Great Useful Stuff is a boutique online retailer based in San Francisco that provides an edited and refined selection of home and lifestyle products that all have a stylish aesthetic, ultimate functionality and universal application. The products featured on the site meet one simple criteria: if it's great + it's useful = it's got to be GUS.

GUS carries many cutting edge product designers and is the only online retailer to carry the complete line of Kangaroom Storage organizing products that have been featured recently on the Today Show, in the Wall Street Journal, and on Gizmodo.com. GUS offers consumers a unique online experience by allowing shoppers to search for products by lifetime events (new baby, going to college, moving into a new home, etc.), by lifestyle choices (supermom, tech daddy, nest builders, etc.) and by solutions to common problems (kids room chaos, tech travel trauma, linen closet avalanche, etc.).

The Facts:

  • Founded in 2010 by Jeff Block, CEO and Founder of Blockware LLC
  • More than 10,000 unique products from dozens of leading manufacturers
  • Products featured in Real Simple, Gizmodo, CBS Early Show, Good Housekeeping, and more!

About Blockware LLC and Kangaroom Storage:

Founded in 2003, Blockware is a design and home furnishing company that creates a wide array of products for national retailers. In 2006, Blockware started their own proprietary brand of organizing products called Kangaroom Storage. Kangaroom Storage has gained international recognition as an innovative creator or organizing solutions for home, office, technology, and travel. They have garnered press coverage for their award winning products and this year, Kangaroom's Recycle Bags were nominated for The Green Award for Most Eco-Friendly Organizing Product at the Los Angeles NAPO Awards.