As consumers we are on the hunt for gift ideas all the time. Unusual gifts, quality gifts, eco gifts - these days we find that our friends and family have almost all they need but we still would like to give them a gift on their birthday or special occasion. It is time to be responsible and look for products that are purposeful and not throwaway. Our collections at Urban Coo aim to showcase a selection of products that are eco-friendly whist staying innovative and modern. Here is a selection of what's currently on offer from inexpensive cotton tote bags to beautiful oak coffee tables which embrace the idea of the circular economy, a vital approach to sustainabitly in the lifecycle of a product.
Totes with 'bags' of Character
I just love when I come across products that make me smile, these fabulous totes and toiletry bags from Spira of Sweden do just that. They are simple cotton tote bags that will bring a bit of joy to your everyday life!
Bag and Backpack in One
Notabag is the one stop shop everyday bag which transforms from a tote bag to a lightweight backpack with a simple pull of the straps. This one really does make an ideal gift as it is the bag that you never knew you needed but suddenly cannot do without. We have so many colours on offer there will be one for you and each of your friends!
The Special, Forever Gift
The beautiful penguin family is so special to us here at Urban Coo. We have sold them since the very beginning when we were first charmed by these weighty, elegant figures and we have never regretted it. They are our all time bestseller as the quality is indisputable and the simple silluette is timeless. There is no doubt that this is not a casual gift but a very special forever gift.
Haeckels is a natural fragrance and skincare brand is based in Margate, Kent leading the way in sustainability within the beauty industry. Seaweed is the key to the success of Haeckels - the products use the powerful anti-oxidants found in seaweed, a natural resource which is readily available and sustainable. Natural products with biodegradable packagining twinned with the innovation of owner Dom Bridges render this tiny giant unstoppable. Haeckels products are feel good and guilt free.
Collectable Wooden Figures
Leading figures in the world of art and design are celebrated and importalised in the form of a kokeshi doll by Sketch Inc for Lucie Kaas. These little people are full of personality and perfectly represent their namesakes in a humorous and skillful way. Whether your thing is art, music or fashion there's one for you. They make a really fun, stylish and unique gift that is sure to be the talking point in the room!
Table Lamps with Charm
The perfect gift for your design loving, model making friends - suitable for both young and old, these paperlamps celebrate the art of origami. These lamps are charming, unique and eye-catching!