Supplies with style
Even if you work at a computer 10 hours a day, sooner or later you realize you need office supplies, says Christopher Lowell, designer and author of "Christopher Lowell's Seven Layers of Organization."
One great gift for a co-worker or admitted workaholic is to pull together an attractive selection of much-needed supplies -- think oversized or color-coded -- and package them so the recipient can store, grab and use them easily. Sticky Notes, push pins, paper clips and scissors fit the bill.
"Find a really cool container that goes with the person's decor," Lowell says. And from beautiful glass jars to faux Chinese takeout containers in a variety of colors, there are a lot of options. "Really stuff this thing," Lowell says.