Lizard pencil sharpener is the most adorable thing you'll see today

When we think of great product design, we often think of new tools and hardware. The invention of the iPod and iPhone, for example. But it takes a certain genius to put a unique twist on an everyday item that's been around for decades.

Pencil sharpeners aren't the most exciting stationery product – and we've used a lot of them in our time to compile our guide to the best pencil sharpeners out there. But here's a delightful novelty take on the product that actually makes sharpening a pencil fun.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.