Whether you’re searching for the perfect gift for the budding host, planet protector or mindful minimalist, treat yourself and your loved ones with a special something from our festive gift guide.
Rita Angus, ‘Rutu’, 1951, Print, Te Papa
In celebration of Te Papa’s latest exhibition Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist, the museum store has stocked its shelves with prints of the iconic artist’s work. In Rutu, Angus depicts herself as part Maori and part European while the lotus flower represents her appreciation of Buddhism; the halo an idealisation of the Virgin Mary.
Limited Edition Playing Cards, Fourth St, Simon James
These hand-illustrated playing cards by illustrator and friend of Fourth St, Guy Oscar Brock are printed on 216gsm textured cream stock. Each pack is hand-numbered from 1 to 200.
This French Press, with the capacity for eight cups of coffee, is double-walled to ensure optimum taste and temperature to wake you up in the morning. Designed by Erik Magnussen for Danish design company Stelton, the piece, in its minimalism and practicality, will add value to any kitchen.
Machined Whiskey Set, ECC
This machined plate made out of brushed solid steel, brass or black metal comes complete with two hand-blown whiskey glasses that fit perfectly in the tray.
Be Serene, HOHM Spirited Scents
Hohm Spirited Scents feature a new way of diffusing and enjoying beautiful fragrances using natural New Zealand lava stones. Doused in pure white cedar and patchouli-scented oil, Hohm fills your room with an aromatic ambience. Be Serene, in white cedar and patchouli encourages you to maintain emotional balance and infuse your everyday life with the tranquility of mindfulness.
Give and Grow Moth Orchid Double, Kings Plant Barn
Known for their long-lasting flowers and benefits of air purification and well-being, this Give and Grow Moth Orchid is an eco-friendly gift that will last for many years to come.
Pulse Wide Vase by Zaha Hadid Design, Good Form
A visual and tactile contrast is conceived in this vase, between the smooth and pleated surface, highlighting the technical innovation by Zaha Hadid Design. In deep blue, light will cast a moody shadow within your living space.