Christmas at Kin Home in Harborne
Looking to inject a little ‘hygge’ into your Christmas festivities this year?
Look no further than Kin Home in Harborne. The independent design-led lifestyle and homeware store beautifully curates items from exclusive brands such as Ferm Living, Studio Arhoj, Laboratory perfumes and HAY. All of the product lines share a distinctive Scandinavian aesthetic, while some items are available exclusively at Kin’s light and airy lifestyle store on Lonsdale Road in Harborne, Birmingham.
This Christmas, celebrate in Scandinavian style, from vegan chocolate to organic tea and beautiful glassware there are gifts to suit all tastes at a variety of price points.
Tea Ministry Earl Grey tea
This one goes out to the loose-leaf lovers. Organic Black tea flavoured with natural Bergamot gives an authentic Earl Grey taste. £15
The clever folks at laboratory believe that fragrance can be a form of time travel – the smell of a freshly cut orange, or the ground after a rainfall can pull you straight back to a memory long forgotten. As all of their fragrances, Atlas is unisex which makes it the perfect gift for anyone who enjoys a complex and intriguing olfactory experience. £65
The paper alone is enough to incite feelings of choco-lust, but it’s what’s inside that truly counts – meticulously crafted milk and dark chocolate bars featuring unique flavour combinations designed by visionary chocolatiers and lovingly encased in paper designed by independent artists. £4.75 each.
Studio Arhoj Sip Cup
With colourways straight out of a Wes Anderson film, the hand cast and glazed tableware – including the ‘munch bowl’ and the ‘sip’ cup – by Studio Arhoj will add character to any home and make mealtimes feel like an art form. The sip cups have other uses and work just as well as a pot for a tiny plant, or for storing jewellery. From £17
Studio Arhoj Ghosts
Inspired by the Japanese Shinto belief that everything within nature has a soul, each Arhoj ghost is completely unique, hand fired, glazed and decorated. What they are used for is up to you – your ghost will take good care of your rings, hold down your papers or just stare at you wisely from a shelf. £15
An architectural standing plant pot fit for any fan of clean lines and minimalistic style. Powder coated metal gives it Stockholm style. £69
Ferm Living Plant Pot
HAY Kaleido Tray
A versatile piece from Scandinavian design heavyweights, HAY – useful for displaying jewellery, stationery and just about anything else you can think of. From £13
Ferm Living Cocktail Measure
For the cocktail connoisseurs and spirit savants in your life, the gift of this brass tipping measure will go down nicely. £19
Give someone the gift of organisation this Christmas with the slick Kartotek weekly planner. £15
Ferm Living Glassware
See in the New Year the scandi way with a set of Ferm’s ‘ripple’ glasses. £29 for the champagne glasses. £36 for set of four small glasses. £32 for the carafe.