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holiday gift ideas for designers

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Do you have a designer on your holiday shopping list? Need some gift ideas? We’ve got ‘em.

 

Refold’s Portable Cardboard Standing Desk

Sitting kills! Give your back some relief with this portable cardboard standing desk. It’s stronger than it looks.

http://www.refold.co/#about

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Fitness gift/Luft Seattle

Get up and move! Check out Allovus’ own Viviane Veraguth’s studio, Luft, located in Seattle. It’s a Pilates studio fusing aerial, bar, and yoga into private sessions and group classes. http://www.luftseattle.com

Luft

Website UX Deck

Take this little deck of cards with you anywhere you go. You can easily shuffle cards around to create site maps and determine what is included on a website.

http://uxkits.com/products/website-deck-of-cards

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Massage

There’s nothing like a good massage to relieve muscle tension after a hard day’s work. Allovus friend, Christy Burdyshaw, has a fabulous business offering massage services in Tacoma. Check out All About U. http://allaboutu-tacoma.com/

Young happy woman receiving shoulder massage at spa and beauty salon

 

Pantone Watch

How awesome is this? A watch in Pantone colors. This color looks suspiciously like the Allovus brand color, doesn’t it?

https://www.pantone.com/pantone-universe-watch

Pantone Watch

 

 

UI Stencils

Brainstorm website and app ideas with ease using this precision cut Website Stencil Kit. Wireframe quickly and efficiently with the most commonly used iconography and interaction techniques.

Website Stencil Kit

WebStencilKit

 

Lynda.com membership

Oh, the things you can learn! With a multitude of design classes available, a membership for Lynda.com would be the perfect gift for your favorite designer.  http://www.lynda.com/

Lynda membership

Spotify Premium

Designers spend hours in front of their computers. It’s always nice to work with some good tunes playing in the background. Why not make their work more enjoyable this year with a Spotify Premium membership?

https://www.spotify.com/us/gift-card/

spotify

User Experience Design Immersive Course

For those designers who want to transition into UX Design, this course offered by General Assembly is the perfect gift.

https://generalassemb.ly/education/user-experience-design-immersive

 

A book apart

A library of design resources! From Jeremy Keith’s debut original HTML5 for Web Designers to Ethan Marcotte’s seminal Responsive Web Design; Karen McGrane’s masterpiece Content Strategy for Mobile to Jason Santa Maria’s exquisite One Web Typography—and everything in between—each volume is a concise and fresh take on an important field in web design.

http://abookapart.com/collections/complete-library

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