6 stylish board games to bring a sense of play into your home
We’ve noticed a growing trend in the world of interiors for stylish and statement board games. These aren’t your usual dog-eared nineties Monopoly editions, we’re talking hand-crafted, often personalised pieces that are objets d’art in their own right. From leaning into puzzles during lockdown to a celebration of more ‘analog’ hobbies, these stylish board games are guaranteed to inject a sense of play into your home.
Backgammon board by Jonothan Adler
If you’re looking for a gift for the person who has everything, then look no further than Jonathan Adler. His collection of homewares and curios transforms the ordinary into something extraordinary. Like this Milano Backgammon Set, which would take pride of place on any coffee table. If you’re looking for something slightly cheaper and just as stylish, then this St Tropez backgammon set by Maison Games (designed by our very own International Colour Consultant, Charlotte Cropper) is the way to go.
Playing cards by Liberty
Whether you’re on holiday or just in your living room, a pack of playing cards brings with it endless possibilities. We’re not sure you'll find a better looking set than this floral set by Liberty.
Chessboard by Casa Carta
According to the prominent painter Marcel Duchamp, “while all artists are not chess players, all chess players are artists” and this chessboard by Casa Carta would make the ultimate gift for the artist, chess player or eclectic decor lover in your life.