Top ten Christmas gifts for design lovers

As a festive season like we haven't known before inches towards us, we get into the spirit early and round up our recommendations to inspire the design-lover in your life...

1. A Good Company journal

A Good Company do not compromise between design and sustainability.

Their notebooks have a clean, crisp design and are hand-bound in  premium vegan-certified leather with pages made from recycled stone making for a uniquely smooth writing experience. 

2. FollowMe portable table lamp

Designed by Inma Bermúdez for Marset, the portable and rechargeable FollowMe Table Lamp has become  a design icon in just a few short years. 

Its striking organic profile, available in a range of colourways, alongside its simple, airy lines, its tilting shade and varying light intensity have established it as a beautiful and practical lamp.

3. Life Meets Art 

Venture inside the homes of the world's most creative people. 

Published by Phaidon, this is an inspiring collection of the extraordinary private spaces of 250 of the world’s most creative people, past and present.

4. Forge Creative trees

These little wooden Trees may be small but they are strong and majestic and will stand proudly wherever you plant them.

Individually hand-turned on a lathe by Forge Creative and made from a wide variety of wood each one of these wooden Tree toys has its own distinct character.

Decorations to be handed down through generations...

5. Tentree Golden Spruce hoodie

Tentree empower everyone to plant trees with their purchases, while offering sustainably made products for all to enjoy.

Their Golden Spruce collection takes basics and elevates them into legend status. Wear the powerful symbol of resilience and endurance in this cosy and comfortable hoodie made of 60% organic cotton and 40% recycled polyester.

6. Ekobo bento box

This Bento box made of ecological bamboo fibre by Ekobo sees Asian materials and simplistic silhouettes meet a modern western style, drawing inspiration also from the aesthetics of colourful vintage.

It is a smart and stylish container for snacks and meals to-go. Inside the lunch box, you’ll find two smaller, removable containers that make serving and transporting meals neat and easy. Firmly closed by a silicone band, the top lid also functions as a plate.

7. Kreis Design lozenge pegboard

This Kreis Design Peg-it-all pegboard comes in multiple sizes, colours and patterns. It is designed and handcrafted in Britain from sustainably sourced solid beech and PEFC accredited natural birch plywood.

The lozenge shape is their latest addition to their collection of practical storage solutions for the home, studio or workspace. 

8. Leiho bamboo socks

It wouldn't be a Christmas list without a pair of socks, and for every set of these unisex eco-friendly socks sold, Leiho will be donating another three pairs to a homeless person, making this a gift idea that keeps on giving...

Bamboo fibre is environmentally friendly, temperature adapting, hypoallergenic and odour resistant - the ideal material for socks. This gift set features all three of Leiho's sustainable bamboo sock designs presented together in a gift box. 

9. Nina+Co espresso cups

From Nina+Co's Breakfast collection, these high-fired earthenware espresso cups are entirely unique and made by hand by skilled artisans. 

The matte black ceramic is finished with gloss white glaze to bring a minimal, monochrome style to the breakfast table. 

10. WXY candles

Part of WXY's Big Amber collection featuring a special range of elemental scents inspired by nature and the natural world, this 100% plant based wax candle is poured by hand in the UK with paraben-free wax and a wood wick. 

And for every WXY purchase made, a percentage of profits is donated to charitable organisations and projects spreading the festive cheer a little further...