After a bleak Christmas 2020 this year we’re hoping for an extravagant, maximalist Christmas with all the trimmings. Here is our ever-growing gift guide for creatives.
Spanky Santa Christmas Tree Decoration
Naughty but nice
We all love a bit of irony whether Scrooges or Christmas fairies.
Amy Winehouse: Beyond Black By Naomi Parry
Stunning photos and heartbreaking stories.
Perfect for a daily surge of self-belief
Membership to an arts cinema
Arts cinemas tend to showcase domestic and foriegn films both old and new. From classic Hollywood to Almodovar and Godard, frequent cinema attendance can be so visually inspiring.
Keep them next to the laptop to put anxiety to sleep
Fujifilm Polaroid in Charcoal Grey
Great for creating memorabilia and taking behind the scenes shots at shoots
The perfect bedside companion
Quilted laptop sleeve in swirl print
Like a duvet but for your laptop
They help keep your home office air clear, non-stuffy and smelling good
We all need to wind down sometime…
A small Bluetooth speaker in a lovely colour for their desk
Blast those tunes and get your creative on!
For the TikToking creative in your life
An Aperol Spritz Christmas Decoration
We don’t know why this one even needs to be justified…
So aesthetic, so fetch
Create Space: Declutter Your Home to Clear Your Mind
A great book on how to make the most of your space.
So this mirror looks like a studio backstage mirror with lights on it but it holds your phone. Calling all MUAs!
Trust me, your stylist friends will thank you!
Tiny in size huge in quality. Great for flicking through shoot photos and movie nights.
Bluetooth and Vinyl Record Player
Best of both worlds.
Perfect for achieving an effortless gallery wall, this collage kit features unique artwork and vintage illustrations with retro themes. You can even layer your own images on top for a large collage space to infuse creative inspiration into your daily life.
Chic and sustainable
Your singer friends – professional or shower singers – will be sure to enjoy and let themselves go.
Vivienne Westwood Catwalk: The Complete Collections
Such a cute coffee table book not to mention a consistent source of visual inspo covering Westwood’s legacy.
Erotic Tarot Intimate Intuition, Illustrated by Sofie Birkin, Text by the Fickle Finger of Fate
For couples out there?
Jimi Hendrix: The Stories Behind The Songs By David Stubbs
For songwriters, getting to know the stories behind the hits can be so enlightening.
A collective A-Z of the biggest names in mens fashion.
Dazed: 30 Years Confused: The Covers
The only moodboard we needed
Truth Bomb: Inspiration From The Mouths And Minds Of Women Artists By Abigail Crompton
The cute meets edgy pink cover is only the beginning of this aesthetic and enlightening journey
The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art And Fashion By Antwaun Sargent
Focuses on inclusion and the lack of within the creation of the commercial black image.
For the singers in your social circle.
Bye bye neck ache in 2022!
Vivienne Westwood Debbie AirPods Case
Yeah it’s extra af but we love it
The New Beauty A Modern Look At Beauty, Culture And Fashion By Kari Gestalten And Molvar
If any book shows that makeup artistry should abide by no rules, it’s this one.
You can’t have too many creative skills so why not encourage someone to pursue a new one this new year?
Father, Son and House of Gucci…
A new set of pastels
Is there anything so satisfying as a new set of pastel colours?
An online course for freelancer
We have many links to many a course available in our other blogs. Have a browse…
6 Month Subscription to a Food Box Service
From Hello Fresh to Gusto, there are many options. Creatives tend to be on the go and ever know what their weekly schedule will look like. Food boxes can make grocery shopping and healthy eating that much easier.
Late night shoots and studio sessions can take their toll. Help your creative friend maximise on their sleep.