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The humble desk toy gets reimagined for 24/7 work culture

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Back in the ’90s, yuppies had useless desk toys to find some amusement in their daily work lives. Today, your only down time may be when you eat some Seamless in front of your computer—if you are lucky to have a desk in your demonic open office. Perhaps that’s why student designer Keyi Chen has developed a new approach to the humble desk accessory: Rather than providing idle entertainment, it’s designed to help you take a step back and relax. Think of it as the desktop equivalent of breathing into a paper bag.

Chen, who hails from Central Saint Martins, wanted to give stressed-out workers some tools for reconnecting with the joy of living, even if only........

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