Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in this post may be "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Disclosure in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255. This site is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.
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!
Quick Home PlannerBuy on Amazon
This peel and stick book lets you arrange room layouts again and again. Perfect for determining furniture layout when designing a room.
Pantone Color GuideBuy on Amazon
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.
Tape MeasureBuy on Amazon
There’s so many reasons why an interior designer needs a tape measure and they really can’t have too many.
Interior Design Reference BookBuy on Amazon
This guide has answers to hundreds of questions that might come up when decorating. It’s a perfect reference for all those everyday problems.
Fabric SwatchesBuy on Amazon
This book acts as a reference guide for 200 different fabric patterns. Essential when trying to come up with a design!
Pencil CrayonsBuy on Amazon
Interior designers often sketch out the rooms on paper before continuing the design process. Pencil crayons can add colour for a clearer picture.
Adult Coloring BookBuy on Amazon
Now they can let their creative juices flow in a low-stress kind of way with this interior design themed adult colouring book.
Laser LevelBuy on Amazon
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.
Flea Market Style SubscriptionBuy on Amazon
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!
NotebookBuy on Amazon
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.
Home Design SoftwareBuy on Amazon
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 BookBuy on Amazon
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.
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!
Sturdy Tote BagBuy on Amazon
What are they going to put all their books, notes, swatches, and reference materials in, exactly? A sturdy tote bag will do the trick.
Interior Designer T-ShritBuy on Amazon
Interior designers: solving problems you didn’t know you had in ways you don’t understand.
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.
Parking SignBuy on Amazon
Now they can threaten anyone who parks in their spot with an on the spot vehicle makeover.
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.
Inspiration BooksBuy on Amazon
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.
Mirrorless CameraBuy on Amazon
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.