10 Gifts for Graphic Designers

Let's be honest. We are not the easiest people to shop for. Whether you're looking for the perfect gift for the graphic designer in your life or just looking for the perfect way to treat yo self, I've got you covered. Here are a few of my favorite gift ideas for designers!

1. Golden Rule $39.00

This handy, wallet-sized accessory measures and drafts lengths, angles and perfect circles with the Golden Rule in mind. 

 

2. Midwest Made T-Shirt $25.00

Represent your roots proudly with the "Midwest Made" t-shirt by Grain & Mortar. After purchasing, pat yourself on the back for your impeccable style and for shopping local. 

 

3. A Book Apart Complete Library $200

Win Christmas by giving the complete A Book Apart library. With 16 books overflowing with advice and knowledge from top industry professionals, this is the perfect gift for every graphic designer at any stage in their career.

 

4.  BatteryBox Portable Device  Charger $159.99

BatteryBox is a smart portable battery for MacBooks and USB Devices and features the world's first battery artificial intelligence, enabling impressively high performance without battery-life degradation. 

 

5. Barrel + Ink Wine 2 for $49

Wine + Design. Nuf' said. 

 

6. Moleskin Smart Notebook $39.95

Give the gift of efficiency by giving the Moleskin Smart Notebook. Using special page markings and the Creative Cloud connected Moleskin app, the Smart Notebook instantly turns hand-drawn sketches into fully workable digital files. 

 

7. How To by Michael Bierut $31.55

Written by one of the world's most renowned graphic designers, How To is the perfect gift for the graphic designer on your list. 

 

8. UI Stencil $29.00

In an ever-connected world, the UI Stencil is the perfect gift for designers of all practices. You won't find any more 'can you tell what that is' icons - only clean and uniform here! 

 

9. Notification Memo $9.95

Available in 1-9, these sticky notes mimic smartphone notifications and are just as visually annoying. 

 

10. S'well Bottle $35

S'well keeps drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12, meaning less beverage-related interruptions. If that weren't enough, the 25 oz. size holds an entire bottle of wine! #takemymoney