The Timeless Gift of Classic Design

MODERNIST GIFTS ARTICLE IMAGEINSTUDIO Design Directors like to give gifts for living spaces. Well-designed items that are seen or used daily can enrich lives with their beauty while serving us with a function.  A gift for the home is a great way to tell your family, friend or your house “thank you” while adding comfort, utility and style to interiors.

The classic modern or contemporary designs for the home chosen by INSTUDIO blend well in any style of interior design and décor by adding continuity or juxtaposition with timeless appeal. The INSTUDIO favorites can enrich the design of any room in a home.

Whether these items were designed recently or decades ago the sensible classics have withstood the test of time while becoming global icons that are beyond trends.

The sleek black EAMES HOUSE BIRD will add a sculptural element to a room while bringing nature indoors. Modernist Finnish Architect Alvar Aalto’s saw drops of water as the inspiration for his IITTALA AALTO CLASSIC & FINLANDIA VASES. Frank Lloyd Wright designed CRYSTAL CANDLE STICKS that were produced by Tiffany & Co. in the 1980’s, no longer in production these modern classics add beauty to any table setting. Eames HANG IT ALL provides practical modern storage suitable for any age or decor. The TIZIO CLASSIC TABLE LAMP was a ground breaking design that introduced fully directional low voltage lighting to the world. HEATH CERAMICS NESTING BOWL SETS combines useful color and form to any kitchen. The oversized STENDIG CALENDAR with its bold black and white graphics designed in 1966 by Massimo Vignelli always makes a statement. MOHAIR THROWS by Serena & Lily are soft, warm and rich with color. With spare lines and colorful options the STELTON VACUME JUG has been keeping beverages hot or cold for decades. The TIVOLI MODEL ONE RADIO has classic modernist styling which is now compatible with modern technology. LE CREUSET CAST IRON COOKWARE from France is well known for color and function among great cooks. The NOGUCHI TABLE LAMP 1N provides a soft glow from its sculptural modernist form. The GEORGE NELSON ASTERISK CLOCK gives you the time of day in an eye catching way. The EAMES ELEPHANT may have been designed for kids but through form and hue these elephants work very well in adult spaces.

Beautifully designed items make thoughtful gifts that can be used year round.

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