Even if you work at home, you probably spend a lot of time in your home office. Therefore, your office surroundings and accessories should comfort and delight you. A pleasant scent, a touch of nature, or a pop of color can do wonders for your morale. A stand that’s just the right height or a device holder within arm’s reach can boost your productivity and make the hours fly. What’s more, the right fittings can help you and your office look great on your next video call.
There are too many excellent products available to name them all here, so to home in on the very best, we put out a call to remote workers everywhere. Here’s what they say are 33 of the coolest home office accessories, including a few that will help you get out of the office but keep working efficiently and comfortably elsewhere in the home.
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1. Roost Laptop Stand
“This is the best laptop stand out there. It’s lightweight, sturdy, folds down into a small space, fits a number of laptops, and is height-adjustable.”
Thank you to Henry O’Loughlin of Buildremote for sharing this home office accessory.
2. GOFOIT Adjustable Laptop Stand
“It helps me have meetings from anywhere at any height, even the couch!”
Thank you to Laura Goldstein of Montgomery County Counseling Center for sharing this home office accessory.
3. Vaydeer Vertical Laptop Stand
“This is my top home office accessory as it can save space by holding two laptops and a cellphone. My desk is now neat and organized.”
Thank you to Fred Blair of Awesome Hoops for sharing this home office accessory.
4. Uplift V2 Standing Desk
“The durability of the Uplift V2 is great! It’s very sturdy and comes in a wide selection of finishes that is sure to match any interior style.”
Thank you to Tyler Forte of Felix Homes for sharing this home office accessory.
5. VIVO Converting Stand Up Desk
“I’ve wanted a setup that accommodates both standing and sitting at my home office desk. This stand provides the best of both worlds.”
Thank you to Nicholas Swartz of Boat Anchor Hub for sharing this home office accessory.
6. Portable Laptop Stand, VersionTECH
“I love that I can raise my laptop a little higher because it helps with my home office ergonomics. It allows me to sit up straight and brings my screen up to working level. I can even take the laptop stand with me to work elsewhere.”
Thank you to Matt Cooke of Filter Services for sharing this home office accessory.
7. Ergodriven Topo Mat
“This accessory has been life-changing. I never enjoyed my standing desk until I figured out that I was missing a great anti-fatigue mat.”
Thank you to Sara Mandeed of Best of Our Home for sharing this home office accessory.
8. LapGear Home Office Lap Desk
“With this nifty home office accessory, you can work freely and comfortably anywhere in the house.”
Thank you to Mikkel Andreassen of Dixa for sharing this home office accessory.
9. Allsop Cool Channel Platform LapDesk
“It’s light and portable, fits in my backpack, and keeps my laptop cool no matter where I’m working. I also use it to stabilize my notebook when writing by hand.”
Thank you to Annie Mueller of Prolifica for sharing this home office accessory.
10. OFS Genus Chair
Price: Starts at $500
“The Genus chair provides great breathability and all-day support through its body balance control, seat slider, lumbar support, and customizable back options. The body balance mechanism is a weight-sensing control that adjusts the motion of the seat and back for controlled movements as you change positions throughout the day.”
Thank you to OFS for sharing their company’s product.
11. ErgoStool by Autonomous
“I like the fact that this stool forces me to keep my back straight. I’ve stopped slouching completely during work, and my back feels so much better now thanks to the ErgoStool.”
Thank you to Alex Savy of SleepingOcean for sharing this home office accessory.
12. Flash Fundamentals Ergonomic Office Chair
“Comfort is key when you’re working from home. This chair allows me to get through my 16-hour days with ease.”
Thank you to Eropa Stein of Hyre for sharing this home office accessory.
13. Fujitsu ScanSnap iX500 or Updated iX1500 Desktop Scanner
“I love the ScanSnap iX1500 because it’s a fast, highly accurate desktop color scanner and includes a bundle of easy-to-use software that makes creating a ‘paperless’ environment in your home office a reality. It’s extremely low maintenance and generates sharp digital copies of all your paperwork, business cards, and receipts.”
Thank you to Barry L. Smith of Homesmith for sharing this home office accessory.
14. reMarkable 2 by reMarkable
“The reMarkable 2 is an elegant, high-tech replacement for your standard paper notebook. Although it’s completely digital, it looks and feels like writing on real paper. But, it eliminates the mess and hassle of having multiple notebooks, pens, and pencils everywhere.”
Thank you to Patrick Schober of Poetica Marketing for sharing this home office accessory.
15. Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones
“These noise-canceling headphones eliminate distractions. The Alexa controls make multitasking simple, and the sound quality is second-to-none.”
Thank you to Brandon Wachs of Shark Eyes for sharing this home office accessory.
16. Neewer Home Ring Light For Video Calls
“I love that it makes it easy to look effortlessly good and professional on a video call in any area of my home office.”
Thank you to Stacy Caprio of Her.CEO for sharing this home office accessory.
17. Displays2go USB Charging Station Planter
“The USB Charging Station Planter from Displays2go provides the perfect combination of aesthetics and functionality. I can charge my phone, iPad, and speakers while hiding desktop cords. And, it can contain a plant!”
