The Ultimate Guide to Gift Guides for Ad People
It’s not too late to find the perfect holiday gift for the advertising professional in your life. Here are ten guides with loads of gift ideas for new media types.
This guide, from Humongo’s breakfast blog for adsters, is like a cross between SkyMall and Spencer Gifts, full of clever and ironic gifts that would give even the most jaded creative a good chuckle.
Typical gift: Air Quote Mittens
The ad-blogger supergroup has put together a superb list of creative — and often useful — gifts for creative geeks.
Typical gift: Beardo
Typical gift: Pantone Christmas Ornaments
4. evok Advertising: Your Augmented Reality Guide to Holiday Shopping
In 2011, Augmented Reality broke out as a viable tool for advertisers and marketers. Orlando’s evok brings you some AR apps for your favorite early adopter.
Typical Gift: SnapShop Showroom
5. Pretty Much Amazing: PMA’s Holiday Gift Guide 2011
Ad people are purveyors of cool music, or at least of cool music-listening devices. Pretty Much Awesome curated a list of music gifts that are — pretty much awesome.
Typical gift: USB Mix Tape Drive
Do you work in a dog-friendly office? Dogtime’s got some gifts for the dog-lovers you work with and the dogs that help them slay the dragon.
Typical gift: Nina Ottosson Dog Puzzle
7. CreativePro: 2011 Holiday Gift Guide
CreativePro’s extensive guide is divided into six categories to fit all parts of the creative lifestyle. What they all have in common is an emphasis on design and typography.
Typical gift: Pixel Pillows
8. NickyDigital.com: Hipster Holiday Gift Guide
NYC photographer and party-person Nicky Digital has a list with a little something for everyone, including “the friend who uses incognito browsing more to peruse Pitchfork than watch porn.”
Typical gift: Photo Cube Portable Photo Printer
9. Apple Store Holiday Gift Guide
I know what you’re thinking: “The ad pro in my life already owns every Apple product.” Oh, does he or she?
Typical Gift: Cars 2 AppMATes app
10. Nerd Holiday
Typical gift: Needle-felted Yoda Ornament