creative block

3d design and innovation

Wood and steel desk accessories

Client: Co-Lignum Cooperative, Bristol for WHSmith
Designer: Peter Clarke

A simple design brief that proved to be a bit tricky. The pen holder is nice, being a single bent rod, eliminating the clumsy and costly welding of rings in earlier in house concepts. The staggerred letter rack rods were a neat solution adding visual interest to an otherwise mundane object. The circles are discs of self adhesive magnetic plastic sheet.