Whether it's those black plastic cups and trays or freebie logo mugs as pen holders, most of us go for the cheap defaults when it comes to desk accessories. We tend to forget that our workspace is as much a reflection of us as our personal space. And, more importantly, an organized and appealing desktop can help keep those workaday blues away. Here is a roundup of accessories in three mix-and-match categories.Which style best represents your ideal workspace?
Lacquer office set ($79 for the whole shebang) from West Elm
Vintage Danish Modern Letter Organizer ($28) from Butterbeans
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Desktop architecture series by Hani Rashid for Alessi ($38-130) from Unica Home
Paul Dupré-Lafont for Hermès (1945), available at 1stdibs Paris
Dressage Leather desk set by Suzanne Kasler ($20-49) from Ballard
Retro phone ($69) from Grandin Road
The Ex Red Pen Holder Set, includes 6 custom pens ($39.99) from Overstock.com
Hand Holder Paperweight ($16.99) from Overstock.com
Get the Hint Stickies ($6) from Urban Outfitters
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