It’s finally that season when you get to give back to all of the best designers in your life with goodies to help them work better in the next year. We’ve assembled a little collection of our favorite beautifully designed and useful gifts for designers this year, scaling from from the ultra-affordable to that dream-worthy “someday…” gift. Happy special database Holidays! Young Designers Kit: Sharpener Young Designers Kit Sharpener - Designer Gift Guide As the least expensive item on this list, this is a delightful go-to stocking stuffer for your favorite analog drawing fan.
Plus, check out that vintage baby bird! £2.50 at The Design Museum Shop Autopoint mechanical pencil Best Made - Designer Gift Guide And in case you’re not in the mood to sharpen your pencils by hand, Best Made Company has created their “All American” set of aesthetically tuned writing implements. $6 at Best Made Co Niu desk organizer Niu - Designer special database Gift Guide This modular cork desk system is totally customizable to your design needs. There’s a receptacle to hold post-its, business cards, paperclips, pencils, phones, tape, and paper — and a pencil sharpener to boot. Each item between 12.00 €–24.00 € at Ubi Kubi Archer day planner Active Notebook .
Designer Gift Guide Sick of using your smartphone for all of your tasks? This journal helps you track weather, personal habits, even meals, expenses, and vices — all in addition to the day, date, and appointment functionality of your bygone era planners. $24.99 at The Active System Co. Artifact Uprising wooden photo calendar Artifact Uprising - Designer Gift Guide It’s functionality and aesthetics, with a personal touch. With Artifact Uprising, you special database can upload 12 of your best images — photos, designs, or anything else, to a beautifully designed minimalist calendar, pinned against a wooden backdrop. $29.99 at Artifact Uprising Native Union night cable Native Union.