You know that one friend whose house is brimming over with chic vintage finds? Maybe they're into anything retro, or perhaps they spend their weekends scouring flea markets. But if there's one thing we're sure of, it's that they'd appreciate a midcentury modern-style gift.
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Whether it's for a birthday, housewarming, or a gift "just because," there's nothing better than finding the perfect pick that will blend right into their Mad Men aesthetic. From geometric wall art to coffee table books, check out some of our favorite midcentury modern gifts for decor lovers.
The Best Midcentury Modern Gifts
For the artsy friend who also loves a retro look, look for unique art pieces like this midcentury modern-inspired wooden piece.
Just try to resist picking up one of these adorable flip clocks for yourself. We dare ya.
A great desk lamp is never a bad gift — because really, who doesn't have a corner or two that could benefit from some added light? This pick from the retro-mod masters at Schoolhouse Electric feels especially on-brand for any MCM fan.
For the decor lover who's also a history buff, consider this colorful midcentury modern book.
Not only is the unique beaded design of these colored glasses something guests will love, but the amber colorway is especially midcentury-feeling.
Speaking of drinks, you'll need somewhere to put all your classy accouterments. This wood tray with brass accents instantly elevates any intimate soirée.
Inspired by George Nelson's iconic design, this handmade clock is not only stunning but also a total steal.
The colors of this graphic cushion remind us of midcentury modern color palettes. We could see it adding a pop of color to a leather chair.
We're all about this brass wine rack, which is classy, functional, and a not-so-subtle hint to the recipient that you hope to come over for a glass or two soon.
We're all about this bar set's striking wooden stand — and we know your gift recipient will feel the same way.
This sleek midcentury modern lamp checks all the boxes with its juxtaposition of wood, brass, and a linen woven shade.
For your friend who needs an office upgrade, this clock is sure to spice up their desk view.
Understated in warm walnut wood, this minimalist serving set has a very Danish feel about it.
The avid DIY-er in your life won't be able to resist updating her home with this atomic age hardware.
If your MCM aficionado is a plant parent, they'll love the way this standing planter instantly elevates (literally and figuratively) their favorite ficus.
A dinner party atmosphere, done right. A truly iconic shape of the 1960s, these modular candleholders can be combined in multiple ways to create just the right tablescape.
Cozy up in a throw blanket decked out in starburst designs, a midcentury modern classic.
With a boomerang shape and starburst accents, this light switch cover is the perfect nod to midcentury modern style.
Midcentury modern has a smell, and according to Anecdote Candles, it's woody with floral and citrus notes.
This smoked glass vase can be used as a candle holder or for flowers (which would also make the perfect gift).
Pick up a set of these coasters engraved with midcentury modern designs to have on hand for your next hostess gift. They're sure to be a hit.