Awesome Gifts for Creative People

Finding great gifts for the creative people in your life can be quite a challenge.

Ideally, the best gifts for creative people should:

  • Promote self-expression and creativity
  • Appeal to their sense of design or style
  • Encourage them to try new things to explore and expand their creativity
  • Make it easier for them to do what they do

Our goal with this post is to help take the stress out of searching for that perfect gift… and hopefully give you some interesting options that you hadn’t already thought of.   So, have a look through this list and see if any of these creative products or services jump out at you.  Use our handy table of contents below to skip to the section you’re most interested in!

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The Best Gifts for Video Creators

Blue Yeti USB Microphone

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Logitech for Creators Blue Yeti USB Microphone for Gaming, Streaming, Podcasting, Twitch, YouTube, Discord, Recording for PC and Mac, 4 Polar Patterns, Studio Quality Sound, Plug & Play-Midnight Blue
  • Custom Three-Capsule Array: Produces Clear, Powerful, Broadcast-Quality Sound For Youtube, Game Streaming, Podcasting, Zoom Calls And Music.
  • Blue Voice Software: Craft The Perfect Broadcast Vocal Sound And Entertain Your Audience With Enhanced Effects, Advanced Modulation And Hd Audio…
  • Four Pickup Patterns: Flexible Cardioid, Omni, Bidirectional, And Stereo Pickup Patterns Allow You To Record In Ways That Would Normally Require…
  • Onboard Audio Controls: Headphone Volume, Pattern Selection, Instant Mute, And Mic Gain Put You In Charge Of Every Level Of The Recording And…
  • Positionable design: Pivot the mic in relation to the sound source to optimize your sound quality thanks to the adjustable desktop stand and track…

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Create unparalleled recordings directly in your computer with the Blue Yeti USB Microphone.  It features four different pattern settings so you can record vocals, instrumental music, podcasts, or interviews in ways that would normally require multiple microphones.  It’s available in a variety of colors, the one pictured above being Midnight Blue.  

The Blue Yeti USB Microphone makes a wonderful gift for aspiring video creators, YouTubers, Podcasters, and storytellers of all kinds. 

GoPro HERO7 Black — Waterproof Digital Action Camera with Touch Screen

GoPro Hero7 Black — Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 720p Live Streaming Stabilization
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GoPro Hero7 Black — Waterproof Action Camera with Touch Screen 4K Ultra HD Video 12MP Photos 720p Live Streaming Stabilization
  • HyperSmooth: Get gimbal‑like stabilization—without the gimbal. HERO7 Black corrects for camera shake to deliver insanely smooth footage
  • TimeWarp: Capture super stabilized time lapse videos while you move about a scene. Increase the speed up to 30x to turn longer activities into shareable moments
  • Live streaming in 720p: Share while you’re there. Live stream in 720p on social, get HyperSmooth stabilization as you broadcast via the GoPro app and save footage to your SD card to check out later
  • Rugged + Waterproof: Share experiences you can’t capture with your phone. HERO7 Black is rugged, waterproof without a housing to 33 feet (10m) and up for any adventure
  • SuperPhoto: Get brilliant photos automatically. With SuperPhoto, HERO7 Black intelligently applies HDR, local tone mapping or noise reduction to optimize your shots

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This is HERO7 Black, the most advanced GoPro ever.  With HyperSmooth stabilization, you’ll get gimbal like video – without the gimbal.  The perfect camera for adventures big and small.  It’s built tough and totally waterproof – just grab it and go for it.  Smooth 4K video and vibrant WDR photos make every moment look amazing.  

The GoPro HERO7 Black is a great gift for a traveler, adventurer, or creative filmmaker!

