So you missed spring cleaning (again). Not to worry--there's still hope for all those distracting piles of stuff surrounding your work area. You know what we're talking about--think towering, wobbly stacks of old magazines, important papers and other documents; computer disks haphazardly scattered every which way; last year's bills; and randomly strewn highlighters, paper clips and various other office supplies you haven't uncovered for weeks. Sound familiar?
Lucky for you, a whole host of office accessories has been designed to fit your every organizational need. And to help narrow your options, on this page, we've compiled a brief roundup of some of your best bets.
Clutter keepers for the desktop, from IKEA in assorted colors: Box 2-drawer plastic unit ($12.95); Aero newspaper and magazine file ($3.95); Aero memo and pen holder ($4.95); Tiga individual disk boxes ($1.95, set of five). Visit http://www.ikea.com
Galvanized bins in two sizes, from Pottery Barn (catalog
only). These silver, tapered containers are perfect organizers for
CD-ROMs and magazines.
Cost: small, $29 (set of four); large, $16 each. Call (800) 922-5507.
Creative containering with mini 32-diskette holders
(above) in assorted colors, from Xonex, and Stowaways tote baskets
(below) from Inter Design. Available from The Container
Cost: $4.99 each. Call (800) 733-3532.
Bedford File Box & Stand, for both letter- and
legal-sized documents, from Pottery Barn (catalog only).
European-style filing system made of wrought iron and distressed
Cost: $159. Call (800) 922-5507.
Curtis Computer Products, (800) 272-2366, http://www.curtiscp.com