From a geometric sculpture to a modular drinking trolley – The perfect Father’s Day presents for the design enthusiast
This Father’s Day (17 June) discover a selection of gifts that are perfect for the Dad who has their finger firmly on the design pulse. From animal sculptures inspired by geometric shapes to luxury modular drinks trollies, we have selected an assortment of design focussed gifts that fit every price range.
Marokka is a design led concept that explores the structure and geometry of everything around us. The original Marokka sculpture and design icon is ‘Frank’ the French Bulldog. Frank’s sharp, clean lines make him the perfect piece of modern sculpture for a mancave.
Mr Stanford, represents the very best of British design. Using bespoke woven fabrics from Italy and their unique screen-printed canopies, Mr Stanford fuse together traditional manufacturing techniques and modern technologies including heat transfer foil fabrics, digital printing, lacquering, rose gold and nickel plated finishes, to produce their seasonal collections. Each umbrella is named after a city, so give your dad an umbrella named after his favourite city, such as Madrid.
Vintage Playing Cards specialises in hand-made greeting cards, framed original vintage cards, clocks and gifts made from individually sourced original vintage games including playing cards, Bakelite dominos and 1920’s parlour games. These quirky gifts include personalised letter frames which are uniquely handmade, perfect for Father’s Day. Vintage Playing Cards offer a range of sizes of letter frames so that you can capture that memory, name or phrase to make your Dad feel extra special.
If your Dad has a career or hobby which involves intricate work at his desk, then Humanscale’s Horizon light would be a perfect gift. This sleek, ergonomic and easily adjustable LED light is available in a range of colours including Arctic White, Silver, Jet Black, Twilight Blue, Dust Pink, Morning Pink, Sunrise Orange and Bronze Gold. It’s thin film LED technology produces a wide footprint of warm-white, glare-free and high-quality light. Ideal for both pixels and paper, it casts a single shadow for ocular comfort and features a high-efficiency nightlight function for some peaceful lighting in your Dads chill out zone.
After a long day at work and running around you, your Dad deserves a drink. Customise a drinking trolley for your Dad from USM Modular Furniture. The modular system of USM allows you to create your own drinks trolley to fit with any entertainment are whether it be an open plan living room or roof terrace. Or you can choose from premade drink trollies designed by award-winning New York mixologists Jane Danger (Mother of Pearl), St. John Frizell (Fort Defiance), and Ivy Mix (Leyenda, American Bartender of the Year 2015). The trollies are created using USM’s iconic Haller System, the limited-edition bar carts reflect each bartender’s professional expertise and personal style, showcasing the endless versatility of USM.