Festive wonder awaits with sustainable homeware and lighting gifts from Tom Raffield's handcrafted collection.
As the season of giving and togetherness approaches, it's time to explore meaningful gifts for your loved ones in the Joyful Gift Guide 2023. Tom Raffield, based in South Cornwall, presents a curated selection of sustainable and ethically crafted homeware designs, continuing their commitment to ecological creations.
Handcrafted with sustainability in mind, Tom Raffield's homeware designs seamlessly integrate with nature. Each product is meticulously shaped by hand, utilising sustainable wood, and employing a pioneering steam bending technique that transforms them into sculptural masterpieces.
In this year's thoughtfully curated gift guide, Tom Raffield showcases a mix of their most iconic and best-selling lighting, furniture, and accessories. Alongside these classics are new designs that promise to captivate and endure for decades to come. The Christmas collection advocates for responsible consumerism, emphasizing the significance of eco-friendly design and presenting gifts destined to be cherished as future heirlooms.
"Embracing the spirit of Christmas through sustainable design is not just a gift for today; it's an heirloom for tomorrow. We weave joy into every wooden curve of our sustainable designs, creating timeless pieces that bring warmth and delight to the season and generations to follow.”
- Tom Raffield, founder and designer.
Green Thumbed Gardener
Explore Tom Raffield's Green Thumbed Gardener gift inspiration, featuring sustainable designs crafted for those who infuse life into every corner. From elegant planters to stylish storage, each piece celebrates the artistry of cultivating homegrown herbs, bold houseplants, and foraged beauty. Find the perfect gifts for the green thumb in your life.
Kyru Vase. The perfect gift for those who always have a bold bunch on the go, the Kyru Vase is a strong, minimalist design. Sitting proudly upon mantelpieces, tabletops, or shelves the Kyru Vase is a striking centerpiece that suits a multitude of spaces.
Maya Wall Planter.When counter space is at a premium, the Maya Wall Planter adds thriving beauty to walls. Thoughtfully designed to rest against your wall by a tan leather handle, the compact planter is perfect for showcasing your houseplants, herbs, or homegrown produce without taking up too much space.
Merryn Floor Standing Planter. Add new heights to your indoor garden with the Merryn Floor Standing Planter. A unique and eye-catching elliptical floor standing planter that is guaranteed to bring any space to life.
Mantol Planter. Adjustable to suit your space’s needs, the Mantol Planter makes a statement wherever it is placed. Enlivening interiors with its sleek silhouette and playful personality, the Mantol offers biophilic abundance.
Discover Tom Raffield's Avid Organiser gift ideas, a curation of handy designs tailored for those who appreciate having a place for everything and everything in its place. From sleek storage solutions to functional shelving, each piece embodies the essence of order and efficiency. Find the perfect gifts for the avid organiser in your life.
Tor Twist Shelf. A seamless blend of form and function. The multipurpose Tor Twist Shelf is carefully sculpted from tonal ash wood, gently twisting in the centre and elevating itself above three brushed brass tipped wooden pegs. Kesu Shelving Range
Kesu Shelf.A statement gift with a timeless shelf life. Made from sustainably sourced ash wood, two gracefully steam bent curves embrace a sturdy smooth shelf, with the top of the wall bracket cleverly angled to enable seamless stacking, for a harmonious wooden wall display.
Housel Shelf Small.Whether part of a gallery wall, or used as convenient grab and go storage, the Housel Shelf Small is always a clever addition. Shaped from supple ash wood, the fluid curves of our circular Housel Shelf Small challenges everyday linear storage solutions.
Laris Wall Hook.Making every inch of your wall space work hard, the Laris Wall Hook offers clever storage for all spaces – no matter how compact. The clothes hook makes wall storage easy and can sit proudly alone or thrive in multiples, transforming hallways, bedrooms, and bathrooms into a space of adaptability and convenience.
Home cook, baker, or cocktail maker
Indulge the Home Cook, Baker, or Cocktail Maker in your life with Tom Raffield's charming collection. Thoughtfully curated for the host with the most, these gifts are perfect for those often found testing new recipes or shaking up a tasty tipple. Elevate their culinary journey with delightful and practical presents.
Maen Pot.An everything pot. From kitchen utensils to thriving houseplants, the Maen Pot holds it all. Showcasing our signature Scandi aesthetic, the Maen Pot adds the perfect finishing touch to any room and makes the perfect feel-good, sustainable gifts for loved ones.
Housel Shelf. Proudly displaying a cocktail shaker set, beloved cooking tool, or prettiest bottle of gin, the Housel Shelf is well suited to those who love hosting. Customise with a tan, brown or black leather hanging strap complete with a brass screw cover to complement your space.
Maen Pot Trio. Fresh, homegrown herbs always taste better. Three striking Maen Pots stand proud on a sustainably sourced oak wood plinth provides stability and function. Homing three of your favourite herbs with ease, the Maen Pot Trio is the perfect kitchen companion.
Proud new homeowners
Explore Tom Raffield's collection of thoughtful heirlooms designed to celebrate your loved one's milestone as proud new homeowners. Each piece is crafted with care, offering timeless treasures that symbolize the warmth and joy of a new home. Find the perfect gifts to mark this special occasion and create lasting memories.
Beeble Pouffe.Furling steam bent oak arms around a temptingly curved macaron-like form, the upholstered footstool offers a resting place for weary feet. The perfect companion for your living space, this multi-functional design offers a myriad of uses.
