Modern Markdowns: 15 under $15

You don’t have to spend a lot to give something thoughtful and beautiful. Shopping sales is a wonderful way to gift modern design to friends, co-workers, teachers and more this holiday season. Shop now so you won’t be scrambling for stocking stuffers come the holiday rush. At this price, you may also want to snag up a few pieces for yourself.

Here are 15 finds under $15:


  1. Know anyone whose New Year’s resolution is to stay organized? The Design Ideas Short Order Organizer ($14.99) is just the ticket.

2. Espresso lovers will love the little pick-me-up offered by the iittala Sarjaton Espresso Cup / Saucer. Modern and minimal, it fits with any existing dinnerware set.

3. The iittala Sarjaton Varpu Tea Towel (14.99) is a mix of modern and folkloric, perfect for those whose style follows suit. Why not wrap some fresh-baked goodies inside it?

4. Environmentally-friendly friends will love that the Marimekko Quilt Pink Cloth Napkin ($9.75) is a reusable alternative to disposable napkins (and cuter, too!)

5. Considered a symbol of true love, red tulips are a favorite among many for giving, receiving, planting and now lighting. Design Ideas Red Tulip Candles ($12.50)

6. How about these mums for Mum? The beautiful wax sculptures are actually candles that can float in water. Design Ideas Multicolor Mum Candles ($10.99)

7. Use the Marimekko Oiva Ochre Square Plate ($13.60) for olive oil dip, to hold your espresso mug, or put it to work as a soap dish or candle plate in the bathroom. 

8. Those that like their dip on the side will appreciate the size, shape and style of the iittala Taika White Sauce Bowl ($8.99).

9. Those who need more organization will love the concealed storage the iittala Origo Green Tin ($14.99) offers. Stash anything from treats, to utensils and even remotes.

10. The baker in your life will love the cheerful Marimekko Hattarakukka Oven Mitt ($14.40) as a useful hand in the kitchen and reminder that spring is soon ahead.

11. The iittala Taika Black Spoon ($8.99) serves as wall decor when hung by the small hole in the handle, but is handy for soup, gravy, rice, pudding and more.

12. A more colorful version, the iittala Taika White Spoon ($10.49) is just as beautiful and practical as it’s black-and-white counterpart.

13. It may seem strange to gift a trash bin, but the Design Ideas Sterling Waste Can ($12.50) is a sleek and modern solution anyone can use. It keeps the bag locked in place and out of sight.

14. A thoughtful choice for sushi lovers, the iittala Taika Black Sauce Bowl ($10.49) is perfect for soy sauce but helpful to have on hand for any oils or dips.

15. We all know someone who likes a little gold, glitter and glamour. The Harvey & Strait Midas Stripe Cocktail Napkins ($14.40) are perfect for holiday settings and beyond.

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