Thank you to John Ross of GRE Test Prep Reviews for sharing this home office accessory.
18. Brightech Maxwell Asian Table Lamp With USB Port
“This lamp manages to look old and exotic, and modern and sleek at the same time. Japanese culture is well known for its lanterns, but no one thought to put a USB output on one before!”
Thank you to Peter Head of Japanoscope for sharing this home office accessory.
19. Desktop Power Strip Tower by Beva
“This handy power strip tower has an 8-foot cord that wraps inside the tower to organize wires, plus 14 outlets and 4 USB ports so you can charge a variety of devices at the same time.”
Thank you to Jamie Hickey of Truism Fitness for sharing this home office accessory.
20. Time Timer Mod
“Professional organizers like me love the Time Timer, which lets me ‘see’ time as the red disk on the face shrinks while counting down. With this cute accessory, I play ‘beat the clock’ to get my work done or finish client appointments in the allotted time.”
Thank you to Darla DeMorrow of HeartWork Organizing for sharing this home office accessory.
21. Laptop Phone Holder by DK177
“The laptop phone holder is perfect in a WFH environment, especially when I am recording onscreen videos. I can read the script on my mobile that’s attached to my laptop and record the videos simultaneously.”
Thank you to Karthik Subramanian of Picmaker for sharing this home office accessory.
22. Melomind Relaxation Headset
“This innovative headset uses electroencephalographic technology to train your brain to slow down and unwind naturally.”
Thank you to Philip Weiss of PhilipWeiss.org for sharing this home office accessory.
23. Dyson Pure Cool Fan
“The Dyson pure cool fan keeps your home office cool without the cost of running your AC. It also filters out dust particles to keep your allergies at bay, giving you a temperate and healthy work environment.”
Thank you to David Sheppard of HVAC Judge for sharing this home office accessory.
24. Electronic Foot Massager, Nekteck
“An electric foot massager fits nicely under your desk and gives immediate stress relief while you continue working.”
Thank you to Robert Kienzle of Knowmium for sharing this home office accessory.
25. Postal Petals—Beanie Box
“Fresh flowers always brighten your mood and beautify your space. The experience of arranging them is therapeutic and helps to relieve stress.”
Thank you to Talia Boone of Postal Petals for sharing their company’s product with us.
26. Everlasting Comfort Essential Oil Diffuser
“The best thing for my home office is this oil diffuser. Having my room smell fresh is an easy way to boost my mood. And the diffuser lets me experiment with different scents to keep making the room feel new and inviting, which is important now that I spend most days in it.”
Thank you to Max Falb of Fueled for sharing this home office accessory.
27. Homedics Relaxation Indoor Tabletop Fountain
“I love the fountain’s soothing effect: Watching and listening to the water circulating is incredibly therapeutic. Plus, the combination of the traditional Asian design with a modern twist adds elegance.”
Thank you to Stefan Ateljevic of AhoyGaming for sharing this home office accessory.
Art and Decorative Accessories
28. Uncle Goose Planet Rollers
“Planet Rollers serve as colorful and fun backdrops in Zoom meetings. And when I’m not in a Zoom meeting or class, I might use a Planet Roller to give my neck a massage.”
Thank you to Laura Bergells of Laura Bergells LLC for sharing this home office accessory.
29. Satechi Eco-Leather Deskmate
“This desk mat from Satechi upgrades even the plainest work-from-home setup. The 23-inch by 12.2-inch mat is well made and comes in a few elegant colors.”
Thank you to Vans Pat of Gifting Area for sharing this home office accessory.
30. 4-Trays Mesh Office Supplies Desk Organizer by Simple Trending
“Four stacked trays keep paperwork and necessary supplies organized and easily accessible. The hanging files section is perfect for storing odds and ends out of sight and keeping my desk looking neat and clean.”
Thank you to Melanie Musson of USInsuranceAgents.com for sharing this home office accessory.
31. Cork Board, QueenLink
“I use my cork board all the time, I have it on the wall directly behind my desk to easily add to it whenever I want. It helps me organize myself, pin up things that I need to see, and even keep a photo of loved ones.”
Thank you to Gareth Davies of DSM Stainless Products for sharing this home office accessory.
32. Ember Mug 2 from Ember
“We’ve all heard of coffee mugs that keep your coffee hot, but this goes so much further! It keeps your favorite hot drink at your preferred drinking temperature for up to three hours, leaving you more time to be productive.”
Thank you to Ryan Jones of Land of Rugs for sharing this home office accessory.
33. Nespresso Essenza Mini Espresso Machine
“I far prefer the taste of Nespresso coffee pods over their Keurig equivalent. The Essenza Mini is also a very fast machine, but the overall quality of the espresso extraction isn’t compromised.”
Thank you to John Bedford of Viva Flavor for sharing this home office accessory.
Whatever home office accessories you choose, remember that if they appear in your virtual meetings, they should look clean and professional, and serve your business purpose. Otherwise, enjoy!