AmazonBasics Convertible Rolling Camera Backpack

Amazon Basics Convertible Rolling Camera Backpack Bag – 15 x 22 x 10 Inches, Solid, Black
  • Large camera travel bag with wheels quickly converts from rolling case to backpack; airplane carry-on compatible
  • Can hold a full DSLR body with lens attached; 11 additional configurable compartments for lenses, chargers, batteries, filters, and more
  • Padded compartment for a tablet or 17-inch laptop; front pockets, side straps for a tripod; 2 side pockets with space for memory cards
  • Wide-base rollerblade-quality wheels and telescoping handle for smooth mobility; convenient top handle for lifting
  • Adjustable padded shoulder straps easily tuck away when not in use

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A premium travel companion, the AmazonBasics Convertible Rolling Camera Backpack stores and transports all of your camera gear with ease and convenience.  

The large interior holds tons of photography or videography equipment… and the rollerblade-quality wheels give you effortless mobility.  

I’ve been traveling with this bag, and it really holds up well.  It even fits into most airplane overhead compartments.  

I’m able to comfortably fit my Panasonic GH4 (including 3 lenses, cleaning kit, and more) plus my DJI Osmo, extra batteries for all, and portable lighting equipment!

This great bag also works as a backpack, however – it’s definitely a rolling bag first.  

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Yamaha HS Series HS5 Powered Studio Monitor (Pair)

YAMAHA Hs5 Powered Studio Monitor, Pair
  • Includes (2) Yamaha HS5 studio monitors
  • 2 Way bass reflex bi amplified near field studio monitor with 5 inch Cone woofer and 1 inch dome tweeter
  • Has monitors emphasize sonic purity without any coloring or alternation of the original sound
  • 54 hertz to 30 kilohertz frequency response; 45W LF plus 25W HF bi amp system for high-performance 70 watts power amplification
  • XLR and TRS phone jack inputs accept balanced or unbalanced signals

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When selecting studio reference monitors for audio mixing and music production, one consideration takes precedence above all others – accuracy.  Many manufacturers seek to enhance the sound of their monitors to make them SOUND impressive… however, these Yahama studio monitors are designed to achieve the best possible mix by ensuring that the sound is true t the original.  That’s what makes the HS Series by Yamaha so great.  

The Yahama HS Series is available in 3 different sizes:  HS5, HS6.5, and HS8. I personally have the HS8, and can attest to their signature quality and sound accuracy.  

If the price of the Yamaha’s HS is a bit too high for your liking, check out the PreSonus Eris E3.5 – 3.5″ Professional Monitors.  These are a more affordable alternative.

DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone Quadcopter and Fly More Kit Combo

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The new DJI Mavic 2 Pro Quadcopter is sure to make anyone’s eyes open wide!  See the bigger picture with up to 31 minutes flight time, 44 mph max speed, and the 3-axis gimbal for steady shots.

Take advantage of amazing features such as high speed tracking, hyperlapse, adjustable aperture, and incredible panoramas from the sky!

If you’re considering the DJI Mavic 2 Pro, we highly recommend purchasing it in a bundle like the Fly More Kit Combo.  

Bundles like these give you everything you’ll need to start flying and traveling with your drone, such as: a landing pad, a cleaning kit, a travel bag, extra propellers, and extra batteries!  And believe me, you’re going to want more than 1 battery.  

Drone photography and videography has opened up a whole new world for creatives to explore.  

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Alternatively, if the Mavic 2 Pro feels like a bit too much for you – check out DJI Spark instead, the Mavic’s smaller and more portable companion. 

Awesome Gifts for Photographers

Strata Cups Camera Lens Coffee Mug

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STRATA CUPS Camera Lens Coffee Mug -13.5oz | (2 LIDS + SPOON + BAG) Gifts for Him, Dad Gifts, Photography, Camera accessories, Novelty Gifts, Gifts for Him
  • ✅SUPER BUNDLE! NO SPILL LID + RETRACTABLE LID + SPOON + BAG!: When you’re rushing around with the morning brew the last thing you want is the lid popping off! Your Strata Cups Camera Lens Coffee Mug has SCREW ON lids that won’t budge. The fully closed lid is non-spill! Even if you throw your coffee across the room your coffee cup lid will keep your brew safe, until you come to your senses and drink it while it’s hot.
  • ✅13.5oz STAINLESS STEEL LINING = HOT DRINKS STAY HOT FOR LONGER: Insulated stainless steel interior transforms your unique coffee mugs photography gifts into a convenient coffee thermos! Food grade ABS plastic keeps your hands cool from hot liquids. Fits 13.5floz liquid (without lid) and 11oz when lid securely attached. From the kitchen to the car to the office – your coffee is safe from harsh glare of an early start.
  • ✅LOVERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY and novelty mugs will get a kick out with self stirring camera lens mug the exact replica of a Model EF 24-105mm Camera. It’s the fun coffee thermos that doubles as a guaranteed conversation starter. Your coffee mug comes with two lids – The Retractable Sipper Lid, and ‘Camera Lens’ replica closed lid + stainless steel spoon.

