20 Gift Ideas for an Interior Designer - Unique Gifter

20 Gift Ideas for an Interior Designer

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Do you have an interior designer to shop for? How about an aspiring home decorator? Some of us are armchair interior designers thanks to the awesomeness that is HGTV – and these gift ideas were perfectly chosen from an interior designer in your life… Whatever their qualifications are!

Creative Gift Ideas for an Interior Designer

These gifts are sure to get their creative juices flowing!

Home Quick Planner: Reusable, Peel & Stick Furniture & Architectural Symbols

Quick Home Planner

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This peel and stick book lets you arrange room layouts again and again. Perfect for determining furniture layout when designing a room.

Pantone Fashion, Home & Interiors Guide FHIP110N, 2,310 Colors, 2 Count (Pack of 1), FHI, Home & Interiors-FHIP110N

Pantone Color Guide

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A vital tool in any designer toolbox, Pantone colors are the definitive guide. Now they’ll have an accurate and handy colour reference when designing.

STANLEY Tape Measure, Chrome, 25-Foot (33-425)

Tape Measure

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There’s so many reasons why an interior designer needs a tape measure and they really can’t have too many.

The Interior Design Reference & Specification Book: Everything Interior Designers Need to Know Every Day

Interior Design Reference Book

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This guide has answers to hundreds of questions that might come up when decorating. It’s a perfect reference for all those everyday problems.

Swatches: A Sourcebook of Patterns with More Than 600 Fabric Designs

Fabric Swatches

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This book acts as a reference guide for 200 different fabric patterns. Essential when trying to come up with a design!

48 Coloring Pencil Set, Deluxe Anti-Break for Adult coloring: Long-Life Vibrant Colors, Beginner Friendly 100% Unique Tones, No Repeats. Perfect for Artists & Kids too. Smudge + Stress Free Design.

Pencil Crayons

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Interior designers often sketch out the rooms on paper before continuing the design process. Pencil crayons can add colour for a clearer picture.

Interior Design Coloring Book: Unleash Your Creativity with the Interior Design Coloring Book: Relaxation, Stress Relief, and Inspiration for ... House Interiors, and Architectural Delights.

Adult Coloring Book

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Now they can let their creative juices flow in a low-stress kind of way with this interior design themed adult colouring book.

Laser Level Line Tool, Qooltek Multipurpose Cross Line Laser 8 feet Measure Tape Ruler Adjusted Standard and Metric Rulers for hanging pictures

Laser Level

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A lot of interior design work does fall into the hands of contractors but the designer often ends up doing some things themselves. Hanging pictures and shelves will be a breeze with this little level.

Better Homes and Gardens Flea Market Style Book

Flea Market Style Subscription

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A lot of interior designers are DIY experts now too. This magazine has lots of design inspiration from flea markets and other thrifty ideas – perfect for the budget decorator. Plus your gift lasts all year!

kate spade new york Spiral Notebook - Gold Dots


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Interior designers have to take a lot of notes about the spaces they’re working in. Find something that suits their style and get them a cute note book.

Interior Design Color Wheel Helps You Harmonize Your Interior Design Projects.

Interior Design Color Wheel

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The colour wheel is really important when designing a space. Floors too red? Paint the walls green. This one is a great visual representation.

Sweet Home 3D - Interior Design Planner with an additional 1100 3D models and a printed manual, ideal for architects and planners - for Windows 11-10-8-7-Vista-XP & MAC

Home Design Software

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For the more tech-savvy interior designer this program enables them to map out their project on the computer before even beginning.

The Business of Design: Balancing Creativity and Profitability (business and career guide to creating a successful design firm)

The Business of Design Book

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If they’re running their own design business this book helps balance creativity with profits. It covers everything a new small business owner needs to know.

I'm an interior designer not a decorator mug

Interior Designer Mug

Remind them how much you value their work with this coffee mug. It’s really true: they’re not just a decorator, they’re an interior designer. Trust me, there’s a big difference between the two!

UERRUAM Corduroy Tote Bag - Small Crossbody Purse for Women, Mini Everyday Handbag

Sturdy Tote Bag

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What are they going to put all their books, notes, swatches, and reference materials in, exactly? A sturdy tote bag will do the trick.

I'm An Interior Designer I Solve Problems. Funny Gift - Unisex Tshirt

Interior Designer T-Shrit

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Interior designers: solving problems you didn’t know you had in ways you don’t understand.

Pantone don't make me choose sticker

Pantone Sticker

I really like this one: it says “don’t make me choose” which is a bit funny (and kinda ironic) for an interior designer. But trust me, they’re going to dig this sticker.

INTERIOR DECORATOR Parking Sign asid designer furniture | Indoor/Outdoor | 12' Tall Plastic Sign

Parking Sign

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Now they can threaten anyone who parks in their spot with an on the spot vehicle makeover.

Designer on a mission Tote Bag

Designer On a Mission Tote

This shopping bag is a great way to advertise their services while they’re hitting up the local flea market or decorating store.

Iconic Home: Interiors, Advice, and Stories from 50 Amazing Black Designers

Inspiration Books

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Every artist has a muse and it’s nice to get some inspiration from other interior designers. Coffee table style books make great gifts for an interior designer (or anyone enthusiastic about design). Even better, get something they wouldn’t normally seek out – like this unique book featuring Black designers.

Canon EOS R100 RF-S18-45mm F4.5-6.3 is STM Lens Kit, Mirrorless Camera, RF Mount, 24.1 MP, Continuous Shooting, Eye Detection AF, Full HD Video, 4K, Lightweight, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Content Creation

Mirrorless Camera

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Any camera would do, really, but a high quality camera is helpful when trying to get really clear pictures. This is especially important when trying to colour match or take photos for a professional portfolio.

If you have an interior designer in your life you’re pretty lucky (unless you hate change and she’s your wife.) Hopefully, thanks to them, your spaces are as beautiful and put together as these gift ideas.

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