Must haves for desk/office?

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  1. Saturdays

    Saturdays Senior member

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    Wax Candle
    Stamp to Seal Envelopes with Wax; Stamp should bear you family insignia/representation
    Fountain pens; lend these out to people who quickly come by to jot something down - most people can't use them
    Tea
    New White Shirt; goes in your drawer, wrapped and bagged. This is for emergency use only.
    Box of Playing Cards
    Bucky Balls
    A poster of Audrey Hepburn


    I can't explain why for a few of these..
     


  2. CYstyle

    CYstyle Senior member

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    I have gum/breath mints in my drawer
    1 legal pad
    1 pen

    other than that dual monitors, keyboard, mouse, phone.
     


  3. Joffrey

    Joffrey Senior member

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    This reminds me I need a coat hook.
     


  4. delightindisorder

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    Jac Zagoory makes some interesting pens and desk accessories. If you can't justify spending $150.00 on a stapler they show up on eBay now and again. Of course you could save your pennies and go bespoke through Swaine Adeney.
     


  5. globetrotter

    globetrotter Senior member

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    I have an art print from each major market I do business in, framed - a jazz club advertisement from paris, a cigerette ad from the 20's from china, a circus poster from czech republic, a travel ad from brazil, etc
    clean shirt wrapped for emergencies
    hat rack
    mini fridge
     


  6. Biscotti

    Biscotti Senior member

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    Stapler
    Candle
    Tea pot and cups
    varieties of hard liquor and glassware
    nicely bound books
    Sculptures
     


  7. Harold falcon

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    I love me some bookends.

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  8. Biscotti

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    I have elephant bookends with inlaid ivory (real ivory) and ivory tusks; my parents bought them at bazaar in Iran a long, long time ago.
     


  9. Harold falcon

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    Pics, please.
     


  10. Biscotti

    Biscotti Senior member

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    Tomorrow I will, I need to get these papers written...
     


  11. Harold falcon

    Harold falcon Senior member

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    Fair enough. Good luck.
     


  12. Biscotti

    Biscotti Senior member

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    Aw fuck it, I'm not getting anything done.

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  13. GusW

    GusW Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Original artwork
    A vintage 1950's blond archtops jazz guitar
    A hot Admin
    A collection of vintage whistles
    Tube amp,CD player and B&W mini pod speakers
     


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    A big paperweight.

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    Talk about conversation starter...
     


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    Demographic saturation maps. It makes for a nice conversation piece. I can point and say "The more brown an area is, the more Mexicans. The more white it is, the more Anglos."

    A few pics of talent who have done spots/ads for my company. Print ads are posted everywhere, though I have been keeping them in a folder as of late.

    I got bookends, but not those. I'll take a pic soon.

    If I'm hiring for a new position, I cover a section of a wall in resumes. I've always wanted an attractive work area, but I think it looks more some detective went on the deep end with a case he obsessed over. I just want at-a-glance information and references around me.
     
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