gift ideas

From birthdays to anniversaries, holidays, special occasions, or “just because”, a gift can make a loved one’s day. Or year, if it’s one of the designs you’ll discover here, in our selection of articles that feature some of the best gift ideas. While many of these designs are not specifically designed as a gift, they offer creative ways to surprise someone special, a friend, a colleague, or an acquaintance. Here you can find unique gift ideas and Christmas gift ideas from the minds of some of the world’s most talented designers. These timeless and creative designs also often feature sustainable materials and innovative crafting techniques.

Finding the perfect gift is easy if you’re familiar with the interests and preferences of the person you want to surprise. However, the best gifts work in a wide range of situations. These Christmas gift ideas and unique gift ideas include anything from home scents to handmade ceramic travel mugs, kitchen knife sets and organic towels. Other ideas include vibrant designs like a multi-colored glass watering can that can brighten any living space; bird houses designed to resemble modernist architecture; or woven wool blankets that take inspiration from traditional Norwegian folk costumes.

For the coffee lover in your life, you can find manual coffee grinders and beautiful cups that look like works of art. Someone who likes quality whiskey? Read the comprehensive guide that shows the best whiskey glass sets currently available or choose a stylish decanter that will last for a lifetime. Here you can also find a list of eco-friendly gifts and sustainably made products like handmade soap and shampoo bars, reusable water bottles, or air purifiers that look like sculptures.