Gift Guide: Nesting

Designed to be combined in endless formations with other candles or simply to delight on its own, Yod and Co’s Stack Candles are colorful and structurally playful. Each is hand-poured by skilled Fair Trade artisans in Indonesia and features eco-friendly dye, which gives the candles a subtle multi-colored effect and uniqueness. Price is in Pounds.

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Standing Flower Bubble Vase

$52

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From Denmark-based Studio About (helmed by architect Mikkel Lang Mikkelsen), the Standing Flower Bubble is an elegant and illusory vase, appearing as if the circular vessel (balanced atop a clear base) is floating mid-air. While visually delicate, the mouth-blown glass bubble is made from durable, scratch-resistant borosilicate glass and comes in a range of hues (amber, cyan, blue or green) and different tube heights (tall …

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Ixtlali Candleholders

$100

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Casa Verónica’s ceramic Ixtlali Candleholders pay tribute to the Mexican drip-glaze technique, where multicolored swatches of paint cascade downward. Handmade and two inches tall, each of these mesmerizing holders is one of a kind and and finished with an interior and exterior gloss.

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The Bambola Armchair

$5,923

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The 2022 Bambola armchair from Mario Bellini’s Le Bambole series puts a modern, more sustainable spin on the original 1972 design. Now made from recycled polyethylene and a disassembled construction that makes recycling easy, the new iteration conveys the same sublime, cloud-like appearance, comfort and apparent absence of a load bearing structure that made Le Bambole so iconic.

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The founder of Cleveland-based Pattern Play Glass, Jordan Fine imbues joy and whimsy into her textured, color-forward glasswork. For her Blue Crush Flower, Fine sculpts one-of-a-kind pellucid green stems with blue petals, flecked with a mesmerizing pattern that evokes the marbled sunlight on the ocean floor. No two are alike—and the flowers range from eight to 11 inches in length.

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The Personal Popper

$20

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Crafted from premium, LFGB-certified silicone, W&P’s Personal Popper prepares four cups of popcorn in four minutes or under. Kernels can be measured in the lid’s cup and then microwaved in the bowl that doubles as a serving container. When done, the popper (available in red and black) collapses for easy storage.

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Available in three colors (dark grey, light grey or sand), this mug and saucer set from Brutes Ceramics is handmade in London in alluring textured stoneware, bolstered by a contrasting handle. The large mugs (which hold 260ml) are available with or without the saucer. Price is in Pounds.

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Named after Henri Matisse, this 100% Egyptian cotton throw nods to the painter’s mastery of color, shape and abstractionism. Not entirely a throwback, however, the blanket remains refreshed with its use of various compositions and warm hues—from the classic blue and red of “Flag,” to the beige and yellow of “Hazy Citrus,” the peach and brown in “Night Bloom,” and cream and pink in “Warm …

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Bellhop Matte Black Portable Lamp

$395

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Designed by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby for the London Design Museum’s Parabola restaurant, and produced by the lighting experts at Italian heritage brand Flos, the Bellhop portable LED lamp marries elegant modern geometries with a new soft matte finish. Rising a mere 8.2 inches, the Bellhop incorporates edge-lighting technology that offers an even and glare-free glow thanks to an outer disc of small LEDs. This practical, cord-free …

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Zero Waste Placemat

$50

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Sold in a set of four, these placemats—like all of Intiearth’s wares—champion Peru’s indigenous materials and techniques while caring for the planet. Crafted from vintage frazada textiles and 100% wool, each bold zero-waste mat features a unique, lively pattern.

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With 50 to 70 hours of burn time, the INCEPTION candle from Brooklyn-based candle brand yasaf, lit provides plenty of tranquil vibes. Made with palo santo and sage, the candle boasts calming and restorative attributes and is finished with notes of cypress. Featuring an eco-friendly wooden wick, this candle is vegan and cruelty-free.

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Terracotta + Sage Check Planter

$55

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Australian designer and horticulturalist Lauren Brown crafts handmade cotton canvas planters using water-based paint and local materials for her eponymous online shop. From it comes the Terracotta + Sage check planter, a playful and functional way to house greenery and cover up unsightly pots. Available in sizes large (25 by 25cm) and small (20 by 20cm), this patterned holder enriches and brightens any space. Price …

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