8 of the best home office essentials for lockdown

Let’s face facts, it looks like most of us will be working from a home office for the foreseeable future as the global pandemic seems set to rumble on for a few more months at least. Well, if like us at The Coolector you want to make sure your home office is as comfortable, streamlined and conducive to creativity as possible, you’ll need to make sure it’s properly kitted out with all the best gear. When it comes to home office essentials, Huckberry are definitely one of the best in the business and one of our first ports of call.

Check out our pick of 8 of the best home office essentials for lockdown below:

Prch Adjustable Height Desk ($489)

This adjustable height desk is powered by smooth, nearly silent electric lifters which will keep things calm in your home office environment. The Prch Adjustable Height Desk ($489) allows you to sit or stand throughout the day, changing the desk height with the tap of a button. It has been purpose built for work-from-home setups and professional offices alike and the durable, commercial quality laminate top is simple to clean and disinfect.

James Brand Stilwell Pen ($50)

The pen is mightier than the sword as they say and having a quality one is an essential part of your stationery for your home office set up. The James Brand Stilwell Pen ($50) is our top pick of pen here at Coolector HQ as it boasts a hardy aluminium construction which can take a beating and it is naturally lightweight, courtesy of the aluminium, so it doesn’t add unnecessary weight to your EDC line up. The triple o-ring gasket protection ensures that the cap stays on when not in use and it has a collapsable two-part construction which lets you expand the pen for a full-size feel. ($50)

Bellroy Desk Pouch ($59)

The Bellroy Desk Pouch ($59) lets you organise all your tech accessories in one space-saving kit – which means you can say goodbye to tangled wires in your workspace. If there’s a piece of gear you carry daily, there’s a good chance Bellroy has found a way to perfect it. The Desk Pouch effortlessly keeps chargers, earbuds, wireless mice, and more organised in a stand-up design that lets you access what you need when you’re sitting at your desk. Then when it’s time to hit the road again, it will zip up tight, which keeps your accessories and tech essentials safe from the stresses and strains of travel and always properly in their place. ($59)

Objecto Panel Room Heater ($300)

The Objecto Panel Room Heater ($300) lets you heat small to medium sized rooms with even, natural heat up to 1000 watts – making it the perfect choice for an impromptu home office during lockdown in the winter months. The automatic mode lets you set a temperature and the heater finds it automatically and it includes a remote control for changing settings without getting up. It boasts a thin, compact design that blends into the background of the room and comes with an automatic shut-off function, thermostat protection, and child lock settings for added safety.

Tala Knuckle Table Lamp ($165)

Boasting a hand-turned solid wood housing made from FSC-certified wood, there is a tangible sense of quality to this Tala Knuckle Table Lamp ($165) which will undoubtedly add a touch of class to your home office environment. It comes with Tala’s Voronoi I LED bulb with its irregular shape and clear glass which showcases the spiral LED filament. The in-line dimmer adjusts brightness from <5% to 100% and it has a low-profile brass-finish base that’s weighted for extra stability. ($165)

Cushion Lab Back Relief Lumbar Pillow ($72)

Scientifically designed by Cushion Labs’ in-house ergonomists to relieve back pressure and improve sitting posture, you’ll be glad if you add one of these to your home office set up – trust us. The Cushion Lab Back Relief Lumbar Pillow ($72) has fluid lines which contour naturally against the back to provide effective lumbar support and it will instantly upgrade any seat to improve comfort and relieve pain. It is made from extra-dense memory foam which delivers a firm support to your back and the breathable, moisture-wicking cover ensures cool and airy support all day long. ($72)

Nomad Base Station Wireless Charging Hub | Walnut Edition ($125)

The Nomad Base Station Wireless Charging Hub ($125) showcases a sleek, minimalist design with a walnut wood body, leather surface, and no-slip rubber feet that will elevate the aesthetic of your desk space no end. This great bit of kit has three high-power charging coils which allows maximum power and efficiency to let you charge up to four devices simultaneously. The LED charging indicators and ambient light sensor dims LED’s at night and it has a padded leather wireless charging surface for a touch of dapperness we’re loving here at The Coolector. ($125)

HMM Japanese Ceramic Mug ($60)

Eye catching in the extreme and uniquely designed kitchen pieces made with care and a close attention to detail is the calling card of HMM and this is brilliantly illustrated with this sleek and stylish Japanese Ceramic Mug ($60). This day and age, it takes a lot of talent, a truly inspired mind, and innovative ideas to stand out from the crowd and it’s clear that HMM cracked this code a while back as a design studio with forward-thinking pieces that are one-of-a-kind. Handmade by Taiwanese artisans, their Japanese Ceramic Mug is a real favourite of ours here at Coolector HQ and a new way to enjoy a hot cup of coffee in the morning as you settle into your home office for the day of work ahead. ($60)

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