Since it's Valentine's day, London designer Lee Washington has created a set of bookmarks shaped like little men with cut-out hearts.
The bookmark keeps your place by hugging the book pages with flexible arms.
Washington has also produced sets of Little Romance paperclips, each containing four red laser-cut polypropylene paperclip-men tucked neatly into a cardboard pocket that displays their hearts.
The Little Romance bookmarks and paperclips are available at Lee Washington's label Little Man Shop, where you can also find his original Little Man stationery items that were among the best selling products at our Christmas shop The Temporium.
Washington created his stationary label to spread a little happiness with even the most routine of office products.
If stationery floats your boat, you can see all our stories about it here.
Here's some more details from the designer:
Little Man paperclips and bookmarks, created by Lee Washington were on sale at The Temporium in the run up to Christmas. Small, cute and functional, they proved very popular and sold out several times over.
Now, just in time for Valentine’s Day, a new version has been released, these Little Romance paperclips and bookmarks make a great and affordable gift. Hopefully they’ll put a smile on your valentine’s face!
Each is laser cut from polypropylene and individually packed into their presentation packaging in London before being sold directly from the website and have been shipped worldwide.
About Little Man Shop
The outcome from a project to cheer people up in the current economic climate - Little Man paperclips are intended to be purchased as gifts for friends and colleagues - to create a moment that makes someone smile with something as mundane as the paperclip, an object that exists in practically every workspace.
About Lee Washington
Lee Washington is a graphic and product designer who firmly believes that designers can also be entrepreneurs - designing, manufacturing, distribution and marketing their products to the world. Having graduated from Central Saint Martins he now produces and sells his own products, prints, books and t-shirts.
- Tricom table by Shigeichiro Takeuchi for… COMMOC
- Outdoor Kitchen by Studiomama
- Croatian designer creates giant light sh…ow by illuminating shipyard cranes
- Aspirals by Suzanne Trocmé for 1882 Ltd
- MyShell256 by Sharon Golan
- The Wish List: emerging designers produc…e objects for Hadid, Foster, Rogers and more
- Saint James and Simple Bridge by Jean No…uvel for Ligne Roset
- Selfridges windows curated by Designersb…lock
- Orbit lamps by Raymond Paulson at New De…signers
Sign up for a daily roundup
of all our stories