10 Perfect Gift Ideas for Graphic Designers

Pretty Owl Designs 10 Perfect Gift Ideas for Graphic Designers
Pretty Owl Designs 10 Perfect Gift Ideas for Graphic Designers

10 Perfect Gift Ideas for Graphic Designers

Graphic Designers have a huge impact on our lives – from designing the ads we see, the websites we use and designing the packing for products we use everyday. Their creative ideas are everywhere. So to celebrate Graphic Designers, we’ve collected these 10 amazing gift ideas that are suitable for designers and all other creative people.
Best of all, these gifts are really affordable. This gift collection is perfect for any occasion – Christmas, Birthday, Valentines day, Birthdays etc.
So want to buy the perfect gift for a graphic designer? (or give someone a hint about what you would like?)? Let’s start with the 10 Perfect Gift Ideas

1. The Logo Board Game

Put your logo knowledge to the challenge – test you and your friends knowledge of famous logos and brands. Identify images and answer questions based on logos, products and packing of UK’s most well-known brands. Buy at Smyths Toy Store for €36.99

The Logo Board Game

2. Roy Lichtenstein: Explosion Umbrella – Momo

Liechtenstein, a famous American Pop Artist, best known his boldly-coloured parodies of comic strips and advertisements. Grab a little piece of 60s influence with this clip-less stick umbrella that features imagery from Lichtenstein’s work Explosion from Portfolio 9 (1967). Buy from Momo.org for $20

Roy Lichtenstein Explosion Umbrella

3. CMYK Playing Cards

Get creative at your next card session with the colourful CMYK playing card deck, designed by Hundred Million. The design strips away all the traditional design of the standard playing cards and the suits have been swapped for the printers choice of ink: Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black and the design on the back using the registration marks and checks usually never seen by the public. Get yours here for £9

Pretty Owl Designs 10 Perfect Gift Ideas for Graphic Designers

4. 8 – Bit iPad Sleeve Gift

Go geek with this stylish and useful 8-bit iPad sleeve. Made from tough kraft finer with soft micro fibre interior to protect your iDevices, you define your resolution. Get yours now for $30.95 with free shipping worldwide

8 Bit iPad Sleeve

5. I can’t Export my Work to Word .DocX Mug

For the graphic designer with a sense of humour! The clever folks over at DesignTAXI have created a mug designed for a creative’s workweeks that helps designers respond to the impossible client request of “I can’t open your Photoshop files. Can you export your designs to Microsoft Word instead?” Available for £20 here

I can't Export my Work to Word.docX Mug

6. Inkbox – The Semi Permanent Tattoo

The look and feel of a tattoo, without the commitment. Introducing Inbox, the organic and painless way to apply a temporary tattoo that lasts anywhere from 8 – 18 days. Currently there are over 400 designs to choose from but here’s where the fun part starts for graphic designers. Inkbox are rolling out invites to the beta version of their custom tattoo platform, which allows you to create from scratch or upload any design you can imagine. Apply for an invite to Inbox here

Inbox Semi Permanent Tattoo

7. Design Funny: A Graphic Designer’s Guide to Humor

An entertaining, yet practical guide for those who take a humorous approach to design. Author Heather Bradley has compiled 10 quizzes and 42 funny ways to design to reveal your sense of humour and visual gags from comedic icons such as Comedy Central, MAD magazine JibJab and much more. Purchase a copy for £20.99 here

Design Funny A Graphic Designers Guide to Humor

8. Masters of Poster Design

John Foster, a world-renowned designer, author and speaker on design issues presents the masters of Poster Design and proves that in an age of digital technology, the poster can still serve as a worthy communications tool. Purchase a hardcover copy from Amazon here

Masters of Poster Design

9. Classic Advice Print Poster

Well… not much explanation is needed here. Described by its creators Good f***ing design advice (loving the name!), their classic poster is a blend of inspiration and motivation created to keep the passion and fire burning, so buckle down and start creating work and living life with a f***ing purpose. Not for the faint hearted but words of wisdom for those who might be struggling on the bad days. Get here for $30

Classic Advice Print Poster

10. Graphic Designer of the Year – Funny Novelty Cup / Mug

Okay okay…. I couldn’t help myself. This one is more than likely to end a friendship than do anything else, but any graphic designer with a sense of humour will get a kick out of getting a mug that calls them a graphic designer of the year…. in the dreaded Comic Sans font. And only a graphic designer will get the joke! Get it here for £7.99 from amazon

Graphic Designer of Year Novelty Cup
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