The Tempus Christmas Gift Guide 2022: Homeware
In the second of our Christmas guides for 2022, we look at useful and luxurious items for the modern home
With Christmas fast approaching, this week sees Tempus compile the best gifts to grab for a family member, a friend – or even yourself. Over the next few days, we will be looking at the best luxury gift items available in categories ranging from indulgent food and drink to stunning design pieces for your house. Our second part sees us delve into the realm of homeware for those who love to live in cosy, luxurious spaces.
Is your friend or relative in need of a bit of home decoration? Are their living quarters looking a little austere? Well, from magical illuminating wooden panels to incredibly stylish wine decanters that preserve your beverage perfectly using patented technology, Tempus has scoured the internet for the best available homeware gifts for a loved one this Christmas.
Pill Wall Light by Empty State
This capsule-shaped design plays on different materials and finishes, delivering modern elegance and luxury to any space. Available in various states, the customisable element allows customers to choose the glass colour, metal finishes and light configurations.
The piece is made from handblown glass with brass features and is designed to be hung individually or in a cluster. Machined from cast brass or aluminium depending on finishing choice, they are available in a variety of states and colours.
Dune Table by Duffy London
"Ideas-based modern furniture and sculpture," is how art studio Duffy London describes its work, adding that their pieces "combine art and function, and play with the concepts of gravity, geography, and illusion."
This unique 3D printed table is made from quartz sand, and is Duffy London’s first foray into the world of 3D printed sand furniture Available in black or natural sand, only 25 editions have been made.
Damascus 67 Knife Set
This superb eight-piece knife set includes a 9cm paring knife, 13cm utility knife, 13 and 18cm santoku, 15 and 20cm chefs knife, 23cm bread knife and a 25cm carving knife with a stunning Damascus knife block.
The knives are crafted from a VG10 core encased in 66 layers of Japanese Damascus stainless steel for a striking and unique blade with unrivalled sharpness, and their traditional Japanese design feature stunning, sleek blades and durable G10 handles.
Yinka Ilori x Bulgari Hotel London Napkin Set
Bulgari Hotel London have partnered with multi-disciplinary artist and designer, Yinka Ilori, to create a limited edition run of napkin sets in celebration of its 10-year anniversary.
The napkins feature a unique, vibrant and colourful Yinka Ilori design made exclusively for the hotel. Each set will come with four 50×50 cm linen napkins and will be available to purchase online or from.
Spiral Cellars wine cellar
For the real festive wow factor, Spiral Cellars can install an underground cellar in just nine days; hide with a rug and give your family the surprise of their lives on Christmas morning, with a gift that will provide practical and stylish home improvements and dinner party fun for many years to come. For those that have the space and budget, a Spiral Cellar is not just a flamboyant design feature, but also a practical decision; Spiral Cellars have the capacity to store 1,600 bottles of one’s favourite tipples.
Spiral Cellars can create the ideal cellaring solution to meet a range of clients’ needs, depending on capacity requirements, their personal taste and style, space and budget.
DeliVita wood-fired oven
If you’re looking to spoil a special someone this Christmas who adores food and hosting for their friends and family, then turn up the heat on your festive shopping and gift them a super-luxe wood-fired oven.
DeliVita is the premium wood-fired oven brand that combines its Italian heritage with British functionality to handcraft its gorgeously designed ovens in the heart of Yorkshire. Its latest colourway The Emerald Fire has festive charm but year-round appeal with its sumptuous rich, deep green that stands out and looks radiant in any setting.
Denyer bedside table by Kate Guinness Design
This beautiful yet practical table has taken design inspiration from Georgian furniture mouldings to create an elegant crenelated edge.
Hand made in the UK by an experienced craftsman each piece is crafted from sustainably sourced and FSC approved wood. The bedside table has been designed to have a deep useful drawer at the base, a shallower drawer at the top for necessities as well as the shelf to house books etc. Available hand painted in Edward Bulmer colours with the added detail of hand painted dots or in matt waxed oak.
Microplane Black Sheep Series
The NEW Microplane® Black Sheep Series, with matt black stainless steel handle, frame and blade, is an eye-catching, elegant showstopper. The range is not only an absolute must-have for people who love to cook and have a passion for design-led kitchenware, it’s also for everyone looking for something unique and special.
Inspired by Microplane’s heritage and expertise in ultra-sharp woodworking tools, the Black Sheep Series is a true object of desire, successfully combining a dramatic and extravagant look with the soft curves of the robust matt black stainless-steel handle, frame and blade, coated in functional.
Coravin x Keith Haring Timeless Six+
Wine technology company Coravin, known for its unique bottle-opening gadgets, has launched its first-ever artist edition device featuring pop artist Keith Haring. The Coravin x Keith Haring Timeless Six+ wine by the glass system showcases signature Keith Haring dancing figure art.
The striking Keith Haring design on the device is not only the perfect gift but a piece of modern art, a beautiful – and functional – addition to any home bar.