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12 Next Level Work-From-Home Office Items You Have To Have 

Rebecca Jones  |  October 16, 2020

Think you’ve got your work-from-home basics down? Take a look at these 12 amazing office items to give your current WFH environment a boost.

Remote work is here to stay for the foreseeable future, with one in four Americans now working entirely from home

And by now if you are working from home, you certainly have your work-from-home basics down,  complete with a dedicated space (hopefully other than your couch or bed) for working each day. But with many companies now offering bonuses to help employees set up their home office spaces, now’s a great time to set up a stellar office — one that might even help boost your productivity, and help the day go by even faster. 

Lumbar Ergonomic Desk Chair

If you’re in the market for an office chair that best fits you, the Duramont Ergonomic Desk Chair’s many adjustable features ensure that you find the right position for your comfort. Considering how much time you’ll spend sitting in it, comfort should be your top priority. All elements are adjustable — headrest, lumbar support, seat height, tilt tension, and armrests, so you can ensure the optimum comfort for your work day. 

Lumbar Support Pillow 

Let’s face it, we could all benefit from a little more support and comfort these days. And if support for your back is the kind you need most during your workday, check out this Everlasting Comfort Lumbar Support Pillow that’s not only incredibly supportive, it’s also definitely a less expensive alternative to purchasing a brand new chair for your work-from-home office. 


If your dining table has been doubling as your workspace for too long, then you’ll want to check out the simple CubiCubi Computer Desk. Not only does this desk come in three different colors, it also comes in 5 different sizes (from 32 to 63 inches in length), so you can measure your space ahead of time to get the perfect fit. It’s got a stylish industrial look with a wood top and metal legs, and the adjustable leg pads ensure stability. 

Office Air Purifier

In order for our bodies to function at optimum performance, clean air is a must. Enter the Levoit Air Purifier, a bestseller in HEPA filter air purifiers on Amazon. It’s perfect for your home office space or any other large room in your home. It comes in black or white, and you can choose from four different replacement air filters (original, pet, toxins, and mold and bacteria).

Monitor Stand Organizer

If you find that desk space is at a premium in your office, adding a riser under your monitor, printer, or laptop is an easy way to quickly increase the amount of flat, unobstructed space you can enjoy on your desk. We love the  SimpleHouseware Metal Desk Monitor Stand Riser because it comes with a sliding drawer under the stand and pockets on each side, increasing even more space and organization. 

Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo

The Logitech MK270 Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo  is one of the top-ranked tools of its kind, with a mouse and keyboard in one, as the name implies 🙂  It does need basic AA and AAA batteries, which are included. 

Power Cube

The perfect compact desk power strip is the Anker PowerPort Cube. It has three outlets and three USB ports, and it comes ready to sit atop your desk securely with the included adhesive strip. Choose black or white to fit your color scheme.  


Need the ability to shred those confidential documents? Look no further than the AmazonBasics Shredder, which can shred up to 8 pages at a time — and can even shred credit cards. It cross-cuts (turns documents into confetti-like pieces), and it can even slice through small paper clips and staples. 

Cup Heater

An hour into your work day and your coffee is already cold? Yes, you could stand up and walk over to the microwave, but wouldn’t it be nicer to just stay put, especially if you’re on a roll with work (or on a Zoom that you can’t leave, lest you reveal to the world that you’re not wearing pants)? We love this simple Coffee Mug Warmer which is spill resistant and temperature adjustable. 

Wall Calendar

With fun prints for each month, this Desk Calendar (which can also be hung on the wall) is a must for keeping everything organized and running smoothly in your workspace. If you need a larger space for mapping out the month ahead, consider this Jumbo Dry Erase Laminated Wall Calendar. 


Let’s face it, every day isn’t a sunny WFH day, so when you need more or less light in your workspace, the Multifunctional LED Desk Lamp offers the best options for creating ambiance. It has a unique foldable design with five lighting modes and five levels of brightness. It also has two bonus features that make it the perfect desktop companion: a USB port and a wireless charging station. 

A Desk Plant

Is this adorable little reverse variegated spider plant an “essential” work from home item? No. But do we love that it adds a little pop of natural color in your workspace? Yes, yes we do. We also love that this plant is known to have air purifying qualities. And even if you have a brown thumb, this one, thankfully, is easy to keep alive. 


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