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what’s in your closet?

The other day, I decided to brave the reality of my office mess. It was time to clean. After an hour or so, I got distracted by some interesting items I found while rooting through my treasures.

Oh, the things we creative people have hiding in the dark recesses of our offices… I was sure I wasn’t alone, so I posed this question to Allovus. What’s in your closet?

Project manager and designer Alison Grauman is a pretty organized person–but she did have few sentimental keepsakes tucked away:

Microsoft’s 20 year birthday commemorative watch. I’m never going to wear this so I can someday sell it on Ebay!

Microsoft’s 20 year birthday commemorative watch. I’m never going to wear this so I can someday sell it on Ebay!

Old Microsoft Patent awards. Wow, you mean I get a whole dollar for selling you my patient idea?

Old Microsoft Patent awards. Wow, you mean I get a whole dollar for selling you my patent idea?

 

Found an old style guide for Windows 95/NT. System icons. Hey, we only had 32x32 pixels and 16 colors. What did you expect?!!! At least the light source is consistent.

Found an old style guide for Windows 95/NT.
System icons. Hey, we only had 32×32 pixels and 16 colors. What did you expect?!!! At least the light source is consistent.

Data cartridge. Wow! A whole 45 Megabytes! Who could ever need all that storage?

Data cartridge. Wow! A whole 45 Megabytes! Who could ever need all that storage?

Here are some fun items designer Mike LaJoie found in his basement…

Mounted trade show poster from the skateboard company days and some old software.

Mounted trade show poster from the skateboard company days and some old software.

A Mac G4 Gray and some old cell phones. Man, those look clunky!

A Mac G4 Gray and some old cell phones. Man, those look clunky!

Project manager Chloe Carreau found….

I have Office for Mac 2008 and my old Razor phone. 

I have Office for Mac 2008 and my old Razor phone. Nice!

And lastly, designer and writer Martina Dalton (that’s me!) uncovered…

A Palm Pilot? Really? This thing belongs in a museum. And some old Macromedia Director software.

A Palm Pilot? Really? This thing belongs in a museum. And some old Macromedia Director software.

So, All of You–now that we’ve revealed what’s in our closets, we want to know–what’s in your closet?

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