10 Artistic Scented Candles To Add Highlights To The Home Environment


  1. Decorated with Piero Fornasetti’s iconic ‘L’ape Sul Naso’ or ‘Bee on the nose’ artwork, this hand-poured candle makes an artful addition to every home and is filled with off-white ‘Otto’-scented vegetable wax. The spicy aroma has been created by renowned perfumer Olivier Polge and is infused with rich notes of Thyme, Incense, Cedarwood and Lavender.

L’Ape scented candle, 300g

$215 Shop

2. Aptly named ‘Regalo’, which is Italian for ‘gift’, Fornasetti’s candle is encased in a ceramic vessel featuring the face of Lina Cavalieri wrapped up in a gold ribbon. It opens with Thyme and Lavender followed by Orris and Cedarwood that will bring rich aromas to your home. Fill it with makeup brushes and display it on your dressing table once empty.


Regalo Gold scented candle, 300g
$230 Shop

3. L’Objet has teamed up with the Haas Brothers to create a collection that celebrates the Los Angeles-based duo’s colorful creature sculptures. This four-wick candle is scented with the label’s ‘Mojave Palm’ fragrance – it features desert-inspired notes of Immortelle and Bay Laurel, woodsy Juniper and Cypress, and musky Frankincense. The ‘Unicorn’ vessel is made from smooth porcelain with gold details and will make a wonderful display in any room.


Haas Mojave Unicorn scented candle, 1150g
$525 Shop

4. L’Objet works closely with Los Angeles-based artists Messrs Simon and Nikolai Haas to design attention-grabbing homewares, including this incense burner. It’s moulded from porcelain in the shape of a monster and has gold legs. Light the sticks underneath the torso to see the smoke come out of the horns.


Haas Monster Porcelain Incense Holder
$1,250 Shop

Haas Monster Porcelain Incense Holder

$1,100 Shop

5. Diptyque’s diffuser holds oil scented with the warm ‘Figuier’ fragrance, inspired by the rich bark and fresh leaves of the Fig Tree. Optimised to scent smaller spaces, this ornamental piece works like an hourglass – simply turn it over to begin an hour-long cycle of diffusion.



Figuier Hourglass Diffuser, 75ml
$180 Shop

6. Gucci Décor’s Herbosum candle promises to make an elegant addition in your home. Its “Bright Emerald” porcelain cup comes from Richard Ginori’s atelier and is printed with the house’s logo. Giving off a garden smell, the wax is infused with tomato leaves and aromatic plants peppered with basil and lemongrass.The approximate burn time of this piece is 60 hours.


Herbosum logo candle
$ 690 Shop

7. The lion candle from Gucci Décor is intertwined with symbols of the creature – a face on the front and pedestals shaped like claws. The porcelain cup arrives in a rose print from Richard Ginori’s atelier. Named after the Egyptian coiled snake, its Mehen scent is infused with Persian blue salt, seaweed and water moss with licorice. The approximate burn time of this piece is 60 hours.

Mehen rose-print lion candle
$ 650 Shop
8. Cire Trudon pays homage to one of France’s most iconic historical figures with its unique black wax bust of Napoleon Bonaparte. Delicately handcrafted in France, it features one wax wick and comes in a signature presentation box. This sculptural piece is not meant to be burned.

Napoleon Bust decorative candle
$180 Shop

9. Dolce & Gabbana’s white Incenso candle is infused with a spicey frankincense aroma that’s thoughts to have calming qualities. It’s made in Italy from hand-painted ceramic that’s shaped to the silhouette of an owl, featuring a sculptural lid and vase – a statement ode to the art and tile work of the designer’s native Sicily. Place it on a patterned tablecloth for a note of character in an alfresco dinner setting.


Incenso scented candle
$625 Shop


Dolce & Gabbana’s scented candle will make an elegant addition to your living room mantelpiece. Decorated with watercolour-effect floral motifs, it comes with a lid to keep any dust from settling on the wax candle inside. A strong contender for a home warming gift.


Dolce & Gabbana
Pino Mediterraneo scented candle
$751 Shop

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