Gift Guide: Nesting

Inlay Cup with Saucer

$55

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Copenhagen-based design studio ferm LIVING utilizes a two-tone mix of clay to create this cup and saucer set’s marbled pattern, which is unique to each piece and enhanced by an elegant high-gloss glazed finish. The oversized shape of the saucer contributes to an aesthetic that’s simultaneously bold and minimal.

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From Melbourne, Australia-based, alien-themed incense brand Agaric Fly comes the Arzach set of 15 hand-dipped incense sticks with a fragrance that blends clary sage, white tea and labdanum. Agaric Fly’s in-house scents incorporate natural oils and aroma molecules to create relaxing moments that feel almost otherworldly.

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Full length and one-size-fits-all, the stone-washed French linen 02 Robe from Deiji Studios is a roomy, breezy piece that encapsulates the Australian bedding and loungewear brand’s focus on high comfort and humble beauty. The robes are available in a spectrum of colors, from vibrant yellow to pastel hues and earthy tones like brown tobacco. They feature a waist tie, wide sleeves and pockets.

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Now available in a large size (16 by 14 inches), YIELD’s Spun Planter is made from a single sheet of aluminum. It features a perforated disc along its base that keeps out excess water, prevents root rot and allows water to evaporate back into the soil when it dries out.

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Acquedotto Vase

$40

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Barcelona-based DOIY deals in surprising and thoughtful homewares, and their Acquedotto vase is no exception. Modeled after a Roman arch, the ceramic vessel blends architecture into a floral display. It’s available as either a single arch in pink or a double arch in purple with both featuring colorful marbled patterns.

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Hailing from upstate New York, Sean Augustine March is an artist and designer whose work often creates striking optical effects using dichroic glass. His spectacular Rayleigh Desk Lamp is no different. Shining through numerous light refractions, colors and geometric shapes, it’s affixed to a wood base and features a five-watt LED with over 200,000 hours of lifespan. Illuminating and iridescent, the Rayleigh is a mesmerizing …

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Bucatini Candle Holder

$183

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Curiosity is at the heart of (a.o.t), a Copenhagen-based conceptual design studio run by Kathrine Barbro Bendixen and Mathias Kruse Jørgensen. For their Primi collection, the duo explored the history and versatility of aluminum through handcrafted objects, including the striking Bucatini Candle Holder. Sculptural and winding, the holder’s material is bent and shaped into an otherworldly form. Available in green, red, beige and silver, the …

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Color and whimsy suffuse Rhode Island-based Freckled Fuchsia’s home goods, as evidence by the brand’s Papaya Tea Towel. Designed by Chandlyr Jackson, the towel is made from 100% natural cotton flour sack that is screen-printed with water-based ink and adorned with lovely geometric papayas.

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From Avocado Green Mattress, this classic timber stool is full of whimsical curves—but it’s more than a playful side table, it’s also a testament to sustainable luxury. Crafted exclusively from upcycled and durable beechwood at their factory in Los Angeles, the stool stems from the brand’s Zero Waste collection and is finished with non-toxic materials and eco-friendly wood stains.

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Bolleke Outdoor Portable Light

$139

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The clean, minimal design of Fatboy’s waterproof light offers more than style. A spherical bulb enables uniform lighting from all angles in each of its three dimness settings. The ties add color through a range of bright and neutral hues, but they’re also durable and flexible to make transporting and hanging the light easy. Even the silicone buttons (which recharge the light via a USB …

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From Philadelphia-based YOWIE (helmed by Shannon Maldonado), the Zipper Candle is a reminder to open up to the unknown. A smoky yet slightly sweet aroma is bolstered by notes of black pepper and bergamot, together conjuring up a mysterious, beguiling fragrance that hints at exploration. The soy candle’s sleek, black packaging further imbues the Zipper with an air of intrigue.

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