The Best Man Cave Design Pieces
One of the most fail-safe gift ideas for any man is the gift of a carefully-curated piece that will instantly fit and elevate his most sacred space: his man cave. A great way to manifest his distinct personality, man cave decor comes in all shapes and sizes, and taps a myriad of aesthetics that run the gamut from hyper-sleek to hyper-masculine. Take inspiration from our editor-approved finds, which speak to every personality from the cigar aficionado to the cultured reader, ensuring that your gift keeps giving from this Father’s Day and beyond!
Manhattan Home Speakeasy Set: Saint-Louis Crystal seamlessly blends “American inspiration and a French sense of conviviality.” This Manhattan Home Speakeasy Set, in particular, introduces the spirit of mixology at home and maintains the unique and storied ethos of the brand. A shaker in clear crystal overlaid with flannel-grey crystal, four coupes in clear crystal, a jigger in silver-plated metal, and a Puiforcat spoon in silver-plated metal are all included in the set. This exclusive suite is a limited-edition collection of 188 numbered pieces, resolutely modern, and embellished with bevel cuts that form the perfect architectural decoration for any man cave decor edit.
Laurence Bean Bag Ashtray: Legendary know-how and avant-garde modernity are at the core of GIOBAGNARA’s history. The brand constantly pushes technical limits in its quest for objects that are both beautiful and relevant. This Laurence Bean Bag Ashtray is a manifestation of this pursuit. Remarkably handcrafted in Italy from masculine, yet elegant, supple leather, this piece possesses a brass palladium finishing that makes for one of the most unique ashtrays on the market. Consider it the perfect gift for anyone with a hyper-luxe sensibility in their home.
Large Flow Humidor: GIOBAGNARA is celebrated for its preeminent design expertise. Its founder, Giorgio Bagnara, became the premier partner of choice for a large number of interior decorators who called upon his know-how for special commissions. One of his own masterful creations is this Large Flow Humidor in ivory and mud suede. A skillfully handcrafted walnut cigar case, this item is essential for any cigar aficionado. Covered in leather with an aged cedar lining and walnut hinge, this set includes a humidifier, a hygrometer, and a chic lock-and-key. Use it to maintain precise temperature controls and moisture levels of practically any cigar in order to keep it fresh and primed for long-term storage.
The Impossible Collection of Cigars: Beginning in the mid-90s, Assouline brought the illustrated book market to life with products that were both elegant and creative. Today, it remains integral to the publication of first-class tomes chronicling the worlds of luxury goods, fashion, and design. The Impossible Collection of Cigars is a bid for readers to “journey to the fabled Cuban tobacco farms,” and get up-close-and-personal with master cigar rollers as they unveil the world’s most “commendable and coveted cigars.” This hand-bound, oversized luxe edition elevates any man cave decor edit, as it features authentic, hand-tipped cigar bands presented in a traditional dress trade cigar box, complimentary white gloves, and a signature canvas tote bag to complete the experience.
Brown Billiard Case: A brand renowned for elegantly-designed creations that express luxury without ostentation, GIOBAGNARA is the ultimate clarion call of high design. This Brown Billiard Case is no exception as it combines traditional know-how with leading-edge technology. The set is crafted from a leather-covered wood box with handles to reimagine a traditional billiard ball set, and comes with a triangle that can be removed, leaving an empty tray for storage. It also includes professional, top quality 57.2mm balls made in phenolic resin by Aramith. It’s a showstopping piece that will instantly add a dose of artful style to any home.
Paulina Porizkova Mickey Mouse Framed Print: Italian fashion photographer Marco Glaviano is widely known for his iconic images of some of the biggest supermodels of our time. During the late 1960s, Glaviano made the decision to pursue photography as a career, and eventually moved to New York City. Throughout the 1970s, he worked for Vogue and then Harper’s Bazaar magazines, all the while cementing worldwide status as one of the leading photographers of his time. Consider this ultra-rare 1987 Paulina Porizkova Mickey Mouse Framed Print, in Anguilla along with 32 Mickey Mouses, a must-have. This rare edition of 25 prints combines historical pop culture, fashion, and art for a truly collectible gift.
Horn and Lacquer Table Lamp: Founded by Mario Guerra in 1958, design brand, Arcahorn, handcrafts luxury furniture and accessories that are instantly recognizable for their unique aesthetic appeal and visual harmony. This Horn and Lacquer Table Lamp is no exception, as it beautifully bridges traditional and modern design, resulting in an exclusive piece that personifies elegance and sophistication. The black, lacquered table lamp with horn plates embodies the ethos of Arcahorn’s brand, creating an alluring piece perfect for any man cave decor edit.
The Impossible Collection of Football: For Assouline, books are a matter of “intellect and emotion… heritage and innovation.” The publishing house continues its celebration of culture vis-à-vis The Impossible Collection of Football, which chronicles 150 years of college football and 100 years of the National Football League. This is the first book that offers a comprehensive overview of both college and professional football, as well as a curated selection of 100 historic firsts selected by noted sports journalist Michael MacCambridge. Illustrated with dynamic photographs, rarely seen archival documents, and vintage memorabilia, this collectible volume is handcrafted and presented in a unique faux pigskin clamshell case, a tangible materiality of football itself. A man cave's coffee table or bookshelf must-have.
Leuca Horn Sculpture: Since 1958, Arcahorn has produced unparalleled works created from remarkable horns and conceived at the hands of the most skilled artisans. This Leuca Horn Sculpture embodies that excellence in art and craft, unique shaping, and exclusive materiality. Its base is impeccably crafted from wood with a lacquered black gloss finish and stainless steel for the ultimate, sleek addition to any man cave design edit.
Eliseo Round Ashtray: The history of Arcahorn is inextricably linked to founder Mario Guerra’s passion for precision in craftsmanship. In the early 50’s, Guerra began working with Zebu horn in a small workshop, and has since continued to employ the same, time-tested processes he cultivated over half-a-century ago. This Eliseo Round Ashtray underscores the beautiful, natural tones of the horn, and interplays a touch of chromed brass to create a truly unique design that will instantly elevate any home.