Monticule by Frédéric Saulou

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French for “mound,” Monticule mimics the peaks and valleys of a mountain range to help organize your desk accessories. Designed by Frédéric Saulou, the metal plate of ridges conveniently allow writing implements to sit stably without rolling off table surfaces, and also holds up small business cards and other odds and ends lying around the cluttered desk. The simplicity of the piece makes it easy to keep a neat workspace, and the object can be aggregated by interlocking the folds of two or more duplicates. Perfect for a minimalist workspace.

Kimberly

Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

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