‘Tis the Season!
Holiday Gifts for Architecture Lovers


Looking for interesting holiday gifts for the architecture lover in your life? Check out the following links for unique, creative, and thoughtful gifts for architecture fans of all ages:


Clever | Architectural Digest: 43 Gifts Under $50 for the Design Lover

Ever wondered where you could find a Sliver Disco Ball Planter with Chain? It’s here. So are unusual flower vases and tissue boxes, glass tile coasters, spice grinders, apparel, and even a book on architectural logos.


Young Architect: Architecture Gifts for Kids

This website includes playing, reading, and drawing and includes several toys, books, and sketching kits.


Fat Brain Toys: Building and Construction Toys

This site has several brick-and-mortar sets, advanced building and construction sets, models, and log building sets, for kids of all ages.

My Modern Met

This site features an extensive list of architecture-related gifts, from a 24-carat gold New York City map necklace, Golden Gate Bridge bookends, a Building Brick waffle maker, a Detroit architecture blueprint linen weave scarf, and origami building blocks.


The Spaces

This website features recommended gifts for lovers of architecture, design, art, and more.


WowHaus: 50 Affordable Gifts for Architecture Lovers

This site features a variety of gifts curated from sites including Amazon and Etsy. Items range from quirky to practical, including a midcentury modern house tissue box cover; architecture maps, jewelry, concrete towel vases, Bauhaus scarves, Pop Art prints, dishes, and more. (note: the current list is from 2022; check back in the coming weeks for updated listings).



Phaidon’s site includes books on renowned architects such as Louis Kahn and Walter Gropius, and architecture, with books living in a forest, and more. Gift cards are also available.


YR Architecture Design: 50 Affordable Gifts for Architecture Lovers

Here you will find architecture-themed card games, cutting boards, kids’ books, architecture maps, and a unique collection of illustrated monographs dedicated to key figures in contemporary architecture (published by Moleskin).


The Architect’s Newspaper Gift Guide for Architecture Lovers

While this list is from 2022, please check back for the link to AN’s 2023 list as soon as it becomes available. The 2022 list offers a number of cool gifts, from housewares and desk accessories to Lego and other architectural model sets.



Amazon has many books and toys for architecture fans of all ages.