Our designers' top choices
At this time of year, finding the right gift for friends and family will be near the top of most people's lists. Sometimes it can be tricky to find the perfect gift for someone, even those closest to you.
That’s why we’ve created our definitive list of presents for those who love design – from stocking fillers to all-out generous gifts.
Most of our picks are Scottish based or can be picked up from our friends around Scotland where possible.
Reinventing the classics
Sometimes the most thoughtful gifts are the smallest ones. Practical, fun or even tasty, adding in a small treat is a great addition to any occasion. Here’s our take on some classic gifts traditionally found in stockings.
CARAMELISED ALMONDS WITH SESAME
Simple, tasty and refined. These almonds with sesame seeds from Nicolas Vahé are a refreshing take on the classic and popular assorted nuts that traditionally line stockings.
GIFTS FOR PLANT LOVERS
FOR THE GREEN FINGERED
The plant boom of the past few years sees no sign of slowing down. As our outdoor and indoor spaces melded into one during the pandemic, it left most of us loving our newly created leafy surroundings. Here are our top picks of gifts for the friend forever buried behind a sea of plants.
GUIDE TO GROWING HOUSE PLANTS
A beautiful, practical and inspirational guide to contemporary house plants for all indoor gardeners, written and endorsed by experts from the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.
GIFTS FOR HOSTS
FOR THE ENTERTAINER
It’s always great to have friends and family that love to entertain, it means we get to go to all of the fun gatherings! Choose something fun for them this Christmas and see their faces light up when they get something they can use at their next party.
BY CAROLINA AMELL
The ultimate guide to creating a beautiful table, with examples that range from sumptuous wedding feasts to refined picnics. This inspiring and practical book, filled with colour photographs and insider tips, features ideas and inspiration from 25 international stylists who are specialists in creating beautiful at-home parties and professional events. Their secrets will give you confidence as you create a beautiful and elegant table for your guests.
GIFTS FOR WORKERS
FOR THE WORKAHOLIC
We’re all for a work-life balance at BoConcept, but we all know that one person who always seems to be at their desk. Choose a gift that makes their working day easier and more enjoyable this festive season, with our top choices of designer work-focused gifts.
QUINCE AND COOK
A reinterpretation of the classic architect lamp. Designed with simple and clean lines in mind., made of brass-plated iron that adds a touch of exclusivity to the product. The beautiful and glossy surface also creates a masculine manner that is ideal to combine with a décor that is dominated by warm and stunning undertones.
GIFTS FOR EXPLORERS
FOR THE TRAVELLER
Whether they're jet-setting or always up a Scottish mountain, a regular traveller will have some essentials that they will always need – so why not give them as a gift?
This ever-contemporary unisex rain jacket delivers high functionality in a minimal silhouette. Features include double welded slanting flap pockets, adjustable cuffs and a fishtail hem. The look is finished with snap fastenings, under-arm eyelets, and a back yoke with concealed vents.
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