Gift Guide For Designers and Other Nerds, 2016 part 1

Do you have some creative design snobs on your list? I asked the Aeolidians to let me know what they have their eye on this season to give you some ideas. Let’s look at some beautiful, adorable, and quite useful things that we’re thinking of gifting or getting for Christmas.

The Aeolidia team is back with a 2016 gift guide! If you’re new here, Aeolidia is the web design studio that transforms creative shops and into profitable powerhouses. Many of these shops are our clients, and the rest we’d love to work with one day! We’d be honored to boost online sales for you next year—see what we can do, then get in touch!

Do you have some creative design snobs on your list? I asked the Aeolidians to let me know what they have their eye on this season to give you some ideas. Let’s look at some beautiful, adorable, and quite useful things that we’re thinking of gifting or getting for Christmas. This is part 1.

Sam’s Picks

Sam takes care of our clients and keeps the Aeolidia projects shipshape. Sam loves historical fiction and slinging ink as a block printer.

Set of Nesting Covered Bowls at Sarah Kersten • Coco Rose Lip Set at Herbivore Botanicals

Ribbon Scissors at Angela Liguouri • She’s Mum and Then Some Mug by Bespoke Verse

 


 

Christine’s Picks

Christine is a brand and web designer, and design infuses her everyday.

Flat Clutch at Clare V • Prime Timber 2.0 Mechanical Pencil at Little Otsu

Dawn Necklace at Sycamore Street Press • In the Company of Women at Design*Sponge

The Standard Graph Notebook at Iron Curtain Press • Modern Birds puzzle at Petit Collage

 


 

Terry’s Picks

In addition to design, Terry has business and music training under her belt—99% of her memory is comprised of song lyrics, and she thinks George Michael has the voice of an angel.

Silhouette Plate at Flutterbye Prints • Pennsylvania Tank at Megan Lee Designs

Book of Cocktails at the New York Times • Cheese Board at Anthropologie

 


 

Jess’ Picks

Jess is an enthusiastic and passionate designer whose home is filled with plants.

Ladies Drawing Night Book from Leah Goren • Agrumes Art Print at Lea Maupetit

Teardrop Himmeli at Handmade SamMade • The Future is Female T-Shirt at OtherWild

 


 

Do-Hee’s Picks

Do-Hee dreams of being a pig and/or flower farmer, but is constantly torn because she loves city living so much.

Boss Lady Pencils from Harvest Paper Co • Inflatable Dinosaur Card by Pango Productions

Lip Balm Kit from Handcrafted Honeybee • Brooklyn Pouch from Lovewild Design

 


 

Caroline’s Picks

Caroline loves peanut butter inexorably, and thanks to her global family and a year abroad, speaks two (maybe three) foreign languages.

Mini Papel Picado Banners by Ay Mujer • Table Runner by Sweetgum Textiles

Mosaic Scarf by Block Shop Textiles • A daily painting by Lisa Daria

 


 

Jen’s Picks

Jen delights in wildflowers sprinkling rolling foothills, beautiful light, and the smell of wet earth, and is our talented product photographer.

Pink Bomb Canvas at Lindsay Letters • Leather Moccasins by Koala Tea Moccs

Embossing Rolling Pin by Valek • Custom Family Portrait by Brittani Rose

 


 

Happy Shopping!

If you’d like to see what else we’re loving right now, visit our “Handmade and Boutique Goods” board on Pinterest. We’ll be back to serious business advice in January.