In the collection of
2017 Christmas gift ideas we have put design objects with various features and different types. Gift ideas from the world of fashion and fashion like the Dada and Catuma eyewear, or the unusual, ironic and extravagant sunglasses by Seletti. There are also gift ideas for the home such as seating rugs and lamps.
For the first time at Christmas, the objects created by Seletti's collaboration with Studio Job will be available, such as the iconic Banana Lamp and the BLOW branded set of dishes; new products from the Seletti wears TOILETPAPER collection with armchairs, bed sets and the latest collection of luminous alphabets, Caractère.
gift ideas for home design to put under the tree at 2017 Christmas the carpets of Illulian, company trendsetter in the field of handmade carpets. Symmetrical and chromatic games, baroque decorations characterized by a used effect, décollage or iconic scenographic subjects.
A particular section is reserved for
cult objects, those that have marked the history of design and that are exhibited in museums, born from the genius of designers like the Castiglioni brothers, Gae Aulenti or Philippe Starck. Objectively beautiful, often poetic and evocative, are undoubtedly gifts of great effect and not necessarily very expensive.
In most cases the products can be purchased online, in the description you will find the link that will lead you to the shop where you can complete the purchase, at the time of writing in many cases delivery for Christmas is guaranteed.
Christmas gift for him.
In the 2017 Christmas wish list for him there are fashion and exclusive glasses, bluetooth speakers and headphones with minimal design and natural materials, table lamps and hi-tech reading lamps with LED light sources.
Objects with innovative features accompanied by materials and designs that are inspired by the retro. The bluetooth speakers are covered in Kvadrat wool fabric and have handles in natural leather, the earphones become precious as jewelry, with cables covered in fabric.
Dadà, Cabaret Voltaire collection, Eluard model. Model with applications, temples and nose pads in contrasting colors, bright, fluorescent, which make the typical glasant exceptionally witty. www.dadaeyewear.com, price on request. Dadà, Cabaret Voltaire collection, Wood model. Model with applications, temples and nose pads in contrasting colors, bright, fluorescent, which make the typical glasant exceptionally witty. www.dadaeyewear.com, price on request. Dadà, Karawane collection, Bung model. The classic frame becomes an eccentrico sunglasses, in an elegant Havana Rosé opaque version, through the application of a clip in rosé harmonic steel with a dripped effect, characterized by elegant metal arabesques that give dynamism a lively but essential look. www.dadaeyewear.com, price on request. A practical and intuitive alarm clock: just turn it over to turn off the alarm! When the dial is oriented on the bedside table, the alarm is deactivated. In addition to the original extinguishing system, this alarm clock is decorative, practical and playful at the same time. Made of steel, it has a "soft touch" finish that makes it very pleasant to handle. Price: € 89,95 An iPhone case in real marble, elegant and absolutely unconventional. Produced by Native Union is composed of a plastic structure on which a thin layer of marble is applied. Each case is a unique piece made by hand. Also in different colors. Price: € 89,99 These ultra-refined headphones combine a retro fabric cable with ultra-refined golden notes. Available in a range of current colors, they are true fashion accessories. Like precious jewels, they are delivered in a beautiful wooden box. The Agem headphones combine the beauty of Scandinavian design with high quality technology. Price: € 45,00 Inspired by the bright and colorful Las Vegas signs, this retro style neon lamp is original and fun. The intensity of the light can be varied by means of a potentiometer placed on the base. Price: € 70,00 Dedicated to the universe of the office, this gift box is a concentrate of design signed by the famous Danish brand Hay! It contains practical and elegant objects that present a superb harmony of colors and materials. Everything comes in a beautiful white box. This “Office Medium” box includes 4 pieces: an elegant tablet case, a fabric (with zip), 2 colored notebooks and a pencil whose motifs are signed by Nathalie du Pasquier. A true fashion accessory, the case has a tailored, elegant and informal style. It will protect your tablet with class. Price: € 69,00 The luxury portable speaker… Very elegant, this wireless Bluetooth speaker from B&O PLAY will surprise you with its exceptional quality. The powerful stereo sound is hominidirectional and uniform at 360 ° thanks to its two loudspeakers of 140W. Made of aluminum with real leather handle, it reaches a record autonomy of 24 hours. Allows you to listen to Bluetooth music wherever