The idea of a spring clean is all well and good – but sometimes it feels particularly satisfying to pair this annual ritual with a thorough decluttering spree. A tidy home means a tidy mind, after all; often by getting your surroundings in order, your thoughts will follow. To give you a helping hand, Monocle has put together a keen selection of impeccably designed household objects to make your dreams of orderliness a reality.
Three-tiered oak tray with sliding levels.
Find the perfect fit with this 3-metre tape measure.
A neat box in which to stash your soap.
Its playful wooden design keeps cables in order.
The tiered pocket set-up can hold everything from phones to glasses.
Clever slotting adaptor for use in 150 countries.
This pen doubles as a screwdriver, spirit level and ruler.
This wooden ruler is made to measure.
Satisfyingly stackable solution for desktops.
Sturdy clips to keep papers together and in order.
A notepad with an elastic strap for neat stationery storage.
For tidy thoughts and to-do lists.
To illuminate your workspace and stash away stationery.
Customisable board made of sticky cork.
Nifty numerical pins for clear and cleverly laid-out boards.
Bamboo-fibre boxes for lunching on the go.
Charcoal-infused black bristles help to remove stains.
An orderly bathroom staple made in Japan.