In this age of iCal, a perpetual desktop or wall calendar makes timekeeping an appealingly tactile pleasure. Just don’t forget to make the manual adjustments!
Move these wood strips side to side to align the date in the middle, but beware: They’re a bit wobbly and won’t stay completely parallel when left or right of center.
Magnets rule! One sphere miraculously “floats” toward the month while the other slides along the horizontal rail to indicate the date.
A plastic rendition of classic wooden blocks, Cubes makes a splashy desktop addition. Its petite size keeps its bright colors from overtaking your workspace.
A spin of the finger rotates the plastic panels to reveal the day of the week, date, and month.