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We Made This Great Big Christmas Wish List (part 2)

Continuing our list of the bestest presents you could possibly buy a designer. See here for part 1 of the list. Part 3 is on its way...

#7. A jar full of sun from Suck UK


Suck UK are just full of clever products. This sun jar uses solar power to charge its battery during the day, and then switches itself on once it gets dark. Dead simple, dead clever. Alistair gave one to his niece recently, to use as a night light, and she just loves it. They also work well as outdoor lighting. Mmmmm.

#8. A tasty print from Simone Lia


Simone shares some webspace with Tom Gauld over at Cabanon Press, but also has her own site, where you can buy limited edition prints of her wonderful illustrations. This one is just £27.50 framed. Bargain!

#9. The Font Clock from Thorsten van Elten


Typographic brilliance in the form of the Font Clock by Sebastian Wrong for Established & Sons. You'll need to bust open the piggy bank for these - the small one's £195, the medium one is £550, and the large one's £810.

#10. A stunning print from Cosh


Cosh is a great little gallery in Soho, and they've got a whole bunch of great prints and posters. This one is our favourite: Battle Royale by Airside, it's a limited edition of 50. £185.

#11. The best rolodex in the world


It's outmoded technology, but it's just so damn beautiful. The Zeuss Index Card Holder from Manufactum. £59.

#12. Anything from Magma


Where would designers in London be without Magma? Quite simply the best design book store we've ever been to, and now they've opened a product store too. And that's not to mention their toy store. We've picked this Breathe poster by Matt Willey, but you could hardly fail to find something brilliant in any of the stores.

posted: 13 November 2007
categories: Shop
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