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Storage is an essential part of your office ecosystem and Turnstone has some pretty great options if I do say so myself. As someone who moves around often in my office setting I need my must-haves accessible easily. In a previous article I showed you what I need for great work flow. In my lap top bag, I keep my current work files with me as well as my photo editing equipment and an extra external hard drive.

Better work flow: get organized

Better work flow: get organized

However my need for storage has grown beyond my laptop bag and I've been hunting for the perfect file cabinet. I looked to Pinterest and found some great inspiration. The stand alone, mobile office system:

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Industrial looking shelving:

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Painted peg-board, a great accent that is functional:

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A built in office with storage nooks that can also serve as seating:

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Then went hunting. I scoured my favorite thrift stores and antique shops. (I showed you how I do it here) I decided I'd love a stand alone, smaller file cabinet that I could move easily and wasn't going to be an eye sore in a home or office. So I also wanted something a little more industrial looking to fit my personal style. When I found it (and for only ten bucks) I couldn't believe it. I grabbed it and went home happy. Now my office has an accent that fits my needs and means business.

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Metal cabinet

How do you find the right piece for your office and what does organization mean to you? You might also like: 5 essential elements to a home office and Run Your Business, Don't Let it Run You

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