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90 Gifts for Design Fans

From De Stijl Stationary Sets to Modern Geometric Quilts

— December 22, 2015 — Art & Design
Heading into the 2015 holiday season, there is lots of inspiration in terms of gifts for design fans regardless of how much you are looking to spend. From De Stijl stationary sets that liven up your desk to scientific scent diffusers that infuse your space with a sense of apothecary-chic, design-centric gifts come in a surprising variety of forms.

Akademie X is an enormous and vibrant coffee table book from iconic British publisher Phaidon that compiles some of the best advice from some of civilization's greatest artists. Designed by Phaidon's award-winning creative director Julia Hasting, the set is aesthetically stunning and would make a fabulous hostess gift for a design enthusiast.

If you are looking for stocking stuffers, consider gifting something small but meaningful like Blakebrough+King's ultra-minimalist incense sets or a stylish design-optimized City Guide by Red Maps.
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Gilded Numeric Bookmarks
Gilded Numeric Bookmarks
These Graphically Illustrated Bookmars are a Project for FIAC 2015
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Dictionary-Style Art Books
Dictionary-Style Art Books
This Van Cleef and Arpels-Curated Book Defines 25 Abstract Concepts
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Wallpaper-Inspired Candles
Wallpaper-Inspired Candles
This Collaboration Features Minimalistic Design Details and Textures
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Copper Hat Ice Buckets
Copper Hat Ice Buckets
This Wine Cooler is Creatively Shaped Like a Elegant Top Hat
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360-Degree Sound Speakers
360-Degree Sound Speakers
The SoundBot II Bluetooth Speaker Blasts Tunes in All Directions
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Pastel Kitchen Ceramics
Pastel Kitchen Ceramics
Piet Hein Eek Designs Minimalist Kitchenware for Modern Homes
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Minimalist Multicolored Clocks
Minimalist Multicolored Clocks
This Handcrafted Paper Clock is a Contemporary Timepiece
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Minimalistic Pasta Measurers
Minimalistic Pasta Measurers
This Modern Spaghetti Measurer is Inspired by an Iconic Hand Gesture
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Economical WiFi Light Bulbs
Economical WiFi Light Bulbs
The Qube LED Smart Bulb is the Most Affordable Option on the Market
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Artistic Advice Anthologies
Artistic Advice Anthologies
Akademie X is a Charming Book Featuring Wisdom from Modern Artists
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Minimalist Architectural Prints
Minimalist Architectural Prints
Archigrams by Michie Cao Explain the Details of Famous Buildings
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Waterproof Modular Watches
Waterproof Modular Watches
The Classic Yolk Watch Offers a Balance Coupled With Bright Color
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Geometric Cat Candles
Geometric Cat Candles
The PyroPet 'Kisa' Candle is More Than Meets the Eye
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Female Body Teapots
Female Body Teapots
The Todd James x Case Studyo Teapot is Artistic and Functional
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Sailing Ship-Inspired Lamps
Sailing Ship-Inspired Lamps
Roman Shpelyk Designs a Romantically Minimalist Light Fixture
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Eco-Friendly Dominos
Eco-Friendly Dominos
This Company Reinvented a Classic Game of Strategy
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Key Tray Lamps
Key Tray Lamps
The Butler Lamp from Studio 19 Doubles as a Useful Place for Desk Items
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Cityscape Chess Sets
Cityscape Chess Sets
This 3D-Printed Chess Game Features Pieces Inspired by Milan's City Skyline
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Minimalist Incense Kits
Minimalist Incense Kits
This Kit From Blakebrough+King Contains a Simple Stand & Sticks
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Gadget-Charging Lights
Gadget-Charging Lights
The 'Y' Lamp by R-Base Design is Designed to be Functional and Fashionable
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Resealable Wine Bottles
Resealable Wine Bottles
This Georg Jensen Wine Bottle Features a Swank Design and Topper
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Practical Home Decor Books
Practical Home Decor Books
The Monocle Guide to Cosy Homes Offers Realistic Tips to Outfit a Space
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Durable Wooden Tablet Covers
Durable Wooden Tablet Covers
This Handcrafted Cover Protects Your Devices from Dust and Scratches
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Wooden Cube Clocks
Wooden Cube Clocks
Natalie Sun's Cube Clock Features a Deceiving Design
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Typographic Coloring Books
Typographic Coloring Books
This Unique Coloring Book by Gillian Johnson Inspires Adult Creativity
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Acoustic Cement Speakers
Acoustic Cement Speakers
