The SPD-U Holiday Gift Guide

The SPD-U Holiday Gift Guide Running out of gift ideas for your fellow design-nerd friends? Or need some ideas to ask for yourself? Then check out some of the fun things on our Student Committee members' wish lists by clicking thru ... 
  • Make a statement with your iPhone with this monogrammed wooden case from Mark and Graham, $39. Buy It
    Make a statement with your iPhone with this monogrammed wooden case from Mark and Graham, $39.
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  • For all you infographic- AND beer-lovers out there ... The Magnificent Multitude of Beer wall-map, by Pop Chart Lab. $90. (They have lots of other cool cheaper posters too!) Buy It
    For all you infographic- AND beer-lovers out there ... The Magnificent Multitude of Beer wall-map, by Pop Chart Lab. $90. (They have lots of other cool cheaper posters too!) 
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  • Get your nature fix while doodling with these twig lookalike colored pencils. Branch & Twig Assorted Colored Pencils, 10 for $3.99 at Amazon. Buy It
    Get your nature fix while doodling with these twig lookalike colored pencils. Branch & Twig Assorted Colored Pencils, 10 for $3.99 at Amazon. Buy It
  • Add some color to your desk with this perpetual calendar ... Cubes Perpetual Calendar from the MoMA Store, $15. Buy It
    Add some color to your desk with this perpetual calendar ... Cubes Perpetual Calendar from the MoMA Store, $15.
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  • Express your frustration and remind yourself of that annoying due date with these sticky notes. OMG/WTF Mini Sticky Notes from Knock Knock, $4 for 2 pads. Buy It
    Express your frustration and remind yourself of that annoying due date with these sticky notes. OMG/WTF Mini Sticky Notes from Knock Knock, $4 for 2 pads. Buy It
  • Old-school meets new-school with this stainless steel ruler with pixel increments and markers for digital sizing ... Pixel Ruler from UI Stencils, $26.95. Buy It
    Old-school meets new-school with this stainless steel ruler with pixel increments and markers for digital sizing ... Pixel Ruler from UI Stencils, $26.95.
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  • Haven't sent out any cards cause you can't find ones you wished you'd designed yourself? ... Letterpress Christmas Cards from House Industries, featuring 6 designs for $20. Buy It
    Haven't sent out any cards cause you can't find ones you wished you'd designed yourself? ... Letterpress Christmas Cards from House Industries, featuring 6 designs for $20.
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  • Forget the gingerbread men and star shapes ... LETTERPressed Cookie Stamps, $14. Buy It
    Forget the gingerbread men and star shapes ... LETTERPressed Cookie Stamps, $14.
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  • Whether they're old enough to have had one as a child or not, who wouldn't love a Viewmaster with your own photos! ... Make Your Own Viewmaster from Image3D.com, $24.95 for a viewer, a 7-photo reel and gift box. Buy It
    Whether they're old enough to have had one as a child or not, who wouldn't love a Viewmaster with your own photos! ... Make Your Own Viewmaster from Image3D.com, $24.95 for a viewer, a 7-photo reel and gift box.
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  • Get your typographic fix at Williams-Sonoma with these stoneware mugs monogrammed in gold ... $9.95. Buy It
    Get your typographic fix at Williams-Sonoma with these stoneware mugs monogrammed in gold ... $9.95.
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  • Be prepared for coworkers' long visits to your office when you hang this super-awesome map made up of typography (yes, those are the place names!) and watercolor ... Typographic World Map with Watercolor by Design Ahoy (aka Nancy McCabe) on Etsy, $185. Buy It
    Be prepared for coworkers' long visits to your office when you hang this super-awesome map made up of typography (yes, those are the place names!) and watercolor ... Typographic World Map with Watercolor by Design Ahoy (aka Nancy McCabe) on Etsy, $185.
Buy It
  • If you're like us, you've got way more magazines than fit on your shelves. Make use of them with this ingenious stool ... Hockenheimer birch stool with leather straps, in magazine or newspaper size. Buy It
    If you're like us, you've got way more magazines than fit on your shelves. Make use of them with this ingenious stool ... Hockenheimer birch stool with leather straps, in magazine or newspaper size.
