The RGD's Holiday Gift Guide: Designers Supporting Designers Edition

In our first-ever Gift Guide, we've listed items designed and businesses run by RGD Members from across the country. Support fellow design professionals this holiday season and find the perfect gift for that someone on your list (or maybe for yourself!).


Art Prints by Isabel Hughes Prov. RGD

Price point: $6.00 and up



Designed by Isabel Hughes Prov. RGD, these whimsical, retro-inspired and animal-themed art prints are available for purchase in multiple sizes, from art cards to large photo prints. Party Birds make wonderful festive gifts!. Use the code FSAFU5 at checkout to get 10% off.


The Cool Shit Shop

Price point: $5.69 and up



Run by Bianca Jozwiak Prov. RGD, the cool shit shop is the ideal destination for cool shit. Hand lettered rainbow sun catcher decals? They’ve got it. Small and large scale abstract acrylic paintings? They’ve got those too. Keychains? Yep. Hand woven tapestries?! Absolutely. The best part is, once they’re gone, they’re gone. The shop gets updated with new cool shit as it gets made.


Cove Collective

Price point: $8.00 $25.00



Support local, Black & Queer! Cove Collective items are all designed and produced by Cove Collective and in collaboration with local artists.

A percent of all revenue is donated to Cove Collective’s current charity of choice. They are happy to announce that their current charity is Maggie’s, Toronto’s sex worker action program.


Cove Collective is founded by Ashley Tomlinson Prov. RGD and Leanna Da Cunha.

Custom Wine Bottle Label

Price point: $50.00; $25.00 for the label on its own



Nothing’s better than getting a customized gift for someone or yourself! Designed by Selena Mangoni Prov. RGD, this wine label is fully customizable with digital drawings, imagery and text for your special someone.


Order through Selena’s Instagram page, @skmdesignsstudio.


Hand-Painted Denim Jackets

Price point: $165.00 and up



Run by Maddy Zomer Student RGD, MZomerDesign hand paints thrifted jean jackets with high-quality paint that won’t fade. Nature designs are her common theme, but she can also work with you personally to design a custom painting.



Price point: $5.00 and up



Gift that special person on your list one of Heather Mitchell Prov. RGD’s whimsical art prints.


Notebooks – Dot & Blank

Price point: $11.99 – $24.99



Featuring a 0.1875" dot grid on the top half with a blank half on the bottom, these A4, A5, and A6 sized notebooks are the best of both worlds for those who balance technical drawings with notes or doodles. Use the code RGD10 for 10% off starting December 1 until the end of the month.


Vernon Studio is founded by Jordan Jackson Prov. RGD.


Mouth Magnets (Set of 3)

Price point: $15.00



Designed by Martha Gabriela Dominguez and Elana Rudick RGD, these magnets are not for your grandma’s fridge… unless she’s a bad b!tch like you. Make a statement with this bold and colorful magnet set.

Pet Portraits

Price point: $100 for digital drawing including the file



Created by Selena Mangoni Prov. RGD, these custom, digital pet portraits bring your favourite furry friends to life. All you have to do is send a picture over and choose your poster size. Order through Selena’s Instagram page, @skmdesignsstudio.


Riding the Pine Homeware

Price point: $5.00 - $180.00



Owned by David Coates RGD, Riding the Pine Homeware works in textiles, wood and paper. Their work is for the home, for the active and for lovers of art and craft. Some call it Cottage Chic Canadiana. Get 20% off their entire collection with free shipping using the code: RGDHOLIDAY2021Valid December 1 through 31.

Ripple of Change Magazine

Price point: $8.00 to $16.00



Ripple of Change is a magazine built to inspire social action by giving a voice to stories that need to be heard. With each issue, they offer ways to take action and get involved in issues surrounding the topics of land, activism, identity, health, and education. Issue 01 and Issue 02 are available for pre-order (printing the week of December 1)! Get 10% off with the code RGDGift2021.


Mel Sutjiadi RGD is Ripple of Change's Technical Director.


Queen Holographic Sticker

Price point: $5.00



Hey Queen...Do you with this cute holographic sticker.


Sticker designed by Martha Gabriela Dominguez and Elana Rudick RGD.


The Shape of Things prints

Price point: $35.00



Created by Nicola Hamilton RGD, The Shape of Things is an ongoing collection of works exploring shape, balance and the practice of making work.


Too Lazy To Get Crazy Holographic Sticker

Price point: $5.00



Are you ready to party like it's 1999? Neither are we.


Sticker designed by Martha Gabriela Dominguez and Elana Rudick RGD.


Toronto Library Passport

Price point: $12.00



Designed by Noah Ortmann RGD, the Toronto Library Passport is a perfect gift for any library or book lover, enabling you to record your visit to every branch in the city. Every passport sold includes a donation to Toronto Public Library.

Toronto-related Greeting Cards

Price point: $5.95 each



These playful greeting cards by Noah Ortmann RGD feature illustrations of the iconic vehicles and objects seen around the streets of Toronto.


Wendy Millard Art + Design

Price point: $14.00 and up



Inspired by all things in nature, Wendy Millard RGD’s art showcases the beauty of the world around her. Shop her original art, prints or her Society6 page for bookmarks, calendars, paintings and more.


Vibrant Festive Cards

Price point: $6.00 each or $25.00 for five



Send some festive cheer with these holiday cards by Zoë Boudreau Prov. RGD.


In partnership with the Community Women’s Initiative, all proceeds from the red “This card helps women” card go directly to Metro Vancouver Women’s shelters.


2022 Calendar – Monthly

Price point: $39.99



12 large A3 pages of premium, FSC certified paper that allows you to cleanly keep track of the date, set goals and easily see recurring or special events at a glance. Use the code RGD10 for 10% off starting December 1 until the end of the month.


Vernon Studio is founded by Jordan Jackson Prov. RGD.


2022 Calendar – Yearly

Price point: $24.99



For those that prefer brevity, see your entire year on one large A3 page made of premium, FSC certified paper while easily keeping track of goals and events at a glance. Use the code RGD10 for 10% off starting December 1 until the end of the month.


Vernon Studio is founded by Jordan Jackson Prov. RGD.