The Vonschloo Shelf Loudspeakers Double as Art Pieces and Amplifiers
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Bauhaus-Honoring Timepieces
Bauhaus-Honoring Timepieces
Great George Watches Pay Homage to the Big Apple and in a Chic Way
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Sophisticated Design-Focused Maps
Sophisticated Design-Focused Maps
These Streamlined City Guides by Red Maps Don't Skimp on Style
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Wooden Bluetooth Boomboxes
Wooden Bluetooth Boomboxes
The ‘Wooden Boombox’ is a Modernized Retro Radio Made of Mahogany
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Nostalgic Smartphone Customizations
Nostalgic Smartphone Customizations
This Retro iPhone Resembles the Apple 'IIe' Personal Computer
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Hand-Dipped Monochromatic Dishes
Hand-Dipped Monochromatic Dishes
This Modern Collection Features Black and White Enamel Tableware
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Luxe Gilded Vaporizers
Luxe Gilded Vaporizers
The PAX 2 Gold Adds Luxury to the Average Smoking Experience
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Luxe Natural Water Purifiers
Luxe Natural Water Purifiers
The Bincho System By Sort of Coal is Almost a Work of Art
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Geometric Tableware Sets
Geometric Tableware Sets
The 'Lilia Collection' Features Porcelain Made Through 3D Printed Moulds
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Whimsical Playing Cards
Whimsical Playing Cards
Designer Oksal Yesilok Has Produced a Stunning Deck of Cards
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Architecture-Inspired Die
Architecture-Inspired Die
Ako Dice Are 3D Printed to Perfection Using Aluminum
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Double Cuckoo Clocks
Double Cuckoo Clocks
This Modern Cuckoo Clock Keeps Track of Two Time Zones at Once
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Modernist Mineral Accessories
Modernist Mineral Accessories
Malin Henningsson's Metal Jewelry Pieces Embrace Minimalism
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Cloud-Themed Oil Diffusers
Cloud-Themed Oil Diffusers
The Cumulus Oil Diffuser is as Calming as Its Design
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Inflatable Raft Backpacks
Inflatable Raft Backpacks
This Quirky Designer Bag Can Carry Books or Float Downstream
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Paint-Splattered Wine Branding
Paint-Splattered Wine Branding
The Cruse Wine Co is an Oakland Winery with a Contemporary Look
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Minimalist Tool Pens
Minimalist Tool Pens
The Mininch Tool Pen is a Conveniently Sized Multi-Use Gadget
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Wooden Smartwatch Cradles
Wooden Smartwatch Cradles
The ENVEO Chestnut Smartwatch Dock Fits Apple and Pebble Devices
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Commemorative Couture Sports Gear
Commemorative Couture Sports Gear
The Chanel Rugby Ball Celebrates the Rugby World Cup
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Adult Coloring Sets
Adult Coloring Sets
Crayola's Color Escape Collection is Catered Specifically to Grown-Up Drawers
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Pliable Multipurpose Boxes
Pliable Multipurpose Boxes
The Folding Silicone Container Transforms to Provide its Own Curved Lid
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Minimalist Playing Cards
Minimalist Playing Cards
Joe Doucet's Game Card Set Draws Inspiration From Understated Art
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USB Port-Embedded Lamps
USB Port-Embedded Lamps
This Stone Lamp by Lovli Features Outlets for Charging Gadgets
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Hanging Planter Pouches
Hanging Planter Pouches
The Pot Cradle by HEAN Allows for Flexible Indoor Gardening
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German Wool Tablet Sheaths
German Wool Tablet Sheaths
The Hard Graft iPad Protector is Designed for the Pro, Pencil and More
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Cozy Convex Speakers
Cozy Convex Speakers
This High-End Speaker's Design Provides Great Sound and Connectivity
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Monochromatic Minimalst Watches
Monochromatic Minimalst Watches
The Crossover GRAY Timepiece Model Uses Color to Tell Time
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Modern Geometric Quilts
Modern Geometric Quilts
This Collection of Quilts from Louise Gray Double as Works of Art
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Playful Contemporary Kitchenware
Playful Contemporary Kitchenware
Ole Jensen Designs Minimalist Cooking Tools for Room Copenhagen
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Vegan Leather Tech Accessories
Vegan Leather Tech Accessories
The Leather Lightning Cable by VEASOON is Handcrafted with Care
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Minimalist Bamboo Utensils
Minimalist Bamboo Utensils
This Sleek Bamboo Cutlery by Selce Combines Elegance and Simplicity
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Contrasting Cork Organizers
Contrasting Cork Organizers
This Stationery Collection Creates Contrast with Cork and Plastic
