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Top 10 Stocking Stuffers for Designers

Still need a little something for the creative people in your life? We have 10 great stocking stuffers that any designer or developer would love to find in his or her stocking this Christmas.

1. Smudge guard gloves for tablets

For designers who work on tablets, Wacom tablets or even with pencil or charcoal, a Smudge Guard glove is a handy accessory that prevents hand smudges on tablet screens and graphite smudges on paper. They also facilitate smoother use of a Wacom tablet. They’re interchangeable for left and right handed artists.

2. The Responsive Design Sketchbook

Responsive is only going to get bigger in 2013. Give your favorite developers the tools they need to visualize all their slick responsive sites.

3. Stylus Pen for iPad

This, along with a sketching software, turns your iPad from a toy to a powerful design tool.

4. How to Be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul 

Essential reading.

5. Complete A Book Apart Library

This collection of eight books on design and dev theory was written by some of the biggest thinkers in the business. They’re  educational and highly inspiring.

6. USB Coffee Cup Warmer 

You know when you’re just so engrossed in a project that you forget about your coffee until it’s ice cold? Yeah, not anymore.

7. Skullcandy Over the Ear Headphones

Great sound, without the huge pricetag.

8. Art from Society Six

This site that allows designers to sell prints of their work truly has something for everyone. Perfect anytime you need a unique gift.

9. Cards Against Humanity

This card game is Apples to Apples for people with twisted minds. Not for the faint of heart (or kids).

10. Lumens Notepaper Roll

Because your late-night ideas don’t fit on a Post-it.

What did we miss? What are you hoping to find in your stocking or under the tree this holiday season? Tell us in the comments!