designwright: buro for lexon
designwright: buro for lexon
may 04, 2011

designwright: buro for lexon

‘buro’ range by designwright for lexon in green




invited to develop a single or range of products to celebrate the design manufacturer lexon‘s 20th anniversary, london-based designwright (adrian and jeremy wright) developed ‘buro’ a series of desk tools. the set of seven accessories: tape dispenser, calculator, hub, stapler, hole punch, calendar and magnifying lens, are reminiscent of wooden building blocks or a collection of miniature books, unifying the items commonly found on a desk into a coherent and practical range. designed to look appealing both individually and as a set, the simple block forms of the ‘buro’ series can be stored in any orientation, whether neatly aligned or stacked on top another addressing the problem of clutter which often occurs with all these tools on our desk. available in three color gradients of either green, grey or purple, the pieces are made from ABS with a rubberized finish.


designwright: buro for lexon possible orientation of ‘buro’ desk tools


designwright: buro for lexon tape dispenser

designwright: buro for lexon calculator


designwright: buro for lexon hub

designwright: buro for lexon stapler

designwright: buro for lexon hole punch

designwright: buro for lexon calendar

designwright: buro for lexon magnifying lens

designwright: buro for lexon ‘buro’ range in purple

designwright: buro for lexon ‘buro’ range in grey

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘  feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.

  • great!

    !!! says:
  • cute!

    kdm says:
  • this diy submissions look even better than other stuff posted up here… impressed!

    Rok says:
  • Looks a bit like industrial facility combined with michael sodeaus anything.

    Robbin says:
  • beautiful!

    ag says:
  • the idea of it is so calming—

    ModCraft says:
  • I like the idea. I imagine it’s popular with obsessive-compulsive people.

    BS says:
  • Me no like the titles, too obvious man.

    But me feel great when i lines them up

    Greg says:
  • Gorgeous! I want them 🙂

    James P says:
  • so cool…one grey set please, where do I buy?

    Aggie says:
  • Round peg, square hole.

    krtk says:
  • Absolutely cool and perfect in both shape and colours…

    viola says:
  • Stunning! Beautiful idea and beautiful design!!!

    jee-hajt says:
  • sweet

    dbkii says:
  • that my desk could be minimal and cool is a calming & happy thought. beautiful concept & execution. would be fab if the calc & calendar could be solar powered…buro mk 2? xx

    designboomrachel says:
  • does it come in blue?

    ezekiel says:
  • good article!

    roger says:
  • incredible! its very “ulm” and i love this

    danilo says:

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