15 gifts for people with home offices

Christmas is just around the corner! It’s been a strange year; you and your loved ones all deserve some Christmas cheer and presents. Over the last year or so, home working has become more common. We all know at least one person who is having to work from home, so we’ve put together a selection of great presents that would be great In any home office.

1) Noise cancelling headphones

As fun as working from home can be, it can be noisy. Noise-cancelling headphones are a great way to block out the background noise and listen to your music. These headphones are Bluetooth, so no wires to worry about untangling, and they have a built-in microphone, so you can answer phone calls.

2) Lego typewriter

The Lego typewriter is a great option for Lego lovers. It’s a cool and creative way to add a bit of fun to a home office.

3)   Desk calender

 For a personal gift, a customised desk calendar is a good option. A calendar is useful to have for organising your days, with Pixaprints you can choose any pictures you like to add a personal touch.

4)   House plant

A house plant is an easy way to bring nature into an office space. Having plants around has many benefits. They can help to reduce stress, boost productivity, and clean the air. When looking for a plant to gift someone for their office, find one that is easy to care for. An easy to care for plant doesn’t require a lot of light and water. Some options are:

  • Snake plant
  • Peace Lily
  • Money Plant
  • Succulents
  • Cactus

Bloombox offers a selection of plants that are perfect for office spaces. Artificial plants are also an option; you can get the aesthetic of plants without having to worry about caring for them.

5)  Ergonomic chair

An ergonomic staple for a home office is an ergonomic chair. Anyone who works long hours behind a desk would love this gift. They improve posture, reduce back pain, and make workdays so much comfier. Once you use an ergonomic chair, you’ll never go back to your kitchen chair again!

We recommend the Tonique chair. It features:

  • A mesh back rest that can easily sculp and support your back.
  • Adjustable gel arms pads to cushions sore arms
  • A seat slide to adjust support on legs
  • Height adjustable
  • Back tilt

If you order the Tonique chair you get super speedy delivery and can arrive the next working day!

6)   Wireless phone charger

A wireless phone charger Is a useful accessory to have on your desk. Charging your phone is a much easier and quicker way to charge your phone, you can even get a wireless charger that charges your smartwatch too.

7)   Convert a kitchen chair

Not everyone has access to an office chair at home, a lot of people are stuck using their kitchen chairs. Convert a kitchen chair into a comfy seat that you’ll be happy to work on all day. A seat cushion is a great way to add some support to your bottom, it’s great for encouraging a proper sitting position and engagement in your core. We recommend the Sit Special.

8)   Webcam

Most people who work at home will probably be joining zoom meetings and video calls, a good quality webcam would be a nice gift for those who spend a lot of time in virtual meetings. The Logitech C920s Pro camera has HD camera quality with two microphones and a privacy shutter.

9)   Reusable coffee cup and water bottle

Reusable cups and water bottles are eco-friendly and handy. Chilly’s offer both reusable coffee cups and water bottles that keep your drink either hot or cold for a long time. They come all kinds of designs and patterns to suit your personal style.

10)   Notepads

Everyone needs a notebook on their desk. Waterstones and Paperchase have some amazing designs and artworks on their notepads. Check out ohhdeer for notebooks you can personalise.

11)   Sit to stand desk converter

A sit to stand desk converter is a device that you place on top of your desk to add extra height. They can be adjusted all the way to standing height. When working at a desk all day it’s recommended that you alternate between sitting down and standing up throughout the day. The Eiger Pro is a wooden sit to stand desk converter made up of platforms that can be easily taken apart and adjusted. Your monitor or laptop goes on the highest platform, with your keyboard and mouse on the bottom.

12)   Reed diffuser

 Reed diffusers add a subtle scent to any space without being overpowering, there’s no fire risk like candles have and they don’t require electricity like plugins. They come in many scents and look elegant on a desk or shelf. You can buy them cheap from most homeware shops or you can buy them for a higher price from luxury brands.

John Lewis sells some affordable reed diffusers, perfect for a home office.

13)   Ergonomic mouse

Ergonomics in the office is essential. Sometimes people forget to use ergonomics in their home offices. Encourage good ergonomics with a new mouse. The UniMouse is an adjustable mouse that helps to prevent strain on the wrists, arms, and shoulders.

14)   Pen holder

Pen holders always come in handy and help to keep a desk organised. You can find all kinds of penholder styles to suit anyone.

15)   Mini desk hoover

Do you know someone whose home desk makes you shudder, well you could buy them this not so subtle hint.  A mini henry the hoover to clean off the crumbs and dirt after lunch

I hope that you’ve found these suggestions useful and know exactly what to get for the perfect Christmas gift!

If you want some advice on Ergonomics or how to correctly set up a home office, please contact us by calling this number:  0330 332 0880  or by emailing enquiries@posturepeople.co.uk. Thank you!

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