Get inspired daily in your work or job search by using some of the most creative office tools and gadgets that designers could come up with.
Photo Credit: Taiyo FUJII
What if someone took all the objects in your office and exchanged them for designer versions?
Have the coolest work area
Who doesn’t want one?
Even if you used regular lead pencils, this would still look neat.
Delete key eraser
Gets the job done, just like on your screen.
Blackboard memo board
Small enough to take with you.
Connected fountain pen
This pen would take notes, then email them or send them as text messages.
Block of sticky notes
Easy use waste bin
Never need to use your hands again.
Feels like you’re sitting on a baby’s bottom.
DIY wall clock
Make a clock out of whatever you want.
World time desk clock
Tells you what time it is in 24 timezones.
Hook and pinboard-in-one
Use it for reminders not to leave anything on the hook.
Hook and Pinboard via swissmiss
Box of tissues
Or maybe you prefer…
Mini terrarium people
Marks which page and line you were on.
This coffee mug switches to “ON” when hot.
Wrap it around anything you like.
When you just need time to think.
“…features Speakers, USB and Audio Hub, Monitor Stand, iPod Dock, Power Strip, Cable Channeling, Keyboard & Mouse, Laptop/A3 Paper Drawer, Drawing Utensil Drawer and Electrical Equipment Drawer.”
I haven’t seen a better looking USB hub yet.
Fred Flare via swissmiss
All-in-one gadget charger
Great space and plug saver.
Solar-powered battery recharger
Click through to see how you could stick it to a window.
Digital picture frame & camera
Take a picture and have it framed instantly.
Takes scrolling to new lengths heights.
I love how the whole system is basically one big touchscreen.
This article is part of Design Droplets’ Industrial Design Group Writing Project that I discovered on Group Writing Projects.