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Stylish home office accessories

Kit out your work space with these funky gadgets and items

1

Magnus Pettersen for Areaware

Areaware concrete desk set 

Areaware concrete desk set 

Cast from solid concrete, this elegant desk set – consisting of a small Sellotape tape dispenser, a pencil holder and a tray – was designed by Magnus Pettersen for Areaware.

2

John Lewis

House by John Lewis Tony Desk Lamp

House by John Lewis Tony Desk Lamp

John Lewis’s compact anglepoise-style lamp is simple but classic. It has a painted finish that comes in various muted colours – this one is “lichen” – and has a five-year guarantee. 

3

Aspinal of London 

Aspinal of London Refillable Journal 

Aspinal of London Refillable Journal 

Hand-crafted in England from Italian leather and available in various colours, Aspinal’s refillable notepads can be monogrammed at no extra cost.

4

Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin Petrified log stool 

Petrified log stool 

These stools are made from hand-polished petrified wood, and each one is unique. They can be used as an extra place to sit, or as a side table.

5

Oxford Brush Company

Oxford Brush Company Laptop brush 

Laptop brush 

Pocket-sized and foldable, this laptop brush can sweep away the dust and crumbs that gather in the crevices. One side has soft goat’s hair; the other, stiff boar bristle.

6

Gallery Direct

Gallery Direct Curie Swivel Chair Vintage Brown Leather 

Curie Swivel Chair Vintage Brown Leather 

Most offices have pretty ugly chairs; at home, you could have this vintage-style leather one from the British firm Gallery Direct.

7

Kartell

Kartell Componibili Storage – 3 Elements 

Kartell Componibili Storage – 3 Elements 

This classic storage unit, designed by Anna Castelli Ferrieri in 1968, comes in a range of heights, configurations and colours.

8

Folle

Desktop Blue Folle Classic Stapler 

Desktop Blue Folle Classic Stapler 

Designed by the Danish designer Folmer Christensen, and manufactured by Folle since 1946, this sturdy stapler comes in blue or red.

9

Patch 

Patch Plants Anna Chinese Evergreen 

Patch Plants Anna Chinese Evergreen 

For a low-maintenance desk plant that only needs light watering, try a Chinese evergreen, or Aglaonema “Silver Bay”.

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