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Dezeen's Christmas gift guide 2016: interior design lovers

Next up in our series of Christmas gift guides, we've selected 12 perfect presents for anyone with a passion for home decor, including decorative terrazzo objects, knotted cushions and pleated vases.

Objects collection by Republic of Fritz Hansen

Objects collection by Republic of Fritz Hansen

This accessories collection by one of Denmark's best-known furniture brands offers a wide variety of gift options. Highlights include textured cushion covers by Danish modernist Arne Jacobsen, lacquered ash trays by Copenhagen studio Wednesday Architecture and a brass candlestick by Spanish designer Jaime Hayón.

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Props by Besler & Sons

Props collection by Besler & Sons

Flecks of coloured glass and marble chips pattern these decorative terrazzo objects, which can be can be used as bookends, doorstops, paperweights or serving platters.

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Knot cushion for Design House Stockholm by Ragnheiður Ösp Sigurðardóttir

Knot cushion by Ragnheiður Ösp Sigurðardóttir

Produced by Swedish brand Design House Stockholm, this cushion is created by knotting a tubular length of material. Designer Ragnheiður Ösp Sigurðardóttir came up with the idea while trying to knit legs for a teddy bear.

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Scandinavia Dreaming book

Scandinavia Dreaming by Robert Klanten, Angel Trinidad and Sven Ehmann

Scandinavia Dreaming showcases contemporary Nordic architecture, interiors and design. Featuring a mix of emerging talent and renowned brands, the book offers inspiration for any aspiring interior decorator.

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Picto watch by Rosendahl

Conceived in 1984 by Steen Georg Christensen and Erling Andersen, the minimalist Picto watch by Rosendahl has become a Danish design classic, and even has a place in the collection at New York's Museum of Modern Art. It is available in two case sizes, 30- and 40-millimetre, and comes with a rubber strap.

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Last Stool Splatter by Max Lamb for Hem

Last Stool Splatter by Max Lamb

As one of the signature items in the collection of online brand Hem, this stool is formed from a single sheet of metal, lacquered, then hand-speckled with enamel to create a unique finish.

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3D printed Connection Bowl by Philippe Malouin for Othr

Connection Bowl by Philippe Malouin

London designer Philippe Malouin designed this bowl for new homeware brand Othr. It comprises a hemispherical dish and two flat vertical panels, and is 3D printed in either steel or porcelain.

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Holiday Architecture 2017 by Urlaubs Architektur

Architect-designed holiday homes from all across Europe feature inside this book, including a symmetrical concrete "dream house" by Pezo Von Ellrichshausen and a series of cabins that overhang a Norwegian coastline.

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Instrmnt 01 watch

Mid-20th-century industrial design influenced this watch by Glasgow-brand Instrmnt, which pairs high-quality Swiss movement with a simple, utilitarian aesthetic. The watch comes as a kit that can be assembled using the tools provided, perfect for DIY enthusiasts.

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Herringbone vase by Phil Cuttance

Herringbone vase by Phil Cuttance

London-based designer Phil Cuttance creates these pleated vases by pouring resin into a flat casing, then folding it up as the material starts to dry. The vase is available in a variety of colours.

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Split Shift tiles by Bert & May and Darkroom

These handmade tiles are decorated with half circles, rectangles and right-angled triangles, creating opportunities for a wide variety of patterns. They also come in either blue or black.

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Cube stationery by Tom Dixon

Offering a touch of luxury to any home office, the pieces that make up this Tom Dixon-designed stationery collection are each plated with shiny copper. The range includes a tape dispenser, a stapler, a desk tidy and pens.

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Corners shelves by Kyuhyung Cho

Designed by Kyuhyung Cho for Danish brand Menu, these three-sided metal shelves stack together in various combinations to separate out smaller objects.

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