Beautiful Things #14: Desk Essentials

As a designer, I spend many hours at my desk. Over the years, I've discovered the essentials that make my workflow easier and elegant. Many of these tools are items I use regularly and were collected over time, others are still on my wish list! 

 1970s MERA POLTIK Alarm Clock

1970s MERA POLTIK Alarm Clock

 Miles Desk Lamp from Schoolhouse Electric

Miles Desk Lamp from Schoolhouse Electric

 Dachshund Letter Holder -- no longer available from Anthropologie, but is my favorite desk buddy. :)

Dachshund Letter Holder -- no longer available from Anthropologie, but is my favorite desk buddy. :)

 Brass Pencil Sharpener

Brass Pencil Sharpener

 Lamy Safari Fountain Pen

Lamy Safari Fountain Pen

 Brass Midori Pen

Brass Midori Pen

 Cedar Pointe Pencil Set (with good eraser!)

Cedar Pointe Pencil Set (with good eraser!)

 Iconic Pencase - perfect for pen and ink supplies

Iconic Pencase - perfect for pen and ink supplies

 The Classic Pica Pole

The Classic Pica Pole

 Midori Polar Bear A5 Spiral Notebook

Midori Polar Bear A5 Spiral Notebook

 Brass Ruled Letter Opener for all of your snail mail

Brass Ruled Letter Opener for all of your snail mail

 On the rare occasions that I use stapler (I'm more of a paperclip gal), I'd love to have an Ace!

On the rare occasions that I use stapler (I'm more of a paperclip gal), I'd love to have an Ace!

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