Looking for a gift for your impossibly in-the-know friend — you know, the one who's already heard of every indie brand and owns three of everything? That's when we turn to Favor, which sells highly giftable decor sourced from all around the world.
The store was started by the folks behind Industry West, one of our favorite under-the-radar furniture producers, so you can count on the curation being ::makes chef kissing hand:: good.
Think undiscovered ceramicists, earthy textiles hand-woven in India, hard-to-find Danish accessories, and crafty pottery from collectives across the U.S. What's the best part about Favor's mix? Although the goods come from far and wide and boast top craftsmanship, there's a ton to fit smaller budgets. Here are our editor-approved faves … from Favor:
If you don't already know Anchal Project, trust us: You will love their mission (and their aesthetics). Each piece is hand-woven by female artisans in India; through Anchal's program, these women learn a sustaining trade.
This elegant solid walnut tray by Marmol Radziner is perfect to display a prized piece of jewelry.
For the culinary masters in your life, try one of these artistic handmade spoon rests.
OYOY, a Danish design brand, crafts these minimal, shape-based candleholders, which feel so elegant and modern.
You can never go wrong with a good mug! Here's a handmade find from ZZIEE.
A gauzy linen throw from French brand Linge Particulier is the perfect gift — it's the type of thing you covet but never think to buy for yourself.
A creation by ceramicist Fanny Laugier, these delicate vases look like folded paper but are, in fact, porcelain. A variety of sizes to choose from!
Great for the friend whose nursery is an Instagrammable paradise.
Combining ultrasmooth lines with irresistible colors, these artistic pots are just waiting to be filled with millennial-friendly succulents.
How fun! And such an easy way to make a tablescape stand out — just pick two to three different colors and embrace the eclectic vibe.
Have you ever seen such a chic piece of kids' furniture? The design is top-notch, but what's even cooler is that the manufacturer, ecoBirdy, collects broken plastic toys and upcycles them into furniture.
Leonora Epstein is Hunker's Senior Director of Content. She has previously served as Executive Editor at HelloGiggles and as BuzzFeed's Deputy Editorial Director. She is the co-author of "X vs. Y: A Culture War, a Love Story" (Abrams, 2014). Feel free to reach out at firstname.lastname@example.org.