Best home office accessories: kit out your workspace with these 8 buys

These home office accessories can turn a lacklustre workspace into a motivational haven in a flash

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In search of a few home office accessories to buy? If your current working from home setup isn't doing much for your motivation, we've found eight neat buys to help you concentrate and keep your workspace free from clutter. This way you won't find yourself endlessly searching for a note you know you made a week ago, only to find it was under your laptop the entire time. We've all been there...

Say goodbye to sticky notes taking over your living room and hello to wall planners. We've also found storage solutions aplenty to hold paperwork and more. And best of all? Cable tidies to make the area look nice and, of course, safe. There's more where that came from...

Keep scrolling for our top home office accessory picks so that you have the ultimate working from home setup. Quick, before everyone else gets the same idea!

For more tips about designing a home office, check out our guide. 

Wood Framed Chalk Board

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1. Wood Framed Chalk Board

A stylish (and cheap) way to brainstorm in the office

Dimensions: W40cm x H30cm
Reasons to buy
+Can be wiped again and again+Great for teams+Can use wall-mounted or leaning
Reasons to avoid
-Can't keep what's written on it

Part of a team? Or find it hard to come up with ideas without writing them down? A chalkboard is all you need. It'll look good on the wall, provide an ideal place to brainstorm and unlike whiteboards, they don't require special cleaning care. Oh, and they're eco-friendly in comparison. The best part? They're ultra cheap. You can wall-mount it if you like, or just pop it on your desk against the wall. Whatever suits.

Click to shop more size chalkboards at Amazon

Lamonte Marble Wall Clock

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2. Lamonte Marble Wall Clock

You'll never be late again (hopefully)

Dimentions: D30cm
Reasons to buy
+Looks great+Easy to hang+Bargain+Comes in three colours
Reasons to avoid
-No numbers

Every home office needs a clock, and what better than this sophisticated Lamonte one? Made from real marble with brass coloured metal hands, it'll look gorgeous hung on your wall, and will ensure both you, and your clientele, aren't ever late again. It also comes in black and grey if you're going for a darker colour scheme.

Shop more home office accessories at La Redoute

Argos Home Task Table Lamp

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3. Argos Home Task Table Lamp

The perfect concentration helper for style conscious homes

Dimensions: H57cm x, W32cm x D15cm
Reasons to buy
+Adjustable lamp+Sturdy+In line switch+Also comes in chrome

Add light to your workspace with this stunning copper desk lamp. This classic Anglepoise shape has met with a modern copper finish making it bang on trend. No matter the size of your workspace, this is a great way to get ample lighting wherever you need it. The neck is fully adjustable and it has a sturdy base so it won’t topple over wherever you decide to place it. Oh, and if copper's not your thing, it also comes in chrome.

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Wirework Magazine Rack

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4. Wirework Magazine Rack

Keep your files organised with this industrial-style shelving

Dimensions: H58cm x W32cm x D12cm
Reasons to buy
+Space-saver+Stylish and practical 
Reasons to avoid
-Requires wall mounting 

If you’re fed up with the pile of papers on your desk, then you can store them in style in this industrial-style magazine rack which gives off an old-school newsroom vibe. Whether it’s letters, newspapers or other documents that are stacking up, this wire rack can keep all your papers off of your desk and in order. We love it.

Click to shop more home office storage solutions at Cox & Cox

Cork Foldable Storage Box

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5. Cork Foldable Storage Box

A place to store your knick-knacks which isn't hideous

Dimensions: H30cm x W30cm x D30cm
Reasons to buy
+Useful +Folds away+Easy to wipe clean

We all know how quickly paperwork can pile up in the office, and more often than not, it can be a struggle to find somewhere to put it all, especially whilst ensuring your office still looks tidy of course. Grab one of these cork storage boxes to pop your random wires, piles of paperwork or 100 pens in, and it won't just make your life easier when it comes to finding things, but it'll make your home office look the part.

Head over to Dunelm for more great storage solutions

John Lewis & Partners Bamboo Letter Rack

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6. John Lewis & Partners Bamboo Letter Rack

Organise your desk with this bamboo letter rack

Dimensions: H10.3cm x W10.3cm x D9.6cm
Reasons to buy
+Made from bamboo+Three slots+Eco-friendly
Reasons to avoid
-Not to everyone’s taste 

Those who love a bit of bamboo will love this letter rack. It is stylish and a great way to organise your post and other bits and bobs. It would look equally as good in a hallway as in a home office and would fit nicely on a desk so that you can make sure everything has a place. 

Head over to John Lewis & Partners for more desk storage and accessories

Artificial Mixed Succulents Pot

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7. Artificial Mixed Succulents Pot

Bring your home office to life with a beautiful succulent

Reasons to buy
+Artificial +Realistic
Reasons to avoid
-Could take up space you don't necessarily have-Easily get dusty

Every home office needs a house plant; but if you’re not very good at maintaining them then this artificial succulent bundle is perfect for you. Since they're not real, they're all low maintenance and won’t make a mess on your desk. The perfect way to liven up an otherwise drab looking workspace.

Find more artificial plants at Amazon

Bosign Medium Hideaway Cable Organiser in White and Natural

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8. Bosign Medium Hideaway Cable Organiser in White and Natural

A handy way to organise – and hide – all of your wires

Dimensions: H13.8cm x D18cm x W30cm
Reasons to buy
+Can hold several wires+Ideal for anywhere in a room
Reasons to avoid
-Although it looks it, it's not authentic wood

A place to pop your extension leads, wires and adaptors, a cable organiser is a must if you have a home office. It'll make your space look tidy, prevent wires from being pulled around or broken and it can sit anywhere, including on the floor as it has silicone skidders to protect floors from scratches.

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