Home Office Essentials: Desks, Chairs, Lighting and More
Transitioning to working from home can take some getting used to. Setting up a designated area as a home office should be your first step in fostering focus and productivity. It also helps with reinforcing a healthy work-life balance when those lines can often become blurred.
Furnishing your home office to maximize both functionality and style doesn’t have to be difficult. We put together 10 home office essentials that will help you work from home with ease—and look good on camera during video conference calls.
Sigma Desk by BDI
Hidden compartments in a desk give an extra sleek, modern look while efficiently organizing computer accessories like keyboards and wires.
Invigo Sit-Stand Desk with Modesty Panel from Copeland Furniture
A mainstay in the modern office, a sit-stand desk can do wonders for posture and overall ergonomics. Programmable settings make it a breeze to adjust desk height accordingly.
Academy Swivel Office Chair by Connubia
There’s a reason why the swivel chair is ubiquitous at so many offices — what with their mobility and adjustable height, what’s not to like?
Bahia Office Swivel
Chair by Calligaris
Find a chair that works with the contours of your body to give you the right support. For more formal settings, you can’t go wrong with a more minimalist aesthetic.
Utility Storage Box by Calligaris
Contain and prevent clutter on your desk or elsewhere in your home office by compiling files, paperwork, and other knick-knacks in a neat yet stylish storage solution.
Macto LED Table Lamp by Cerno
Adding illumination to your workspace with a stylish table lamp will not only improve the ambiance in your home office — it will also provide useful task lighting for those late nights at work.
Super Janet Ceiling Fan by Atlas Fan Company
Keep your home office cool during summer afternoons and warm in the wintery months by installing an energy-efficient ceiling fan with multiple forward and reverse speed settings.
Cascadia 2-Drawer Mobile File Cabinet by BDI
The Cascadia Console/Laptop Desk and Cascadia Desk are also featured in the image if you are able to tag multiple products
Need something more robust for storage, but don’t like how traditional file cabinets look? There are options that can blend in seamlessly and be maneuvered around.
Lofty 1 Light Mini Pendant Light by Varaluz
The addition of a thoughtfully-designed mini pendant can add chic sophistication to your home office while providing a flattering glow.
Riley Swing Arm Wall Sconce by Mitzi by Hudson Valley
Adding a sconce or two can be a stylish way to add extra task lighting without taking up desk space. In larger home offices, sconces can be an effortless way to accent a bookcase, wall art, or other furnishings.
With these picks, you can create a home office that you’ll look forward to your workspace day after day, and set yourself up for success at work — even if you’re stuck at home.
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