5 of the Best Home Office Essentials from Grovemade

If, like us here at Coolector HQ, you spend a lot of time working from a home office, you’ll want to make sure it’s as conducive to productivity and creativity as possible and this will be based on the accessories that you use on your desk. There are some brands that offer an amazing selection of wares to keep your desk neat and organised but few better than the guys at Grovemade who have got some of the best accessories for your home office we’ve encountered.

Grovemade are a Portland, Oregon, based workshop that specialise in wooden accessories for your workspace and we’re big fans of all their minimalistic creations here at Coolector HQ. If you’ve got a home office or office desk you want to enhance then Grovemade are a brand that need to be on your radar. Check out our pick of 5 of the best home office essentials from Grovemade below:


If you want to put your iMac or PC on a pedestal but don’t want to detract from the flow of your workspace and, in fact, add to its aesthetic appeal, this Grovemade Walnut Desk Shelf ($200) will be tough to beat. It delivers an ergonomic lift and abundant space which will be more than enough for up to two screens. It’s crafted to last a lifetime and is suited to almost any contemporary work configuration. It offers you subtle organisation for your workspace. Grovemade have crafted it from 15-ply premium walnut plywood, aluminium and natural cork which has been hand stained with Japanese calligraphy ink. A great looking accessory that will elevate the visual impact of your workspace considerably. ($200)


A good quality lamp will add a really striking aesthetic impact to your workspace and this awesome Modern Desk Lamp from Grovemade ($100) gets our vote here at The Coolector. You can illuminate and brighten your space with this visually superior walnut lamp from Grovemade. Each one has been crafted from solid walnut and is fitted with a brushed aluminium on/off switch and a durable woven cloth cord. Each lamp is then hand sanded and finished with a vegetable-based oil for a smooth, lustrous finish. An optional 30-watt radio tube bulb is also available. ($100)


Add a touch of class to your workspace with this ace looking Grovemade Matte Black Desk Mat ($65) which brings visual structure and organisation to your workspace. The soft, smooth texture is ideally suited to use as a writing surface and it will effortlessly complement any desktop, from natural wood grain to white or laminate. Available in a number of different sizes to fit in with the dimensions of your workspace, the Matte Black Desk Mat is something we have residing in our own workspace here at Coolector HQ so can certainly vouch for its awesomeness. It is made from natural linoleum which in turn is made from linseed oil, pine rosin, wood flour and calcium carbonate. This material is robust, antistatic, resists fingerprinting, and is completely natural. Grovemade laminate a cork foot across the bottom for just the right amount of cushion and hand sand the edges flush. ($65)


Undoubtedly one of Grovemade’s most dapper workspace accessories, this excellent Leather & Walnut Mouse Pad ($100) will add the perfect finishing touch to any creative’s workspace. Crafted from premium materials which includes supple vegetable-tanned leather which ensures a smooth surface for your mouse as you work. Complemented with a hand sanded and oiled walnut basin for a pen, pencil, or stylus to rest in. The more you use the Grovemade Walnut & Leather Mouse Pad, the more the leather will develop a rich, attractive patina. Each one is lined with cork to keep it in place and each one is made from start to finish in Grovemade’s Portland, OR workshop. ($100)


We all want to keep our phone’s juiced during the working day but will all hate making our workspace messy with unnecessary cables which is why we’re loving this Grovemade Wireless Charging Pad ($80) here at Coolector HQ. This ace looking workspace accessory is understated and an extremely versatile bit of tech that will slot in effortlessly with your workspace. Pair your device with the first class build quality and elegant details of this superb wireless charging pad from Grovemade. The soft, natural cork delivers an ideal top, while the ¼” brushed stainless steel base gives the pad heft and stability to keep it in place. It is compatible with all Qi-enabled mobile devices and charges on contact. ($80)

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