You know that “whoa, why didn’t I think of that?” feeling? It’s one of our favorites. It means you’ve happened upon something really, well, clever—something that solves a problem that’s always bugged you, or makes your life weirdly easier. It can be small, like a perfect little bathroom trash can that hides the liner (ugh, yes), or much bigger, like a modular sofa designed to be arranged in endless combinations. Space-savers often come under this distinction: Anyone whose ever pined for a desk but lacked the empty floor space will get a thrill when they see Montana’s wall-mounted Secretary Desk, which not only stores all your cute pens and tapes but simply folds down when you want to use it. Did we mention it comes in the best colorways? We spot super functional, surprising products like this from time to time when we’re putting together stories for Clever, so we decided it was high time to make it official. Meet the Cleverest Awards 2018, fifty products for the home that stopped us cold in our tracks—you’re really going to wish you thought of these first. Cutting boards are needed in almost every meal prep scenario, so why n...