twentytwentyone Christmas Wish List

On December 5, 2019 · 0 Comments

Looking for a little Christmas gift inspiration? We asked the twentytwentyone team what they would most like to find under their tree this year.

Kal Calendar 2020 – Jessy

“A minimalist calendar to make organising simple and easy. The perfect gift to myself for Christmas.”

Coco 6 bar dark chocolate – Solen

“Just like crisp packets, chocolate boxes often feel 80% empty. Not with this chocolate *bar* box! Maximum delicious density!”

Hoptimist Reindeer Bumble – Augusta

“Guaranteed to put a smile on everybody’s face. Spring yourself into the New Year!”

Fallow Wool Blanket – Craig

“Originally designed for the Bauhaus dormitories, this design classic would look great in any home and keep you warm.”

Knot Ring – Sabrina

“Beautiful and simple design, the perfect gift for someone special.”

 

 

Fraser Rucksack – Joe

“Whether sophisticated in the city or camouflaged in the country, your stuff is staying dry and you’re smug about your sustainably-sourced rucksack.”

 

Hotaru Marker Table Lamp – Simon

“The warm glow of washi paper, sitting on the floor adjacent the Christmas tree, please Santa.”

Farm Calendar 2020– Maggie

“A cute way to mark time pass with these endearing farm animal silhouettes in soft pastels.”

Lakrids Liquorice Dark – Guy

“Finest Danish Liquorice rolled in smooth dark chocolate, perfect for those dark winter nights.”

Kore Paper Flowers – Verity

“Fun, elegant and sustainable. The perfect post-Christmas dinner craft session.”

Maria Blanket – Claire

“Perfect for keeping warm on these cold winter evenings.”

Canele Candle Holder – Rosie

“A delicate holder for a single slender candle, shaped like those little rum and vanilla patisseries. A charming and sweet gift.”

Aqua Culture Vase – Victor

“Join the daily struggle to keep your house plants alive with style and minimalism.”

Huuhkaja Owl Tea Towel – Erin

“A simple but fun tea towel that matches any kitchen. Perfect for the holiday baker on your list!”

Skandinavisk Hjem Gift Set – Vanessa

“Deliciously scented candles, beautifully packaged and  made of sustainably-sourced vegetable wax!”

Setago rechargeable lamp – Manon

“This cute little mushroom-shaped lamp brings light and joy to every room!”

Oimu Incense Sticks – Charity

“The traditionally produced incense uses all-natural ingredients, smells great and is very prettily packaged”

Tate Otama soup ladle – Tony

“The simplicity of this Japanese ladle belies its thoughtfulness.”

 

Ronan Bouroullec Poster – Raphael

“I love how Ronan Bouroullec pairs bold colour with abstract yet organic forms…and makes it look so easy.”

Pauper Coin Collector – Annabel

“I love the pose and the expression on its face! Makes saving your coins all the more joyful.”

 

Solar Magnetic Brooch – Lisa

“This sun-shaped broach cleverly attaches to any garment using a magnet. It can be worn on its own, or grouped together (My personal fav).”

 

Yakumi Japanese Spice Pots – Sophie

“Such a pretty pot and the chance to grow your own Chillies and brighten up the kitchen window ledge. I would like all three please.”

Mini Nisse – Laura

“The perfect little festive addition to a growing collection!”

 

Airflow Mobile – Cliff

“Like a sycamore seed captured in swirling descent, it reminds me of autumn, which reminds me of winter, which reminds me of Christmas!”

 

Shop the twentytwenyone wish list here.

 

Seasonal Opening Hours

On December 20, 2018 · 0 Comments

Upper Street Shop
Mon 24th Dec   11am-4pm
Tue 25th Dec   Closed
Wed 26th Dec   Closed
Thu 27th – Sat 29th Dec   10am-6pm
Sun 30th Dec  11am-5pm
Mon 31st Dec  11am-4pm
Tue 1st Jan   Closed

River Street Showroom
Mon 24th Dec   9.30am-4pm
Tues 25th – Fri 28th Dec   Closed
Sat 29th Dec   9.30am-5.30pm
Mon 31st Dec – Tue 1st Jan   Closed

Normal opening hours resume Wednesday 2nd January at both locations.

 

Christmas wish list

On December 7, 2018 · 0 Comments

With Christmas fast approaching, the twentytwentyone team reveal the gifts they would most like to find under their Christmas tree this year.

