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The Luxury Gift Guide: The Best for Design and Décor

The Luxury Holiday Gift Guide: The Best for Interior Design and Home Décor

Some people who dwell among us have exceptional taste, and perhaps even professional expertise in home décor and interior design. As a result, their nests are feathered with exquisite objects. Should you be in search of a luxury holiday gift for such a person this year, what should you give? We turned to two experts for guidance: New York City designers Olivia Song and Gillian Dubin. Now they’re sharing a expertly-curated luxury holiday gift guide with marvelous ideas about what to give when you’re looking for the best in interior design and home décor this season. 

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We all have that friend or family member – the one with the pristine home filled with thoughtful decorative accents, carefully fluffed throw pillows and just the right lighting. Their home is beautiful. Frequently we day-dream about moving in with them.

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But when it comes to gift-giving for this design-savvy individual, we tend to steer away from giving them things for their home. You too, right? The fear is that our taste pales in comparison to theirs – and we’re also overwhelmed by all the options out there.

The Luxury Holiday Gift Guide: The Best for Interior Design and Home Décor

Our expert’s guide on what to give this holiday in the realm of luxury interior design and home décor.

Dear reader, fear no longer. The experts are here to guide us. Olivia Song of Olivia Song Design and Gillian Dubin of Gillian Dubin Design have generously curated a holiday gift guide filled with items design aficionados will love.

The Luxury Holiday Gift Guide: The Best for Interior Design and Home Décor

Our expert’s guide on what to give this holiday in the realm of luxury interior design and home décor.

Olivia and Gillian are members of an exceptional group of women that we’re honored to be a part of called The WIE Suite. Founded and led by the fabulous Dee Poku, the organization’s mission is to foster alliances between women in business who are making things happen for other women and for the betterment of the world. Consider this home décor and interior design edit, which will get us through the holidays in style, just one example of the power of “women who do.”

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the luxury holiday gift guide: the best for home décor and interior design

1. Friedemann Buehler Ash Wood Vessel

Paper thin and sculptural, this ethereal piece invokes nature without bulk.

luxury holiday gift guide to the best in interior design and home décor this year

BUY NOW – $4,600.

2. Orbit Special Turntable

With different options for wood finish and integrated preamp, this turntable is beautiful and functional.

BUY NOW– $459 (as shown).

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3. INTERVAL Sculpture by John Hogan

What a modern one-of-a-kind statement piece for any surface! We love the play on opacity versus transparency.

luxury holiday gift guide to the best in interior design and home décor this year

Our curated luxury holiday gift guide of the best in design and home décor.

BUY NOW – $7,500.

4. Tera Lamp by Toshiko

A classic silhouette with a moody made-by-hand aesthetic. This well proportioned table lamp will brighten any corner.

luxury holiday gift guide to the best in interior design and home décor this year

BUY NOW – From $1,000.

5. CLOUD 7 Anthracite Homey Dog Bed

A chic “sofa” for your furry family member that’s as comfortable as it is good-looking.

BUY NOW – $144 (for the medium size).

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6. Lenny Kravitz Grand Limited Edition Steinway Piano

Once in a lifetime. We’d love to meet the musician (or future musician) who will own this masterpiece.

luxury holiday gift guide to the best in interior design and home décor this year

BUY NOW – Price upon request.

7. Clear Home Design Furnished Dollhouse

Teach your littles to appreciate good design with this heirloom worthy dollhouse, complete with modern furniture!

Our curated luxury holiday gift guide of the best in design and home décor.

BUY NOW – $699.

8. Chen & Kai Gecko Residence

Your trip to the pet store need not result in design eyesores  With Chen & Kai’s Gecko residence, your exotic friend will have the sanctuary you (and your home) deserve.

luxury holiday gift guide to the best in interior design and home décor this year

BUY NOW – $9,000.

9. Apparis Kate Diamond Face Mask Duo

Our favorite face mask comes with festive sparkle. These breathable and comfortable masks won’t disappoint.

 

Our curated luxury holiday gift guide of the best in design and home décor. BUY NOW – $40.

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10. Yield Design Hydrating Sanitizer Spray

Our go-to sanitizer that smells and feels great — think cologne, not fumes.

