The second part of our Annual Design & Paper Holiday Gift Guide focuses on paper decor and home goods that are either made of exquisite paper, by talented artists and designers or simply have a gushingly beautiful packaging that won’t even need wrapping for gifting.
Following part 1 – which you can find here – that showcased all our favorite books, notepads, and agendas, the curated list below includes paper goods for the home. From beautiful hand-made and environmentally-friendly cosmetic brands and ethically formulated room scents candles to site-specific lunar and solar calendar posters by Anaptár and limited-edition art prints by our favorite Viennese printing house Viadukt Screen Print. Whether you’re shopping for your significant other, mother, or best friend, we have the best paper gift ideas for everyone on your list!
Desk & Wall Calendars
THE LTRST 2022 CALENDAR
350gsm of pure cotton paper, blind debossed months, screen printed dates, and gold foil-stamped quotes from some of the greatest female artists, poets, and thinkers in history…our Twenty Twenty-Two calendar is pure Love on Paper, resting on a custom made clear acrylic stand. Packaged in a slick matte bubble mailer…so consider your gift wrapping work done.
For the 2022 Wall Calendar, Bomo Art has put together a beautiful new series of details and motifs from their most popular wrapping papers, including one of this year’s new additions, the Balaton-themed graphic for July. For each consecutive month, they’ve not only highlighted the subtle motifs of the most beautiful hand-drawn designs but also given you a glimpse into the discovery of the finer details. For each month, they have included interesting facts, legends and stories that might add a little spice to the sometimes monotonous everyday life.
Anaptár is an incredibly detailed, site-specific lunar and solar cycles calendar that not only chronicles the standard annual days and dates, but also takes viewers straight to space with all kinds of astronomical data. The designer was able to come up with a way to visualize data on the Sun and the Moon in a new way. The poster shows the movement of these planets in the sky.
For 2022 Anaptár has versions adapted for the geographic locations of Budapest, Berlin, London, and New York.
Laura Fauvel is a talented abstract painter, with an incredibly intriguing personal story and a unique working process. Fauvel has journeyed across country borders, from the world of fashion in Paris to the Austrian Alps where she currently resides with her family. And in the process discovered and developed a process of painting that utilizes synthetic papers in a way we haven’t seen before.
Viadukt Editions are made in a limited print run, one color at a time, and are hand-signed and numbered. The published artists range from established to emerging; the prints however are of an affordable price and format. This is your invitation to discover the artists Viadukt Screen Print has curated for you. Link to buy: here
Urban design with a particular aspect – this is the motto of Urban Sidewalker, a design team which grey up in Budapest. The city influenced them in so many ways that is why they love urban life so much. Every city is different and each has thousands of faces.
We would like to reflect on this variegation of the cities we know and love with our graphics and design products.
Cabaret Typographie has created numerous beloved poster designs and other printed works. The hand-printed, limited series are sold in the Bonvini 1909 store and webshop, with their latest typographic poster series being inspired by the famously colorful paving tiles from the Italian cities of Milan and Venice.
Building your own Christmas tree for the merriest time of the year takes no time at all! In two sizes and with a variety of graphic patterns and color schemes. Traditional green and red, this is a Christmas classic! You’ll have to prepare the Christmas pudding and turkey to go with it yourself though.
Script down a note of appreciation or motivation to a friend or loved one. This set of notecards features the Aure artwork motifs, celebrating abstract art, organic shapes, and analog communication. Originally painted at Oslo Art Academy in 1941.
Bailzy’s oversized, premium-weight wrapping paper will please even the most discerning wrappers. Your favorite designs will pop and turn your gift into the complete package. Wrapping paper sold in packs of five sheets.
In their small family workshop in the west of Slovakia, where they have been creating enthusiastically since 2013, Anemone cosmetics have been trying to produce products that will not only please the body but also caress the soul and are also environmentally friendly. Handmade natural cosmetics using high-quality raw material in eco-friendly packaging. “This way, we try to return to nature what was given to us and what we pass along through our products.”
The Sous-Bois stationery shop is a home for creative people. Be it supplies, ideas or solutions for projects – they are happy to assist you in every way possible and we will show you, just how easy and fulfilling it is to create something new. That is Sous-Bois are offering workshops on bookbinding, calligraphy, drawing, and more. They are selling selective stationery items made by prestigious brands and designers from all over the world, such as Midori, Kaweco, Papierniczeni, Ystudio, and many more. With the stamp set, you or your children can stamp on any paper, sketchbooks, gift cards, and many more.
The brand, with the slogan “Beautiful skin starts within” aims to bridge spirituality and science, using a unique holistic approach to beauty, which focuses on the body, the mind, and the spirit. With an all-natural product line that combines precious gemstones and minerals with a unique mixture of many other active ingredients, the brand deserved a luxurious packaging that communicates the ideology to the consumer.
In addition to greeting cards, hand-painted gift packaging, and hand-bound notebooks, the own brand “PAPER BIRD” includes variations of the eponymous origami crane, which is a work of art in itself as a single piece, garland, or mobile. The range is carefully selected with an eye for style and design and presented with great attention to detail.
Ethically formulated, environmentally friendly, and hand-made room scent brand Scentique from Bulgaria uses only natural soy wax, wooden wicks, and french aromatic and essential oils in the creation of their candles and reed diffusers. Scentique helps you decorate with a scent, it adds personality to your home, while bringing warmth and a welcome atmosphere. Offering various scents ranging from Pumpkin Chai and Patchouli Leaf and Oud to Cookies and Delicious Cupcake, Scentique’s range has something for everyone.