30 Cool Gifts Designers Would Love

It’s never a bad time to give yourself or your web designer friends a treat! If you’ve ever wondered what to get the creative person that seems to have everything, then this showcase of 20 cool gifts for web designer in your life would give you a few fresh ideas.

Here, you will find awesome old-school paper notepads, luxury wireless speakers, colorful cup stands, useful wire organizers, educational games for a big company that feature typography and color palette, and many more!

Ultimate Gift Guide For Digital Artists

Ultimate Gift Guide For Digital Artists

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Spring Alphabet Brush Pot

These vibrant pots are made with handcrafted crystal and feature different alphabets. Use them as pencil holders or art brush holders, these posts will add a customized touch to your shelf or desk.

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Rocketbook Smart Reusable Notebook

If you’re a fan of eco-friendly products, then you’ll love this one. Rocketbook is a smart and reusable notebook that allows you to save the notes that you write on it on popular cloud storage services. Once saved, you can simply wipe it clean and start new text. All notes saved and no paper wasted.

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Wacom Intuos Pro Digital Graphic Drawing Tablet

Here is a cool drawing tablet that connects with your Mac or PC and allows you to draw or edit your artwork digitally with utter ease. It comes with the Pro Pen 2 that features different levels of pressure sensitivity and ultimate precision that speeds up your workflow.

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Vintage Typography Notecards ($5.10)

This set of vintage typography notecards is a great gift for any typography lover. The typography featured on these notecards hand-drawn fonts as well as classics from the early twentieth century. Also, you can read about the history of each typeface at the back of these cards.

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UI PROGO Stainless Steel Stencils for Portable Drawing

These days you can find an abundance of UI/ UX icons on the internet. But if you’re an old school and like to work with paper and pencil, then this stencil would be best for you to draw a number of popular icons on the go.

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Scribble Pen

For someone who sketches in colors inspired from the world around them, Scribble Pen is the ideal tool to work with. It is an electronic pen that captures color from objects via its RGB color sensor, then transfers that to paper with water-resistant ink. A digital smartpen is also available.

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Duncan Shotton Sticky Page Markers

Do you bookmark the last page you’ve read in a thick book? Well if you ever need to bookmark more than one important part of your textbook or guidebook, then you just might love this series of page markers. You might be creating a whole new storyline on top of your books.

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Super Mario Bros 12 Die Cut Cards

The 8 bit versions of Mario, Luigi, Toad, and Princess Peach of Super Mario Brothers are available as nicely designed die cut note cards.

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A Visual Guide to The Comic Book Universe

If you like comics and infographics, then this is the book you should buy. The 200 pages of this book contains lots of enlightening infographics about comics including manga.

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Pulp Memo Pad

Here’s a nice looking memo pad made from 380 pages of recyclable paper, with conveniently placed holes for storing your pencils, sharperner, paper clips and eraser. You have all you need to start storing all your lightbulb ideas.

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3Doodler

A 3D printing pen which lets you draw in 3D. The pen releases a heated plastic filament that cools immediately in room temperature and morphs into the desired shape. You can use it to create structures in 3 dimensions, on the spot.

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Scrabble Typography

The traditional game of Scrabble gets a remake in typography, making it the perfect gift for typography designers. The set has tiles engraved with letters in 12 beautiful fonts and a custom-designed scorepad.

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Rewind Desk Tidy

A desk organizer that looks like a cassette tape. This perhaps would make more sense to a designer who know what a cassette tape was used for.

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Adobe Ink and Slide

Not everyone can fingerpaint on the iPad, so for a more "fluid" sketching session on the iPad, how about getting this Adobe Ink Stylus and digital ruler?

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Freakish Clock

If you have a friend who has no use for time, since they work whenever their muse comes for a visit then this freakish clock design is perfect for them. As you can see, this clock minimizes the concept of time to the hour point. Do minutes even matter anymore?

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Freakish Clock
Gradient Puzzle Collection

This is perhaps the most difficult as well as the most soothing puzzle game you’ll ever find. You are required to put together a puzzle of a gradient that might take a long time but gives you an opportunity to meditate on color.

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Side Project Flowchart

Designers are always getting offers to start side projects but it gets a little out of hand if they agree to all of them. This post features a flowchart that allows you to keep a check on whether you can take up a project or not.

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Wireframe Deck

You must have seen a lot of playing cards, but here is a deck that can be actually useful to you. The cards show the wireframe for your website’s UI and content strategy so you can plan anywhere with your teammates or the client.

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Polaroid Lab Instant Printer

A great combo of vintage and modern tech, this printer can turn your mobile’s digital photos into polaroids. All you have to do is to install the app in your phone, place it on top of the printer, and get your polaroids printed right away.

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ABC’s Geometric Shadows

A chic accessory for your home or office, these posters featuring geometric shadows and vibrant colors can brighten up any space they’re placed.

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Counter-Print Book Bag

Here is a beautiful minimal handmade bag to carry your books around. You can carry them as a tote bag or as a shoulder bag any way you like.

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CMYK Playing Cards

The cards are made up of four colors: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. All these colors are featured in 10 different shades showing the different level of opacity of a particular color. A perfect gift for the graphic designer who deals with colors day in and day out.

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Mustache Party Shot Glass Pack

Check out the stache on that cup. No, seriously. These are party shot glasses with mustaches. The hipster glasses perfect for any designer’s party!

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Field Notes

Inspired by 1930s American agricultural memo books, these Field Notes notepads are unassumingly beautiful and a well-crafted to-do pad to take with you on the go. Never lose an idea again!

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Cordies: Desktop cord manager

This cool desk organizer has five rubber grips with four slots each of which can hold the ends of several cords. An ideal solution to tidy up the cables scattered around in a mess all over your design workstation.

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Nimbus: Smart dashboard + clock

This dashboard features a customizable 4-dial barometer to keep track of what is important to you. You can use your mobile phone to personalize the dashboard. The dashboard will then show info on things like how traffic conditions are, the weather, calendar events, email, social updates and more.

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Align: Stapler with a detachable base

The stapler is reinvented! Remember how you can never stapler paper at a place further than the stapler can reach? Well this, stapler with a detachable base is the solution you wish you had thought of. You can even stapler posters or cardboard!

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Professional Digital Painting Brush Stylus

Inspired by a traditional brush, this stylus is made to give you the capability to paint masterpieces on the iPad. It can be used for most touch screen devices.

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20 Stylus for Designers and Artists (Apple Pencil Alternatives)

20 Stylus for Designers and Artists (Apple Pencil Alternatives)

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Paper Watch – Design Your Own Watch

Want to a customizable watch? The Paper Watch will let your personality shine like a diamond. It is basically a digital watch, with a paper strap. You can design the paper strap in whichever style, design, color or pattern you like. If you have a friend who has a really bad sense of time, this is perhaps the best watch to give to them.

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Things To Do Notepad

This awesome notepad has 70 sheets of 4" by 8" sustainable paper, printed with soy and vege-based ink, and cardboard backer. Each of the pages can be used as a to-do list for every day tasks. If Evernote is not for you, there is no shame to go back to paper.

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