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5 Favorite Modern Design Gift Guides

Posted on by Lauren Moss

It's that time of year- hundreds of gift guides online and in print offer countless ideas for unique holiday offerings, and it's always interesting to see new and creative approaches to modern gifting, as well as to revisit a few of the classics as the holidays draw nearer.

  Favorite Modern Design Gifts  |  MYD studio  architecture + interiors

While we have our own particular preferences- refer to last year's Design Gifts/Architect Wish List-  this post is an early overview of our favorite resources for modern holiday shopping.

See below for MYD's Guide to  Modern Gift Guides - a few favorite picks from five design sites to kick off the 2013 shopping season.  Enjoy!

ClippingsChristmas Shop Gift Ideas

With recommendations categorized based on recipient or application, our picks include favorites from emerging designers and gifts for modernists.

 Not a Lamp

Not a Lamp

 Eames House Bird

Eames House Bird

 Hoock wall clock

Hoock wall clock

House IndustriesHouse Holiday Gift Ideas

The type foundry's collaboration with the Eames Office has resulted in a great series of objects, fonts and products reflective of the philosophy of Charles + Ray. Visit the Eames mini-site for more information and products.

 eames house blocks / christmas tree blocks

eames house blocks / christmas tree blocks

 house industries mini journals

house industries mini journals

Dwell MediaModern Gift Guide

A few favorite items have been re-pinned from Dwell's Pinterest board; stop by the recently opened online store for more modern design.

 Vanessa Gade Jewelry Design

Vanessa Gade Jewelry Design

 Anatomy of Ideas (Taschen 2013)

Anatomy of Ideas (Taschen 2013)

 Braun Analog Watch

Braun Analog Watch

Life of an ArchitectWhat to Get an Architect for Christmas (2013)

A favorite blog, Life of an Architect, shares an annual selection of architect-approved gifts, and this year there are a number of worthwhile book recommendations, as well as a few gadgets...

 what to get an architect for christmas

what to get an architect for christmas

Cool Material | Gifts That Don't Suck

From gifts for all social genres, from the Techie to The Artist, find some great gadgets or accessories at the curated online store.

 messograf caliper pen

messograf caliper pen

 vintage film canisters print

vintage film canisters print

 plank magnetic shelf

plank magnetic shelf

Other noteworthy links include collections from MoMA, YLiving, and Lumens , and make sure to revisit last year's wish list for a few more of our own favorites...

Also, to stay up to date with the latest findings, follow our pinterest board modern design gifts and best wishes for a great start to the holiday season!

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