Stylish home office accessories
Kit out your work space with these funky gadgets and items
Magnus Pettersen for Areaware
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.
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.
Aspinal of London
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.
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.
Oxford Brush Company
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.
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.
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.
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.
Patch Plants Anna Chinese Evergreen
For a low-maintenance desk plant that only needs light watering, try a Chinese evergreen, or Aglaonema “Silver Bay”.