Young Architect’s 2018 Holiday Gift Guide
The stores are playing the Christmas Carols, large inflatable snowmen are adorning the yards of your neighbors, and your Christmas list needs completing. We at Young Architect, have put together a list of some of our favorites gifts to give the architect in your life this year for the holidays.
Hopefully, these posts will keep you busy during your holiday shopping.
1. Young Architect
It isn't just because we are the ones writing this post that we are starting with our products, but we do believe wholeheartedly that Young Architect can help anyone on your list who is working towards licensure. From our signature ARE Boot Camp Coaching Program to the Young Architect Academy, our community will help your ARE Candidate be the most successful Architect.
2. In the Company of Women
A beautiful book featuring inspiring words of wisdom and advice from over 100 creative women across different industries.
3. Star Wars Watch
“Luke, I am your timekeeper”. For the watch collector, Star Wars fan, or the guy who just wants to look super cool while being on time, the Darth Vader watch is it!
4. 3D Mouse
This mouse, the SpaceNavigator, makes it much easier to control 3D models and scenes. Sleek design and highly functional, a great gift for CAD designers and Architects alike.
5. The Best Book of Architect Jokes
If you are a jokester or know someone with a keen sense of humor, this book would make a great addition under the tree. I mean it cannot be all lawyer jokes in the professional world, right?
6. Waxed Canvas Camera Strap
Tote the camera back and forth to the job site in style with this waxed canvas camera strap.
7. Frank Lloyd Wright Old Fashion Glasses
We aren’t saying you need to have a drink around the holidays, but if you do, a little FLW glassware might make both festive and decorative.
8. Architect Socks
Architect’s don’t have to just wear only black on black. This cute pair of colorful socks is way better than plain black socks.
9. The Architect Says Book
A colorful compilation of quotations from more than one hundred of history's most opinionated design minds.
10. Lander Rugged iPhone X/Xs Case
Temperature controlled, military-grade super thin case, with a lanyard to prevent dropping, and Illumifind to help find it in the dark, this all around iPhone case will keep your phone well protected while going to and from the job site.
11. NY Chess Set
Sleek in design, great for the chess lover, the city lover, or the design-minded person on your list.
12. Captain Architect Shirt
For the Architect in your life that is also a bit of a superhero, this shirt is available for men, women, and children!
The strongest coffee available for all those late nights of studying or long mornings of client meetings.
14. Apple Watch
Stay connected in style with the Apple Watch.
15. Phone Charger
When you are out in the field at a site, do not let your phone battery be an issue. This super lightweight phone charger will keep you connected.
16. Sense Home Energy Monitor
Help someone on your list reduce their energy bills this season with the Sense Home Energy Monitor. It integrates with Alexa and more. Connects to your iOS, Android, and webapps for real-time monitoring.
17. American Design Book by MOMA
A beautifully designed book about the history of design in America.
18. Watercolor Sketching
Keeping in the practice of daily sketching is important to keep the art alive in all of us, this book takes the urban sketching one step further by incorporating the beauty of watercolor.
Solving puzzles is in an architect's DNA, and this simple, yet challenging gradient puzzle will challenge your brain while looking stunning.
20. Bike Helmet
If the architect in your life commutes to work on two-wheels (or hobby rides on the weekends) this bike helmet is a must-have! Built-in LED lights are controlled by wireless buttons on the handlebars giving you additional safety for your rides.
21. Memory Game
A simple, yet beautifully styled woodcut version of memory would make a lovely little addition to your stocking.
Don’t forget to checkout the Previous Young Architect Holiday Gift Guides.
- 2014 Young Architect Gift Guide
- 2015 Young Architect Gift Guide.
- Gifts and Toys For Architecture Students
- The ARE Candidates Holiday Wish List.
- The Top 50 Architecture Books of 2015
- 7 Must have Architect Tools for Under $10
- Architecture Gifts for Kids
- 15 Architecture Books For Kids.