Seekers of designer homewares and quirky gifts will be delighted to happen upon Unique & Unity
, a celebration of all that is good about contemporary product design found within the UK and beyond. The site works hard to bring an eclectic mix of design talent to the table, from established favourites, such as Orla Kiely to up and coming brands, including Katy Leigh
and Da Terra.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Simple, everyday objects are brought to life with a splash of joyous colour, playful imagery or a clever piece of engineering. Whether you are after the purely decorative or the more functional, there is plenty to whet your appetite here, and good style values are never compromised, even for the lowly loo brush (check out the Scion Living Zig Zag Loo Brush for £18 - surely a must-have?). HAY
, a Danish collective, has managed to transform the humble ruler and coat hanger into items you will mysteriously want to buy, even though you haven’t used a ruler since primary school and have plenty of coat hangers already.
SHOP THE SITE
Perhaps you will want to browse this treasure trove of good design by brand, or simply dive into each homeware category as you please. Unique & Unity
offers a section devoted to items for kids as well as a filtered gift guide, narrowing your search to the applicable recipient/event (Gifts for Her, Gifts for Him, Gifts for Home Lovers
, Gifts for Cooks, Gifts for Gardeners). With a wide choice of cookware, tableware, bath accessories, greetings cards, notebooks and journals, candles and throws, toys and much more, there is bound to be something to suit the relevant friend/husband/lover/child. Of course, even better would be to create a wishlist for yourself and casually share it with friends and family...
Unique & Unity
accepts payment through Paypal or through their own paypoint, and offers free mainland UK delivery on all orders over £50. Sign up to its newsletter to receive 10% off your first order.