  

Vanessa
“The Re-engineered Brown Betty is a classic and highly functional teapot with a very interesting history.”
Caro
“The Filos throw offers uplifting golden tones and lambswool softness for those festive film nights!”
Reika
The Blokhope calendar. It’s essential.

 

Hannah
“Fun and a bit dippy, much like some of my favourite people! The Dipping Light adds a nice ambience to any room.”
Jessy
“A fun and quirky way to accessorise your plants. The colour interaction of the cute metallic animals with the leaves are quite beautiful.”
Tony
“Design and engineering at its best, the incredible Line-Us drawing machine is a lot of fun and mesmerising to watch in action.”

  

Sabrina
“Kei Tominaga’s Knot Bangle is simply beautiful, I love the warm gold and the knot symbolising a promise.”
Sophie
“The Mini Elephant Planter has such personality and it will be fun to work out which one of my succulents will look best in it.”
Cliff
“Designed in 1962, this design classic, which looks like a lantern, can finally and actually be used as one, wireless and free!”

 

Craig
A perfect pot for the leftover turkey casseroles, curries and soups.
Esme
“A quirky addition to the dinner table. ‘Tis the Season-ing!”
Joe
“A nice clean book full of nice clean pictures of nice clean buildings. Just don’t use it as an ornament.”

 

Paige
“This new seasonal colour palette from Hella Jongerius is a great way to start or add to a neatly stacking collection of Finnish design classics.”
Lisa
“This 100% merino lambswool throw is essential for those cold, winter nights – note: Pairs well with a glass of mulled wine.”
Gosia
“These concrete-grey clay pots with hand painted whimsical face will add a lot of character to your interior.”

Raph
“Crafted from cast iron, the Crow bottle opener is a handy accessory for festive drinks.”
Laura
“With its light and woody scent, the Ash Candle by Feldspar is the perfect item to set the scene to the warm winter’s night in.”
Annabel
“The Paul Smith Type 75 mini – fun playground colours for your serious, grown-up desk.”

 

Louise
“I love the inky tones of the Atlantic Wakame block print. A refreshing addition to any interior.”
Claire
“These lovely brass planters will cheer up any plants at home this winter!”
Victor
“Handmade, artisan chocolate wrapped in striking packaging designed by independent artists. The perfect stocking filler.”

 

Simon
“Helvetica large, please. The classic Vignelli calendar will guide me through 2019.”
Mette
“It has to be the Aqua Culture vase. It’s an elegant and intriguing way to watch my plants flourish.”
Kathleen
“Each one unique and full of character. Meticulously hand-crafted, the wooden Owl is the perfect winter companion.”

 

If you need further inspiration for the perfect present, view our gift guides here.

 

Great gifts for kids, plus our selection of stocking-fillers

On December 9, 2017 · 0 Comments

Jollypops

twentytwentyone’s Christmas gift lists include a unique selection of design-led gifts for children, carefully chosen to inspire and delight all ages.

We’ve included a bestiary of playful, animal-inspired items, from cut out creature forms that you can shape into a pop-up pet to a zoological calendar with each month in the form of a self-assembled animal or bird.

Pop up animal ElephantZoo calendars

Traditional toys and games are well-represented alongside up-to-date gadgets.

Test dexterity and patience with a hand-carved wooden cup and ball game, or give a practical, pocket-sized solar rechargeable light with a social conscience.

Cup and Ball gameDiamond pocket solar lamp

In search of lovely things to look at? A glow-in-the-dark lunar poster will appeal to budding astronomers and could make turning the lights off at bedtime something to be looked forward to.

For those entranced by fairy tales, our range of traditional Scandinavian mobiles includes a charming forest filled with peeping pixies.

Moon PosterPixies in the Forest mobile

For the creatively inclined, we have a host of things to make and do.

Inspire young artists and designers with a set of Magnetip pens: fine-liner felt-tip pens equipped with built-in magnets which allow you to create 3D structures while you doodle.

Meanwhile, a set of animal mask notecards may take the pain out of writing the obligatory thank you cards…

Magnetips pensAnimal mask notecards

If you’d like to give the gift of good design, our furniture and lighting section includes a variety of enduring child-focused designs that are as pleasing to look at as they are to use.

Robin Day’s playful plywood Childsply chair and the portable, rechargeable FollowMe light by Inma Bermudez are just two such designs which will delight children and adults alike.

