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Holiday Gift Guide: For the Architect

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 01, 2012 01:05 AM
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by Sarah last modified Nov 30, 2012

Architects are a discerning bunch and that can make it tricky when it comes to buying them gifts (I know, I have two in my family). Here are four ideas that should pass muster. Above: Elevating the humble nail, these Equilateral Nails are hand cast in bronze and come in a pack of four; $28 from Winsome Brave. Above: We might be forever tapping on our iPhones, but Google calendar will never replace the Typography Calendar by Kit Hinrichs, the Holy Grail for font lovers. The 365 Typography Calendar 2013 Edition is available from DWR, the desktop version is $28 and the wall version is $48. Above: Les Briques Lacquered are wooden lacquered brick blocks that come in the five colors shown. Perfect for desk storage; $45 each from Neo-Utility. Above: This limited edition box set of books from London's School of Life is edited by Alain de Botton and seems to have every topic covered. As they put it: "six intelligent, rigorous, well-written self-help books, put together by some of the leading minds in the field. In these, we systematically examine some of the great issues of life: work, sex, money, emotional maturity, digital life, and changing the world." Toolkit for Life ; £60 from The School of Life.






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