UX Files: Holiday gifts for design lovers

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With the Holidays fast approaching, finding the perfect gift can be a challenge. Have a design enthusiast on your Holiday list? We’ve put together some items ranging from $20 to $350. We’d be happy to find these under our tree!

Drawing Ideas by William Bardel & Mark Baskinger

"Drawing Ideas" book

Drawing Ideas is a guide of practical approaches and techniques to help designers (or anyone!) enhance their creative process and visual storytelling skills.

Website Wireframing Cards

Deck of wireframe cards

This deck of wireframe cards contains common UI elements that make prototyping feel more like a game. Take a break from sketching and work through various combinations quickly!

UI Stencils Starter Pack

The UI Stencils starter pack with stencils, pencil case, notepad, and stickers

These UI Stencils are now a key part of any designers’ toolkit. The starter pack gives you everything you need to start sketching!

Mr. Tappy Mobile Usability Testing Camera

The Mr. Tappy mobile usability testing camera

This sleek little system allows you to easily record usability tests on mobile devices. Its lightweight design means users can hold the device like they normally would, making for a more natural experience.

Modern Wall and Desk Calendars

Colorful modern wall calendar in contemporary office

Design Milk pulled together this list of 22 unique calendars that add a gorgeous view to any wall or desk.

Stacked Wireless Charging System for iPhone

wireless charging system from Stacked Wireless Charging

Free yourself from annoying and messy cables when you’re trying to use and charge up your iPhone at the same time with this wireless charging system. Would also be great for keeping devices charged up during user testing!

Do you have a tool or item in your UX toolkit that you couldn’t live without, or have on your wishlist? Share with us in the comments below or on Twitter (@umatters). Happy Holidays!