2020 Calendars + Planners

From elegant agendas to playful desktop planners, several organizational items to help prepare for next year

As innumerable end-of-the-decade lists, memes and essays make the rounds, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by 2020’s approach. And yet, sorting through plentiful planner options—each with a specific focus and style—can hopefully lead to one that offers reprieve. Whether you like to look at the year one day at a time, or have an entire month stretched out on a page, our selections aim to …

Herman Miller + Industrial Facility’s Formwork Stackable System

The brilliant Industrial Facility partners with the furniture magnate for a modular set of desk accessories

Of the numerous intuitive designs shown at Industrial Facility‘s Shoreditch pop-up during the 2013 London Design Festival, the prototypes for Formwork—multipurpose desk accessories—stood out for their novel appeal. Renowned Industrial Facility designers Sam Hecht and Kim Colin created the range of organizers from durable, ABS plastic with a non-slip Silicone base, allowing each form to fall into place with other matching pieces (among them cups, …

Vide Poche

An industrial but elegant double-sided dish for your daily bits and bobs

Australian multidisciplinary designer Henry Wilson’s Vide Poche is a perfectly-sized tabletop organizer for your day-to-day detritus. Sand-casted in either aluminum or bronze, the tray’s sloping silhouette is reminiscent of an industrial shovel, but with a more elegant form. “I like this ritual of leaving all the bric-a-brac of your day at the door in one place,” explains Wilson, whose name for the tray roughly translates …