10 Easy Pieces: Old-School Metal Office Supplies to Keep You Organized
Peer beyond Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn in the old movie The Desk Set, and what you see are the silent stars: typewriters, in-out boxes, and Rolodexes in shades of gray. These office essentials are practical and durable—and weighty, too, because they’re made of steel.
We like the industrial (plastic-free) look of old-fashioned desk basics and have been happy to discover that many are still in production: Why change a good thing? We’ve also been noting inventive new workspace accessories in metal—in a range of colors, gray included. Here are 10 standouts for getting down to business in no-nonsense style.
N.B.: This post has been updated with new pricing information; it was first published August 2019.
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