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Design

A covetable stationery line-up that staff will want to plunder.

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Band of rubbers: Rubber bands, Kyowa Ltd: This Osaka-based brand has been producing rubber products since 1923.
kyowa-ltd.co.jp

Fluoro fun: Highlighter, Muji: These fluorescent pens are retractable, so they don’t dry out too quickly.
muji.com

Design staple: Stapler, Ellepi: An Italian design classic, still made in Lombardy.
presentandcorrect.com

Erase and repeat: Rubber, Milan: Spanish rubber-maker Milan has been family owned since 1918.
milan.es

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Highly strung: Washer envelopes, Present & Correct: These reusable envelopes have traditional string fastenings.
presentandcorrect.com

Par avion: Airmail envelopes, Present & Correct: Make sure your jet-set post arrives in style.
presentandcorrect.com

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Pack a punch: Hole punch, El Casco: Once a firearms manufacturer, this Basque business turned its hand to holepunches.
el-casco.es; conranshop.co.uk

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Inky pioneers: Fountain pen, Kaweco: Kaweco first began making stationery in Nuremberg in 1883.
kaweco-pen.com; trunkclothiers.com

Pencil pushing: Pencils, Mitsubishi Pencil Company Ltd: Mitsubishi was among the first in Japan to make European-style pencils.
uniball.com

Two-tone: Pencils, Tombow: These twin-tipped pencils write in blue or red.
tomboweurope.com

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Look sharp: Pencils, Fratelli Bonvini: Milanese stationer Fratelli Bonvini specialises in vintage designs.
bonvini1909.com

Steel rule: Ruler, Trusco: Pocket-sized steel ruler made in Japan.
trusco.co.jp; labourandwait.co.uk

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Red tape: Tape dispenser, Present & Correct: Make light work of taping with this hand-held design.
presentandcorrect.com

Finger on the button: Calculator, Braun: Keep adding to your collection with this Dieter Rams-designed doohickey.
braun.com; presentandcorrect.com

All in hand: Clipboard, Penco: A sturdy aluminium clipboard.
hightide-online.jp

Furniture: USM

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