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Office Freedom
  • 1 Minute Read
  • 20th July 2017

Spruce up your deskspace with these 5 ideas

We spend on average a whole 10 hours per day at our desks, or 2350 hours a year if you knock off three weeks for holiday - that's a huge chunk of our lives.

Add some colour, creativity and convenience to your home away from home with these clever handcrafted purchases from the online marketplace Etsy.

Industrial table lamp

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Every desk needs a stylish lamp to accompany it, even if the LEDs do provide enough of the stuff already. Available in different colours on request, this item is the creation of artist / maker Lou Cezon, based in Newcastle.



Wire memo board

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Minimalistic and in keeping with the on-trend 'industrial' office look, this block mesh steel noticeboard from Long Beach Design is perfect for keeping mess at bay and can also be used as a positive mood board to promote mental wellbeing.



Wooden tablet stand

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Treat your tech to this solid mahogany tablet holder by Etsy seller NeatNicheinWood - there's something really nice about the juxtaposition of wood and plastic. The item can be adjusted to suit different contexts and also holds Kindles for easier reading.



Hexagonal desk organiser

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These bespoke pots by BatchWorks are made on 3D printers and are perhaps the most stylish stationery holders on the market - they also happen to be one of Etsy's best-selling products. Paper & penless? They make great cactus pots too!



Themed concrete paperweight

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This beautifully handcrafted paperweight made by Bellsandwhistlesmake would look great in this Alice in Wonderland themed office in Waterloo! This niche product would also make a great gift for fans of fantasy fiction.


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