10 Unique Gifts We Hope to Have Under our Tree

As Christmas is upon us and hopefully the goose has gotten fat, we’ve taken the time to select 10 gifts we hope are under out tree. There is a ton of creative gear in the worlds these days, and narrowing to 10 interesting gifts was more than impossible. Let us know what you want to see under the tree this year!

Rusty Wired-In Stealth Zip-Up Hoodie

rusty-hoodieEven the most studious constitution needs their tunes to make it through lectures sometimes; the Stealth Zip Up Hoodie is your own little escape from academics in true 007 style.  Military style fleece zip up hoodie with custom built-in headphone drawstrings. MP3 player connects in front pocket and it’s machine washable! What more could you ask for?

Lowepro Pro Trekker 300 AW

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The Pro Trekker™ 300 AW is a lightweight, yet rugged, hydration-ready, expedition camera backpack. It offers superior protection and comfort with Lowepro’s premium suspension system. Inspired by Lowepro’s world-famous Trekker series of backpacks, Pro Trekker AW appeals to outdoor photographers, extreme sports shooters and serious enthusiasts who need a workhorse backpack that travels well—in rugged terrain or by air.

Specs:

Pro DSLRs with lens attached (up to 300mm f/2.8); 4-5 additional lenses; flash; tripod or monopod; accessories and personal gear; up to a  15.4” widescreen laptop

The Designers Balls

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Some designers have them, some designers don’t. Nuff said. 4 Christmas balls CMYK: 1 Cyan, 1 Magenta, 1 Yellow, 1 Black

Porsche Design Aluminum Sledge

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What christmas list would be complete without a sled? Exclusive design. Aluminium frame with stainless steel runners. Practical folding mechanism: no loose parts, ready for use within seconds. Porsche logo on top. Durable waterproof seat made from imitation leather. UV-resistant. Tested by German safety standards agency (TÜV). Highquality carrying bag. Black. Made in Germany.

Susan Kare – Limited Edition Prints signed and numbered

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Susan Kare is a pioneering and influential computer iconographer. Since 1983, the San Francisco-based designer has designed thousands of software icons that have become familiar to anyone who uses a computer. Designed on a minimalist grid of pixels and constructed with mosaic-like precision, her icons communicate their functions immediately and memorably.

BookBook for iPad

BookBook Need an ultra-stealth and quality made way to cover your iPad? Look no further. BookBook for iPad is a handmade one-of-a-kind, hardback leather case that doubles as a fully adjustable stand. Along with its vintage looks, this case makes iPad feel as if you’re holding a real book, and in many ways you are holding a book. BookBook for iPad forms a safe cocoon around your prized iPad. The hardback cover and spine provide impact protection, while the hard protective inner frame offers crush protection. Hand distressed covers mean no two look alike. As a bonus, the unique design of this case disguises iPad for an extra level of stealthy security.

U-Socket

USB-powerU-Socket is a duplex AC receptacle with built-in USB ports that can power any device that is capable of being charged via a 5V power adapter, but without the need for the power adapter! When a U-Socket replaces a traditional 3-prong AC wall socket, you can eliminate the clutter of AC Adapters that stick out & take up space in your home or office. Everything stays neat & organized. In additional, U-Socket’s energy efficient design only outputs power through the USB port if something is connected to it. Compatible with: iPod, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Nintendo, PSP, Bluetooth Headsets, Digital Cameras, GPS & more!

Cabledrop – Blue Lounge

Use it on your desktop

In an office environment one can never have too many ways to organize cords. Cabledrop can really blend in with your decor, use them hidden under ledges with the muted colors to match your furniture or bring them to light by using the bright ones. Beyond just preventing cables from falling off a desk, they make great cable clips on furniture legs or walls to control unruly cords. Sold in packs of six, each package includes three different colors, either muted or bright.

Plumen – The Designer Energy Saving Lightbulbs

plumenPlumen is the antithesis of low energy light bulbs as we know them. Rather than hide the unappealing traditional compact fluorescent light behind boring utility, Plumen 001 is a bulb you’ll want on show. The Plumen bulb uses 80% less energy and lasts 8 times longer than incandescent bulbs, giving you the opportunity to purchase an ecological product with style. It works just like any low energy bulb but it has a lot more presence.

Freehands – Cashmere Mens Gloves

Screen shot 2010-12-23 at 9.50.44 AMThe luxury cashmere Freehands are back this year with design improvements. The new cashmere Freehands features magnets to snap back the finger caps, and a supple sheepskin palm.

Designer, Maker of Things | Creative Director – @boomtownroi You should follow him on twitter @chadengle .

 

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