Whether your style is less-is-more, or more-the-merrier, decorating for the holidays is more fun with fresh flowers and greenery. The right contemporary vase can make all the difference, and we've rounded up a dozen gorgeous examples of holiday-ready vessels that pack style and plenty of cheer.
Ferm Living Hexagon Vase
Ferm Living's Hexagon series of planters and vases gleam with modern holiday cheer, thanks to its lustrous brass finish and clean geometry. Whether filled with springs of holly or a sumptuous holiday bouquet, it's a win-win proposition.
MENU Echasse Vase
A statement vase, if there ever was one, MENU's Echasse Vase is so beautiful, flowers may be beside the point. But go ahead and capture that holiday spirit with an elegant arrangement of blooms—and watch as jaws drop.
MENU Willmann Vase
Who needs over-the-top holiday decor, when a spot of Nordic cool warms the heart? This lovely vase from MENU pairs glass with raw concrete, creating a portrait in textural contrast and a lovely vessel to hold a subtle festive touch.
iittala Aalto Vase
Alvar Aalto's classic wavy form is a modernist icon that brings instant design cred to a holiday setting. A range of sizes and colors—including festive red and green—lend themselves beautifully as containers for flowers, nuts or ornaments.
Kartell Shibuya Vase
Add a touch of Japanese flair to the holidays with the Kartell Shibuya Vase, which radiates color and elegance, and doubles as bowl when the lid is lifted. Generously sized impeccably composed, Shibuya is a wow in any colorway.
Ferm Living Sculpt Vase
Ceramic forms that project Nordic understatement, the Sculpt Vase series features subtle neutral colors and sharp silhouettes that complement organic arrangements beautifully. Contrast with pure white or deep red blooms.
Fferrone Triple Flower Vase
Talk bout a triple threat! Fferrone's hand painted steel vase is an elegant abstraction, presenting an artful silhouette of three containers in one. Dipped in stark matte black, this modern vase primed for an infusion of holiday red.
Kartell La Boheme Vase
Go BIG with Kartell's La Boheme Vases, a suite comprising 2 shapes and bold holiday-perfect colors. Signature Kartell plastic make these sculptural modern vases indestructible, so feel free to place them anywhere, from tabletop to floor.
iittala Ruutu Vase
The exquisite Ruutu collection of mouth blown glass vases from iittala is a Bouroullec brothers design, and includes four sizes and a range of nuanced colors (cranberry, moss) pitch-perfect for the holidays. You won't want to stop at one.
Tom Dixon Tank Vase
Mouth-blown clear glass, gleaming copper, and four distinct shapes make up the Tank Vase collection by Tom Dixon. Perfect for stems of flowers or sprays of eucalyptus and holly, this striking vase collection is centerpiece-ready.
Calligaris Trio Vase
Cool and clean ceramic, the Trio Vase from Calligaris comes in three shapes and 3 sizes that work beautifully together or individually. Ditch traditional holiday colors and take some creative license by embracing dusty rose or olive green.
Arteriors Gilda Vase
Deco the halls. This stunning vase from Arteriors, with its facted exterior, reprises Art Deco glamour, making it perfect for a touch of holiday decadence. No need to fuss over the flowers too much; Gilda herself is the showstopper.