From classy Connect Four to a mid-century Modern scented candle, we’ve created the ultimate gift guide for the Modernism fan in your life.
There’s nothing normal about this holiday season. So, to make shopping the least of your worries, we developed a curated list of Modern keepsakes that are bound to impress even the snobbiest design aficionado. Ranging from an $18 coloring book to a $150 desk mobile, we strived to include diverse price ranges and items from our favorite small businesses. Objects will never replace real human connection, but they’re good for showing someone you care. Keep scrolling to find gift inspiration for the Modern fan in your life.
The Modernist Coloring Book
For the artistically inclined Modern fan in your life, Poketo’s Modernist Coloring Book is a no-brainer. Chalked full of loud and intricate shapes inspired by your favorite design movements, all you need is a little color to bring the graphics to life. Poketo, $18.
Caracas Desk Mobile
Finally, a desktop distraction that doubles as an art piece! A MoMA exclusive, this colorful mobile is the perfect accessory to any work-from-home station. Made in Spain from recycled aluminum and steel, its moveable shapes resemble leaves blowing in the wind. MoMA, $151.
Shag Cocktail Glasses
Palm Springs Modern artist Shag brings his vibrant two-dimensional mid-century party scenes to life with his Deluxe cocktail glasses. Want to learn more about Shag? Click here. Shag, from $59.
Vintage Travel Wine Cooler
Perfect for vino on-the-go, these vintage wine coolers are the only way to pull up to a socially distant holiday gathering. Created by Australian designer Richard Carlson in 1980, the containers come in saturated and neutral colorways to complete the retro aesthetic. Coming Soon Vintage, $220.
Pattern Puzzle by Areaware and Dusen Dusen
For cold winter nights at home, cozy up to a puzzle designed by Areaware and Dusen Dusen. Available in three linear and organic patterns, each completed puzzle doubles as a piece of Modern artwork. Dusen Dusen, $27.
Anything Desk Set
Imagined by British designer Michael Sodeau, the mint-colored Anything Desk Set is a work-from-home office essential. Comprised of a stapler, tape dispenser, and scissors, the sleek, minimalist objects are almost too beautiful to use. HAY, $51.
Designed by Los Angeles’ Block Shop Textiles, the Sidewinder Robe boasts Bauhaus-inspired curved lines and circles. Perfect for lounging or working from home, the robe is cool enough to make a Zoom call appearance. Block Shop Textiles, $140.
Strike Up Match Holder
Designed by the Seattle-based duo behind Fruitsuper, the Strike Up Match Holder adds flair to any tabletop. No need for a matchbox, simply strike the side of the volcano-shaped holder to ignite a flame. Fruitsuper, $48.
Acrylic Four In A Row
Game night just got elevated. Made with clear acrylic and marbled resin pieces, CB2’s Four In A Row is a new family room staple made for children and adults alike. CB2, $129.
Since extravagant travel is out of the question this season, the next best thing is Interior Voyages by Matthieu Salvaing. Exploring some of the world’s best interior photography, Interior Voyages takes your mind to the design destination of your wildest dreams. Rizzoli, $60.
Mid-century Modern Candle
We all know what mid-century Modernism looks like, but have you ever wondered what it smells like? Made with a blend of amber and vanilla, the Mid-century Modern candle by Anecdote Candles evokes the pops of color in a classic 1960s living room. Seeker, $24.
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