2019 Gift Guide: Under $100

We already covered gifts under $50 but what about those you might want to spend a little bit more on? We’ve got you covered! This gift guide takes it up to $100 with gifts that are still accessible but at a slightly higher price point. Read on to find some fun and thoughtful gifts that still keep the budget in mind at under $100.

Paradise Pillow Cover from DittoHouse \\\ $85
We love the vibrant patterns of DittoHouse and their cozy knitted pillow covers are a great way to dress up any sofa or bed. If you know anyone whose decor is lacking, jump on this design which features graphite and white lines paired with fields of blue for a bit of fun, optical delight.

Finn Juhl: Life, Work, World \\\ $95
For the person who appreciates modern + mid-century design, this impressive book shares the life and work of Danish architect, interior- and industrial designer, Finn Juhl.

Brass Oval Coasters from Slash Objects \\\ $90
A practical yet beautiful gift made from brass and recycled rubber, these double-sided coasters will offer a sophisticated landing spot for everyone’s drinks while still looking cool just sitting out on a table with nothing on it.

Tall Stacking Planter from Chen Chen and Kai Williams for Areaware \\\ $80
This curvy planter, inspired by high voltage ceramic insulators found on power lines, is perfect for your design-minded friend. Add a plant into the planter for an even more personalized gesture.

Wine Lover’s Set Single Carrier from Graf Lantz \\\ $52
Wine is the international go-to gift during the holiday season so gift your favorite wine drinker this felt carrier filled with a bottle of wine and you’ll forever be their favorite.

Marcy Two-Tone Porcelain Dinner Set from Edgewood Made \\\ $96
This beautiful handmade set includes a dinner plate, salad/dessert plate, and bowl, finished with a random process that leaves it with a matte porcelain exterior and a gloss, glaze interior. The two-tone finish comes in three colorways, but we’re rather fond of this Charcoal Black/Sage Gray one. A special dinner set for a special person.

Matcha Crinkle Candle from Kitchibe \\\ $70
Full of Japanese-sourced, plant-based ingredients, this delectable candle combines Japanese culture, design, and craftsmanship into its Seto porcelain “crinkle” container. Give the gift of serenity through the feeling of traditional Japanese tea rooms – think leafy greens, fresh matcha, hot water, tatami, bamboo, and jasmine.

Plywood Clock from Lemnos \\\ $100
While many get by with checking their smartphones or fitness bands for the time, there’s something about having an actual clock to look at. This clock shows the beauty of plywood and how the simple material can create stunning design objects that are also useful.

Circum 18×18 Display + Bowl from Puik Design B.V. \\\ $78
Bake some cookies or purchase some edibles and fill this striking container to give as a gift. It’s made from rainbow-colored glass giving it an iridescent look that feels more special than regular glass. The curved lid even doubles as a display platter.

Incredible House of Cards by Bertjan Pot from Hem \\\ $79
Not every gift has to be serious or practical. Take this set of duotone cards that can be assembled together into various configurations of form and color. The limited edition sets are all unique, in that, the colorways will be a fun surprise for your recipient.

Gift Card from the Design Milk Shop \\\ $100
If you’re still struggling on what to get for that special person in your life, gift them with choice and let them select whatever they want. The Design Milk Shop gift cards are there to save the day when it’s down to the wire and you’re still searching. Luckily, they’re delivered via email so you don’t have to sit in line at the post office to mail it.

Caroline Williamson is Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.