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Office Play

Youthful expressionism in the office via toys for adults

Implications - In search of youthful expressionism, consumers are able to indulge—if only for a minute—in desk accessories with a sense of humor. With less focus on hip design and decor, desk accessories have become more content-focused, featuring highly-functional, but witty, designs that strive to add excitement to the cubicle.
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8 Featured, 71 Examples:
1,073,796 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Jan 10 — Jul 10
Trending:
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Featured Examples

MacBook Card Holders
MacBook Card Holders
Apple Mirror Makes Cute Mac Business Card Holders
Are you an Apple fan? Do you love your MacBook? Do you wish to express your love and devotion to Apple in a professional manner? Well, look no further! A Japanese website called 'Apple Mirror' makes mini… MORE
play_circle_filled Luxury Desk Toys
Luxury Desk Toys
Buckyballs Executive Editions Come in Gold, Silver & Nickel
The Buckyballs Executive Editions are the same Buckyballs that provide endless hours of entertainment, but now they come in Gold, Silver and Black Nickel. Each Buckyballs set comes with 216 rare earth… MORE
Gruesome Office Supplies
Gruesome Office Supplies
The 13th Street Stationery of Horror Makes Mondays a Little More Macabre
Now I know it's always nice to spruce up those boring old office supplies, but perhaps the 13th Street Stationery of Horror might be taking that idea a little too far. Just a little. Featuring a gruesome… MORE
Desktop Stress Toys
Desktop Stress Toys
‘Beat It Up!' Lets You Release Your Anger Without Ruining Your PC
We’ve all been there before: we’re about to submit an important document when, wham, the blue screen of death appears. You’ve lost everything! While throwing the computer at the wall seems like a good… MORE
Upcycled Desk Accessories
Upcycled Desk Accessories
The Keyboard Pencil Cup Brings Writing and Typing Together
The Keyboard Pencil Cup is another awesome example of what can be achieved through upcycling. This pencil/pen holder is perfect for any tech-head's desk. I am ardently against recycling, if only because… MORE
Activity Box Workstations
Activity Box Workstations
The Play Ground Play Table Lets Adults Play in One Place
The Play Ground Play Table is like a busy box for adults. Created by Jin-Woog Koo, director of the Nothing Design Group, the tabletop is composed of several compartments in which different items are placed… MORE
Glowing Desk Pets
Glowing Desk Pets
'Blob and Flow' by Mathmos Will Keep You Company While Lighting the Way
Sometimes the best things in life don't have to have a purpose besides the simple fact that they make you happy--enter 'Blob and Flow.' These glowing office space companions will brighten up your day (or… MORE
Assassin Desk Accessories
Assassin Desk Accessories
'Choose Your Bullets' Reminds You of the Power of Your Pen
Jorge Diego Etienne's 'Choose Your Bullets' should be at the desk of every world leader. This pen/pencil holder is meant to remind you that your written words have both power and consequences. A revolver… MORE

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