1. Embody Chair, Bill Stumpf and Jeff Weber – Wilting while you work? The wrong chair not only sucks the life out of you, but your productivity, too. Enter the Embody Chair with its dynamic system of support that channels your alignment, encourages natural movement, and even helps keep you alert. You’ll be whistling again in no time. Get one at Herman Miller.
2. Grassy Organizer, Thea Yuzyk – Bring the gentle green of summer grass to your desktop with this soft, molded rubber organizer. Its flexible blades will cradle your desktop utensils or even your bathroom doodads. Bonus: no mowing required! Grab one at Umbra.
3. A3 Magnetic Chalkboard – Not all chalkboards have to be dark and stormy affairs. Jot notes, sketch concepts, even affix magnets on this brightly colored steel chalkboard. Comes with a pack of chalk and eraser, and can be mounted portrait or landscape, too. Chalk one up at Domesticity.
4. MIO Nomad Butterfly Screens, Jaime Salm & Roger C. Allen – With a touch of lightweight whimsy, this modular screen system is the perfect way to add colorful, decorative partitions to any space. The 24-module package is made from recycled cardboard and creates 20 square feet of screen. Available in forest green, grass green, and orange. Get one at Module-R.
5. Magis Folding Air Chair (Set of 2), Jasper Morrison – It’s the season of patio parties and backyard barbecues, which suits the durable Air Chair perfectly. Even a wedding is no trouble for this lightweight and colorful switch-hitting chair. Available in beige, green, orange, or white. Fold up a couple at Herman Miller.
6. Topo Daypack – Going somewhere? Take your summer workday out of doors with the Topo Designs Daypack. Great colors, organizer pockets, and a laptop sleeve, all with heavy-duty construction making this a go-anywhere companion. Plus it’s made in the U.S.A. Pack one up at Topo Designs.
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