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The best ... Ways to Dress Up Your Desk

Twisted Bacbac magazine basket

To keep your work surface clear of clutter, “use a deep basket as a trash can or a place to hold magazines and catalogues.” This warm, naturally colored basket tucks away easily beneath the smallest of desks. Price: $30. Contact: Crateandbarrel.com Source: Real Simple

A Dozen Pencils

Japanese designer Yuta Watanabe has invented a collection that acts as functional art. Pencils adorned with everything from wire springs to teeth marks can turn the office into an allplay, no-work atmosphere Price: $165 Contact: Yutawatanabe.com Source: Wallpaper

‘Wiggle’ chair

Frank Gehry’s corrugated-cardboard chair is surprisingly “sturdy and comfortable.” Intricately layered, the chair may be whimsical in design but has been tested to hold thousands of pounds. Price: $875 Contact: Vitra.com Source: Domino

Form-matic Scissors by Susan Verheijen

Danish designer Susan Verheijen makes the ordinary extraordinary, not to mention all-purpose. Her stainless steel scissors can manage just about anything. Price: From $175 Contact: Susanverheijen.nl/ index.html Source: Wallpaper

Parsons console table

Transform a decorative hall table into a valuable workspace. Available in a variety of colors from pistachio to robin’segg blue, the table can illuminate a room and liven up a drab office. Price: $484 Contact: House eclectic.com Source: Real Simple

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