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Omni-Functional Office Tools

The Comos is an Efficient Office Tool That Merges Essential Functions

— July 12, 2013 — Art & Design
Combining everything you need to design on paper, the Comos works as an efficient office tool by merging your pen, pencil, knife and ruler. Designer Gyeong-gyu Jeon created the amazing stationery in order to help you save space and time. Jeon's office tool looks like a sleek rod when compacted. However, it unfolds into four functional tools.

Each of the Comos's four pieces smoothly detaches from the whole so that you can pick and choose what function to use. Every component is magnetized so that you can conveniently place your knife and pen together while you're using the ruler and pencil or vice versa. As a result, the Comos frees you from using pencil cases.

Jeon is a student at the Yonam Institute of Digital Technology and the Comos is a submission in the 2013 Spark Awards.
Trend Themes
1. Omni-functional Tools - The Comos is an example of an office tool that merges essential functions, paving the way for the creation of more versatile and compact multi-purpose tools in various industries.
2. Compact and Magnetic Design - The magnetized, compact design of the Comos can inspire disruptive innovation in the stationery and accessories industry, allowing for more space-saving and efficient multi-functional products.
3. Modular Design - The Comos's modular design can lead to the creation of customizable and adaptable office tools that cater to the specific needs of individuals or businesses in various industries.
Industry Implications
1. Stationery and Office Supplies - The Comos presents an opportunity for the development of innovative, multi-functional and space-saving office tools that improve productivity for professionals across various industries.
2. Engineering and Architecture - The Comos's combination of ruler, pen and pencil can inspire the creation of customized, multi-purpose tools specifically designed for engineers and architects, simplifying their workflow and saving time.
3. Household and DIY - The Comos can be a disruptive innovation in the household and DIY industry as it offers an all-in-one tool that is compact and easy to use for various types of repairs and projects.
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