers.   There’s something in here that will no doubt satisfy their designer thirst and send you off  on an inspired web-shopping spree. Or maybe this gift guide could be perfect just for you? Waste no time, get hinting and email the link! Or click through to our Pinterest page to discover more great gift ideas.

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  1. Everyone should have a little bit of Fornasetti in their life, get yours with the lidded Bacio candle at Liberty
  2. Grrrrrr gold-plated tiger necklate by Kenzo at Liberty
  3. Jet around in style with this blue Iphis passport holder by Liberty of London, passport case at Liberty
  4. Inspired by jewellery, Ella gold-tone earphones, from Net-a-porter
  5. Abigail Ahern has shown us her dark side but in this new book we see her love for all things light and white too, Decorating with style by Abigail Ahern at Amazon
  6. Mirror mirror in my hand, who is the fairest in the land, copper handle Mirror Mirror by Hay at Finnish Design Shop
  7. Know your Eames from your Saarinen with this book, Living with mid-century collectibles at Amazon
  8. Plisse folder in Fluro orange for designer stationery by Hay DK at The Conran Shop
  9. Martone Womens Grand Bicycle in gold, men’s version also available, lots of other great colours too at The Conran Shop
  10. Bear bag large shopper in gold (bag folds up inside teddy bear!) at The Conran Shop
  11. Its certainly been a good year for copper.  Pencils go glam with the Ferm Living copper pencil holder at Made In Design
  12. This candle is all about earl grey tea, tatty leather seats of a ’52 Bentley and capturing the past, present and future of British life (I want to smell this!)  Large scent candle Royalty at Tom Dixon
  13. Mesh strap, square face, etched with its own unique number and in on-trend rose gold, Rose gold watch at Tom Dixon
  14. This black and fushia skull-print scarf in silk chiffon is by the great Alexander McQueen at Net-a-porter
  15. Taking you through the journey of  Charles and Ray Eames and their design work, Eames: Beautiful Details at The Conran Shop
  16. Neon letters or signs such as this ampersand light / wall art by Seletti make a great gift at Made in Design
  17. Chunky cable knit mittens to keep hands super-cosy, Marc Jacobs at Liberty
  18. Find out the style secrets of these creative London homes, Creative Living London at Amazon
  19. 100% wool blanket in pink is great as a throw on the sofa or to dress up your bed, Plus 9 blanket by Hay at Finnish Design Shop
  20. Stunning design with or without flowers, the wood and rose gold glass vase by Muuto at Finnish Design Shop
* interior designer & stylist
* owner of www.minkinteriors.com – online interiors boutique, retail store + design studio
* freelance writer & content producer (interiors/design/lifestyle)
* co-Editor of Design Lovers Blog
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2 Responses to “for design lovers – top 20 gifts for the holiday season”
  1. Hi Sam. There are some really wonderful gift ideas here! Perfect for any buddy designers, or anyone keen on aesthetics really. Lovely post.

    Best wishes, Alex

  2. andreakdow@yahoo.com' andrea says:

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