2018 Gift Guide for Creatives

Gift Guide for Creatives

This year we put together some of our favorite items we use either on a daily basis or have on our own wish lists. Most of these gifts revolve around your creative work day, either helping you get your work done or expanding your creativity. We hope you find something interesting for yourself or for that special creative on your list. Cheers!

P.S. If you see a πŸ‘, it means we own and use the product.

Copic Markers, 12-Piece Set πŸ‘

When we start sketching out a wireframe on paper, the first thing we do is reach for our Copic Markers. Not only are they beautiful, but the control benefit you get from two tip sizes is unmatched. This is the perfect starter set to get you up and running.

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In Progress by Jessica Hische πŸ‘

Jessica Hische is a legend in the creative industry. If you have a passion for lettering, or simply an appreciation for craftsmanship, then you can't miss out on this masterpiece. 10/10.

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Panobook πŸ‘

If you're like us, you're always putting ideas to paper. What we love about the Panobook is the wide paper, dotted surface for layout, and impeccable paper quality. Once you go wide, you'll never go back. This is a mainstay on our desks, accept no substitutes.

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It Doesn't Have to Be Crazy at Work

In this timely manifesto, the authors of the New York Times bestseller Rework broadly reject the prevailing notion that long hours, aggressive hustle, and "whatever it takes" are required to run a successful business today.

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Pet Teepee House

We're a remote team, and our daily workmates are man's best friend. This holiday season, we're going to treat our "co-workers" to an incredibly comfortable space that will be sure to turn heads around the office. Meow!

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The amazing Ugmonk strikes again with the minimal, modular organizer that cuts through the clutter. A must for any creative with a messy desk.

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Field Notes, Limited Edition πŸ‘

We're huge Field Notes fans. When we saw that they released a Limited Edition, East Coast pack we were on board. This beautiful 3-pack looks almost too beautiful to use.

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Apple Watch Series 4 πŸ‘

As remote workers, we understand the importance of getting out of the "office" and being active. The Apple Watch helps us do just that. Without a doubt, one of the best purchases of the year.

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Even more!

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We've put together an exhaustive list of everything we use on a daily basis to grow, learn, and create. We're sure you'll find something useful!

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Logo Modernism

Jens MΓΌller brings together approximately 6,000 trademarks from 1940-1980. A beautiful book for inspiration, or at the very least, a coffee table book a little outside the norm.

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Pantone Classic Cup, Blanc de Blanc

This lightweight 13.5 fluid ounce cup features a silicone band around the middle and is perfect for any hot or cold beverage. Go ahead, drink up in style!

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Anouk Typeface πŸ‘

We know, a typeface on a gift list? Sorry, we just couldn't help ourselves. Anouk is a sharp and unique typeface from Acute Studio that we think is perfect for the holidays and beyond.

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Eames, Basic Art Series 2.0

If you don't know the work of Charles and Ray Eames, this book is a great primer. These mid-century modern masters have inspired designers for decades.

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Large Weekly Planner

If one of your upcoming resolutions is to get more organized, then this is the planner for you. Simple, effective, and spacious with plenty of room for your schedule to breath. Ahhh...

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Google WiFi, 3-Pack πŸ‘

Google WiFi is another one of our favorite purchases of 2018. With the affordable 3-pack, set up a fast and reliable mesh network that extends your signal to every part of your home or office. Or in our case, both.

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The meh. Mug

Well, we did it. We finally found the perfect mug for Monday morning coffee. If you're not easily impressed, then my friend, this is the mug for you.

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Star Wars Geeki Tiki Mugs

Wait a minute. You're telling me I can enjoy my favorite tropical libation in a Star Wars tiki mug? Why didn't anyone think of this sooner??

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Modern White Ceramic Planter πŸ‘

It's always good to bring a little life in to the workspace. This 6" planter is perfect for succulents and other plants that are almost impossible to kill.

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We believe in transparency, so we wanted to let you know that some of the items mentioned above are affiliate-based. That means that we might earn a a few pennies if you end up purchasing one of the items on our list. But keep in mind, these are all things that we wholeheartedly recommend, trust, and/or use on a daily basis. We hope you’ll love this stuff.