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A Gift Guide for the Design Dad

We’ve compiled a selection of high-quality gifts for stylish dudes in honour of Father’s Day.

By Ciara Heath

Father’s day has crept up on us once again and the pressure is on. While it sometimes feels like an impossible task, it’s never too late to get him something you know he’ll love. Whether he’s a self-anointed grill expert or a coffee connoisseur, we have you covered with an extensive Father’s day design gift guide for every type of dad.

Father's Day Stylish Gifts: White and Green Metal Toolboxes from AAVVGG

For the Jack-of-all-Trades

Made from durable pressed steel, the Toyo T-360 toolbox is space efficient and combines an industrial look with modern engineering, so it can be stored anywhere. With adjustable partitions, this handy model will allow him to store everything he needs in one easy-to-access place —If your dad is a regular handyman, this may be a perfect fit. Available from $139 at Average.

Father's Day Stylish Gifts: Waterproof Speaker Beosound

For the Music Lover

Music was better back in his day — we’ve heard it repeated many times. Let him relive the glory days with the Beosound Waterproof Outdoor Speaker: Complete with an anodised aluminium shell, this portable speaker features a high performance battery so Dad can listen to his favourite songs all summer long. Available from $299 at Bang & Olufsen.

Father's Day Stylish Gifts: Latteo Milk Frother

For the Coffee Connoisseur

For those dads who are very particular about their coffee, the Latteo frother by Bodum will take a regular morning cup of Joe to the next level. This manual glass frother will give him the full cafe experience from the comfort of his own kitchen. $30 at Bergo Designs

Father's Day Stylish Gifts: Panini Sandwich Press

For the Kitchen Whiz

There’s nothing better than a home cooked meal. If your dad is a major foodie (who doesn’t love a warm, crispy sandwich?), this Breville Perfect Press is the ideal gift for him. With an innovative crush control hinge and non-stick plates, this grill creates a perfectly pressed sandwich without any mess. Available from $115 at iQLiving.

Father's Day Stylish Gifts: 3 piece grill set

For the Grill Expert

Has he already spoiled himself to the perfect grill? No need to worry. The Weber Premium three piece tool set can still take his BBQ experience to the next level — and it won’t break the bank. Available from $60 at Inside Out

Father's Day Stylish Gifts: Blue Solid Backpack on Cyclist

For the Frequent Flyer

Business trips never looked so stylish. The Bellroy Classic backpack is versatile enough to  take him from a conference room to a campsite the moment he clocks out. With a padded pocket for devices and water-resistant woven fabric, he’ll be able to carry it with him all day long — no matter the destination. Available in 5 colours from $149 at Scout

For the Budding Bartender

Sleek and stunning, this deluxe stainless steel bar tools set will make him feel as suave as 007. Sourced from Cocktail Emporium’s Potion House line, this six-piece set includes a muddler, mixing glass, shaker, strainer, jigger and spoon. Just add Dad’s liquor of choice and he will be mixing up his favourite drink like a pro. Available for $110 at Cocktail Emporium.

Father's Day Stylish Gifts: Shaving Brush with Stand

For the Dapper Dad

Bring the local barbershop to him with this sleek shaving brush and stand. This high quality fibre brush will make for a luxurious and relaxing upgrade to his morning routine. $50 at Ziggy’s Home.

For more father’s day design gifts, check out What to Buy.

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