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Discover Gifts Worth Giving: Co-Workers

From coffee presses to customizable pens, office-friendly gifts for colleagues

by Largetail in Design on 02 December 2011

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At the end of the day, these are the people we spend most of our time with—show them the proper appreciation for the countless Internet videos they share throughout the year.

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Jeeves & Jericho

Based in Oxford, contemporary tea company Jeeves & Jericho offers fresh and unique flavors for loose-leaf tea aficionados. The tea's retro packaging brings down the formality, and looks good tied with a bow in the office grab—hopefully, they'll share. 20g packages sell between £3-£8 (about $5-$13 USD) at Jeeves & Jericho.

Coffee Press

For the coffee drinker with high style standards, the original French press Bodum Chambord will surely impress. This polished 17-oz version makes up to four cups, so it's a sophisticated way to get over-caffeinated in the new year. The French press sells for $37 from Cooking.com.

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Parafernalia Falter 2D Pen Kit

For a more hands-on work mate, the Parafernalia Pen Kit will get them through the afternoon lull in the office. Assemble a custom pen using any of the tools in the package, with a metal base that can be molded into any of the available shapes. It's an item with no real purpose save for the satisfaction it gives the crafty cubicle-dweller. The Parafernalia Pen Kit is available at Cult Pens for £21 (about $33 USD).

Stress Paul

Meet Paul, the ultra-squeezable, squishy stress-relief ball. Certainly there's someone in the office that could use a blob on their desktop to grab at a moment's notice—think of it as the ultimate remedy for never-ending conference-calls and impossible bosses. Get it at SuckUk for £7.50 (about $12 USD).

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