The modern binder clip was invented by Louis E. Baltzley in the early 1990s as an inexpensive alternative to punching holes or sewing pieces of paper together. Patented nearly 100 years ago the humble binder clip ranks among the 999 greatest objects ever designed.
I’m going to be honest. I love binder clips. Always have, always will. They are so useful. And this video by Japanese lifehacker Venlee is compelling. Viva la binder clip!