Ever walk into an art supply store and wonder what all the different kinds of pens and pencils are for? Is there a "correct" one to write with? What's the best pen for lefties? Watch our simple video guide to the best uses for ballpoints, gel pens, and roller ball pens.
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Like buttons, you probably don't think of scissors as something that needs an upgrade. However, Fiskars Softouch Spring Action Scissors manage to solve a number of problems you've likely ignored over the years and just make your cutting needs a lot easier.
As we've seen through our featured workspaces, offices can be very specific and particular. Chances are if you've got an office, you've stocked it up with exactly what you need. So what are those things? What does your workspace require?
Whiteboards are great to have, but maybe you don't need a big one, nailed to a wall. Previously mentioned Whiteboard now makes sticky-note and notepad-sized stick-on whiteboards. They're convenient in offices, kitchens and other spaces worth writing in.
Patented 100 years ago to mitigate the time-consuming process of manually hole-punching and thread-binding papers and manuscripts, the classic piece of office-supply brilliance known as the binder clip deserves a prominent spot in every office, home and quick-and-dirty DIYers' toolkit.
Throughout our Workplace Timesavers week, Lifehacker's editors are going to get geeky about the most useful, beloved and otherwise cool things in their office. In this case, it's a cheap-ish letter tray serving as a kind of poor (wise) man's docking station.