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All the colours of Christmas: 24 wonderful gift ideas

Are you still on the lookout for the perfect Christmas gift? The traditional colours of Christmas offer great inspiration. Whether your loved ones prefer subtle winter shades or festive forest hues, there’s a colour for every style, personality and interior. Read on for presents that suit anyone, whether they’re after something vibrant or more subdued.

Red: for the bold creative

Little Tern, Cranberry Red by Iittala

The Little Tern’s vibrant, shiny red is inspired by cranberries, which become transparent in sub-zero temperatures. Each of Oiva Toikka’s birds is mouth blown, unique, and perfect for an individual who likes to stand out.

Vacuum Jug 1.0L by Stelton

Fuel an artist’s creativity this Christmas with the vacuum jug by Stelton. Keep their coffee warm and their mind alight.

Airplane by Brio

Great design is not just for grown-ups. Brio’s classic ‘airplane’ is a wonderful present for a little one – its simple shape, wings and wheels will get imaginations running wild!

Tomato by Eero Aarnio Originals

New to Skandium, gift your bold interior (or even exterior) with Eero Aarnio’s Tomato Chair. Make a statement with this iconic expression of circular forms.

Unikko Mug Red by Marimekko

A bright red floral mug with a little history: Maija Isola ripped up Marimekko’s rulebook and designed the pattern that adorns the Unikko mug. For the rebel in your life.

AJ Floor Lamp by Louis Poulsen

The AJ floor lamp is ideal for lighting connoisseurs. Light up your loved one’s latest project, book or workspace with this timeless piece.

Gold: for the uniquely stylish

Two Poems Bracelet – Gold Plated by BJØRG jewellery

Each pair of crystals that decorate the Two Poems Bracelet is unique, just like its wearer. Not just beautiful but light, spiritual and powerful.

Dini Sofa by Fogia

Take the everyday out of furnishing with Fogia’s Dini Sofa, new to Skandium. Like a piece of jewelry for your home: exceedingly glamourous.

CAFU Gold-Plated Tealight by Georg Jensen

For the friend who exudes elegance. The CAFU tealight’s soft contours fit right into a chic interior – a modern classic.

Heat Pendant Lamp by Northern

The glow and contrast of a fire in pendant lamp form. Warm up a trendsetter’s interior with an out-of-this-world light.

Korbo Umbrella Basket by Korbo

Picture the scene: your friend comes in from the rain, where are they going to put their umbrella? In their new Korbo umbrella basket, of course. Functional and timeless.

Evergreen Pendant Lamp by Northern

If you know someone who loves to combine practicality and beauty, they’ll adore the evergreen pendant lamp. At home in the dining room, the kitchen, or wherever they’re hosting!

Green: for the hard-working intellectual

Series 7™ Chair by Fritz Hansen

The Series 7™ Chair is at home in any office space. Give your hard worker a stylish place to sit this Christmas.

Birch Bath Salt – Refresh by Angan

Do you know someone who deserves a rest? Give them an excuse to relax: birch bath salts with Icelandic sea salt provide refreshment for the skin at the end of a long day.

Hammershøi vase by Kähler

Create a calming space for the mind with the Hammershøi vase. Inspired by countryside flora, it’s an excellent piece to encourage mindfulness and tranquility.

PH 5 Pendant Lamp by Louis Poulsen

Light up a dear one’s office space or library. A classic design by Poul Henningsen in a new anniversary version of Hues of Green.

Show Shelving Unit by Montana

Ideal for a book lover, the Show Shelving unit has room for volumes of knowledge and inspiration. Make reading time elegant.

Mega Dot Bed Cover by Hay

Sleep is essential for productivity. What better present for a hard-working loved one than a great design for their bed? Soft and eye-catching, this simple, modern bed cover from Hay will make sure they remember to take time for rest and recuperation.  

White: for the smart minimalist

Sawaru Floor Lamp by Flos

Functional and straightforward, the Sawaru floor lamp relies on two cylinders to illuminate a room. No fuss design for those who love simple perfection.

Snö scented candle (Snow) by Skandinavisk

For a present that will be at home in an uncluttered interior, look no further than the Snö scented candle. Create a subtle Christmas atmosphere with the aroma of winter berries and frozen wood.

Little Petra Lounge Chair by &Tradition

New to Skandium, the Little Petra Lounge Chair is the ultimate essence of a lounge chair. With natural materials, subtle shades and extreme comfort, it’s a minimalist’s dream.

Panto Pendant Lamp by Verpan

A light that goes beyond everyday functionality. Practical and beautiful, Panto makes light a stunning decoration, and can adapt to any space.

Form Chair with Oak Base by Normann Copenhagen

Form is Normann Copenhagen’s idea of the ‘perfect chair.’ Its sleekness is enhanced by the seamless connection between seat and base: an ideal addition to a minimalist home.

Functional Form Cheese Knife by Fiskars


Whose Christmas would be complete without a cheeseboard? Make sharing cheese simple and efficient with this essential knife by Fiskars.

Which is your favourite Christmas colour? How do you choose presents for your loved ones? Share with us your tips, ideas and inspiration on Instagram, and find all the above items in the Skandium online shop.