More likely than not, you now know someone who works from home—someone who wants nothing more than a visually pleasing, comfortable and functional space (is that too much to ask?). This year, give a practical gift that any remote employee can enjoy throughout their work day, from easy tech upgrades to little touches that put the “home” in “home office.” Check out our carefully curated gift guide that meets a wide range of price points for the at-home worker in
your life. $100 and under: ($80): Plugging your phone in to charge is so last year. Perfect for your home or the office, this wireless charger is the stylish way to charge your phone or AirPods. Simply lay it on the charger and let the battery refill, no plugging in required. With a weighted, non-slip bottom, this charger will remain secure wherever it is placed. High-grade matte aluminum alloy encased in pebbled Italian leather available in three colors.
($99): For the slow drinker whose coffee is always going cold. Designed for home or office, the Ember Mug² does more than simply keep your coffee hot. The smart mug allows you to set an exact drinking temperature, so your coffee is never too hot, or too cold. Ember then maintains your chosen temperature for 1.5 hours so your hot beverage stays perfect.
($63): Biophilic design has been found to support cognitive function, physical health, and psychological well-being. Incorporating greenery into your home office encourages the connection between humans and nature, while promoting wellness and productivity. TL;DR Plants make people happy. Make someone happy with a monstera plant delivered to their front door.
($99.99): Video calls, presentations, audiobooks to get you through your spreadsheet— sound matters more than ever before. Meet Nest Audio, the helpful speaker that’s all about sound. Great quality sound for a great price.
($55): A midcentury modern method of bringing your monitor to the correct eye level while organizing the contents of your desk.
($100): Take wireless charging set up to the next level with the 3-in-1 Power Pad Pro and charge 3 devices at the same time. Compatible products include AirPods, AirPods Pro, Apple Watch and Qi enabled Apple and Android smartphones.
($99): Shed some light on your workspace. Great for getting work done or losing yourself in a book, the Spotlight Table Lamp's acrylic shade is set at a jaunty angle. It offers direct or softened light depending on how you position it.
($79): For the equally organized and retro person in your life, this old-timey light fixture brightens your space while offering organized and accessible storage for all the items typically strewn about your desk. Bonus: purchasing from Etsy sellers supports small business owners and creators!
($60): Because sometimes you need to block out your neighbor's band practice or Fluffy's never-ending bark. With active noise cancelling technology and a built-in microphone for taking calls, you'll find a focus like never before.
($100): For the friend who loves fresh basil on their at-home lunch but is lacking a green thumb. No matter how little space you think you have, you have room to grow your own fresh herbs or vegetables in this self-watering indoor garden.
$50 and under: ($26): Park this heavenly candle on your desk to burn 2020's bad vibes away as you look forward to 2021.
($47): For working from home (or literally anywhere else), this monogrammable travel cord roll keeps headphones and extra USB cords neatly spooled and within easy reach. Keep organized when you need to work outside of the house.
($38): This acrylic memo tablet brings sleek sophistication to your office and home memos. Use the included white wet erase marker to write down everything you need to accomplish (or a mantra to make it through the day).
($28): Sometimes your desk doesn't have the best lighting and you look more like a shadow than a person on video calls. A desktop ring light is a quick fix that doesn't take up a ton of space in your room. Features a variety of brightness levels and color temperatures with a gooseneck and phone holder for ultimate functionality.
($30): This sleek full-grain leather mousepad is designed to travel. Personalize with initials it to make it the perfect gift.
($30-40): With more screen time than ever before, anti blue light blocking lenses can help reduce eye fatigue and damage. Privé Revaux offers styles for any person in your life.
($50): Clear desk, clear mind. Give your workstation a well-earned upgrade with this office utility caddy and take your desk supplies on the go as you work from different rooms within your house.
$25 and under: ($24): For the caffeine addict in your life, ultra coffee is the purest, most concentrated form of liquid coffee on the market. A tablespoon is all you need to transform any liquid into a truly remarkable cup.
($12): For when you don't feel like using your words. Bring a chuckle to your video calls with this cheeky (and relevant) mug.
($24): As pretty as it is functional, this concrete pencil holder and bookend set is a great statement piece for you desk.
($8): Stickies of different shapes and colors because our every day is filled with a unique variety of activities and plenty to do.
($6-11): A colorful way to personalize your desk and display memories with your favorite people (who you may be missing extra these days).
($19): Tea Drops are compressed shapes of loose-leaf tea blended with spices and flavors that dissolve in hot water and avoid the waste of tea bags. The best part? With every order, they donate a year of clean water to someone in need through the Thirst Project. This box features a variety of the 9 most popular flavors.
($15): Finally, a house plant that does more than just sit there. The Face Plant keeps both your plant and glasses safe and cozy and does it with a quirky personality.