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Wait… is that my lens or my mug? 

The Strata Camera Lens Cup has a surprisingly realistic design, and is one of the most popular gifts for photographers!  It’s an exact replica of a Canon 24-105mm Camera Lens.  

It comes with 2 lids, and holds 13.5oz (or 11oz with lid attached).  Coffee and tea drinkers will love the screw top lid and stainless steel interior!  

Cool T-Shirts for Photographers

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Photographers tend to be pretty passionate about what they do… that’s what makes these t-shirts the perfect gift for professional photographers or people that just love taking photos as a hobby.

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Kodak Dock & Wi-Fi Portable 4×6” Instant Photo Printer

Kodak Dock & Wi-Fi Portable 4×6” Instant Photo Printer, Premium Quality Full Color Prints – Compatible w/iOS & Android Devices
  • ONE TOUCH PRINTING: Convenient printer dock lets you print photos direct from your smartphone; includes android dock pin & free iOS lightning adapter
  • HIGH QUALITY PHOTOS – Fast, Easy System Prints Standard 4” x 6” Photos in Brilliant Color & Stunning Detail; D2T2 Thermal Transfer Technology Won’t Bleed or Fade
  • MAXIMUM DEVICE COMPATIBILITY: Dock features 5 pin micro USB for Android & USB host for printing from iPhone, iPad, Digital Camera, or USB memory stick; We recommend to use the printer only with supplied power adapters (Power 24V 2.5A)
  • SIMULTANEOUS CHARGING: Power Up to Two Smart Devices While You Wait; Unique Dock Supplies a Fast Charge for Home, Office, School, or Business
  • COMPANION APP: Download the Kodak Photo Printer App for Filters, Stickers, Card Templates, Collage Maker, Video & SNS Print – AirPrint compatible for IOS devices.

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The Kodak Dock Portable Instant Photo Printer is the perfect gift for the smartphone photographer.  

Enjoy high quality, one touch printing with this convenient printer dock… which lets you print photos directly from your smartphone!  It’s compatible with iOS and Android devices, and is dual purpose – it charges your device too, haha!  

If you’re interested, you should consider going with Kodak’s Gift Bundle version, which also comes with extra paper, a carrying case, sticker frames, album, markers, and 9 unique sticker sets.

PHLEARN Pro Subscription

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A photographer’s goldmine.  Phlearn provides the very best Photography, Photoshop, and Lightroom tutorials on the internet! 

Get instant access to over 140 PRO Tutorials with Phlearn PRO.  Learn everything from professional photo retouching to advanced compositing, and everything else in between.  

Download samples images and follow along while you learn from the top industry professionals.

  

Great Gifts for Writers

A Spiral Bound Notebook

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“The Stars Made Me Do It” is a simple, but stylish spiral bound notebook.  This makes a really cool gift for a creative writer or friend!  

This artwork comes from “The Universe Made Me Do It” series by Awesome Content Creator, and is also available on t-shirts, hoodies, stationary, stickers, and more.  Check out our designs on Redbubble!

