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Holiday Gift Guide 2014: What to Get the Bookworm

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Curl up with a good read – and great design

1 SLIM SOUND

Go ahead and judge these Bowers & Wilkins 684 S2 speakers by their covers – they sound as good as they look. Drivers feature yellow Kevlar-fibre cones. $1300, at Sound Designs

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2 HIGH/LOW

Illuminate your reading nook with Marset’s table lamp. Funiculí’s rotatable shade is height-adjustable thanks to a pair of clips on its lacquered iron stems. $390, at Lightform

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3 LONG LIVE PRINT

Are magazines leaving no room for mugs on your coffee table? This powder-coated steel rack by J-Me shows off the spines of up to 12 periodicals. $90, at Design Within Reach

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4 THROW BACK

Keep warm with this cozy wool blanket. Originally designed for Faribault’s final production run in 2008, the throw is now one of the revived mill’s bestsellers. $180, at Zebuu

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5 PLUME PLACEHOLDER

Get back to your spot with Tom Dixon’s line of etched brass bookmarks. This quill-shaped version is perfect for fans of period fiction. $20, at Medulla & Co.

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6 KAMA SEAT-RA

If you’re one for changing positions, UNStudio’s versatile Gemini provides a side armrest when used as an armchair and sloped back support for those looking to lounge. $3735, at Klaus

Originally published in our Winter 2014 issue.

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