office supplies

Door Handle Sticky Notes Ensure Nothing Gets Forgotten When You Leave

Is there anything more frustrating than getting ten minutes away from home only to realise you forgot something important and have to double-back? It only takes one forgotten laptop or smartphone to make these $US10 door hanger sticky notes completely worth it as a last-minute fail-safe reminder.


Elastic Bows Make Gift Wrapping Impossibly Easy

Few people dislike giving gifts, but most of us hate the expectation that they need to be properly wrapped first. It’s why gift bags must be a billion dollar industry at this point, and why these simple elastic ribbons could possibly be the greatest to happen to birthdays since cake and frosting.


Every Centimetre Mark On This Ruler Is Actually A Tiny Embedded Flower

It’s the attention to detail that often differentiates a good product from a great product, but designer Norihiko Terayama goes above and beyond the call of duty with his f,l,o,w,e,r,s ruler, which uses tiny dried flowers to represent the centimetre markings along its length.


Forget The Table, All You Need For A Foosball Game Are These Erasers

If you’re not fortunate enough to find yourself working in one of those cool offices full of pool and foosball tables, Suck UK’s foosball erasers will still let you hold your own mini-World Cup with nothing but an empty table and a couple of pencils.


Colour-Changing Markers Let You Know When A Hot Drink Has Safely Cooled

The markers used by baristas at coffee shops to label cups might soon be useful for more than just identifying your drink. Inspired by the experience of burning your tongue on overly hot coffee, the Ink N Drink markers contain heat-sensitive ink that lets you know which drink is yours and if it’s safe to sip yet.


This Lighter Sharpener Destroys Wooden Pencils Without Fire

You can make short work of destroying a pencil with a standard Bic lighter, but this fuel-free alternative is arguably a safer way to go about it. Because instead of setting it on fire, all you need is a few minutes of constant twisting to turn turn your Faber-Castells into a pile of shavings.


An Erasable Whiteboard Elephant That Never Forgets Your Grocery List

Random text files can get deleted, sticky notes can go missing, but the chances that this seven-inch ceramic elephant goes missing from your desk are slim to nil — who would dare steal such a thing? And that’s why it makes for the perfect spot to quickly jot notes and things that need remembering. Well, that and it functions like an erasable whiteboard.


A Charming Adventure Around The World Animated With Office Supplies

A girl named Elastika lives in a world made of office supplies, but her escapades are a far cry from cubicle drudgery. With just some pushpins and rubber bands, filmmaker Guillaume Blanchet takes her — and us — around the world in screeching cars, sinking ships, and even rockets. Can you catch all the famous sights that pop up cleverly animated in office supplies?


These Cartoon Drawings Are Actual Pencil Cases

It might be hard to believe, but these colourful illustrations of 3D pencil cases are just an optical illusion. They’re all actually real flat pencil cases that use bold lines and strategic angles to seem like they’re 3D from the right angle. Don’t believe us? Here’s a shot of the purple one from another angle.


Your iPhone Can Search These Storage Boxes Without Having To Open Them

You know that stack of storage boxes buried deep in your closet that you’re too lazy to dismantle to find that one item you’re looking for? These boxes from King Jim feature a small tag on one side that lets you catalogue photos of their contents, so when it’s time to find something you can do all the searching from your iPhone or iPad.