Saturday, 13 December 2008

The Official Victoria Gift Guide 2008

After the success of last years official gift guide we decided to hit the pavement and see what Victoria B.C. has to offer this year...

1. -The perfect present for the favorite person on your list

Meade Design Group Gift Certificates
1316-B Government Street - 250.881.1990
Available in any denomination

Meade Design Group can be used for interior and graphic design services, custom upholstery, custom window treatments, custom bedding and toss pillows, object d'art pieces and anything else you see in the upcoming Meade Design Group online store.

The most versatile gift you can give !

2.- The perfect present for the cool and hip dad or grandfather

Moooi “Smoke Armchair”
Only Human
- Market Square

Moooi's Smoke Armchair is the perfect blend of traditional styling with a modern twist. Perfect for reading 'twas The Night Before Christmas to the kids on Christmas Eve.

3. The perfect present for the hard to buy for young adult on your list

Walnut Eames Stools
Gabriel Ross - Bay Sreet

These timeless classics will never go out of style and will grow with the recipient and all of their changing design tastes. This is also a perfect gift for anyone at Meade Design Group hint ! hint !

4.- The perfect present for your mother in law

Voluspa – Frost Pinecone limited edition fragrance #62
Chintz & Co - Store Street

This festive and sophisticated room fragance comes beautifully packaged with a reusable decanter. She is sure to love you after receiving this gift.

5.- The perfect present for the favorite coworker

Oliver Hemming – “Nio” Tea Set
Capital Iron - Store Street

This stylih tea set is beautifully designed at a very reasonable price. A good example where good design doesn't need to cost a fortune.

6.- The perfect present for your wife

Fortvny Lamps
Bespoke - Market Square

These italian fixtures are elegantly designed to bring a new sense of style to your dining room or entry. Something particularly special for the most important woman in your life.

7. The perfect hostess gift

Water Flower Bouquet
Ramsey & Ramsey - 2000 Oak Bay Ave

A very versatile flower arrangment that any host or hostess will appreciate. No vase required!

8.- The perfect present for the cool and sophisticated mother or grandmother

Somma Merino Wool Throw
Bespoke - Market Square

These merino wool blankets are unbelievably soft and luxurious. Available in various muted tones and designs that will suit any home.

9.- The perfect present for the coffee aficionado

Nespresso - Coffee Maker
Home Outfitters - Langford

We have this coffee machine at the studio and it is always a big hit with our clients and colleagues. Not only does it make wonderful coffee but its striking looks don't hurt either.

10.- The perfect present for the gourmet

Tika Cutlery Set
Muffet & Louisa - Market Square

I was lucky enough to receive this set for my b-day this October and I have to say that they give the table a really great cool and relaxed atmosphere.

11.- The perfect present for your kid, your niece or nephew

DeLux animal toque
Oscar and Libby’s - 770 Fort St and 560 Johnson St (Market Square)

To keep the cheeky monkeys in your life warm and toasty this snowy season.

12.- The perfect back-up present

Votivo Candles
Only Human - Market Square
Favourite scent: Red current, no. 96

These candles are the perfect "everybody" gift. Pop into Only Human and visit our favorite design diva Christina for a few of these candles. Keep a few wrapped and ready to give in your closet for the those emergency gifting moments.

13.- The perfect present for your stockings

Hammond’s set of 3 pillow hard candies
Nicholas Randall
- 2041 Oak Bay Ave

Sarah our Architectural Designer brought us a little jar as a Xmas gift and we have to say that these candies are amazing. We are totally addicted to the little tiny pillows.

14.- The perfect present for your dog

Bark & Fitz - 2972 Jacklin Road #102

The dog in your life will love these pupcakes from Bark & Fitz. This doggie boutique has a bakery counter filled with organic & natural homemade treats for your dog. Come in with your dog - and a note to you single gentleman out there this place is filled with sexy chiquitas shopping for their dogs too !

15.- The perfect present for the new home owner

Small Art Works
Place + PS Gallery - 3690 Shelbourne Street

A beautiful piece of art will always bring life to any room.

Works by Timothy Wilson Hoey, Glenn Romasanta, Wendy Skog , Elizabeth Allen,Lisa Riehl, Rob Harrison, Cheryl Taves, Wren Katzalay, Maggie Cole, Irma Soltonovich, Lance Olsen, Jamie Drouin, Susy Raxlen, Ken Steacy, Tyler Hodgins, Lorraine Betts, John Wolfe, Trish Puckett, Laura Skagfeld.

16.- The perfect present for any baby or cute toddler

Mountain Buggy - Urban Style
Finn and Izzy - 2259 Oak Bay Avenue

Perfectly designed for city living, the Mountain Buggy - Urban is versatile, easy to use and looks great. Strolling in the park, navigating supermarket aisles or squeezing into a busy café - the Urban gives you the freedom to live life everyday.

NOTE - For Prices and availability of the products please contact the stores directly - Thanks !

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Anonymous said...

that black chair is awesome and very masculine. It would look great in any living room but would look right at home in a cool bachelor pad

Michelle said...

Oh, how I miss Victoria!

Merry Christmas!

christian barnard land studio said...

The Moooi “Smoke Armchair” not only looks gorgeous but is amazing to sit in as well. Another great product from Moooi and Only Human. Great post Meade Design Group.

Maria Killam said...

Pupcakes, how original is that? And I love that black chair - great list, thanks!

Alkemie said...

The flowers and blankets are absolutely gorgeous! Great picks and finds :)

Karen O.

Anonymous said...

hi ivan, danielle here. christian showed me your gift guide, it's very helpful and super stylish! i can't believe i'm not already subscribed to your blog....well i will be now. loved the merino throws...thanks for the cozy find.

Anonymous said...

Yaay! I can see these entries being an annual favorite! I would be happy to receive any of the items on this list!!!