you are: picnic, beach, stroll, in a holiday home, at friends ... The A1 speaker stands up to dust and splashes. Price: € 249,00 GO SHOP Elegant and minimalist design, the A.HEAD Bluetooth headphones can help you when the rest of the world does not have the same musical tastes. They integrate with your smartphone and guarantee 14 hours of playback and 20 days of standby. The ear pads are made of imitation leather, extendable with a soft surface to the touch. Price: € 99,00 Vintage and original Bluetooth wireless speaker. Thanks to the singular handle, it is reminiscent of a transistor radio with a minimalist design. "Copenhague" is entirely covered with a magnificent Kvadrat wool fabric that gives it a unique style. Equipped with a genuine leather handle and available in a magnificent color palette, it looks like a fashion accessory. The embossed logo is discreet and the embroidered volume buttons blend imperceptibly with the fabric. Copenhagen connects via Bluetooth (aptX), Apple AirPlay or dlna (supports Wi-Fi Direct) to most phones, tablets and PC / Macs. If the music source does not support wireless transmission, you can make an analog or optical connection using the supplied cables. Price: € 699,00 Fine and slender, Kinx is a lamp with fine and extremely fluid lines. Its cheerful and light design, its simple and round shapes are representative of the universe of the famous Karim Rashid. The head of the lamp looks like a ribbon of light floating in the air… Formed by an LED ring, the swiveling head offers warm yet strong lighting, ideal for reading and studying. The translucent polymer diffuser uniforms the light to offer optimal visual comfort. Ultra functional, Kinx is a perfect match with our contemporary habits! The base integrates a USB port to recharge your portable devices (mobile phone, tablet, MP3…). The base can also be used as a pocket emptier: desk accessories, coins can be placed on it ... The intensity of the light is adjustable thanks to the sensitive optical unit on the base. Price: € 444,00 GO SHOP Minimalist and contemporary while maintaining the classic lines Bon Jour Unplugged is a wireless LED lamp designed by Philippe Starck. The adjustable light intensity makes it suitable for many situations, from the bedroom to the living room. Charges via micro USB port, from a wall socket or from a PC A full charge can provide up to 6 hours of light. Catuma, ArTchitecture collection, Ostro model. Available in three colors, the sharp and complex frame becomes ethereal thanks to curved and straight lines that contrast and chase each other, enriched by geometric games of full and empty spaces and lacquers applied in contrast. www.catumaeyewear.com, price on request. Catuma, ArTchitecture collection, Ponente model. Available in four colors, the square frame becomes ethereal thanks to curved and straight lines that contrast and chase each other, enriched by geometric games of full and empty and precious woods applied in contrast. www.catumaeyewear.com, price on request. Christmas gift for you.
Among the Christmas gifts for her: the suggestions of Marimekko's textures, a tea set decorated with elegant female figures, a bedside lamp in the shape of a goose, letters and luminous symbols to underline the meaning of a word or a phrase.
Dadà, Rrose Selavy capsule collection, "Eau" model. Two small butterflies with glazed base with Austrian crystals, applied asymmetrically on the lenses, play down the glasant model, making it ironic and playful. www.dadaeyewear.com, price on request. Dadà, Karawane collection, Anlogo model. The classic frame becomes an eccentrico sunglasses, Havana Rosé opaque version, through the application of a clip in rosé harmonic steel with a dripped effect, characterized by elegant metal arabesques that give dynamism a lively but essential look. www.dadaeyewear.com, price on request. Catuma, ArTchitecture collection, Grecale model. Available in three colors, the cat eye frame becomes ethereal thanks to curved and straight lines that contrast and chase each other, enriched by geometric games of full and empty and precious woods applied in contrast. www.catumaeyewear.com, price on request. Catuma, ArTchitecture collection, Libeccio model. Available in three colors, the frame, which sees a hexagon emerging from a circle, becomes ethereal thanks to curved and straight lines that contrast and chase each other, enriched by geometric games of full and empty spaces and lacquers applied in contrast. www.catumaeyewear.com, price on request. Catuma, ArTchitecture collection, Scirocco model. Available in four colors, the sharp and complex frame becomes ethereal thanks to curved and straight lines that contrast and chase each other, enriched by geometric games of full and empty spaces and contrasting applied lacquers. www.catumaeyewear.com, price on request. Part of Jonathan Adler's Muse collection, this vase pays homage to the genius Dali, with the