The countdown to the festive season has almost begun. And if you’re anything like me, some small stirrings of gift buying panic is setting in.

And it’s not just buying gifts for others that’s stressful – the inevitable deluge of requests from relatives and friends asking you what you would like are probably starting to trickle in now too.

So! To help spark your inspiration for both buying gifts and having some suggestions on hand when your loved ones come knocking, I’ve compiled a list of my gift must-haves for designers this 2016: