Luxury Christmas gift ideas for design lovers – discover solutions for even the most difficult to buy for!

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Looking for luxury Christmas gifts? We have curated suggestions for even the most difficult to buy for!  You might want to put some of these on your own Christmas List too – we promise to tell Santa you’ve been good!

For interior fragrance fans

Who doesn’t love to light a candle or 2 over the festive season?!   Discover Gioia – these gorgeous special edition Christmas 2022 candles by CULTI Milano will fill your home with the scent of all things festive.  The sweet bitter orange opening combines seamlessly with a fragrant gingerbread and cinnamon heart. The base in fresh fir wood gives off a pungent note that elevates the spices with unexpected freshness. And with 60hrs burning time, you’ll enjoy the fragrance in your home on many a festive night.

Gioia Candles will be arriving in October (date TBA), however they are available to pre-order now.

Gioia is a special edition scent by CULTI Milano for winter 2022

Show just how much you care with a signature supersize 4300ml Stile diffuser in Tessuto by CULTI Milano.  They’ll enjoy this fresh floral fragrance all year and you can sustainably top up the beautiful bottle with a fragrance refill next Christmas!

4300ml Stile diffuser in Tessuto fragrance is £550 and 1000ml refills from £74.50

For the hard to please

If they are asking for the Moon – we’ve found the solution! In sizes from 60cm to 200cm,  the Moon suspension lamp by Davide Groppi is a solid ball covered in hand-made Japanese paper, bringing a magical luminous light at the flick of a switch!

Moon suspension lamp collection from £822 for the 60cm diameter size

For people who like to get cosy

As the nights get colder, who can resist snuggling up with a cashmere or merino and angora wool blanket or throw. Yes please!

Bemboka throws from £339 at

And, you’ll want to stay snuggled under these sheets – give the gift of luxury linens, hand made in their perfect shade.

Once Milano bedroom collection available at

For sofa slouchers

The bold masculine features of the Decor range of diffusers by CULTI Milano add distinction to any room and come in sizes from 250ml to 2700ml.  For a seasonal fragrance, pick Mountain for an instant burst of crisp fresh air without even needing to leave the sofa!

CULTI Decor diffuser in Mountain from £65 (250ml size) to £505 (2700ml size) if they are on Santa’s good list!

For book lovers

Inspired by the legendary tower and conceptually linked to the giant library of the same name described in the story by J.L. Borges, Babele is a beautiful handcrafted metal structure perfect to house beloved books and object d’art.

Babele bookcase collection from £1966 at

For art lovers

Wall-mounted like an abstract painting and custom made in your selection of metal finish, Mida is a perfect circle that slides open to reveal a hidden cabinet to hide your treasures.

Mida from £ 4666 at 

For arty party people

Pablo is a luminous panel without a frame, leaning against the wall like a painting waiting to be hung.  This RGB remote controlled lamp becomes your canvas for creating diffused light in any colour and you can select different effects including strobe, disco and fire.  Perfect for party people!

Pablo floor lamp by Davide Groppi £4603 from

For dinner party throwers

Fans of table settings will love these luxury linen tablecloths, napkins and runners. All are handmade in Venice and we are swooning over the beautiful detailing! We want these in every colour!

Once Milano dining collection available at

For kids and big kids

Lazy Basketball by Emanuele Magini is the perfect solution for indoor fun and games without even having to leave your seat!

Lazy Basketball is available in red or yellow at from £1193.

Trying to get the kids to get up on time?  We’ve got the solution with these irresistible cuckoo clocks.  Don’t worry, the mechanism has a light sensor so the cuckoo sleeps at night!

The Titti Cuckoo Clock is available in yellow or pink at from £228

For home mixologists

For total cocktail heaven,  the Barista brings an elegant club feel to your home.  Perfect when entertaining friends, this stunning mobile bar opens like a book with storage for your glassware and bottles and is handcrafted from copper and stainless steel with a special mirrored finish.

Barista by De Castelli is available at for £17586

For home entertainers

The TetATet portable table lamp gives the most beautiful light wherever you want to create an intimate atmosphere for drinks or dining.  It has a rechargeable battery lasting 12 hours at a time so should last the whole night long wherever you are celebrating!

TeTaTet by Davide Groppi from £331

For the green fingered

For gardeners who love sculptural shapes these De Castelli Narnya shiny metal planters are perfect for patios, conservatories, sun decks and poolside.

The Narnya collection of planters is available for indoor and outdoor use starting at £667

For an illuminating Christmas gift, the Lenta provides the most beautiful light both indoors and outside.  Perfect for al fresco mulled wine round the fire pit!  

Lenta by Davide Groppi is available at £750

For a statement folding garden chair, it is hard to beat this design classic by Vico Magistretti. Originally designed in 1946, this beautiful wide-seat deck chair has firmly stood the test of time.  

Piccy makes the perfect present for design fans, available in a choice of colours for £917

For those who love the slopes

Bring the chalet vibe to your home with this adorable contemporary cuckoo clock by relaunched Italian heritage clock designers, Domeniconi.  Or when you are serving raclette and mulled wine, why not use some beautiful linens by Once Milano to create the perfect tablescape.

The Chalet Cuckoo clock will remind you of cute mountain villages and our linens will transport you to long lunches, après ski!

For pantomime fans

To misquote the Evil Queen in Snow White – “Mirror mirror on the wall, why have one when I can have you all?!”  There are 3 beautiful mirrors in the Riflesso range, which work individually or look stunning as a set. “Oh yes you can!!”

Riflesso Mirror collection is available at from £1241

For stylish hounds

The perfect gift for the hound who has everything and loves minimalist design!  For the ultimate in doggy style, Dog House No 1 is a contemporary take on a kennel by De Castelli.

Dog House No 1 is part of a collection of outdoor furniture available at priced at £1862

For bird lovers

For birds and bird lovers who appreciate great design, discover the most stylish of bird houses by De Castelli.

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Nest House No 1 is available at for £621

For luxe design lovers

Contemporary magpies will love this modern chest of drawers inspired by the myth of Pandora.  This beautiful collection of circular storage units, custom made in your choice of precious metal, reveal hidden compartments for storing special treasures.

The Pandora collection starts at £2959 for a 2 drawer unit to £16448 for the tallest tower

For vintage fans

For fans of Fifties glamour, the Pensando ad Acapulco (Italian for thinking of Acapulco) is a tribute to the iconic Acapulco Chair originally designed in the 1950s.  Made from shiny copper or brass, it is almost too beautiful to sit on!

Pensando ad Acapulco from £4717

For perfect stocking fillers

These divine scented sachets will make your car smell better than showroom fresh and the fragrance lasts for ages!  They make great small gifts, but you’ll definitely want one for yourself, luckily they come in packs of 2!

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Discover the different fragrances on for £45

Who doesn’t love a beautiful home fragrance and this range of room sprays from CULTI Milano will evoke memories of Mediterranean holidays even on the darkest of winter days.

CULTI Milano room spray range available at for £38

Light up their Christmas with the Anima lamp by Davide Groppi.  This slender, ephemeral and abstract sculpture brings a stunning soft diffused light to any space and is slim enough to slip into a Christmas stocking!

Anima is available at at £347

For more festive season ideas

We have a host more seasonal ideas for design lovers at and you might also like a read of our interiors inspiration for the festive season blog.  Buon Natale!