By: Rick Hess, DISD
The holidays are here, so why not take advantage of some of Design Institute’s recommendations for the best gifts of the year? Here are our picks for the top holiday gifts for interior designers, architects and creative individuals.
Top Holiday Gifts for Interior Designers, Architects and Creative Individuals:
A subscription to Dwell Magazine
One of the top picks for 2013! Lego offers a number of different buildings designed by some of the most prestigious architects of the 20th century, as well as architectural masterpieces throughout history. Sets are available on Lego’s website.
Eames: The Architect and the Painter
This is a great film featuring the amazing story and work of Ray and Charles Eames. Every designer should own this DVD, available on Amazon for less than $20.
A subscription to Interior Design Magazine
Take advantage of this online offer from internationally renowned Interior Design Magazine, and give the gift of creative knowledge to that special person during the holidays.
SanDisk Extreme Thumb Drive
Store all of your design work on this small, portable USB thumb drive. It’s one of the fastest drives out there and has the perfect amount of storage space. Read more about it and find a link to it on Amazon here.
Multicolored wireless Bluetooth light bulb
Buy your friends a wireless Bluetooth light bulb that can be controlled with their iPhones. Amazon has one for less than $50 with thousands of color options!
A gift certificate for Blick Art Supplies
Bluetooth shower speakers
Rock out or listen to inspiring music in the shower with these trendy Bluetooth enabled speakers.
A book on sketching techniques
There are a ton of books on Amazon to teach designers how to sketch all types of environments.
An interior design education at Design Institute of San Diego
And finally, what could be a better gift than the gift of education? DESIGN INSTITUTE OF SAN DIEGO is a place where vision becomes reality, creativity knows no bounds, and students and design experts explore possibilities side by side. Learn how a specialized interior design school in California can help you gain access to a rewarding career. Wherever you are in your life – recent high school graduate, transferring college student, or someone searching for a satisfying new career – Design Institute of San Diego provides the education for tomorrow’s interior design leaders.