16 Geeky Presents to buy a Web Designer for Christmas in 2012

Posted Tuesday 11th Dec 2012 by Claire Jennings No Comments

If you are ever wondering what to purchase a web designer (besides the latest Apple Macbook, Adobe Suite, Iphone, Ipad, Costa Coffee Vouchers or Graze box subscription), then take a look at my list below of 16 cool gadgets / items that would suit a designer perfectly. I handpicked these items today especially for you. It also got me thinking what i might like for christmas as well…

USB Coffee Warmer

Price: £7.99

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If, Like me, you only ever drink 1/2 your tea, (because you forget about the world around you when you are designing / coding) then this could be the perfect thing for you!

USB Stick & Friend

Price: £14.99

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I know that having Dropbox and iCloud is just as quick, but it’s still handy to have a Flash Drive or USB pen, just in case.

Chupa Chups Wheel

Price: £32.00

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I just could not say no to this! Could you? It would be lovely to think i could have Chupa Chups on tap, anytime of the day!

Nike+ Fuelband

Price: £129

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Being a Web Designer means that most of the time, you are sat down. This Nike+ Fuelband is a great gadget to ensure you keep active.

Wooden Tree USB Stick

Price: $55

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Bring the Outdoors in, with a USB stick in the shape of a Tree Trunk. Although not very pocket-friendly, this is outweighed by it’s cool looks.

USB Hoover

Price: £3.50

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Always handy, desks get so untidy from all the paperwork, sketches, pens, food and coffee these days

Lego Lunchbox

Price: £10.99

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This makes me smile, There is a full lego range of boxes and cups as well.

Pantone Christmas Baubles

Price: £8.99 each or £42.99 for the full set

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A little on the expensive side, but Pantone Baubles are a great idea.

Tangle Therapy by Tangle

Price: £8.00

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Keep your hands healthy with this Tangle Therapy ‘thing’

UI Stencil

Price: $26.95

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Make  drawing your layouts and prototypes even easier with this UI stencil.

You are the CSS to my HTML Tee

Price: $26.00

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Only Web Designers know what this means which makes it great! available in both Men’s and Women’s Sizes.

The Plug Mug

Price: £7.99

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For offices where Mugs seem to disappear into oblivion. Keep the Plug safe and it renders the mug completely useless without.

Desktop Drumkit

Price: £7.99

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Not that relevant to Web Designers, but some of the Creare Designers insisted that it was a vital part to this blog. I guess it can help to annoy other colleagues, as well as a stress-reliever, so still useful in some way!

Browser Sketch Pad

Price: £13.95

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Pixel Ruler

Price: $26.95

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For designers who love to doodle, the Pixel Ruler is a great way to produce accurate sketches and initial design concepts for your clients and is based on Pixels. Who-ever thought of this idea is a genius.

By Claire Jennings

Claire loves to design pretty website's all day long, she especially likes creating Magento and Wordpress based websites, and finding out new nifty tricks along the way. In her spare time likes to make Truffles, Think up new ideas whilst brushing her teeth, and change her hair colour. (On that note what colour shall i do next?)

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