Aqua Notes Water Proof Note Pad

Aqua Love Notes Waterproof Notepad …
  • A fun way to leave romantic messages or encouraging words in the shower for someone special (children love receiving notes in the shower too!)
  • Aqua Notes waterproof paper is so durable it even works underwater
  • Notepads are 5.25” x 3.5” with 40 sheets of paper that are perforated for easy removal
  • Notepad and Pencils include suction cups so they can be attached to any smooth surface
  • Recyclable, non-toxic, ecofriendly, vegetable-based ink and made in the USA

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Ever had an amazing idea in the shower, then forget it once you’ve gotten out?  Well, never let great ideas go down the drain again!  Aqua Notes Water Proof Note Pad is a perfect gift for writers and creative people in general… it’s right there to help capture and preserve your ideas before they’re forgotten.

It also provides a way to use the shower to organize your thoughts.  Aqua Notes are a fun and useful gift for creatives!  

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Funny Mugs for Writers

3dRose Please Do Not Annoy The Writer Black Mug, 1 Count (Pack of 1)
  • White ceramic mug with black interior and handle
  • Image printed on both sides
  • Microwave safe, hand-wash to preserve image
  • Microwave safe, hand-wash to preserve image

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I think we can agree that most writers have a pretty good sense of humor, right? 

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Encourage that sense of humor with these funny mugs for writers!   

I know, I know – some people think coffee mugs have been played out… but you know what?  We feel the gift of laughter is always a great thing.

The Writer’s Toolbox: Creative Games and Exercises

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The Writer’s Toolbox: Creative Games and Exercises for Inspiring the ‘Write’ Side of Your Brain (Writing Prompts, Writer Gifts, Writing Kit Gifts)
  • Callan, Jamie Cat (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 64 Pages – 04/26/2007 (Publication Date) – Chronicle Books (Publisher)

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Designed by a longtime creative writing teacher, this innovative kit includes a 64-page booklet filled with exercises and instructions that focus on a “right-brain” approach to writing.  

The Writer’s Toolbox is a fantastic gift for any aspiring writer, or even an experienced writer who has the occasional block!

Writer’s Block Journal

Writer’s Block Journal
  • Potter Gift (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 368 Pages – 09/02/2014 (Publication Date) – Potter Style (Publisher)

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Speaking of writer’s block – this is a hilarious gift for any writer who’s ever been stuck. 

Get inspired by the Writer’s Block Journal, with over 300 blank pages, you can feel free to ramble on and on… this fun little journal also works wonders as a paperweight.  

Awesome Gifts for Graphic Designers

HUANUO Dual Monitor Stand, 13-27 Inch Adjustable Spring Monitor Desk Mount , Dual Monitor Mount Holds Max 14.3lbs

HUANUO 13-35 inch Dual Monitor Arm for 2 Ultrawide Screens, Height Adjustable Gas Spring Dual Monitor Stand with 2 USB Port, Dual Monitor Mount for VESA 75/100mm, Holds up to 26.4lbs/Arm, Black
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HUANUO 13-35 inch Dual Monitor Arm for 2 Ultrawide Screens, Height Adjustable Gas Spring Dual Monitor Stand with 2 USB Port, Dual Monitor Mount for VESA 75/100mm, Holds up to 26.4lbs/Arm, Black
  • Dual Monitor Stand for two 13″-35” Screens – The dual monitor mount is designed with a…
  • Longer and Taller Dual Monitor Arm – Most Dual Monitor Stands are far too low, HUANUO premium vesa…
  • Full Adjustable to Optimize Your View – This Monitor Stands for 2 Monitors allows your screens to…
  • USB Support & Cable Management – Built-in USB port, this dual monitor stand provides an easy way to…
  • 2 Mounting Options and Easy to Install – HUANUO Dual Monitor stand mount can be easily installed by…

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We graphic designers can always use more desk space, right?  

That’s what makes the HUANUO Dual Monitor Stand the perfect gift for a graphic designer.  The dual arms effortlessly extend and retract, tilt to change reading angles, and rotate from landscape to portrait mode.  

By raising the two monitors (not included) up off your desktop, it immediately reduces clutter and increases your valuable surface space.  

Easily adjust the monitor arm to ensure the perfect positioning for ergonomic viewing and reduced shoulder, neck, and eye strain.

Each arm is built to hold monitors up to 14 lbs.  

