Every year around the holidays we like to spotlight products that are making a positive impact on the lives of our product design community. From must-have new tech products, to UX/UI design specific tools, to game-changing office supplies—this comprehensive gift guide is sure to spark some wishlist additions.
Whether you’re shopping for your product team co-worker, your UX designer best friend, or yourself, we’ve got you covered. Read on for our 2022 holiday gift guide.
This compact external hard drive is a great option for someone that has a lot of videos, photos, and large design files. It comes in four different colors and has four storage capacity options ranging from 1000GB to 5000GB.
With so many devices in our daily rotation, and too many cords to keep up with, a wireless charging station is in order. Get rid of the many wires in favor of none and elevate the aesthetic of your charging space.
Moleskine notebooks are a staple in every creative person’s bag. Over the years they’ve expanded considerably from their simple beginnings. Now you can find a Moleskin in every size, color, and material imaginable—and you can even customize them!
Each month Papergang collaborates with an artist to create exclusive stationery for their letterbox subscribers. You’ll get things like notepads, cards, stickers, pens, stamps, prints, and more. As a bonus, every box purchased helps to plant trees.
Fill this cute glass “bag” with something snackish to keep you fueled throughout the workday.
All Things Hygge
If you don’t already know, “Hygge” is a word in Danish and Norwegian that describes a mood of coziness and comfort. Think: wool socks, a crackling fireplace, a warm drink in your hand, and a good book.
This set of 210 visually connecting photo cards celebrate the beauty of everyday life. Each box includes a guide full of games that ignite creativity, curiosity, and deliver a delightful "aha!" moment.
This box contains 50 cards to spark your creativity. The creators suggest choosing three cards at a time and using one to drive your action, one for perspective, and one for intention. This innovative game is sure to improve your problem solving skills.
Beyond The Gift Guide
We hope you've found this gift guide helpful—enjoy your holiday season!
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