Carn Mirror. A steam bent hoop of sustainably sourced ash wood provides the perfect frame for a playful, off-centre mirror, which seemingly floats on the wall to create a distinctly contemporary aesthetic that will perfectly complete any minimalists space or stand out within a maximalist home.
Hylo Coffee Table. An investment for decades to come, the Hylo Coffee Table creates treasured memories. Forming a seamless and fluid silhouette, this unique round coffee table is sure to catch the eye and ignite conversations.
Self Care Guru
Discover feel-good gifts for the self-care guru in your life - someone who cherishes tranquillity and well-deserved moments of peace. Tom Raffield's collection is curated with thoughtful items to enhance their self-care rituals, bringing comfort and relaxation to every cherished moment. Treat them to gifts that nourish the soul whilst being kind to the planet.
Scented Candles. Presented in a beautiful, bespoke gift box made from sustainable materials, proudly flourished with a TR emboss, this luxurious scented candle is the perfect feel-good gift for a loved one, or yourself. Made using a natural rapeseed blend and available in three scents - the warmth of Embers, the refreshing serenity of Wild Gorse or the soothing embrace of Moss to surround your space with the natural aromas of Cornwall.
Rosella Mirror. A tabletop delight. The Rosella Mirror completes dressing tables or bathroom spaces with sustainable joy. This stunning tabletop accessory features a tilting round mirror that can be angled to perfectly suit your needs, carefully nestled within a steam bent hoop of sustainably sourced ash.
Meru Trio Peg Rail. Diverse, welcoming, and balanced - the Meru Trio Peg Rail brings functional elegance to a wide variety of spaces. A single piece of sustainably sourced ash wood hosts a trio of looping tan, brown or black leather loops, each fixed with a brushed brass tipped wooden coat peg, allowing you to hang, drape or thread your wears.
Sheepskin.The combination of traditional processing techniques handed down over the years to a small team of highly skilled craftspeople and the use of the local lambskins makes the Devonia sheepskin a unique and sought after product. Devonia sheepskins are renown for being incredibly durable and for maintaining their appealing natural shapes.
Embrace the comfort of sustainable living with our collection curated for the optimistic adventurer. After your outdoor escapades, surround yourself with planet-friendly creations that bring the beauty of nature indoors. Experience the joy of sustainable living and discover pieces that resonate with an adventurous spirit, creating a harmonious home.
Log Loop. Cradling the logs stowed within, the striking indoor log holder is handcrafted from sustainably sourced ash. A welcome addition to homes throughout every season, the Log Loop can hold your timber, cosy blankets, or wine bottles, for easy access!
Lundy Shelf.A contemporary and versatile addition to any space, the fluid form of the Lundy Shelf showcases our skilled craftsmanship and unique steam bending technique. Two curvaceous lengths of ash mimicking twisted leather straps, support a solid wood shelf with brushed brass details, creating an intuitive place to store books, plants, and accessories.
Wool Throws.Tuck in and settle down with the Wool Throw, made from pure new wool and available in a range of colours. New wool fibres are 100% natural, strong, fine, and durable, making these luxury throws warm, insulating, and long-lasting. Each cosy throw comes from a sustainable, renewable, source and offers versatility, texture and comfort making it the perfect ‘family’ blanket.
Coat Loop. From chunky scarves to light summer layers, the Coat Loop is a convenient year round accessory. Turning straight into seductive with a confident curve, our wall hook stretches and sweeps along your wall.
About Tom Raffield
Purpose - to create new ways of living with their original, timeless objects that are inspired by the natural world that surrounds them in Cornwall. Their artisan homeware designs are handcrafted by a skilled team to last a lifetime, using traditional craft processes in sustainable and innovative ways. Tom's aim is to transform spaces and leave a lasting impact without having an impact on the very thing that drives him - nature.
"We are the antidote to over consumption and hope to inspire a like-minded conscious community, helping to create a world where people and nature thrive for future generations to enjoy." - Tom Raffield, Founder and Designer
Since discovering the traditional, age-old technique of steam bending wood whilst studying his degree in 3D Sustainability & Design, Tom has been on an incredible self-taught journey of developing and understanding the process to become one of the world leaders in his craft. Tom’s fascination with the ecological technique allows him to create intricate curves and twists, mimicking organic shapes and celebrating the very thing that inspires him - nature.
Tom Raffield is one of a new generation of designers and makers, using his craft in innovative and contemporary ways. Leading the charge in sustainable design, he is driven to forge a path to excellence and cause as little environmental impact as possible along the way.
His passion and skill are now shared with his talented team of craftspeople, together they create objects that symbolise nature, tell a story and will last a lifetime, all whilst protecting the natural world.
“Each piece we create has been on an experimental journey - individual, organic and carefully considered. We source everything from sustainable woodlands, which, coupled with the low energy steam bending process, is a very ecological practice with little wastage,” explains Tom
Handcrafted in their BREEAM Excellent studios in Cornwall, England, the range of contemporary lighting, furniture and accessories Tom Raffield creates is based on beauty, integrity and a desire to create unique, high specification objects that will be cherished by their owners for years to come.
Sustainability at Tom Raffield
With the smallest ecological footprint possible, Tom Raffield forge a path to excellence, crafting the heirlooms of the future whilst protecting the natural world that inspires them. Find out more here.