Still scrambling for that friend with impeccable taste? We’ve got a few suggestions.

Still have some shopping to do for the holidays? We’re here for you… especially when it comes to those people on your gift list who appreciate a chic set of coasters, an on-trend laptop case or the perfect throw pillow. Read on for a few last-minute gift ideas for the design lover, or check out our Breakfast Television segment.

The Last-Minute Design Gift Guide


screen-shot-2016-12-14-at-12-48-36-pmSmoke on The Water

We could all stand to drink a little more water: the smoked-glass Silvie carafe ($25) makes hydration look hip.

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This sweet Herschel sleeve ($45) keeps your iPad or laptop safe and sound (and looking beautiful with a hip distressed-floral print).

screen-shot-2016-12-14-at-12-44-56-pmHang in There

Bjork, Bowie and Drake all make appearances in this collection of pop-culture inspired ornaments ($12).

screen-shot-2016-12-14-at-12-43-48-pmLaser Focus

These buttery leather pouches ($89) by San Francisco’s Molly M. Designs are engraved via laser.

screen-shot-2016-12-14-at-12-41-04-pmGoing Coastal

These alabaster and brass coasters ($55) combine two of the season’s hottest trends: metallic glam and ’80s hues.

screen-shot-2016-12-14-at-1-14-15-pmThrilling Throw

Warm things up with a cozy, printed throw, like this Arrow Jacquard throw ($29).

b_prodotti-176797-rel2a0bc2d95753453eab1aeeca8f1942bdThe Grind

These Menu Bottle grinders ($95 for the pair) are a classic for a reason: the slick design and on-trend colours make them a dinner-table essential for any design fan.

 screen-shot-2016-12-14-at-12-57-05-pmPillow Talk

These down-filled Eskayel cushions ($327) look like a watercolour Rorschach test, and feel like a dream.

screen-shot-2016-12-14-at-12-56-12-pmBasket Case

This Roost Graf basket ($80) is much too pretty to be a wastebasket: use it to stow blankets or magazines instead.



The Seletti Hybrid plate ($65) has been on our wish list perpetually for the last five years. Treat that special someone to this gorgeous East-meets-West design.

Watch us share our fave picks on Breakfast Television Vancouver: