Christmas presents for designers

3 years ago by

Yes, it’s that time again. Stuck for what to buy your creative friends? Here’s a list of some of our top picks for Christmas gift ideas 2016:

A subscription to Threaded Magazine.


Palomino Pencils and/or a Palomino Long Point Sharpener



Standards Manual products


Typograph.her — a range of typographic musings for curious creatives.


A wide selection of fabulous kiwi-inspired graphic prints from Endemic World.

Image shown features Blue Cactus by Cloud Nine Creative, Creative Sloth by Alice Berry, and Huia by Glenn Jones.

Copies of Stemme — an Auckland publication hosting eminent and unexpected commentary from a range of design disciplines.


Hand-made, leather-bound journals from New Zealand-based company Homeprint:



An AS Colour letter series t-shirt:


It’s been a pretty tough year for some, so how about a Susan Sontag on Love poster?


Or a Beatnik publication? The Three Words Anthology of Aotearoa/NZ Women’s Comics is currently on sale…

But we’ve all got enough stuff already, right? So how about the gift that gives from Oxfam?

Whatever you give, Design Assembly wishes you a very Merry Christmas!


Header image credit: Bob Ricca


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