Where We’re Turning for Our Gifts This Holiday Season
Nobody wants a last-minute gift ordered off of Amazon—and the lazy convenience is certainly not worth the toll it takes on its holiday workers, not to mention the environment. Fortunately, it’s also the season of pop-up shops and plenty of studio sales offering rare finds and deals, so you have no excuse. Coming up soon, in New York City: “Friends Like Family,” a tightly edited holiday store—organized by partners Jamie Gray, owner of the design gallery Matter, and interior designer Olivia Sammons—will feature gifts from a range of independent designers and studios, including Rodrigo Bravo (whose vessels are pictured above), Ana Kraš, and Objects of Common Interest, as well as aesthetically forward wares from candle and fragrance maker D.S. & Durga, smoking accessories label Tetra, Belgian design studio Muller van Severen, and others. Starting Dec. 12, and available at Matter through Jan. 4, 2020 (yes, we’re actually that close to the new decade), the sale will donate a portion of its proceeds to the Robin Hood Foundation.