14 Gorgeous Contemporary Vase Ideas

Whether your style is less-is-more, or more-the-merrier, decorating 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 centerpiece-ready vessels that pack style and plenty of style.

Whether holding sprigs of flowers or grouped together in a display with different sizes, this stainless steel vase boasts a sculptural quality that brings a strong design element to any interior.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Timeless Scandinavian design
  • Mirror-polished finish adds a sleek touch
  • Dishwasher safe for easy cleaning
Heavily textured and instantly eye-catching, the Daria Vase from Arteriors brings an unexpected touch of texture to your living room coffee table or study display shelf, just waiting to be filled with your favorite blooms.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Unique texture inspired by a jackfruit
  • Crafted from watertight ceramic
  • Works in a variety of interior design schemes
Cute and chunky with a playful edge, Kirby Vases are an adorable little ceramic bud vase, quirky on its own or in an arrangement of all three shapes.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Quirky, funky shapes make for an eye-catching design
  • Stands out on its own or in a trio
  • Makes a great housewarming gift
Ideal for creating minimalist arrangements of single-stemmed flowers, the Ikebana Long Vase is masterfully crafted from hand-blown glass with elegant metal details for a design that looks great even when its empty.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Crafted from handblown glass
  • Metal insert perforated with various-sized openings
  • Easy to clean
An homage to the Netherlands-based De Stijl art movement, this vase uses transparent acrylic panels to create delightful colorplay and beautiful shadows while displaying your favorite florals.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Has multiple chambers to create different arrangements
  • Colorful design reminiscent of famous artwork
  • Makes a great gift for an art-loving friend
The classic wavy form is a modernist icon that brings instant design cred to any setting. A range of sizes and colors lend themselves beautifully as containers for flowers, nuts or ornaments.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Iconic glassware design
  • Handcrafted in Finland
  • Lots of colors to choose from
Depicting the beauty of a human heart, each ventricle and artery of this vase is concaved to hold a single flower bud, bursting with color against this minimalist design. A romantic, yet unpredictable gift for the friend or loved one who has everything.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Incredibly detailed, visually stunning
  • Presented in a chic Seletti gift box
  • Chic and unexpected
Part vase, part conversation piece, the Kink Vase from Muuto offers rounded, playful form for lasting appeal. An ideal centerpiece for a dining room table, this unusual form takes inspriation from the Neotenic design movement.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Matte unglazed exterior adds a touch of softness
  • U-Shaped design brings unique appeal to your home
  • Neotenic-inspired design
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, Shibuya is a wow in any colorway.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Made in Italy
  • Suitable for indoor and outdoor use
  • Top is removable and base can be used as a display bowl
A true design classic, this fluted mouth-blown glass vase offers a simple and minimalistic expression, perfect for decorating with brightly colored flowers and expansive branches.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Handcrafted from mouth-blown glass
  • Timeless, fluted design
  • Many sizes and colors to choose from to mix and match
Featuring sculptural expression combined with artful character, this functional and visually striking vase showcases a striated exterior, offering a touch of texture perfect for bringing verdant beauty to your bedroom, living room, or kitchen.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Crafted in Portugal
  • Striated design adds a pleasant touch of texture
  • Subtle indentation makes it easy to move within your space
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.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Elegant contrast of brass and colored glass
  • Large size is a true show stopper
  • Sustainably crafted
This lovely vase from the iconic house of Wedgwood pairs fine bone china with floral beauty, creating a stunning vessel to hold a charming bunch of your favorite blooms, while a 22-karat gold rim adds an opulent accent.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Hand-painted in England
  • 22 Karat gold rim adds a luxurious touch
  • Arrives packaged in a classic Wedgwood gift box
Crafted from unfinished porcelain for a striking piece of contemporary decor, the Muse Dora Maar Vase is both playful and delicate, while complementing organic arrangements beautifully.

WHY WE LOVE IT

  • Matte, unglazed porcelain lets every detail shine through
  • Elevates a variety of interior design schemes
  • Makes a great housewarming or hostess gift