Alessi Michael Graves Kettle

The Art & Design Store | Summer 2022 Wedding Gift Guide

Wedding season is here! If you are looking for an unforgettable gift to commemorate a couple’s special day this summer you’ve come to the right place. The team at Remai Modern’s Art & Design Store has selected some gifts that are perfect for any lovebirds hoping for something other than set of steak knives.

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Tea Time

Here, we’ve selected tea blends created by one of Saskatoon’s most well-known chefs, a kettle known worldwide for its iconic design and other ideas for couples who like spending relaxing mornings and evenings together. These gifts are perfect for a summer evening sip with that special someone.

Be Magic is a line of lifestyle products created by Chef Christie Peters of Primal Pasta in Saskatoon as a way to showcase some of her favorite things. The product line consists of tea blends, jam and mustard formulated by Peters. Teas are $17, jams are $14 – Shop Be Magic
These lovely, unique mugs are handmade by local artist Cecile Miller. Her work is decorated in high contrast black and white motifs. Currently, she uses a low fire white clay body accented with hand-brushed glazes  and scraffito/carving techniques. Shop Cecile Miller
The stainless steel kettle designed by Michael Graves is characterized by a bird-shaped whistle. Fusing influences from Art Deco to Pop Art to contemporary cartoons, this piece has become an icon of contemporary design. Shop the Alessi Michael Graves Kettle
Designed by Menu, this glass teapot features a tea infuser that hangs by a silicone string, serving as a stylish teabag in the middle of the teapot. The design combines classic teapots in a harmonic fusion with modernistic, Scandinavian design. Shop the Menu Teapot

Party Hosts

For the creative party host, these gifts will add a unique flair to any gathering and are great for couples that love artful cocktails and unique flavours.

Alkemista is an all-in-one spirits infusion vessel. The easy-to-use, all-in-one design enables anyone to craft, store and serve fresh, custom infused cocktails at home using fresh fruit, spices, herbs and botanicals. Shop the Alkemista Infuser
Enjoy air-popped whole-grain popcorn coated in party-perfect flavours like sangria, whiskey, rosé and more. Shop Eatable Gourmet Popcorn
Add flavour and flair to your water with the Vagnbys Cool Carafe water infusion vessel. The removable, leak-proof silicone base feature a stainless steel pick that showcases your fruit or veggies while gently infusing your water with flavour. Shop Cool Carafe

Rest & Relaxation

After planning a wedding who doesn’t need a little relaxation? These gifts are made for the couple that loves tranquility and rest.

This grouping of tealights creates the perfect setting for mindful time-outs and meditative practice. Presented together in each shade—Natural Grey, Charcoal Grey and Coal Black—these Orbis Tealights cradle vegan soy wax topped with a bound cotton wick.  Each vessel is hand-crafted. No two are alike. Shop Konzuk Tea Lights
This match cloche by Skeem Design was one of Oprah’s favourite things in 2019. Add a decorative touch to your mantle or side table and keep your matches close to set the mood. Shop Skeem Design

For the Foodies

A selection of items for the stylized kitchen, the aspiring chef or anyone who likes to express themselves through food.

The Bottle Grinders are not your typical salt and pepper grinders. The form, shaped more like a bottle, cleverly tricks the user to engage with the design in a playful and experimental way – and the powerful ceramic mechanism encourages even further experiments as it tackles a wide range of spices and grains, nuts, seeds and dried fruits. Shop Menu Bottle Grinders
RIVSALT (grated salt) is a gastronomic experience and a new way of adding salt to food. Natural Himalayan salt is grated onto the dish with a Japanese stainless steel grater. Shop Rivsalt
Set of two ceramic bowls designed for “chip and dip” appetizers or for a “salad with optional sauce” dishes. Its stardust hand-painted finishing on top, with visible rough terracotta on bottom, give it a contemporary feel. The bowls can be used separately or together. Once stacked, the bowls form an eclipse. Shop Eclipse Bowls

Something One-Of-A-Kind

The are gifts you will not find on any Amazon registry. These works of art are beautiful, hand-made and as unique as the special couple you’re celebrating.

Saskatoon-based Artist Monique Martin handcrafts these butterflies using paper engineering and printmaking techniques. Each one is affixed on a branch and showcased in a glass dome. Shop Monique Martin Butterflies
Saskatoon artist Daryl Richardson designed and handcrafted this little bird exclusively for Remai Modern’s Art & Design Store. Hand-constructed using wenge wood and metal. Shop the Remai Bird
Crafted by Colin Schleeh in Montreal, this design has evolved from a series the artisan has been exploring for over 25 years. Striving to use the least amount of material to make the most venerable piece possible, he tries to avoid ornamentation, refining the forms to their most simple, yet dynamic state. Shop Schleeh Vases
A collaboration between two artists, these spectacular porcelain vessels have been handthrown by Jay Kimball, then augmented with sgraffito and sculpted details by Zachari Logan.  Shop Zachari Logan Ceramics

Still trying to find the perfect gift for wedding season? There’s so much more to see in store and our knowledgable staff is happy to help! Visit us in person to learn about the latest must-have gifts. Or, you can always find us at