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Gift Guide: The Design Enthusiast

What do you get the person in your life that lives and breathes design? More wonderful things to fill their oh-so-stylish home, of course. Gift the design enthusiast in your life- fun and luxurious, high-fashion and insanely original items this holiday season. 

By Candace Abbott
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Tube Audio

Sound off. Favorite tunes spill out and look mangificent with help from the Tube Audio by Leff Amsterdam. A sleek design in a brass, steel or copper finish warms up the space while it’s impressive design allows for superior sound. Also, it connects via Bluetooth, so give it camera time in any room of the house. $189

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Gray Malin Llamas Tray

No holiday is complete without something wonderful from Gray Malin. A gift that transports you to another place, the Gray Malin Llamas acrylic tray bears one of his most iconic images. Whether to help organize or to serve Moscow Mules or to simply admire, your design-focused friend will love this. $295

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Collar Stovetop Espresso Kit

Loves espresso? Loves design? Gift the Collar Stovetop Espresso Kit crafted from Teflon coated stainless steel and wood to the coffee lover in your life. The sleek Scandinavian set includes an espresso maker, a brass grinder, milk jug and mugs. Style conscious and caffeinated. $265

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Pablo Picasso Limited Edition

Add art in a different way. Allow the face of Pablo Picasso to standout, with this limited edition print taken at the artist's home in Cannes in the 1950s (a top grade print and one of 495). P.S. it’s framed. That’s special. $195 - $394

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Hermès Quadrige Blanket

There’s no better gift than silk and cashmere. There’s also no better gift than Hermès. Give both this holiday season and wrap the one you love in the Hermes Quadrige Blanket. A luxe blend in rich aqua and brown hues with a quintessentially Hermes motif looks good no matter where you decide to show it off. $4500

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Hunting Season Croc Table Lighter

Add some fire. The Hunting Season Square Croc Table Lighter infuses function with fashion and gives off vintage vibes without a doubt. Gift them with something old school, that’s luxurious enough to show off to everyone who visits. You can never go wrong with croc. $460

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Paul McCarthy Skateboard

Wall art for the eclectic collector. Give them a standout piece from Paul McCarthy’s Skateboard Collection. A unique inclusion to any art collection, this board 7’ Maple board features a certificate of authenticity and proceeds go to Skateistan Project in South Africa. $350

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Aerin Crystal Bookends

Let them house the greats between something great. Gilded Crystal Bookends by AERIN are a no brainer for the aesthetic-obsessed bookworm. Dipped in 18k gold these additions work beautifully as a pair or standalone. Whether design books or classics they’re bound to look better with these. $875

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Jay Jeffers Fossil Tray

They’re a mix of wonderful things. So gift appropriately. The Jay Jeffers Octagon Fossil Tray is a luxurious blend of true fossil with a brass inlay. Magnificently crafted, this is a piece they’ll want to have forever and ever and ever. $795

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Fornasetti Diffusing Sphere

A sweet smelling home is the ultimate gift. Give the Fornasetti Sardine Rosso Diffusing Sphere. A beautifully crafted round diffuser, featuring the iconic sardine motif by Piero Fornasetti, this pretty object sends a rich aromatic blend of thyme, lavender, orris and spicy notes through the space. $525

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