Even hardcore Formula One fans won’t immediately identify this “paperweight” as a 7th gear ratio in a 700+ bhp Honda F1 racecar driven by Jenson Button & Rubens Barrichello. But now you know & you should be the guy with a part from an F1 car on his desk.
Somebody cares. Not necessarily about you, but they care about something. In the case of the Black + Blum tape dispenser, the object of their concern was getting a piece of tape in a way that was more beautiful. Maybe even more practical. It’s made of cast iron and heavy enough to dispense tape with one hand.
Paper is a renewable resource but considering its production footprint, any alternative material is worth a look, especially something as good as this. Repap is ‘paper’ made using calcium carbonate, which is recovered from stone quarries and waste from the building industry. Making it requires no petroleum, trees or water and the paper itself contains no acids or chlorine yet feels just like a normal notebook. Source
Unless you’ve developed a special fondness for that old coffee mug full of pens on your desk, you’ll agree that your writing utensils could be stored in something a bit more pro. Pen Zen is it. Made of bamboo with a clever design that holds your pens, pencils, & markers in an organized way, it also features hidden magnets to keep paperclips closeby.
You’d have to be pretty serious about getting some work done in the wilderness to hump a 37-pound field desk along on your journey. Or maybe you just want an office with a better view. This mobile, free standing desk unit will go anywhere & features integrated 12V & 5V power packs, solar panels and charging provisions for various electronic devices. Source
That coffee cup full of plastic pens on your desk should be replaced with something more reflective of your professional goals. Something like a pewter monkey pen holder to cradle your fine writing implement. Desk art designer Jac Zagoory makes this and much more.
If the San Diego Chargers have any fans left they’ll love this silver-plated lightning bolt shaped letter opener. Other people who might find it cool or useful include those who receive paper mail and actually open it before throwing it in the recycling bin.
You’ll probably have to explain how this Dunder-Mifflin copy paper is a joke to some people at your workplace, especially once it’s out of the box. Regardless, it’s good quality paper: 20-pound stock and 92 bright. If you’re among those who need the explanation, it’s a reference to the television sit-com The Office. Laugh now.
Calepino is kind of like the Field Notes of France. They make classic, round-cornered, pocket notebooks. But Calepino also makes pens and wooden pencils; all locally produced near Paris. The Panoplie collection includes 3 notebooks and a 6-pack each of the pencils and black ink M10 ballpoint pens.
The HR chick manager at work will definitely blow the whistle if you hang that new Snap-On tools calendar in your office. This simple little calendar from Field Notes Brand will keep you employed. It also has numbers and days, just no jugs.