Unless your office is located on the top floor of an all-glass building overlooking the Hudson, chances are you spend the majority of your workweek staring blankly at a computer screen or being serenaded by the light tapping of keyboards. To avoid the impetuous temptation of taking a baseball bat to your copy machine, we've got a handful of some of the most irresistible trinkets and cute desk accessories available in NYC to brighten up your dull workspace for office design done right. From technicolor memo pads to calculators pretty enough to have on display, these bits and baubles may not make you eager to go to work on a Monday morning, but they'll certainly inject your days with a big dose of tecchnicolor.
Click through to see all the cute desk accessories your boss will covet!
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A & G Merch Desk Tidy, $33, available at A&G Merch, 111 North 6th Street (at Berry Street); Brooklyn; 718-388-1779.
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The Conran Shop Bullseye Memo Board, $39, available at The Conran Shop, 888 Broadway (at East 19th Street); 212-755-9079.
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Urban Outfitters Fruit Slices Memo, $2.99, available at Urban Outfitters, 628 Broadway (between Bleecker and West Houston streets); 212-475-0009.
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The Future Perfect Speak-er, $100, available at The Future Perfect, 15 North 6th Street (at Berry Street); 718-599-6278.
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MoMA Gorilla Eraser, $10, available at MoMA Store, 81 Spring Street (at Crosby Street); 646- 613-1367.
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John Derian New York City Map, Lower East Side Paperweight, $60, available at John Derian, 10 East 2nd Street (between Bowery and 2nd Avenue); 212-677-8408.
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Moleskine Pac-Man Pocket Ruled Notebook, $14.95, available online and at Essex Copy Shop, 39 Avenue A (at East 3rd Street); 212-228-7740.
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Fred Flare WTF sticky notes, $4, available at Fred Flare, 131 Meserole Ave (at Leonard Street); Brooklyn; 718-349-1257.
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Shepard Fairey OBEY Roller Ball Pen, $78, available at Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway (at Washington Ave); 718-638-5000.
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Kate's Paperie Pencils with Wooden Box & Ruler, $15, available at Kate's Paperie, 72 Spring Street (near Crosby Street); 212-941-9816