Mothers’ Day at twentytwentyone

On March 10, 2017 · 0 Comments

Grow Greenhouse by Caroline Wetterling for Design House Stockholm

Mothers’ Day falls on Sunday 26th March this year, which is also the day that the clocks go forward. So if you’re seeking inspiration for the perfect present look no further than our Mothers’ Day gift list.

Our extensive array of suggestions ranges from classic and contemporary design objects to indulgent treats and is certain to include something that will delight a very important person on Mothering Sunday.

Lisa Jones Mothers' Day card

All parents deserve pampering and our carefully chosen collection of bathroom goods includes many that use plant extracts to create unique designs that care for the body as well as respecting the environment.

From Japanese Sasawashi slippers made from a textile woven with naturally anti-bacterial bamboo fibres…

Sasawashi slippersHaeckels seaweed geranium handbalmHaeckels seaweed bath

… to Haeckels bath and body care products concocted using seaweed hand-harvested on the Kent coastline.

And if a weekend spa retreat is out of the question, you can always give a scented candle or incense with an inspiring and calming fragrance…

Skandinavisk scented candleHibi incense matchsticksHaeckels cliff breeze candle

… whether it evokes crystal-clear Scandinavian fjords, the meditative qualities of a Zen garden, or a bracing cliff-top walk closer to home.

For the green-fingered, we have design-led garden accessories, from nest boxes to encourage maternal birdlife and striking watering cans …

Utoopic neighbirds nest boxLungo watering canFerm living plant hanger

… to hanging pots and planters that allow you to bring the outdoors inside.

While our selection of vases offers a rich variety of shapes, sizes and materials in classic designs that will showcase a Mother’s Day bouquet to perfection.

Joe Colombo 2in1 vaseNude glass mist vaseKarakter Lyngby Porcelain vase

Our carefully-chosen collection of jewellery will surely appeal to the design-conscious, from architectural and everyday forms shaped in precious metals…

Eiger Gallery Arete earringsMichael Marriot wingnut necklaceMaterial Immaterial concrete earrings

… to compelling designs fashioned from concrete.

Alternatively, you can encourage your mother to sit soft with our family of cushions and throws featuring classic mid-century woven fabrics or vibrant colourways from contemporary textile designers.

Wallace Sewell river cushiontextiles-epMourne tweed cushion

Finally, something made by hand is always going to melt a mother’s heart.

If you feel you’ve moved on from presenting mum with the pottery dinosaur you made at school, you can always explore our selection of unique decorative and functional objects hand-made by intriguing designer-makers like Stella Baggot, Material Immaterial and Aman Khanna.

Stella Baggott Atelier Stella Betty vaseMaterial Immaterial concrete houseAman Khanna Observer vessel

For further inspiration, view the Mothers’ Day gift list in full here.

Last order dates for Valentine’s Day

On February 8, 2017 · 0 Comments

Lisa Jones Valentine's Day card

Valentines’s Day cards need not be a sentimental affair.

Our selection of contemporary Valentine’s cards will delight design-lovers with their evident passion for colour, pattern and line and their witty approach to matters of the heart.

Paul Farrell the Kiss Valentine cardLisa Jones Valentine cardPaul Farrell love stack card

And please note: to ensure guaranteed delivery to UK addresses before Valentine’s Day, make sure you place your online order with us by Thursday 9th February.

However, you can still order online and opt to collect in-store. To take advantage of this option, please ensure your Valentine’s order is placed with us by Sunday 12th February.

Lisa Jones Bluebirds Valentine's Day card

If you have any queries regarding deliveries you can contact our web orders team Monday to Friday on 020 7837 1900 or orders@twentytwentyone.com.

View our Valentine’s Day gift list – including all cards – in full here.

twentytwentyone’s Valentine’s Day gift guide

On February 3, 2017 · 0 Comments

twentytwentyone Valentine's Day gift list

The countdown to Valentine’s Day has begun, but there’s no need to feel lovesick. We’ve compiled a handy Valentine’s gift guide certain to contain something to delight the apple of your eye.

Our selection ranges from indulgent treats to classic design objects – plus the all-important Valentine cards themselves – and includes a multitude of love tokens to suit all ages, tastes and pockets.

It’s a Valentine’s tradition to say it with flowers, and our gift suggestions include a variety of vases to showcase the perfect bouquet…

Joe Colombo 2in1 vase for LyngbyLyngby Porcelain vaseAAalto glass vase by Alvar Aalto for Iittala

… or decorative ways to bring flowers and foliage into the home.

Grow Greenhouse by Caroline Wetterling for Design House StockholmMichael Anastiassiades Disk plant holderserax-carnivore-terrarium

Alternatively, the gift of an classic or a contemporary table light may be just the way to assure someone that they are the light of your life.

Our selection of lighting includes table lamps that make striking use of colour and materials. We’ve also singled out the ingenious Follow Me light which is portable and rechargeable to cast a suitably atmospheric glow indoors and out and can be dimmed to create romantic ambience.

Jonas Wagell Metallic table lamp for MenuFollowMe rechargable light by MarsetTurn On table lamp by Joel Hoff for Wrong London

Sweetly-scented offerings are also bound to please.

