Our Favorite Container Store Picks

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Small Business Boxes

Don’t let tiny matters of business get lost. These smaller boxes are perfect for photos, CDs, or index cards. Semikolon multimedia box spring collection, $22 each; The Container Store
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Everything Clips

Paper clips are downright retro; put the panache in professionalism with these interesting clamps. Wide stainless steel everything clips, $8 for 6; The Container Store
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Stylish Storage Boxes

Forget stuffing important docs in old shoe boxes. These vibrant alternatives will look good when stored in plain view. Stockholm office storage boxes, $10-$13 each; The Container Store
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Lattice Desktop File

Remove chrome, stainless and sterile from your definition of office ware. This woven white pattern is cheerful, distinct and comes in a variety of options. Brocade desktop file, $20; The Container Store
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Lattice Envelope Sorter

...like this pretty desktop organizer. Brocade letter sorter, $8; The Container Store
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Bossy Flags

Stop earmarking pages and forgetting what it was you meant to do with that print-out. Pre-printed messages serve as just enough of a boss to keep you in line. Get the Hint flags, $5; The Container Store
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Hanging Tray

Keep files and reports organized and in easy view. 3-tier mesh wall sorter, $22; The Container Store
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Weapons of Business

The best way to avoid a crowded junk drawer? Keep it organized and in plain view. Small desktop station, $12; The Container Store
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Stylish Folder Storage

For those who love the ease and organization of file folders, but hate the corporate bulk: slim bamboo holders that demand desk-side placement. Bamboo desktop file, $30; The Container Store
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Flat Files

Instead of binders (which are a pain to file and never stack smoothly) try flat files. Library flat file, $10 each; The Container Store
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Shredding Scissors

Home offices don’t generate enough top secret docs to warrant an industrial shredder. Use these smart shears as needed to dispose of sensitive papers. Stainless steel shredding scissors, $9; The Container Store
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Compartmentalized Cube

Forget a messy jumble of pens, markers and scissors. Keep them at hand, and easily found, with a divided holder. Black punctuate pencil cube, $7; The Container Store
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Right Size Boxes

Attractive, stackable boxes are the smartest option for keeping cords, chargers and all plug-in options organized and easy to find. Large tribeca bin, $20 each; The Container Store
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Well Made Waste

Form and function count in the workplace. Pick a trash can that gets the job done…but looks good doing it. Bako wire wastebasket by Umbra, $13; The Container Store
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Smart Storage

Used to keeping important documents under lock and key in the office? Protect your valuables at home with containers designed to keep out moisturize and pests. Watertight totes, $13-$18 each; The Container Store
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Fun Files

Corporate America can keep its manilla folders, thank you very much. Invest in vibrant shades for feel-good filing. Letter size interior file folders, $4 for 6; The Container Store
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Office Space

Get corner office space in a home office reality with some nifty organizing tools. Platinum elfa mesh file carts, $99: The Container Store
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Message Boards

Bulletin boards have gotten much sleeker than old fashioned cork. Line horizontal strips over your workspace for a quick, easy on the eyes spot to store reminders. Bulletin and magnetic strip by Umbra, $15 each; The Container Store
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Erasable Folders

Go green and cut down on the cost of office supplies with these erasable folder labels. Erasable interior file folder labels, $11 for 80; The Container Store
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Keyboard Cleaner

Keyboard cleaning is made easy with this smart weapon. Green gel (fear not, it only looks radioactive) presses down over keys to pick up crumbs and dust. Cyber Clean, $5; The Container Store
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