10 Gifts Your Designer Friends Can Actually Use In Their Daily Lives


Gift shopping for your co-designers and designer friends? Yes, we are a very particular and picky bunch, so this is no easy task. Here’s a list of thoughtful and useful gifts that will make your co-designer and designer friends say “wow, you know me” and adore you for it.

Floral file folders to store expense receipts and other miscellaneous papers scattered on your desk

Rifle Paper Co. Folders

Rifle Paper Co. Lively Floral Folders – $14

A slim leather sleeve to tug along your tablet, phone, notebook and necessities to client meetings 


YUL Pochette – $95

Functional and beautiful sketchpad and accessories

Appointed Accessories

Appointed Artist Pad – $30, Appointed Pencil Case – $80Brass Ruler – $24

Keep track of the phases of the moon to understand your daily moody ups and downs

Moon Phases Calendar

Moon Phases Calendar – $20

A daily reminder to keep you inspired and focused

What Would Beyonce Do

He Said She Said “What Would Beyonce Do?” Plaque – $28

Affordable and delicious Glossier face serums to give your skin the boost it needs

Glossier Super Pack

Glossier _Super Bounce – $28, Glossier_Super Glow – $28, Glossier_Super Pure – $28

Coffee table book by the talented textile designer Rebecca Atwood, flip through pages of inspiring patterns

Personalized Signed Copy of Rebecca Atwood's Living With Pattern

Personalized Signed Copy of Rebecca Atwood’s Living with Pattern – $32.5

Gift card to Tappan so you can personally select from a wide range of art pieces

Tappan Gift Card

You choose the value

A goodnight’s sleep with Parachute’s luxurious sateen pillow cases

Parachute Pillow Cases

Parachute Sateen Pillowcases (Set of 2) – $50

Letter opener to gracefully open client checks from snail mail

Nate Berkus for Target Letter Opener

Nate Berkus™ for Target Letter Opener Gold – $7