mustache embossed on one side. On the other hand, the lips of Misia Sert, who was his muse and lover for a time. Sculptural and atypical, the elements of the Muse collection have the particularity of bringing out, in a poetic and surrealist way, parts of the body taken as inspiration from these idealized female figures, which our greatest artists have had as muses. Each item is made of white porcelain. Price: € 118,00 GO SHOP A collection of neon lamps in the shape of letters, numbers and symbols that allows you to write whatever you want: your name, a message, a mantra. The «Neon art» lamps hook to the wall to create the desired message. They are joined later to one of the transformers part of the same collection. Price: € 52,00 GO SHOP The Caractère collection made up of 26 letters of the alphabet allows you to write whatever you want: your name, a message, a mantra, the name of an object. All in a retro kitschy Las Vegas style! You can also use each letter separately, like a table lamp. These luminous letters rest on a bookcase, a fireplace, a shelf or hang on the wall, like a wall light. Made of metal with LED bulbs. Price: € 109,00 GO SHOP An original and soft pillow that recalls a ball of yarn or a knot. It consists of upholstered fabric tubes, knotted to create a soft tangle. Price: € 106,00 Sky is an inverted planter concept that welcomes plants upside down! An aerial plant, spectacular and very poetic. This planter that can be hung from the ceiling or wall is suitable for all types of plants: indoor plants in the living room, aromatic plants in the kitchen. On the side of the stem, a ceramic lid holds the soil and the plant. On the root side, a stoneware water tank keeps the soil moist for several weeks. Price: € 19,95 Diva is a Dromaius-shaped Console proposed by Ibride, fun and unusual but helpful. Price: € 310,00 GO A playful tribute to Lego, a real cult object that has made children and adults dream for almost 80 years and which is also a source of inspiration for artists and designers around the world. Perfect in the children's room, these decorative and fun boxes will be used to arrange different objects around the house: living room, kitchen, bathroom. Price: € 22,00 GO Designer Marcantonio Raimondi Malerba continues his exploration of nature. These little mice with overwhelming realism decorate our interiors as if to remind us of the bond that exists between man and nature. Ultra fun and original, these resin lamps perfectly imitate small rodents in different positions: standing, sitting, lying down. They hold between their paws, not a piece of cheese, but an LED bulb to light up our nights! Price: € 69,00 GO SHOP Junn by Ibride is a fun, life-sized goose-shaped LED lamp that can also be used as a bedside table or coffee table. Very large, Junon is made up of a multitude of compartments and a secret drawer, in which to place small treasures. Don't be fooled by its retro look, Junon is high-tech! It is equipped with a USB key to which you can connect your smartphone and other technological devices. Price: € 620,00 GO Thanks to this fun family of acrobats, hanging out the laundry will be a pleasure! The vintage style of these clothespins is adorable. In the kitchen, these beautiful laundry tongs will also be used to reseal packages that have already started. They can also be used to hang postcards. Delivered in a nice box, they are a nice gift idea, to give as a gift or to treat yourself. Price: € 16,50 Cheerful, chic and graphic, the Marimekko table art collection brings vitality to your interior. Made to last, the patterns are designed not to fade over time. Compatible with the needs of modern life, all the elements of the collection are suitable for the microwave, dishwasher and freezer. Price: € 25,00 GO SHOP A fun and playful object to have in the kitchen with its form of giant pencil sharpener, Karoto allows you to peel and cut the vegetables into colored strips! Ideal for decorating and adding a touch of style to your dishes and your delicious salads. Price: € 13,25 GO SHOP Cheerful, chic and graphic, this large bag features a fashion and ultra contemporary look. The black and white geometric patterns perfectly match the more sage gray color. The handles in natural leather bring a note of elegance to the whole. The 100% cotton canvas is thick and durable. With its large size, this bag is perfect for shopping at the market, for playing sports or going to the pool, going on a weekend, shopping or shopping. Price: € 67,00 An elegant and minimalist tea service. The illustrations show undressed female figures, taking a bath and relaxing in tea water, while their underwear is spread over the serving saucers and spoons. Designed by illustrator Esther Horchner, this fun and tender illustration is hand painted with great delicacy. Price: € 62,00 GO Design gift ideas for the home. "Timo Dwarf", designed by Michelangelo Olivieri for m12 AD. Low and cozy seat