Its elegant and the color adds well to my work desk decor. I would say its good for a manual shredder. I tried to cut 3 papers together and it cut just fine. its little difficult to rotate the handle with three papers though. But works fine and easy for single sheet insert. I have used it only few times for now and blades are super sharp and cuts fine. Hope it lasts long. It would have been nice if there is a way to fix it on the table and prevent top portion from flipping often while shredding. Design could have been better to hold the cap with the bin part while shredding since we have to hold the machine firmly while shred; this could have been prevented by having a snap clip on the sides or something.
Otherwise, performance is good. Its a nice alternative to the electronic shredder for use at home.