Wacom Intuos Pro Digital Graphic Drawing Tablet

Wacom Intuos Pro Medium Bluetooth Graphics Drawing Tablet, 8 Customizable ExpressKeys, 8192 Pressure Sensitive Pro Pen 2 Included, Compatible with Mac OS and Windows,Black
  • Precision Graphics Tablet: Our professional Wacom Intuos utilizes trusted Pro Pen technology to allow for hours of image editing, illustration or design work
  • Ultra-Responsive Wacom Pro Pen 2: The included ergonomic 8192 pressure sensitive battery-free pen is easy to control, giving you the familiar feel that you are used to with exceptional sensitivity
  • Compact Bluetooth Design: The compact design along with touch gestures and programmable buttons give you a broad range of ways to personalize the way you work and create
  • Productivity Boosters: Speed up and stay in creative flow with multi-touch gestures and get easy shortcuts with customizable 8 Express Keys Touch Ring and pen side switches
  • Creative Software: Register your Intuos Pro and receive 3-months of Capture One and Shapr3D, and 3-months/250GB of MASV file transfer; offer available for customers located in the Americas

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If you’re a designer and you’re not using a graphics tablet – you’re seriously missing out.  

The Wacom Intuos Pro Graphic Drawing Tablet is lightweight and beautiful.  It sets a new standard for professional pen tablets.  

Wacom’s new pen technology now supports 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity, tilt-response, and virtually lag-free tracking.  Speed up your workflow with multi-touch gestures, customizable express keys, radial menus, and more.  

Get natural creative control while you illustrate, edit, or design.  

The tablet is available in 3 different sizes (Small, Medium, and Large), as well as a Pro Edition which comes with a padded soft tablet case.  

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Funny T-Shirts for Graphic Designers

Funny Font Graphic Designer T-Shirt
  • Humor Shirt featuring phrase “I’m silently judging your font choice.”. Great text content shirt for writers, bloggers, visual artists, web designers and just everybody working with fonts and typography.
  • Fantastic shirt for everyone caring about great fonts. Also makes a great birthday or christmas gift.
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem

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A simple, but funny novelty t-shirt still makes a great gift for graphic designers.

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Shirts like these allow graphic designers to tell the world what they do, while also showing off their sense of humor.  

Sennheiser HD 600 SR Open-Back Headphones

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Sennheiser Consumer Audio HD 600 – Audiophile Hi-Res Open Back Dynamic Headphone, Black
  • Lightweight aluminum voice coils ensure excellent transient response.Specific uses for product : Professional
  • Neodymium ferrous magnets maintain optimum sensitivity and excellent dynamics
  • Sophisticated design, elegantly finished in black and gray
  • High quality open metal mesh earpiece covers
  • Detachable, Kevlar reinforced oxygen free copper cable with very low handling noise

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Graphic Designers spend a lot of time in front of their computer… and as a result – a lot of time listening to music, podcasts, and more.  That’s why they would seriously benefit from a pair of quality headphones…

While Beats by Dre headphones might be right for some, the Sennheiser HD 600 Open-Back Headphones are audiophile-grade, over-ear headphones that deliver exceptionally natural and balanced sound.  The padded leatherette headband and velour covered ear pads provide extreme comfort for long listening sessions.  

A Subscription to Envato Elements

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Envato Elements is a creative subscription service that gives you unlimited download access to 850,000+ digital assets, including:  Graphic design elements, design templates, presentation templates, fonts, and add-ons, as well as stock photos, videos, music, and sound effects!  

It’s the ultimate creator’s toolkit, and a complete steal for for only $16.50/month when paid annually.  

And an extra benefit – a subscription to Envato Elements comes with a premium subscription to Envato Tuts+, which includes 1000+ video courses by experts on everything from design & illustration to coding, web design, photography, video and more!  

Want more details on everything that’s included?? 

Check out our in-depth Envato Elements subscription review.  

Final Thoughts

Well, that *wraps* up this post of totally awesome gifts for creative people.  

Haha, wraps… yep, I went there.  

I sincerely hope this list has helped you find something fun for that unique, creative individual you were looking for.  Or perhaps, for yourself.  

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