ChildsplyFollowMe Lamp

We’ve also compiled a selection of choice small gifts to fill stockings or solve Secret Santa dilemmas.

Choose from fruit-flavoured lollipops that are almost too good-looking to eat, a set of eye-catching pocket notebooks, or a variety of thoughtful and thrifty pocket-sized presents in our Christmas stocking fillers edit.

JollypopsEsme Winters notebook

View our Christmas gift lists for children, for home, for her and for him here.

twentytwentyone’s December newsletter

On December 8, 2017 · 0 Comments

December Newsletter

Our December newsletter is here, replete with Christmas gift ideas and news of all the latest designs to arrive in-store and online.

Also included are details of late-night Christmas shopping events at our Upper Street shop.

To ensure you receive all the essential information over the festive season, simply subscribe to twentytwentyone’s monthly newsletter here.

Perfect presents for her and for him

On December 1, 2017 · 0 Comments

Wooden dolls

twentytwentyone’s Christmas gift lists are here to take the stress out of your Christmas shopping, with a host of inspiring suggestions on design-led gifts for women and men.

Our range of contemporary jewellery for women includes striking pieces in precious metals and more everyday materials, from a rose-gold bracelet with a form inspired by the humble elastic band, to architectural earrings made out of cast concrete.

Rose gold braceletConcrete earrings

If you’re seeking the perfect decorative object we have a wide array of vases, sculptural ceramic works and classic candlesticks. Atelier Stella’s Succulent pot will lend a smile to small house plants, while the ingeniously intersecting Stoff Nagel candlestick allows you to build your own bespoke candelabra.

Succulent PotStoff Nagel candlestick

Pampering presents never go amiss at Christmas, so we’ve ensured our festive assortment includes a full quota of simply luxurious and effective bath and body products.

Family-run company Austin Austin produces an elegantly packaged family of bath and body products which are made using 100% organic ingredients that care for body and soul. Or indulge with Skandinavisk’s new Escape collection of scented candles which are fragranced to evoke aspects of the Scandinavian landscape.

Austin Austin body creamSkandinavisk’s new Escape collection of scented candles

Warming throws and cosy cushions are always welcome gifts. Ferm Livings’ tufted Loop cushion is an exercise in textural contrast, while Wallace Sewell’s woven Erno throw combines the softness of lambswool with a richly combined blues and browns accented with rust and gold.

Loop CushionErno throw

Our trove of gifts for men has everything covered, from the functional to the decorative. Definitely falling into the former category is the limited edition U1-D men’s watch, a precision-tooled professional diving watch designed for everyday wear.

Meanwhile Material Immaterial’s concrete cufflinks offer a distinctive alternative to more conventional designs.

Material Immaterial concrete cufflinksU1-D men’s watch

For house and home, Corkframe’s practical pinboard machined out of solid cork is likely to be a firm favourite. But if you prefer less ephemeral pieces of paper on display, Pierre Charpin’s new limited edition Kamo print is just one of the numerous signed and numbered works by artists and designers available from twentytwentyone.

Corkframe pinboard Pierre Charpin Kamo Print

Alternatively, kit him out with Wallace Sewell’s lambswool Duo scarf or the capacious Jordan weekend bag from Sandqvist.

Wallace Sewell lambswool Duo scarfSandqvist Jordan weekend bag

Finally, our selection abounds with beautifully designed kitchen and tableware that is as pleasing to use as it is to look at, from Hope in the Woods’ hand-worked coffee scoops in sycamore wood, to Robert Welch’s classic nutcracker – unquestionably a seasonal essential.

Hope in the Woods spoonsRobert Welch classic nutcracker

For further inspiration, view our Christmas gift lists for him and for her here.

twentytwentyone’s November newsletter #2

On November 23, 2017 · 0 Comments

Ronan Bouroullec RB M limited edition prints

We’ve issued a second November newsletter, ensuring you’re updated on all the latest designs to arrive in-store and online.

New designs coming in just in time for Christmas include limited edition prints from Ronan BouroullecPierre Charpin and Nathalie du Pasquier.

Also included is advance notice of our special seasonal promotion, running from Friday 24th to Monday 27th November. For this limited period we’ll be offering 15% off orders of furniture, lighting and rugs, plus discounts on a variety of ex-display items at our shop and showroom.

To ensure you receive updates on new Christmas shopping ideas and other festive essentials, simply subscribe to twentytwentyone’s monthly newsletter here.

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