Man has been painting the walls since fire first cast a glow upon them—and we can't believe it's taken all this time to perfect the roller frame. Gone are the four stiff wires that distort a roller cover and make it skip like a four-sided wheel. Instead, an easy-to-clean polypropylene axle turns on nylon ball bearings. Pretty slick.
Cageless Frame 140751129, by Purdy; $10; purdy.com