With Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind us, it’s safe to say the holiday shopping season is in full effect. In an effort to help you wade through the static this year, we’ve put together our very own holiday gift guide for designers.
Here you’ll find a collection of beautiful, functional, and practical products that had us foaming at the mouth. Seriously, we wouldn’t be mad if all of this stuff ended up in our stockings this year. Let’s just hope we’re on the nice list!
Areaware Balancing Blocks
From Brooklyn-based design studio Fort Standard comes this beautifully designed set of Balancing Blocks. Simple and modern, a must for your home or office desk.
$42.95 / More info
Braun Classic Analog Quartz Alarm Clock
This classic alarm clock is beautifully crafted and small enough to fit in your bag when you travel. If you have to leave the comfort of your own bed you might as well wake up in style!
$25 / More info
The Obsessive Chef Bamboo Cutting Board
You have to be a little bit OCD to deal with 1px blocks on a daily basis. Carry your obsession from the computer to the cooktop with this awesome cutting board.
$19.99 / More info
Kaico Kettle by Makoto Koizumi
This simple, yet elegant kettle is a minimalist’s dream. Fire up some of your favorite tea in this stylish kitchen accessory that looks as hot as it boils. Boom!
$116.49 / More info
This incredibly unique service allows you to enter any destination in the world and print out a map of the location. Your favorite city, where you were born, where you want to move. The possibilities are endless. Oh, and shipping is included.
$60 / More info
Senz "Smart" Stormproof Stick Umbrella
Now this is just genius. If you’ve ever been caught up in a windy storm, you’ll know how hard it is to keep your umbrella upright. With the Senz, you don’t have to worry about snapping another umbrella again.
$31.29 / More info
RCA USB Wallplate
Convert any standard wall outlet into a dual USB charging station. Perfect for plugging in your laptop while charging your phone and tablet. Are we too connected? No way.
$8.68 / More info
The Whiskey Wedge
We’ve saved the best for last! This holiday season, relax and kick back with your favorite libation with this clever whiskey glass. We already have one (duh) and we think you’ll love it!
$17.95 / More info
We hope you enjoyed our favorite products for this holiday season. Did we miss anything that we need to know about? Please let us know in the comments. Happy Holidays!