The Holiday Gift Guide for the Designer Who Has Everything

Posted by Elizabeth Bauman on 12/7/15 11:21 AM  |  2 min read time

Shopping for the designers in your life can be a challenge, but we’re here to help with some great holiday gift ideas chosen by Vectorworks staff members from across the architecture, landscape, and entertainment industries.

For the globe-trotting urban designer:

Let's go to Santiago, Chile!

Commemorate your favorite vacation or make a plan for a new excursion with these gorgeous urban grid prints. – Starts at $49.99

For the tablet-loving designer:

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Use this carpentry-inspired stylus to craft drawings with blend and erase features that make your tablet's surface as versatile as paper. – $59.95

For the hardworking techs at your venue:

Mouth-watering treats for your team!

For entertainment designers, yummy treats on the tech table are the perfect way to spread a little cheer! – $54

For a little household mood lighting:

Program these lights with your phone!

Enhance your home with a wireless lighting system that you can control from your phone. Fully programmable, Hue allows you to automate when your lights turn on and off. It can even sense when you arrive and leave! – Starts at $199

For an enchanted experience:

A trip to a magical world at your desk!

Explore magical landscapes without even leaving your desk with these pint-sized terrariums featuring mythical creatures and living mosses. – Starts at $34

For the jet-setter who needs to travel light:


With an abundance of pockets and an inflatable pillow, this zippered hoodie is the ultimate travel companion! – Starts at $149

For when you only need a little light:

A great light for a good cause!

You never know when you might need a little extra light! Add the special-edition Behind the Scenes small USB light to your workspace and part of the proceeds go to the families of entertainment design professionals in need. – $40

For when you need an inspiring escape:

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Sure the price tag is high, but sometimes you just need to get out of the office and into a gorgeous garden to find your inspiration. Explore the gardens of Amsterdam, London, or Paris with all-inclusive packages from Carex Designs. – Starts at $900 (not including airfare)

For the MacGyver wannabe:


This nifty tool uses liquid plastic and a UV hardening light to repair, bond, and fill everything from cables to eyeglasses. With Bondic’s plastic welding tools, you can even sand and paint whatever tool, trinket, or toy you’re repairing. – $21.95

For the DIY enthusiast:

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Pour your own concrete jewelry with these funky DIY ring kits. – $160


Topics: Architecture, Entertainment, holiday gifts, Community, gift guide, Landscape

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