Your Blueprint for Finding the Best Gifts for Architects
Architects have the creative ability to sketch out entire plans for a building on a flat sheet of paper and are known for their impeccable taste. So it can feel like a towering task to find precisely the right gift for any architects in your life. (Plus, it's not like there's a shopping aisle for architect gifts in any store.) Here's your handy blueprint for finding the best gifts for architects.
When you’re shopping for unique Christmas gifts for architects, a concrete concept is looking for home decor with a city or building motif. Extra points if you find out your architect’s favorite building and give a gift that celebrates that inspiring example of architecture.
Architects are often off scouting sites. But your architect is connected to more tools than markers for sketching out plans. Look for gifts for architects to do work on-the-go, like an extra Wifi boost down at the local café.
Ask your architect what is his or her favorite home shop or home designer. You’ll likely hear a shop or collection that bridges high design and architectural shapes. Once you know their favorites, you can shop for a small accent that’s still design forward.
Tools of the Trade
Ask your architect about the tools used for work. Christmas gifts for architects (or stocking stuffers) could include a fresh set of tools for sketching. Also, does your architect use markers or an Apple pen?
It’s not just the kids that get to have fun presents to play with. A puzzle that’s all about shapes can make a fun desk accessory for architects.
If you know your architect well, you may be looking into a stylish gift that’s an accessory. Keep in mind that geometric patterns — for the home or for decorating tech gear — are typically style winners for architects.
A doctor who’s just made it through residency is often gifted a stethoscope. Do you know a recent architecture grad? Because in similar fashion, a tape measure or fancy laser measuring tape are gifts for architecture graduates to mark that achievement.
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