Brummell Christmas Gift Guide 2023: for the home

From vases to rugs, radios to armchairs, this gift guide has everything to make a homebody smile this Christmas

Art and Design 4 Dec 2023

Brummell Christmas Gift Guide 2023: for the home

Ruark R2 music system


Imagine the delight of waking up to your favourite carols on Christmas morning thanks to the Ruark R2. This slim and stylish system, equipped with DAB+, FM and internet radio tuners, effortlessly blends into your home, ensuring that the spirit of your favourite tunes resonates throughout the holiday season and beyond. Ruark R2 music system, £479;


Burberry throw pillow


Featuring a Jacquard-woven Equestrian Knight design and meticulous blanket stitching at the edges, this Burberry throw pillow is more than a home accessory; it’s a statement of luxury. Designed to add a touch of opulence to a space, be comfortable in the knowledge that this pillow will become a cherished part of any home. Burberry throw pillow, £590;


Vieunite Textura digital canvas


This Christmas, embrace the future of art with Vieunite’s Textura digital canvas. Encased in a sleek wooden frame, it seamlessly merges technology with artistic connection. With the intuitive Vieunite app, curate your gallery with designs by independent artists and historic masterpieces and transform your space into a personalised haven. Vieunite Textura digital canvas, £490;


Martha Freud Dreaming? candle


Crafted in Martha Freud’s East London studio and inspired by eternal love, the “Dreaming?” candle is a delicate fusion of artistry and fragrance. The porcelain pot, brushed in a serene pale blue, encases a candle with a scent that offers a harmonious blend of rose and oud, with notes of geranium, violet and amber. Martha Freud Dreaming? candle, £110;


Luna sogno


Illuminate your Christmas with the help of Occhio, a pioneer in lighting since 1999, which has crafted the Luna sogno as a symbol of outstanding design and a new culture of light. What sets the Luna sogno apart is its intuitive gesture control, allowing you to adjust the light effortlessly, turning any space into a dreamy haven. Luna sogno, £1,342;


Beetle playing cards


Crafted with peerless materials of sustainable origin, Alexandra Llewellyn’s signature Beetle playing cards redefine game night as a luxurious affair. Adorned with iridescent scarab beetles and a modern twist on classic suits, these cards are perfect for those who appreciate elegance and artistry – where every shuffle is a celebration of style and luck. Beetle playing cards, £85;


Moccamaster KBG Select


This holiday season, delight coffee enthusiasts with the Moccamaster KBG Select – a premium filter coffee machine that can brew 10 cups in just 5-6 minutes. With a copper boiling element for the perfect brew and a solid aluminium body made of recyclable materials, it’s a stylish and sustainable addition to any kitchen, delivering aromatic and full-bodied coffee every time. Moccamaster KBG Select, £229; shop here.


Armani/Casa Alcazar Medium vase


In the realm of presents, the Armani/Casa Alcazar Medium vase emerges as a timeless masterpiece, marrying form and function in a way that only Italian craftsmanship can achieve. Crafted from 100 per cent Murano glass, its faceted design adds luxury to any space. Practical and beautiful, it’s perfect for flowers, with a water-resistant interior and a scratch-protected exterior. Armani/Casa Alcazar Medium vase, £1,980;


Joanna Ling Large Wave pedestal bowl


The Edition 94 introduces an exquisite Christmas gift: the Large Wave pedestal bowl by Joanna Ling. Crafted entirely by hand in her London garden studio, the piece boasts matt-finish porcelain with a sophisticated matt black edge. Embracing the imperfections, she offers a welcome departure from mass-produced homeware, thus allowing for her individuality to shine through. The Edition 94 Joanna Ling Large Wave pedestal bowl, £360;


B&B Italia Lemante Small table


Japanese designer Kensaku Oshiro takes a multicultural approach when designing furniture, creating pieces with nature-inspired aesthetics and functional elegance. The Lemante tables are no exception, with the design being inspired by organic forms and geometric simplicity. Choose between a transparent or molten glass tabletop and between a base of black Marquinia marble or glossy lacquered options in various shades to tailor the table to your loved one’s preference. B&B Italia Lemante Small table, £POA;


Petersham Nurseries gardening hamper


This Christmas, delight your loved ones with the Petersham Nurseries gardening hamper – a curated blend of practicality and sophistication. Either kickstart or enhance their passion for gardening with the hand trowel, hand fork, five small coir pots, gloves and garden twine. Wrapped in luxury logo gift boxes and adorned with Indian gift ribbon, it is sure to delight. Petersham Nurseries gardening hamper, £95;


Tekla Sailor Stripes towel


Tekla, born in Copenhagen in 2017, draws inspiration from art and architecture, resulting in a timeless design expression. This ethos has even rubbed off onto its bath towels with the Sailor Stripes towel offering functional luxury. Crafted from 100 per cent heavyweight organic cotton in Portugal and featuring extra-long cotton yarns, these towels boast a soft finish and exceptional absorbency and durability, ensuring that this gift will be appreciated for a long time. Tekla Sailor Stripes towel, £50;


Studio Ceramics by Alun Graves


Showcasing the evolution of contemporary British ceramicists and delving into the experimental journey of clay as an art form, Studio Ceramics by Alun Graves is the perfect gift this Christmas. Alun Graves, senior curator of ceramics at the Victoria and Albert Museum, provides a historical context, making this book a valuable gift for collectors, practitioners and art enthusiasts alike. What’s more, every purchase supports the museum, adding a layer of cultural significance to your holiday generosity. Studio Ceramics by Alun Graves, £55;


Ruggable National Gallery On Claude Nine tufted rug


The Ruggable National Gallery On Claude Nine tufted rug is a modern masterpiece inspired by Monet’s Snow Scene at Argenteuil (1875). Immerse yourself in the snowy charm of Paris with shades of grey, cream, blue, pink, and brown. What makes it truly special? Ruggable’s water-resistant, stain-resistant and machine-washable material, transforming your space into an artful haven that’s easy to maintain. Ruggable National Gallery On Claude Nine tufted rug, from £159;


Molteni Cinnamon armchair


Looking for a standout Christmas gift? The Cinnamon armchair, a masterpiece by Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa for Molteni&C, seamlessly combines form, function and comfort. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the armchair features a technically complex yet visually harmonious U-shaped base with a bulbous central seat and a removable cushion for maximum comfort. Upholstered in Zeus fabric, a blend of carded wool and elastic fibre, it offers a touch of tradition with a modern twist. Molteni Cinnamon armchair, £3,856 (VAT excluded);


Pophams Wiggle side plates


Crafted by North London ceramicist Laura Hughes, these Wiggle side plates from Pophams embody artistic charm that will add flare to any dinner party set-up. Hughes’ commitment to organic forms and minimal glazes results in plates that are not just tableware but expressions of everyday elegance. Crafted with a low base and gently curving sides, these weighty plates boast hand-painted wavy lines, turning the ordinary into something extraordinary. Pophams Wiggle side plates, £32;


Berluti leather and wood spinning tops


Established in 1895 in Paris, Berluti has evolved from renowned shoemaker to global luxury brand, offering fine leather goods since 2005 and a complete clothing collection since 2011. Today, as part of the Les Passe-Tempsholiday collection, Berluti introduces a set of three spinning tops, hand-turned in Italy and covered with exquisite Venezia patinated leather. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, the spinning tops are not just playthings but keepsakes to be cherished. Berluti leather and wood spinning tops, £1,130;