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Contoured Dinnerware Collections
Contoured Dinnerware Collections
Finell's Minimalist Dinnerware Uses Ridges to Keep Dishes in Pla
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De Stijl Stationary Sets
De Stijl Stationary Sets
Katia Windau's Mondrian Sticky Notes Pay Tribute to the Artistic Icon
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Sleek Understated Stationary
Sleek Understated Stationary
The Paper by Paperless Post Stationary Line is Polished and Chic
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Colorful Geometric Stationery
Colorful Geometric Stationery
Stilife Desk Set by Adrian Olabuenaga is Inspired by Vintage Toys
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Canoe-Inspired Shoes
Canoe-Inspired Shoes
The Low Classic Boat Shoes Are Mini Rafts for Your Feet
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Award-Winning Film Hardcovers
Award-Winning Film Hardcovers
The Grand Budapest Hotel Book Pays Tribute to the Wes Anderson Movie
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Stackable Japanese Cookware
Stackable Japanese Cookware
This Minimalist Cookware Features a Natural and Efficient Design
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Affordable Custom Bikes
Affordable Custom Bikes
Kp Cykler Wants to Incorporate Style and Vintage Aesthetics for Less
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Minimalist Block Vases
Minimalist Block Vases
Alessandro Di Prisco's Duo Vase Boasts a Clean and Simple Design
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Bauhaus-Inspired Jewelry
Bauhaus-Inspired Jewelry
Lauren Markley Creates Contemporary and Artistic Accessories
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Modern Antique Lights
Modern Antique Lights
This Contemporary Chamber Lamp was Inspired by Old Oil Illuminators
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Scientific Scent Diffusers
Scientific Scent Diffusers
This Tom Dixon Scent Diffuser Looks Like a Chemistry Beaker
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Fabulous Flask Bracelets
Fabulous Flask Bracelets
This Areaware Accessory Styles You with an Accessible Shot of Alcohol
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Built-In Planter Furniture
Built-In Planter Furniture
Ben Robinson Designs a Minimalist Coffee Table with Embedded Bowls
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Minimalist Tech Stationary
Minimalist Tech Stationary
This Stationery Box Set Stores Writing Tools and One's Mobile Device
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Ultra-Modern Playing Cards
Ultra-Modern Playing Cards
These Playing Cards Have a Contemporary Aesthetic
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Minimalist Wall Clocks
Minimalist Wall Clocks
The 'Freakish Clock' Only Focuses on One Single Hour at a Time
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Minimalist Extension Cords
Minimalist Extension Cords
The Bluelounge Portiko Power Bar Introduces a Stylish Alternative
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Colourful Kitchen Appliances
Colourful Kitchen Appliances
These Contemporary Appliances Comes in a Range of Pretty Pastel Hues
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Artist-Inspired Adult Toys
Artist-Inspired Adult Toys
The Keith Haring Original Vacuum Cup Displays the Artist's Iconic Work
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Luxe Origami Accessories
Luxe Origami Accessories
Malene Glintborg Creates Minimalist Jewelry Pieces With a Modern Edge
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Minimalist Marble Timepieces
Minimalist Marble Timepieces
The Elegant Marble Watch From the Analog Watch Co. is Solid Stone
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Money Clip-Inspired Wallets
Money Clip-Inspired Wallets
The Wamaw Wallet Minimalist Card Holder is Handmade to Perfection
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Minimalist Granite Bookends
Minimalist Granite Bookends
These Triangular Shaped Bookends Can Hold Up the Heaviest of Books
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Minimalist Scent Machines
Minimalist Scent Machines
The Muji Ultrasonic Aroma Diffuser Provides Fragrance and Light
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Structural Wood Clutches
Structural Wood Clutches
Designers Vera Zaishi and Christian Melz Make Naturalistic Accessories
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Ultra Minimalist Furniture
Ultra Minimalist Furniture
The Urban Philosophy Chair by NN Design Band Looks Like a Sketch
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Sleek Rocking Toys
Sleek Rocking Toys
This Wooden Kids Toy is a Modern Version of Traditional Rockers
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Merino Wool Cat Beds
Merino Wool Cat Beds
Anna Mo's Thick Knit Pet Beds are Made Using Giant Knitting Needles
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Clinical Beauty Branding
Clinical Beauty Branding
This Cosmetics Concept for an Organic Beauty Brand is Ultramodern
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Polygonal Lamp Designs
Polygonal Lamp Designs
Nissa Kinjalina's Light Fixtures Boast a Geometric and Transparent Design
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