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Gift Guide for Design Lovers

Poltrona Frau Kennedee Curved Sofa

Made from a luxurious leather, the Kennedee is a modular sofa finished in an ice white colorway with delicate hand-sewn detailing throughout. The base and feet are made from hardwearing steel with a gunmetal finish to ensure the sofa is comfy and tough.

$16,100, poltronafrau.com

Marc Newson. Works book

Marc Newson has designed everything from Qantas Airbus planes right through to the Apple Watch, and inside these hand numbered and signed books you’ll find details of all of Newson’s designs, including detailed case studios of some of his most momentous projects.

$875, taschen.com

Williamson Goods Wheelman

Williamson bikes are hand brazed in Detroit using the highest quality chromoly tubing. All the parts are handmade, with a croc leather seat and continental tires to boot, ensuring you have the ability to arrive in style, wherever you may go.

$35,000, williamsongoods.com

Jeff Koons Banality Coupe Soup Bowl Set

Based on Koons’s world famous Banality series, these soup bowls are embellished with images of the sculptures seen in the exhibition. Made by Bernardaud, a French manufactuer known for creating some of the world’s most exclusive porcelain sets, each order includes six coupe soup bowls. Limited to 4,500 sets worldwide these are perfect for dinner parties or for displaying in your house.

$590, moma.org

Linley Trafalgar Wood Bar Box

This Linley bar box is one of the most lavish ways to offer up after-dinner drinks. Made from British walnut and sycamore, the bar box features four hand-blown crystal whisky tumblers, two decanters, magnetic coasters and an ashtray. Hidden away in the box’s drawer are also a pack of matches and a cigar cutter. Making this your one stop shop for after-dinner celebrations.

$19,200, mrporter.com

Balanco Rocking Chair by Lina Bo Bardi

The only Lina Bo Bardi rocking chair in existence, the Balanco chair is a beautifully handcrafted piece of furniture made from stained cedar wood. The mid-century esque look to the item makes it the perfect statement piece for offices and living rooms alike, with the chair upholstered in a luxurious CB 036 fabric.

$10,900, 1stdibs.com

Johnnie Walker Blue Label Capsule Series by Tom Dixon

Tom Dixon has carved a niche for himself by creating some of the world’s most eyecatching design-led food and drink items, and this Johnnie Walker bottle is no exception. The bottle is presented in a copper case, taking inspiration from the copper pot stills used to make Johnnie Walker.

$233, thewhiskyexchange.com

Ai Weiwei Porcelain Limited Edition Chrysanthemum

One of China’s greatest ever contemporary artists, Ai Weiwei has designed everything from national stadiums through to light installations, and the Royal Academy in London is now offering customers the chance to own a very special piece of history in the shape of his porcelain chrysanthemum, a handmade porcelain sculpture inspired by the recurring motif of flowers seen in Weiwei’s work.

$18,347, Royalacademy.org.uk

L’Objet Deco Tic Tac Toe

Tic Tac Toe, Noughts and Crosses, there’s many names for this childhood favorite, but L’Objet’s Deco version takes it to a new level. Made from natural shells the boxes are presented in an eyecatching white and black colorway with a brass base. A modern take on a much loved classic.

$680, l-object.com

Boca do Lobo Millionaire Jewelry Safe

Good design takes the mundane and makes it look great. This is exactly what Boda do Lobo has done with their Millionaire Jewelry Safe. With gold plating and an eyecatching design, this safe combines a traditional design with modern security features, ensuring your most private treasures are kept safe regardless

$POA, Bocadolobo.com