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  • Give your favorite kiddo this fun pop-up ABC book and you'll want one yourself. ABC3D book by Marion Bataille from Bookworm.com, $14. Buy It
    Give your favorite kiddo this fun pop-up ABC book and you'll want one yourself. ABC3D book by Marion Bataille from Bookworm.com, $14. Buy It
  • Make your smartphone's camera even better with these cell phone lenses ... Photojojo Phone Lens Series for Android and iPhone, fisheye lens for $25, telephoto lens for $20, wide/macro lens for $20, or get all 3 for $49. Buy It
    Make your smartphone's camera even better with these cell phone lenses ... Photojojo Phone Lens Series for Android and iPhone, fisheye lens for $25, telephoto lens for $20, wide/macro lens for $20, or get all 3 for $49.
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  • Keep up with the wide world of independent magazines with a STACK subscription. They'll send a different indie mag each month as well as some free things now and then ... STACK Subscription, $107 for 1 year. Buy It
    Keep up with the wide world of independent magazines with a STACK subscription. They'll send a different indie mag each month as well as some free things now and then ... STACK Subscription, $107 for 1 year.
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  • Toss those red Solo cups that scream "I'm in college!" and get these cool paper cups with vintage style letters and illustration ... A - Z Paper Cups, $12 for set of 26. Buy It
    Toss those red Solo cups that scream "I'm in college!" and get these cool paper cups with vintage style letters and illustration ... A - Z Paper Cups, $12 for set of 26.
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  • Intended for kids, but would bring a smile to any Luddite's face ... iWood laptop with chalkboard screen and keyboard by Donkey Creative Lab, $55. Buy It
    Intended for kids, but would bring a smile to any Luddite's face ... iWood laptop with chalkboard screen and keyboard by Donkey Creative Lab, $55.
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  • A font a day keeps the doctor away, or something like that ... Typodarium tear-away daily calendar, about $25. Buy It
    A font a day keeps the doctor away, or something like that ... Typodarium tear-away daily calendar, about $25.
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  • Build your collection of SPD Annuals by picking up some cheap back copies ... SPD Annuals from the SPD store, starting at $15 each. Buy It
    Build your collection of SPD Annuals by picking up some cheap back copies ... SPD Annuals from the SPD store, starting at $15 each.
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  • Wear your favorite letter with these super-cool 14k Gold Wire Monogram Pendants. From GaugeNYC on Etsy, $80. Buy It
    Wear your favorite letter with these super-cool 14k Gold Wire Monogram Pendants. From GaugeNYC on Etsy, $80.
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  • Make your own holiday cards with this snowy typeface ... Snowflake font by Jessica Hische (yes, her again), $59. Buy It
    Make your own holiday cards with this snowy typeface ... Snowflake font by Jessica Hische (yes, her again), $59.
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  • Fill your parents in on your Instagram life with this day-by-day calendar printed with photos from your feed ... Prinstagram Calendar, $40. Buy It
    Fill your parents in on your Instagram life with this day-by-day calendar printed with photos from your feed ... Prinstagram Calendar, $40. Buy It
  • Brush your teeth in accurate color with these .. Pantone Toothbrushes, $14 for a pack of 5. Buy It
    Brush your teeth in accurate color with these .. Pantone Toothbrushes, $14 for a pack of 5.
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  • Look smarter than you are with this Typographic Periodic Table ... Periodic Table of Typefaces Colour Mug by Camdon Wilde, about $15 US. Buy It
    Look smarter than you are with this Typographic Periodic Table ... Periodic Table of Typefaces Colour Mug by Camdon Wilde, about $15 US. Buy It
  • Make your parents think you're on top of things with what you're going to do once you graduate and ask for an SPD Student Membership! It gets you free entries in our Student Design Competition, a free SPD Annual, free access to our student events and a ton more. $50 for those attending schools in the NY-NJ-CT area, $40 for the rest of you. Buy It
    Make your parents think you're on top of things with what you're going to do once you graduate and ask for an SPD Student Membership! It gets you free entries in our Student Design Competition, a free SPD Annual, free access to our student events and a ton more. $50 for those attending schools in the NY-NJ-CT area, $40 for the rest of you. Buy It





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