Inspiration is hard to come by. Whether you're shopping for an artist, a writer, a designer, or someone who regularly engages in creative thinking, chances are, all they want for Christmas is a few good ideas. Unfortunately, those aren't yet available for purchase. (We hear they're slated for a 2018 release).

While you can't buy them a brilliant epiphany, you can purchase inspiring products that might result in their best work. These 25 gifts for creative people will ensure productive brainstorm sessions well into the New Year.

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