Year after year, holiday gifting is a challenge. Finding a thoughtful present that each person on our list will love—and that you’ll love to give—can be difficult. To help you in the hunt, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite artisanal brands. Brooklyn-based design studio Franca has been turning out its covetable handmade ceramics since 2016.
Staircase, Sasha Bikoff When Sasha Bikoff first drew the staircase, she had a brief moment of disappointment (“There’s not much you can do in terms of furniture,” she explains), but she soon decided she’d use the shape and scale (the spiral staircase stretches a whole five floors) to create a celebration of Memphis style. “I loved the idea of this wild, wacky Memphis thing with the traditional setting,” she says.