Christmas gifts for architects and designers 2017

Need to buy a gift for an architect or designer? Trust us when we say they’re one of the easiest and most fun people to buy presents for.

There’s something about the idea of buying gifts for architects and designers that make us smile. It could be the design element or it could be the build-it-yourself Tetris appeal. Then again, it could just be the fun and kooky balancing acts making our eyes boggle.

We’ve sourced the coolest gifts that an architect could possibly dream of owning. Get one of these for them, then get one for yourself, because you know you can’t resist.

Image: Landscape Architecture Australia magazine

Christmas gifts for architects and designers

Logo Towel
David Jones
Super Lunar Sunglasses
David Jones
Chivas Regal Extra With Two Glasses
David Jones
Tapas Square Tray Set of 8
David Jones
Beverage Dispenser Gold 8.5l
David Jones
Vintage Travel Poster
Custom Wallet
Pizza Cutter and Serving Board
Mbee Seasons Essentials Hamper
David Jones
Country Road Tullie Large Hurricane
David Jones
Daniel Wellington Watch
David Jones
Adventure of a Lifetime Wall Art Print
Interior Secrets
Cross Click Star Wars C3-PO Gel Ink Pen
Storm Grey Passport Holder
David Jones
Never Give Up Book
Dogeared Rose Gold Plated Pearls of Happiness
Trentham Tucker Traditional Siena Panforte
David Jones
Mexico Lonely Planet Travel Guide: 15th Edition
City Dreamers
All the Buildings in Melbourne
Magicians of the Gods
Grainy Leather Card Holder
Mon Purse
Alessi Cactus Cheese Board
David Jones
Connary Reversible Leather Belt
Humans of New York: Stories
Architectural Record magazine subscription
SALE- A to Z of Architecture Art Print/ Minimalis...
Monster Tumble Tower - Premium Hardwood
Interior Construction & Detailing for Designers &...
The Book Depository
Architect Tools Patent Prints Set of 6 - Technica...

Christmas gifts for landscape architects

Landscape Architecture Australia magazine subscri...
Rainy Day Garden Planter Boot
Yellow Octopus
Half Moon Planter
Urban Outfitters
1000 Tips by 100 Eco Architects: Guidelines on Su...
Angus & Robertson
Casey Tricycle Metal Wire Plant Holder - Black

Christmas gifts for architecture lovers

Melbourne Lanes and Arcades Tour with Lunch
DIY Pipe Straws
Yellow Octopus
Origami Sticky Note Pad
The Hut
Dirk Iron Pipe Arrow Wall Light / Wall Shelf
Jack Rabbit Headphone Splitter
Urban Outfitters
People Will Always Need Plates Georgian Dinner Pl...

Last minute gifts for architects and designers

Yellow Octopus Gift Card
Yellow Octopus
Angus and Robertson Bookworld Gift Card
Angus & Robertson
Etsy Gift Cards
Gift Cards
David Jones
Amazon - Gift Cards
Amazon AU
Apple - Gift Cards
Booktopia - Gift Cards

Top retailers for architects and architecture lovers



The home of all things AutoCAD, AutoDesk offers software solutions for budding architects as well as upgrade options for a current architect’s tool of the trade.

  • Professional programs for architects, engineers and construction professionals
  • Various subscription terms available for various budgets
  • Ideal for: budding architects

Shop AutoDesk now


The Block Shop

Unique and modern homewares is the name of the game at The Block Shop, which features items from the TV series itself.

  • Purchase items features on The Block
  • Free shipping available on selected items
  • Ideal for: interesting homesteads

Shop The Block Shop



Unique gifts and gadgets to make life easier is what Innovations is all about. Prepare to be pleasantly surprised.

  • $9.95 flat delivery free Australia-wide
  • 30-day money back guarantee
  • Ideal for aspiring architects and designers and general inspiration

Shop Innovations


Yellow Octopus

Search for kooky gifts and gadgets? There’s more than a handful waiting for your architect giftee at Yellow Octopus.

  • Free shipping on orders of $100 or more
  • 60-day returns
  • Ideal for architects, both professional and novice

Shop Yellow Octopus



Shop handmade items from around the world that you won’t find in your typical retail store.

  • Handmade and vintage finds
  • Free shipping on some items
  • Ideal for: boutique one-off gifts

Shop Etsy


Book Depository

From coffee table architectural tomes to inspirational quote books and fictional novels, Book Depository has it all.

  • Free delivery
  • Software also available
  • Ideal for: architects who appreciate a good book

Shop Book Depository now

Christmas deals for architecture and design gifts

Free shipping on Linen & orders over $150

Get free shipping on Linen and orders of $150 or more at Adairs.

Save big at The Block Shop's sale section

Shop The Block Shop's sale section for discounts on goods from and inspired by the show.

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Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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