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The Tallest Filing Cabinet in the World

By on April 13, 2017 in Art, Filing Cabinets, Fun, Office Furniture with 0 Comments
The Tallest Filing Cabinet in the World

Filing cabinets are declining in numbers because of the digital revolution – but one artist has made quite a monument out of them. Samuel Yates, an American conceptual artist, created a huge monolith from 60 filing cabinet drawers, creating a record-breaking cabinet in a field at Napa, California. To add to the intrigue of the […]

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A Filing Cabinet from Lilliput

By on November 23, 2012 in Filing Cabinets with 0 Comments
A Filing Cabinet from Lilliput

A shipwreck leaves our office supplies Gulliver washed ashore an island inhabited by 6-inch-tall clerks who speak in squeaky voices about mail merges, best practice and the new unisex toilets next to Accounts. Things don’t go well on Lilliput and Gulliver is forced to escape the wrath of this diminuitive office worker race. Fortunately, however, […]

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Filing Fact File

Filing Fact File

Astound dinner party guests with these facts about files and filing. You’ll set the tongues of the literati newly a-wagging. “Just who was that enigmatic individual so fluent and interesting on the subject of office supplies?” Papers and documents were originally held together using a string or wire called a file, from the Latin filum, […]

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A Filing Cabinet Glossary

By on June 13, 2012 in Filing Cabinets with 0 Comments
A Filing Cabinet Glossary

While the concept of a filing cabinet is hardly rocket science, there’s a surprising amount of jargon that rears its head while you’re deciding which one is right for you. With this in mind, here’s our jargon-busting filing cabinet glossary! Anti-tilt: A device that stops more than one drawer or pull-out frame in a storage […]

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From The Archives: Office Safety

By on April 20, 2012 in Filing Cabinets, Health & Safety with 0 Comments

Some valuable tips from the 1970s about how not to impale yourself with a filing cabinet. Terrible quality. Complete with Arabic subtitles. Source: archive.org

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