5 Gift Ideas for Design Lovers (PHOTOS)

Few can be as intimidating to buy for as the Design Junkie. After all, everything must be just so. And it can take a certain talent to pick out something that will appeal to that artistic sensibility. Never fear, we've put together a few gift ideas that any design-loving friend would love to see under her tree this Christmas.

 

 

 

 

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Serif Tote Highlighted 

 

Perfect for the typography fan, this Serif Tote Highlighted (Little Factory, $45) is both fashionable and functional all at once.  

 

 Saul Bass: A Life in Film and Design

 

With more than 1,400 illustrations, this Saul Bass: A Life in Film and Design (Amazon, $50) book will have a guaranteed place on any design lover's coffee table.

  

Gus Modern Lightbox

 

It's an ottoman, it's an end table, it's a stool, it's a perfect study in form following function. By the way, it's also a light! The Gus Modern Lightbox (Design Public, $325) is one of the pricier gift options, but the joy it would bring any design fiend is totally worth it.

 

Chop Cards Set

These mobile and table Chop Cards (Chop Shop, $15) are an ideal gift for someone who spends their time designing (or dreaming of designing) mobile apps. 

 

Bloom Box

Why just throw your iPhone on table to charge when you could plug it into this living piece of art? And why keep this Bloom Box (Uncommon Goods, $40) just for the designers? We should all get one!

Looking for even more ideas? Check out my Gifts For The Design Junkie board over at The Prowl for plenty of other suggestions! 

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