Our Valentine selection embraces candles fragranced to evoke locations from the windswept English coast to the Californian hometown of cartoon character Snoopy, or enclosed in ceramic containers decorated with the iconic imagery of Pierro Fornasetti.

haeckels-scented-candleFornasetti scented candleAstier de Villatte Santa Rosa scented candle

Meanwhile our range of pampering products for her and him are concocted with an array of natural botanical essences, including seaweed hand-harvested in Margate.

Aesop Neroli shaving setHaeckels seaweed bath saltsHaeckels seaweed geranium hand cream

If you’d rather raise a toast to your loved one, browse our range of design-led glassware and select the perfect champagne flute, glass jugs to mix up a potent cocktail or Connemara marble whiskey stones to chill the tipple of your choice.

Essence champagne glassIrish whiskey stonesIchendorf Caipirinha glass jug

Finally, what could be more romantic than a reminder of the creativity that can result from a life-long partnership?

Husband and wife designers Lucienne and Robin Day are amongst the most acclaimed British designers of the post-war period and their richly productive creative partnership is celebrated in a pair of posters which were issued to mark the centenary of each designer.

Lucienne Day 100 designs posterrobin-day-100designs

Could these be the perfect present for your design-concious other half?

For further inspiration, our Valentine’s Day gift list can be viewed in full here.

twentytwentyone sale – final reductions

On January 26, 2017 · 0 Comments

Peggy SP9 pendant light by Hangar Design Group for Vistosi

twentytwentyone’s latest newsletter is here, with details of extensive final reductions in our January clearance sale of one-off, ex-display furniture and lighting.

Our sale ends on Sunday 29th January, but until then you can can enjoy 15% off orders of selected classic and contemporary furniture, lighting and accessories.

Sign up for future newsletters here.

twentytwentyone Contracts: Park Lofts, London

On January 19, 2017 · 0 Comments

Park Lofts: twentytwentyone Contracts project

twentytwentyone Contracts has recently supplied a range of furniture and lighting to Park Lofts, a residential development of 12 apartments located near Regent’s Park in central London.

For more information on this project and details of the range of designs supplied view the Park Lofts project here.

Park Lofts: twentytwentyone Contract project

twentytwentyone’s Contract projects range from residential developments, restaurants, hotels and retail to public buildings such as Tate Modern, the Whitechapel art gallery and the Barbican.

A selection of recent projects can be viewed here.

twentytwentyone winter sale newsletter

On December 31, 2016 · 0 Comments

twentytwentyone's winter sale is now on

Our latest newsletter is here, with details of our winter sale now underway.

Enjoy 15% off selected furniture and lighting ordered online and in-store for the duration of the sale.

Also available to view and purchase at our shop and showroom, a wide selection of one-off, ex-display furniture, lighting and accessories with discounts of up to 75%.

Sign up for future newsletters here.

Winter sale preview

On December 26, 2016 · 0 Comments

Handcarved wooden Robins by Mikael Nilsson

Early birds take note: our latest newsletter includes all dates and details of our upcoming winter sale, beginning online on 26th December.

Also included is a preview of just some of the one-off, ex-display furniture and lighting that will be available to purchase at our shop and showroom from 31st December onwards.

Sign up for future newsletters here.

Seasonal opening hours

On December 23, 2016 · 0 Comments

twentytwentyone Upper Street shop
Upper Street shop
Saturday 24th December 10am-4pm
Sunday 25th - Monday 26th December closed
Tuesday 27th December 11am-5pm
Wednesday 28th – Friday 30th December 10am-6pm
Saturday 31st December 10am-4pm
Sunday 1st January closed
Monday 2nd January 11am-5pm

River Street showroom
Saturday 24th – Friday 30th December closed
Saturday 31st December 10am-4pm
Sunday 1st – Monday 2nd January closed

Normal opening hours resume Tuesday 3rd January at both locations.

Last order date for Christmas deliveries and late-night Christmas shopping

On December 15, 2016 · 0 Comments

handcarved wooden robin by Mikael Nilsson

Please note that the last day to place an order online for in-stock items and ensure guaranteed delivery to a UK address before Christmas is Tuesday 20th December.

The last day to place an order online for in-store collection of in-stock items is Wednesday 21st December.

Please enquire for international orders.

Please note that our Upper Street shop is open until 7pm on Thursday 15th and Thursday 22nd December for late-night Christmas shopping accompanied by wine and panettone.

If you require further inspiration, browse our selection of classic and contemporary gifts for her, for him, for kids and for home.

 

twentywentyone is 20 – our final anniversary edit

On December 12, 2016 · 0 Comments

Robin Christmas decoration by Lisa Jones

As our twentieth anniversary year draws to a close, we have compiled our final top twenty of 2016.

This month’s edit celebrates the team spirit of twentytwentyone and sees 20 members of staff select the 20 designs they would most like to receive for Christmas.

Ranging in scale from a small wooden robin to a covetable twentytwentyone gift hamper, the list contains plenty of gift ideas to inspire your own Christmas wishlist.

View the edit in full here.

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