Trolley Filing Cabinet by Jan en RandoaldA graphic design duo from Ghent rigged up a modular filing system that circles back to their print work: Some components of the rolling trolley are printed with patterned veneers while others are left in their natural plywood state. $1,679
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The Studio Desk by BlueLounge holds the simple solution for much of your desktop clutter. A secret compartment within the desk houses all the cords, plugs, and the like that typically manage to snake their way around the stapler and through the task lamp. Not only do we love the BlueLounge’s clean lines and simple white desktop (with a removable black mat), but we’re enamored with just how cleverly the elongated slot at the back corals our cables, gives us space for a power strip, and then sends but a single cord down to an awaiting outlet.
If we've said it once, we've said it a thousand times: Our desk is a mess. Truly. It can be tough to keep everything in order, but there's something about having a specific spot for specific things—tape, paperclips, pens, post-its, and papers—that would make the pile-up infinitely more manageable. These maple accessories are simple, sturdy, and just about perfect to take on the task of managing our disorder.
Even the sleekist modernist accumulates stuff in need of a hiding spot, and the hold-all furniture we spotted on recent travels to the Stockholm and Paris design fairs prove that it’s not a regional issue. Bonus points awarded for mix-and-match modular compartments and deceptively seamless facades.