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Gift Ideas for Designers & Creatives

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Gifts for Designers & Creatives

This article was put up a few years ago but it’s still relevant so I thought I’d re-share. If you really want to please your designer friend for the holidays / Christmas / birthday I suggest getting them one of these presents below. Please feel free to add your own!

What to get a designer or creative for Christmas / Birthday?

  • New Books (Or a voucher for a book store that sells graphic design books)
  • Pens & Pencils
  • A Large Clock
  • Graphic Design Magazine Subscriptions
  • Drafting Table
  • Lightbox
  • Paints
  • Art Paper / Canvas
  • Pantone Swatches
  • Sketch Pads / Moleskine
  • Dot Grid Book
  • Easel
  • Blank Canvases
  • Post It Notes
  • A Digital Camera
  • iStock Credits (or other stock sites)
  • Designer Tshirts
  • iTunes Shop Credits
  • New Speakers

Computer Goods… for the rich friend

  • More RAM
  • Screen Calibrator
  • New Video Card
  • New Mouse – I recommend Logitech MX Revolution
  • New Computer (Mac or PC?)
  • New Large Screen Monitor
  • A Second Monitor
  • New Cordless Keyboard
  • New Software (Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Software Updates
  • Wacom Digital Graphics Tablet
  • Scanner
  • Multi Function Printer
  • A Massive External Hardrive
  • Multi Card Reader
  • Multi USB Connecters

More Great Gift Ideas for Designers

Feel free to add your own wish list / suggestions in the comments below.

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