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Tuesday
Dec152009

Guide to Holiday Gift Guides

With less than two weeks left until Christmas, the internet is buzzing with gift ideas. I've compiled a list of my favorite gift guides and just to be a little more editorial, I've chosen my own highlights from each. I know you don't have much time to hear me ramble about it, so let's get on with the gifts!



• CNET. 2009 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide


From the mouth of the tech news site CNET comes a great guide including articles on budget gadgets, luxuries and green stuff. Highlights: Canon PowerShot A480 10 MP Digital Camera. Klipsch IMAGE S4 In-Ear Headphones.

• Etsy Gift Guides


The editor's of Etsy list their favorite handmade and unique gifts in a ton of categories. Highlight: Egg Carton Book

• ExtraBux Gift Guide: Grown-Up Stocking Stuffers


8 stocking stuffers for adults. Highlight: Burt's Bees Mini Lip Gloss Collection


• Heeb Magazine's Graphic Novel Gift Guide


I don't talk about illustration and drawing quite enough anymore. If you're here looking for a gift for the illustration enthusiast in your life, maybe these graphic novels will work for you. Highlights: The Book of Genesis Illustrated. All Star Superman.


• Gamertell's 2009 Holiday Gift Guide


Gamers need love too. Look here for video games and gaming gear. Highlights: Dead Space Extraction for Wii


• Chicago Now: Our Favorite Green Gifts


For the environmentally conscious person. Or maybe a gift for the person you want to be more environmentally aware. Highlight: KOR BPA-Free Water Bottles


• GQ's Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide


GQ Magazine's gift guide filled with fashion conscious and stylish selections. For a laugh, also check out their Tiger Woods Gift Guide. (Sorry, Tiger!) Highlights: Ion USB Portable Turntable. Fujifilm Instax Mini 7S Camera.

• Entertainment Weekly's Holiday Gift Guide


Shopping ideas for TV lovers, movie lovers and star watchers. See also: 'Twilight': 12 Great Gifts! Highlight: Gilmore Girls: The Complete Series Collection.


• Times Online's Geek-free gadget guide for Christmas 2009


Enough said. Highlight: ASUS EEE Seashell netbook


• ANidea's 2009 Holiday Gift Guide


This guide compiles ideas from social network sites such as twitter and Facebook. Highlights: Vibram Five Fingers

Gifts for Graphic Designers: A Wish List


My own guide selecting out items and ideas for the graphic designers of the world. Highlight: Pantone 100 Top Colors

The Lifehack Last-Minute Gift-Giving Guide


Last-Minute edit to the list to add Lifehacker's guide. Highlight: The Men's Underwear Repair Kit