31 Unusual Gifts To Give A Design Lover

Because even the most hard-to-shop-for people deserve to be shopped for.

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1. Magnetic Bottle Opener

The magnet keeps bottle caps from flying every which way once your precious beverage has been opened. Available for $16.

2. Maze Ashtray

Up and down and all around. Available for $55.15.

3. Temporary Tattoos

Tattly sells tons, including this starter set for $15.

4. Typeface Flowchart

Solve life’s deepest dilemma. Get it for $22.

5. Wall-Mounted Fish Bowl

It can also be used as a terrarium if you’re not so into giving someone a living thing to care for. Available for $19.99.

6. Initial Earrings

$33 for a pair of your choice.

7. Bubble Wrap Calendar

The only downside is that it’ll be impossible not to pop all of the days at once. Sign up for notification about availability here.

8. Color Wheel Umbrella

Brighten up those dreary days. Get it for $16.

9. Sleek Humidifier

This is straight-up ART. Available for $150.

10. Soap Stones

They’re almost too pretty to use. Available here from $3.50 each.

11. Highlighter Pencils

With no plastics or solvents, they’re more eco-friendly than regular highlighters. Sold for $2.50 each.

12. Eraser Brush

Perfect for sweeping away those unsightly eraser bits. Available for £9.50.

13. Geometric Vases

Get them for $17.88 each.

14. Soma Water Filter

More like “somuch prettier than your old Brita.” Get it here for $49.99.

15. Typography Scrabble

It’s a hefty $200 but it doubles as art AND a game for the discerning font snob in your life.

16. Paper Watch

It can be kept blank or drawn all over. Get it for $12.

17. Rorschach Mug

What do ~you~ see? Get it for $33.66.

18. Cube Clock

It lights up when you snap and then dims after a few moments so you can peacefully slumber. Get it for $38.

19. Standing Knife

Perfect for a fussy foodie. Available for $28.

20. Nesting Kitchen Tools

They fit neatly inside one another. Set available for $50.

21. “HAUS” Doormat

Jah. Get it for $29.

22. Stick Lighter

So sleek, they’ll love it even if they don’t smoke. Get it for $40.

23. Bracket Bookends

Get the set for $47.35.

24. Card Speaker

It’s the size of a credit card but produces big, smooth sound. Available for $73.

25. Typography Mug

Where words fail, Helvetica speaks. Get it for $15.95.

26. Steel Shaker Set

Shake it out for only $12.95 for the set.

27. Numberclips

Get the set for $5.

28. Business Card Stamp Keychain

Leave your mark. Personalized stamp available for $25.

29. Kaleidoscopic Trays

Available from $16.

30. Major Scale Wine Glass

They’re tuned and labeled. Get the set of 2 for $65.

31. The Canine Alphabet

Great for a kid’s room. Also: a grown-up’s room, especially if the grown-up is me. Available for $19.

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