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110 must-have Christmas gifts for creatives

Christmas is approaching fast, and time is slipping away to find that perfect gift for the creative in your life.

To help out, we've rounded up 110 fantastic gift ideas courtesy of some great gift guides put together by our sister publications. So whether you're buying for a graphic designer, web designer, 3D artist, photographer or other creative professional, you're sure to find what you're looking for here!

10 gifts for graphic designers (opens in new tab)

The creative experts at Computer Arts magazine have collected together 10 brilliant gift ideas (opens in new tab) for designers in this two-page Christmas guide, and as you'd expect they're all beautifully designed. Our favourite has to be the Drogo (opens in new tab), an leather case for iPads from gen 2 onwards, embossed with a dragon motif. Discover what else they chose here, in part one (opens in new tab) and part two (opens in new tab) of this excellent guide.

30 gifts for web designers (opens in new tab)

The good people at web design print mag .net magazine (opens in new tab) asked top designers to recommend some beautiful Christmas gifts for the geek in your life. And here's what they recommended (opens in new tab) - 30 adorable gifts including this little printer from BergCloud (opens in new tab) - how cute can you get?

10 gifts for 3D artists (opens in new tab)

If there's an animator in your life, 3D World magazine (opens in new tab) has put together 10 fantastic Christmas present ideas (opens in new tab), from sketchbooks to graphics tablets. We're craving this Wacom Bamboo (opens in new tab) tablet the most. Drool...

15 gifts for photographers (opens in new tab)

Photographers can be a fussy bunch, so if you're struggling for ideas to put on your own wishlist, take a look at tech reviews site TechRadar (opens in new tab)'s list of cool photography gifts (opens in new tab) that you may not have thought of. Like this ring flash adapter (opens in new tab) - a great way to illuminate macro shots or give your portrait a unique, professional studio look, for just $40.

10 gifts for iPhone lovers (opens in new tab)

Those that have an iPhone tend to love their iPhones, so they're easy to buy for. TechRadar (opens in new tab) has put together a great selection (opens in new tab) of iPhone accessories, including these 'House of Marley Redemption Song headphones (opens in new tab)'.

10 gifts for iPad users (opens in new tab)

Everything we just said about iPhone owners applies to iPad owners too, and TechRadar has come up trumps again with this great list of gift ideas (opens in new tab). Our fave is the Twelve South Compass (opens in new tab), a meticulously made iPad stand that folds away for travelling.

15 gifts for Batman fans (opens in new tab)

The Dark Knight Rises was the movie of 2012, and its no surprise there's a ton of amazing Batman (opens in new tab)-related gifts available for the superhero fan inside us all. Our favourite in this list of 20 (opens in new tab) has to be these comic-art themed Converse sneakers (opens in new tab).

10 gifts for Star Wars fans (opens in new tab)

Finally, for all those Star Wars-obsessed designers (and we know you're out there), check out these 10 brilliant Star Wars inspired design toys and products - the main problem will be choosing which one of them not to buy...

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We hope that's helped! If you've found any great design-related merchandise that would make a perfect Christmas present, please let us know about it in the comments!

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