Looking for a stylishly practical Christmas gift for a design-savvy friend? Look no further than homeware store colour.living. Its range of Alessi sets includes designs by such notables as Michael Graves (pepper and salt gift set, $1,190) and Anna G (a pair of limited-edition corkscrews, $1,455) and functional items like elegant coasters ($980 - right), a cocktail set ($1,505 - centre) and an espresso box with mini Italian cafetiere, two cups, saucers and spoons ($1,085 - left). Perfect for festive nights and the mornings after. colour.living, 333 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, tel: 2295 6881.