by Samantha Warner, Creative Director ONGallery

With the festive season approaching, shops getting busier and the delivery man leaving parcels, there are two types of gifts; one ‘the gimmick’ and one ‘the considered’.  In this modern world of waste, more people go for the later – gifts that actually last and are thoughtful to that special someone.

Check out our mini gift guide that encapsulates both thought and style.

For Young…

1. ’Dinosaurs’ by Lorna Freytag

from £180 ongallery.com

Wanting to start your childsart collection early? This limited edition ‘Dinosaurs’ print by fashion photographer and book illustrator Lorna Freytag captures the fascination children have with ‘big and little’ and perfectly illustrates how dinosaurs are compelling to so many children.

For Family…

2. Skyline Chess London Edition

£95.00 Rockett St. George

A truly British gift, the Skyline Chess set London Edition features all of London’s iconic buidlings from terraced houses to the famous shard.With a monochrome theme, this chess set is both stylish and fun.

For Him…

3. Guns Bedside Lamp by Philippe Starck from Flos


Clara Bee, our featured designer in ONTrend this month is hugely inspired but the work of Charles and Ray Eames for their beautiful chairs and Flos Lighting. Flos marry the concepts of art and design to create visionary lighting products. Their cutting edge technology and materials translates them into a range of designs that are truly iconic.

This Gun bedside table lamp is high end and stylish for that male in your life who will be binge watching James Bond over Christmas.

For Teenagers…

4. Frends The Layla On-Ear Leather Headphones  – Rose Gold by loved&found

£139.95 johnlewis.com

An elegant choice for today’s stylish female music lover. Combining both aesthetics, with the latest in metallic trends, as well as optimum sound quality these fashion forward headphones are for the modern day woman.

For Her…

5. Supreme Faux Fur Collection – throw

£175.00 The White Company

There’s faux fur and then there’s this faux fur, the most glorious, luxurious faux fur you’ll ever touch. This statement throw has a heavenly long pile, which will make your bedroom feel unbelievably cosy and special. Everything you want to feel at Christmas.