Best Organization Stores 2010

Best Organization Stores 2010

Sarah Coffey
Dec 31, 2010

If getting organized is on your list of New Year's resolutions, we've got a guide for you. Here are 15 of our favorite home office and organization stores, from big chains like the Container Store to small, independently owned shops with helpful staff and well edited websites.

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This combination office-supply store and art gallery has a Portland location and webshop. They stock supplies from the coolest companies around, including Russell+Hazel, Blu Dot and Pina Zangaro.Shown: Pina Zangaro Aluminum Camden Boxes, $30.

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It feels like a cross between a Kate Spade boutique, a Container Store, and one of those hole-in-the-wall Japanese paper shops. All of which, in our book, are excellent things. Shown: Orla Kiely Address Book, $35.

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They have physical stores in only 16 states, but their online presence makes their vast range of organization and storage products available to everyone. Shown: Stockholm Office Storage Boxes, starting at $10.

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Based out of San Francisco, Design Public carries file cabinets, organizers, desks, and task chairs for modern workspaces. Brands include Offi, Blu Dot, and other cool contemporary designers. Shown: Lot 61 Cubo, $255.

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Designed to look like a streamlined workspace, this store is a great resource for modern furniture and office solutions. They have a brick and mortar store in Chicago and a well-designed website. Shown: Joe Colombo 2/3 Boby Storage Trolley, $350.

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With locations in New York and a US website, this Japanese retailer has a minimal, clean-lined inventory of clear acrylic boxes, white stacking bins, and notebooks covered in craft paper. Shown: Acrylic Drawer Case, $16.

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A tough davey-board exterior, colorful book-binding canvas, dry-erase interior, solid hardware and giant rubber bands all contribute to the allure of Russell and Hazel's binders and storage supplies. Shown: Mini Binder, $16.

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Formerly KangaRoom Storage, this webshop has plenty of clever organization products. They continue to carry the Kangaroom line of home organizers, in addition to furniture and home and garden decor. Shown: Bamboo 3-Pod Charger, $45.

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This webshop specializes in cord management, power and data hardware, organizational tech tools and supplies that will help you get your home office in order. Shown: Power Tap Grommet Pop-Up Power Data Center, $85.

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In addition to craft supplies, this site carries photo storage boxes, bottles and jars, baskets, and paper organizers — all priced affordably and available to buy in bulk. Shown: White Photo Storage Box, $4.

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Based out of Los Angeles, Fitzu is an online shop that's a good resource for high-end calendars, clocks, and home office organizers by designers like Norman Foster and Massimo Vignelli. Shown: Massimo Vignelli Stendig Calendar, $39.

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Their online store has a nice selection of desk organizers, clocks, lighting, and solar-powered gadgets. They also sell their products through a large network of retail shops across the US. Shown: Bobino Cord Wrangler, $4 to $6.

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Founded by designers Dominic Symons and Melissa Sunjaya, this online store focuses on good looking solutions to common problems—for example, cord wranglers and laptop-friendly desks. Shown: Spacestation Ergonomic Laptop Rest and Cord Wrangler, $80.

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An online shop with a sharp eye for high-quality gifts, Charles & Marie offers the best in high-design tech and organizational products. Shop here for desktop organizers, cord wranglers, and more. Shown: Desk Tidy, $32.

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They're an online catalog that sells the full range of modern desks and task chairs (Herman Miller, Knoll, Blu Dot, etc) as well as smaller organizational supplies for home offices. Shown: Eames Hang-It-All, $180.

Photo: Massimo Vignelli Stendig Calendar at Fitzu, $39

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