in enamelled metal and solid wood frame for endless relaxation. www.m12ad.it, price on request. “Timo lamp”, design Michelangelo Olivieri for m12 AD. Wooden structure, fabric lampshade and a sprung metal base that allows the lamp to always return to its original position. The orange ignition cord gives it an irresistible charm. www.m12ad.it, price on request. Studio Job brings together two geniuses, Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel, recognized for their rebellious and nonconformist way of creating a parallel universe. For Seletti, the two designers create the Blow collection: crazy sculpture-objects inspired by hyperrealism and Pop Art. These very decorative plates are characterized by original and unconventional motifs: sensual mouth, fried egg, pot-bellied hot dog , superhero lightning or hemp leaves. Like an art gallery, you can compose a strange and unusual table, mixing the motifs. Made of porcelain, it is dishwasher and microwave safe. Price: € 29,00 Studio Job brings together two geniuses, Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel, recognized for their rebellious and nonconformist way of creating a parallel universe. For Seletti, the two designers create the Blow collection: crazy sculpture-objects inspired by hyperrealism and Pop Art. These very decorative plates are characterized by original and unconventional motifs: sensual mouth, fried egg, pot-bellied hot dog , superhero lightning or hemp leaves. Like an art gallery, you can compose a strange and unusual table, mixing the motifs. Made of porcelain, it is dishwasher and microwave safe. Price: € 29,00 Studio Job brings together two geniuses, Job Smeets and Nynke Tynagel, recognized for their rebellious and nonconformist way of creating a parallel universe. For Seletti, the two designers create the Blow collection: crazy sculpture-objects inspired by hyperrealism and Pop Art. These very decorative plates are characterized by original and unconventional motifs: sensual mouth, fried egg, pot-bellied hot dog , superhero lightning or hemp leaves. Like an art gallery, you can compose a strange and unusual table, mixing the motifs. Made of porcelain, it is dishwasher and microwave safe. Price: € 29,00 these light sculptures in the shape of a banana without peel were conceived by the Belgian artists of Studio Job. At first, the Banana lamps were created in limited edition for the '' Art Light '' exhibition at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery in Paris. Seletti has decided to mass-produce these bizarre and original lamps by replacing bronze with golden resin. The long-limbed diffuser is made of glass. These truly realistic banana-shaped lamps without peel are part of Andy Warhol's style: to positively represent something you see every day, something that the whole world can know. Price: € 229,00 GO SHOP Constance carpet by Illulian, belonging to the Palace Collection line, handmade in Himalayan wool, pure silk and plant colors. Size: customized. www.illulian.com, price on request. Illulian Dragon Carpet, belonging to the Limited Edition line, made by hand with Himalayan wool, pure silk and plant colors. Size: customized. www.illulian.com, price on request. Skyla carpet by Illulian, belonging to the Design Collection line, handmade in Himalayan wool, pure silk and plant colors. Size: customized. www.illulian.com, price on request. Wallpaper carpet by Illulian, belonging to the Limited Edition line, made by hand with Himalayan wool, pure silk and vegetable colors. Size: customized. www.illulian.com, price on request. Of the retro and Scandinavian lines, a bold graphic revealed by vivid colors and in contrast, it is certain, the Lipsticks armchair will attract all the looks! With its deep and enveloping seat, it is welcoming and very comfortable. The deep blue color and the gold-tinted metal base give a real and classic style that the illustration counterbalances with humor. Price: € 890,00 GO SHOP Kaasa is a hearth inspired by the ancient Finnish lighthouses. In fact, once the term Kaasa indicated a signal of fundamental light to guide the sailors in the right direction and to warn of the arrival of the enemy. Price: € 437,10 GO SHOP Presented at the 2017 Milan Furniture Fair, the Connection concrete vase is part of the Work is Over collection created by the collaboration between Diesel Living and Seletti. An iconic industrial style vase that takes shape from a part of industrial piping. Price: € 95,00 Design gifts: cult objects, milestones in the history of design.
We have gathered here some design gift ideas, cult and iconic objects that represent milestones in the history of Italian and international design. Objects that have received important awards, which are exhibited in museums and which in some cases are symbols of a movement, such as the Quaderna table created by Superstudio in the 1970 or the Proust armchair, designed in the 1978 by Alessandro Mendini.
