Finding the right Christmas gift for someone is hard and finding Christmas gifts for creatives can even be harder. Steering clear from novelty gifts or products with too many bells and whistles, we looked at products thoughtfully created to inspire productivity and creativity. So here’s a list of well-made and simple designs that your creative friends will appreciate.
Working on the laptop for an extensive amount of time can lead to muscle strain and pain in your neck, shoulders, upper back, hands, wrists, and arms. Using a laptop stand is the easiest way to fix that problem, as you can adjust the height of the stand to fit your line of sight and in turn improve your posture.
Twelve South HiRise
The HiRise from Twelve South has a spring-loaded post that makes it super easy to adjust the height. You can elevate your MacBook off the desk to focus on the screen, or raise the height of your MacBook to align it with your external monitor for the ultimate dual-display setup.
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The Roost Stand
Designed for digital nomads, The Roost Laptop Stand (right) is the world’s most portable and lightweight stand that can be folded and carried anywhere.
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Griffin Elevator Stand
The Griffin Elevator Laptop Stand (left), although lacks the adjustability, makes up for it with its super stable construction and minimal sleek look. It can be disassembled easily for travel and fits seamlessly in any type of desk space.
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Tactica TALON MULTITOOL
Designed and made in Melbourne, The Tactica Multitool is a compact, lightweight tool that can do just about everything. It’s a wrench, package opener, bottle opener, ruler, light and heavy duty hex socket. With its outer case made from plastic, the Tactica Multitool can be carried around without scratching anything inside your pocket.
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simple watch co – THE EARL WATCH
The Earl from Simple Watch Co is a minimalist unisex watch with a 42mm case and time/date movement. It comes with a full grain vegetable dyed leather band and scratch-resistant sapphire glass. The Earl Watch is available in 3 different strap options and 6 colourways, including the bold Black on Black (left) and the sophisticated Tan on Black (right).
Satechi PRO HUB
The Satechi Pro Hub is the newest addition to the USB Type-C collection and the perfect companion for your 2016 MacBook Pro 13” and 15”. Sleek and compact, the Pro Hub Adapter features a Thunderbolt 3 port, USB-C port, 2 USB 3.0 ports, 4k HDMI, and an SD/Micro card reader.
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SONOS ONE delivers rich, room-filling sound in such a tiny package. Not only that, it’s a smart speaker that lets you play and control your music with your voice thanks to the built-in Amazon Alexa. The SONOS ONE can wirelessly connect to other SONOS speakers within the house, allowing you to form or expand a home sound system.
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Rawrow 3-Way Bag
Like its name suggests, the 3-Way Bag from RAWROW can be utilised in 3 different ways. It can be worn like a backpack, a messenger or a duffle with a detachable strap. With ample of room, a dedicated compartment for laptops up to 15″ and sub-pockets in various locations, RAWROW’s 3-Way Bag is designed to carry all your essentials.
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Mujjo FUll Leather Wallet CAse For Iphone X
Wrapped with a single piece of high-quality leather, Mujjo’s Full Leather Wallet Case has a super slim, seamless look that accentuates your iPhone X’s superb design. The pouch at the back can store your cards and notes, giving you quick access to your money and essential cards while eliminating bulky pockets.
Beoplay E8 Wireless Earphones
The Beoplay E8 is a pair of premium, wireless in-ear earphones boasting outstanding Bang & Olufsen Signature Sound. The E8 connects to all Bluetooth devices and offers up to 4 hours of playtime. With its intuitive touch interface and built-in microphone, you can control your music and receive calls – all with a few easy gestures. The E8 comes with a sleek leather charging case that gives your earphones an additional 8 hours of playtime.
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From January to December, never miss a deadline or appointment with Mokeskine’s 12-month planners. There are 6 colours, 3 sizes, and many different layouts available, with the Classic Weekly Planners being the most popular.
Excellent for goal-setting, the weekly planner strikes a nice balance between long-term and short-term organising. The classic two-page layout, with a weekly calendar on the left and note space on the right, gives you an overview of your week as well as space to fill in the details. This is great for your project management, goal setting, appointments and meetings.
Resembling the shape of a piece of paper, the Memobottle fits where other bottles don’t. The Memobottle takes on the dimensions of the A5, A6 and A7 international paper sizes, allowing it to conveniently slide into your carry bag alongside your laptop, books and other belongings.
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