 

BUY NOW – $22.

11. ‘Gilly’ the Brazilian Rain Tree

Low maintenance and interactive bonsai — she sleeps at night.

BUY NOW – $220 (large size).

 

12. Aries Mirror by Ben and Aja Blanc

A mirror that’s also a work of art, an unexpected combination of texture and material.

 

 BUY NOW – $3,900 (as shown, other finish options available).

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13. The Parisians: Tastemakers at Home by Catherine Synave

On our curated luxury holiday gift guide of the best in design and home décor, we definitely judge books by their covers and this one wins!

 

BUY NOW – $75.

14. Architectural Digest at 100: A Century of Style

A. D. The end all of interior design.

BUY NOW – $100.

15. Blowing Armchair by Seungjin Yang

Fun and sculptural, this surprisingly comfortable art piece is actually a chair.

BUY NOW – $9,750.

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16. Bonbonierre small glass jar by Helle Mardahl

A charmingly chubby hiding place for your Quaaludes.

BUY NOW – $320.

17. Costa Brazil Vela Jungle Candle

A heaven -sent scented candle created with unique ingredients from the Amazonian rainforest. Available for individual or discounted subscription purchase.

BUY NOW – $165.

18. Baccarat Be@rbrick Figurine

Japanese juggernaut Medicom meets Baccarat in this clever kawaii Be@rbrick mashup for grownups and kids.

what to give interior design and home décor

BUY NOW – $370.

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19. Roman and Williams Guild Rex Fur Bean Bag

The college beanbag gets a serious upgrade with the softest and most luxurious Rex fur. Everyone will fight over the best seat in the house.

BUY NOW – $2,625 (medium size).

20. Karin Lilja Pine Mohair Blanket

Luxe mohair from Finland in a variety of colors and sizes finishes any room.

BUY NOW – $595 (single size).

21. Henry Wilson Studio Stack Trays

We love arranging these 3 weighty trays into multiple configurations. We actually love the entire line by Australian designer, Henry Wilson. In cast bronze or aluminum.

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BUY NOW – $350.

22. Carl Auböck Hand Bottle Opener

Carl Auböck’s everyday object becomes functional art.

BUY NOW – $300.

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23. Maison d’Etto Canaan Eau de Parfum

A complex fragrance for the intelligent individual — per the description: “undeniable attraction”…

BUY NOW – $300.

24. Roman and Williams Guild Reed Candlesticks

Mix and match these beautiful candlesticks for a timeless tablescape. Your eyes will thank you.

BUY NOW – $210 (blackened brass)

25. Tall Twisted Box by Cody Hoyt

Cody Hoyt’s handwork creates the multi-colored inlay ceramic slabs for this oversized vessel.

gift guide what to give interior design and home décor

 

BUY NOW – $14,500.

26. Under Heaven by Xu Zhen

Chinese artist Xu Zhen forms sculpture on canvas using colorful oil paint and a surprise pastry technique. See the details — the drying time alone is more than a year! These works are snapped up immediately by collectors and are very hard to come by.

 

luxury holiday gift guide to the best in interior design and home décor this year

BUY NOW – Price Upon Request.

27. The Studio Drift Dandelight

We snuck this one in as the last entry on our list of what to give this holiday as a perfect gift in the realm of design and home décor. Because Olivia was kind enough to let us know that the inspiration for the name of our site is available in an accessible form: The Dandelight by Studio Drift. We have one now, and it’s exquisite.

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BUY NOW – €360.

the luxury holiday gift guide: the best for home décor and interior design

That’s it – our expertly-curated luxury gift guide with the best of what to give this holiday in home décor and interior design. Now go forward and gift! And stay safe and strong out there, dear reader.

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Olivia Song and Gillian Dubin. Photograph by Dora Somosi.

OLIVIA SONG of Olivia Song Design  (http://www.oliviasong.com)  and GILLIAN DUBIN of Gillian Dubin Design  (http://www.gilliandubin.comrecently combined to form G.O.D. — a boutique firm focused on providing the best design and service to their clients. The two friends balance each other with their takes on aesthetics and utility, proving that even God needs a partner.

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