Created in 1957, Eclisse is one of Vico Magistreti's greatest hits. We recognize in this small lamp the attraction of the great Italian designer for strong geomeric shapes. Made of painted metal, it consists of a fixed spherical structure inside which a semi-sphere rotates, which allows you to direct the light and adjust its intensity. Price: € 127,50 GO SHOP Designed by Giancarlo Mattioli in 1967, the Nessino lamp has become a true design icon of the 70s. Since its release, Nessino has enjoyed great success and receives 1st prize in the Studio Artemide / Domus Competition in Milan. Nessino consists of a monobloc structure in ABS resin arranged in chrome molds. The design of this lamp ensures that the light of the bulbs is not dazzling. This lamp is exhibited in several museums around the world, including the famous MoMA in New York. Price: € 250,75 GO SHOP A cult design object, the Pipistrello lamp was created by Gae Aulenti in 1965. With its wavy-shaped lamp holder, this lamp looks like a bat. It is a table or floor lamp that emits a diffused light. A telescopic system in stainless steel allows you to adjust the height (66-86 cm). The diffuser is in opal white methacrylate and the base in white or dark brown lacquered metal. Mythical and exhibited in the largest museums in the world, Pipistrello is one of the objects that constitute our universal heritage. Price: € 798,49 GO SHOP True alchemists of shapes and materials, Achille Castiglioni and his brother Pier Giacomo, also had a lot of irony as evidenced by their lamp Snoopy, inspired by the friendly character of the comics. This lamp offers a perfect balance between formal expression and materials. Splendid, the white Carrara marble foot and the enamelled metal shade that rests on a glass plate. Price: € 959,76 GO SHOP Symbolic and democratic, the Tolix metal armchair marks a significant milestone in the history of design. All the credit goes to its designer Xavier Pauchard who used for the first time pressed sheet and zinc for the production of mass-produced furniture. An icon of industrial design for almost a century, Tolix's A56 armchair has gone through eras and styles to become a classic in collective memory. Embodiment of the modern style of the 30-50 years, the A56 chair has established itself for its solidity and its great lightness. Stackable, perfectly meets the needs of rationalization of space. Price: € 257,00 The Proust cult chair was designed in the 1978 by Alessandro Mendini and is exhibited in the most prestigious museums. Mendini brings a touch of fantasy to the world of design since the 40 years! His Proust armchair is a symbol of the "Re-Design", a concept very dear to Mendini that consists in transforming with great humor the great classics of design, with the combination of new colors and decorations, or for the use of new materials . Price: € 1.244,00 GO SHOP We were all deeply touched by this Mezzadro stool, a true icon of the design and work of Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni. The seat is the seat of a tractor. A tribute to Marcel Duchamp, Mezzadro is a “ready-made” created from existing objects but with a different purpose. It is part of the collections of the largest museums in the world: MOMA, La Triennale di Milano, the Vitra Design Museum. Price: € 660,00 GO SHOP Designed by Philippe Starck in the 1988 Juicy Salif juicer is definitely an iconic and cult object. Produced by Alessi, he was exhibited at the MOMA in New York. Certainly the most famous juicer. Price: € 52,00 GO SHOP The wind of revolt of the 60's influenced the avant-garde production of Italian design. The Quaderna series of tables, from which this model comes, is the perfect illustration. Created by Superstudio in 1970, Quaderna denounces the excesses of Pop Design, very popular at this time. The simple and functional design leaves aside individual expression. Quaderna represents a significant phrase of design. Rewarded with several awards, it is now exhibited at the national museum of modern art in Paris. Price: € 3.660,00 A great design classic by Gae Aulenti. The Tour table is a sort of Ready Made, the legs are replaced by bicycle wheels fixed to the tempered glass ground with four stainless steel plates, the wheels are pivoting to 360 ° and allow you to easily move the table throughout the house . The 4 wheels are equipped with chrome forks and real full rubber tires. Price: € 4.569,00 Lucellino is a tribute to the incandescent lamp, which Ingo Maurer considers the perfect connection between technique and poetry, the lamps of the Birds collection are already a cult. This lamp with a gentle and witty line, composed of a low voltage halogen bulb embellished with hand-crafted goose feathers, gives a touch of poetry to any interior. Price: € 252,00 GO SHOP For Aldo Rossi, the coffee maker is the symbol par excellence of the dialectical relationship between urban planning and the “domestic panorama”. La Conica is the expression of this precise concept, with a clearly architectural inspiration. Price: € 195,00 GO SHOP Icon of design, this lamp celebrates the industrial style, the avant-garde of the loft. Created by the Castiglioni brothers in 1962, it is made up of a cut and bent steel base and a telescopic stem in nickel-plated brass that allows you to adjust the height (h 158 to 195 cm). Treat yourself to this extraordinary lamp, with a timeless design. Price: € 769,70 GO SHOP