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Holiday Gift Guide 2014: What to Get the Neat Freak

Five products that put everything in its place

By Eric Mutrie

1 CITY PLANNER

Define a zone for all of your desk accessories – in porcelain. Seletti’s ship, warehouse and cityscape-inspired storage sets include five fun containers for pencils, paper clips and miniature bottles of hand sanitizer. $90, at RADform

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2 AQUA ARCHIVES

This 71-centimetre-tall steel cabinet on wheels fits snugly under standard-height desks. Organize important bills, love letters and warranties in the bottom file drawer and stash your stapler, hole punch and other office accessories in the top two. $180, at CB2

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3 TIRED OF WIRES

Named after Apple’s home-town in California, the white-lacquered wood Cupertino desk is fittingly tech friendly – built-in cable compartments hide unsightly power cords. The oak veneer–finish accents provide simple contrast. $1190, at BoConcept

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4 LEAN IN

Cut foyer clutter with Objekten’s Leaning wall pockets, which provide  a perfect spot to drop your wallet, mail or mitts. Despite their compact profile,  the bright shelves hold up to five kilograms each. Made of coated polyester canvas, they’re available in 12 colours. $130 each, at Nieuw

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5 DUST DESTROYER

Driven to madness by a single speck of dust? Dyson’s latest, the DC78 Turbinehead Animal, combines 54 dirt-sucking cyclones to ensure spotless floors. A pivoting ball lets you spin the powerhouse unit around effortlessly. $800, at Vacuums Plus


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