Struggling with your productivity at home?
Improve your home working set-up with our team’s ultimate list of desk accessories
Let’s face it, Coronavirus has made working from home the new normal and as we approach the second lockdown, many will not return to the office for some time. We’ve all had to adapt and turn kitchens, living rooms and bedrooms into pop-up offices. For some there has been benefits of this change, however others have struggled with maintaining a work-life balance. The shift to home working can throw even the most productive out of sync.
At FOLDR, we think it is key to have a good work set-up to maintain good productivity. Our team have put together their ultimate go-to list of desk accessories, as it only takes a little change to make a big difference to your home working day.
1. The Eco-Friendly One
We love anything that’s eco-friendly and this laptop stand certainly delivers. Lightweight, easy to transport and ergonomic, it’s a no brainer to sort out your desk posture.
Buy here – Amazon, £29.99
2. The Sleek and Stylish One
Another portable option that is super lightweight and ergonomically designed. The aluminium frame is demountable which is perfect to have on the go or to easily pack away your desk at the end of the day. The frame is available in either grey or silver.
Buy here, Amazon, £29.99
3. The All Rounder One
Suitable for your computer, laptop or tablet, this adjustable stand does it all. Easy to adjust and foldable, it is extremely versatile and created by posture specialists, so you are guaranteed to solve any aches and pains caused from ‘Tech Neck’! Made with zinc alloy and aluminium and available in 3 colours.
Buy here, Back Pain Help, £69.99
4. The Pro One
This is the next generation sit/stand solution. The sleek design uses no knobs or levers to adjust, the self-locking mechanism gives you a safe and stable work setting. It’s portable, adaptable and can be used for laptops and desktops. Comes in black and white, do we need to say anymore?!
Buy Here, John Lewis, £429.00
1. The Scandi One
This paired-back desk lamp with its muted grey hue and blond wood mix is perfect for minimalists and lovers of the Scandi-chic look.
Buy Here, Made, £55
2. The Fun One
With an option of 6 colours for the shade, this is the perfect choice to add some character to your workspace. The slender base gives elegance to the pleated shade. Available in 2 sizes with a dimmable LED. We are in love!
Buy here, Nest, £155 reduced to £139.50
3. The 2-4-1 One
Not only does this lamp have a special night mode with warmer light to help eye strain and sleep, but it also has wireless phone charging. We love the modern design that would be perfect for any contemporary interior.
Buy here, Wayfair, £66.99
4. The Stylish One
This timeless brass and matte black table lamp is hugely versatile and would suit any interior, from industrial to sleek. The adjustable neck and stem gives you practicality, without compromising on style.
Buy here, French Connection Home, £85.00
1. The Stylish One
This Twist chair is perfect for those wanting style and support from their desk chair. Upholstered in faux leather, the quilted back adds extra style and the armrests give extra support. Also available in grey, tan and teal.
Buy here, Woods Furniture, £134.99
2. The Designer One
Totally iconic. Designed back in 1958, these never go out of fashion. You can never go wrong with these famous classics.
Buy here, Vitra, from £1,600
3. The Posture One
Do you work best switching between sitting, perching, and standing? This chair from Flokk is the one for you. The saddle shaped back and seat let you sit pretty much however you like; forwards, perching sideways and even straddled backwards. Yet is provides you with great back support. Line up fidgets!
Buy here, Wellworking, from £749
4. The Classic One
This gorgeous frame chair delivers both style and support. The exposed frame in solid oak gives a minimalist feel whilst the padded back rest and fixed arm rests encourage you to sit comfortably and support your spine. We love the combination of the supple leather and natural material frame.
Buy here, John Lewis, £329
THE THINGS WE CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT
1. The Organised One
The ultimate accessory for the organised, this wooden cable management tray keeps that desk tidy and clear of tangled chargers. With a self-adhesive back, it can be mounted either desktop or side. We love the walnut finish, who knew a cable tray could be so stylish!
Buy here, Etsy, £15.15
2. The Colourful One
Classic, colourful and fun. Pantone have launched a pen pot to match their famous mugs that is available in 9 different colours. Love, love, love!
Buy here, Pantone, £13.92
3. The Retro One
Missing the office chit chat? Temporarily replace it with the radio. Our team love to work with this on in the background, whether you are a music or a debate lover, it’s a great way to give your workspace more bustle whilst at home!
Buy here, Roberts Radio, £199.99
4. The Wireless One
Maximise your workspace with a wireless keyboard and mouse. They are great to use with laptop stands or desktops. Forget messy cables and enjoy a boost to your productivity!
Buy here, John Lewis, £59.95
5. The Musical One
Wireless and waterproof! This is the perfect portable speaker. With up to 5 hours of playtime, the JBL Go 2 is our go-to for tunes while we work. It is also great for conference calls!
Buy here, JBL, £29.99