A Carbon Fiber Stapler Is Definitely More Lustworthy Than a Swingline

In recent years carbon fiber has developed a nasty habit of turning up in places it really doesn't belong. Its woven black finish might look neat on a mousepad, but the ultralight material should stick to places it really belongs like on high-performance race cars, in any product coming from the aerospace industry, … » 8/13/14 5:00pm 8/13/14 5:00pm

Is Fashion-Conscious Design the Future of the Stapler?

Most of the documents we send these days are digital, but when it comes to attaching the physical ones together, there's nothing quite as helpful—and satisfyingly clicky—as a good old-fashioned stapler. The New York Times has whipped up a little ode to the device, in appreciation. And the key to staplers' survival… » 3/23/13 7:00pm 3/23/13 7:00pm

Staple City's a Towering Metropolis of Desk Organization

Put aside those depressing thoughts that your job actually needs a way to organize staples with this tiny cityscape snowglobe that's an adorable way to store your office supplies. It's certainly no Swingline, but the $20 Staple City includes a compact stapler and a base that turns your extra stacks of staples into… » 1/03/13 9:34am 1/03/13 9:34am

Swingline to Embed RFID Tags into Next-Gen Staplers

Your low-tech stapler is about to get a huge makeover if Swingline has its way. They're looking to embed RFID tags onto staples so that when an important (stapled) document goes missing, it'll be able to radio its location (most likely from underneath your desk) to a nearby tracking device. Now that's a Swingline I'd… » 2/27/07 5:31pm 2/27/07 5:31pm