Give Your Home Office a Refresh With Our Decor Must-Buys

Elevate your workspace with these pretty (and practical!) office accessories.

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July 29, 2021

Adults spend most of their waking hours hustling away in their cubicle, home office or workspace. What better reason to decorate than that? Create a workspace that’s so stylish and snappy that you miraculously look forward to spending the majority of your time there.

Office designs offer a unique opportunity to showcase your personality, passions and professional aspirations in one fell swoop. Our advice? Use the small-scale space to your advantage and go all-in with your workspace decor. Splurge on a statement-making sculpture for your desk, cushion your arms with a classic desk blotter and show your hometown pride with a sleek city map on your walls.

We’ve scoured the web for the best office decorations that strike a balance between form, fashion and function. Find the best accessories you need to (finally) finish your home office design and where to shop them below.

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Function meets fashion with our first office decor pick. The Girl Friday Acrylic In-Progress List works overtime to fill under-utilized wall space and provide a sleek spot to get your weekly priorities in place. It comes in a classic, transparent acrylic or a smoky-gray finish for a modern appeal. Mount the board with your choice of black, gold or silver hardware.

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Elevate your home office or cubicle with this dapper leather desk blotter. The luxurious leather design sports a soft sand finish that complements traditional wood secretaire, lacquered worktables and glass-top desks alike. Each blotter includes a to-do list pad, slip card pockets for important notes and a debossed section to store writing utensils.

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Keep your workspace clutter-free with this polished desktop organizer. The elegant, unfussy design offers a generous lower compartment for books or magazines and five upper cubbies to store your phone, sort mail and keep your favorite pen within reach.

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Regardless of your profession, we could all use a little deskside reminder that everything is, indeed, figureoutable. Treat yourself to just that with this modern, handmade cotton canvas banner. Each airy, neutral sign is laser-engraved and finished with cotton twine string and a Baltic birch wood frame.

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Remember the olden days when we would check the time and manage our schedules without ever looking at a screen? Bring that back into your life with this handsome wooden desk clock. The minimalist design is customizable with your pick of 24 unique clock body and face finish options. Each timepiece is hand-crafted from birch, cherry or walnut and comes with an optional engraving for an extra-special touch.

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Warm up your dreary desktop with a handsome, honey-stained acacia valet tray. The dual-compartment design provides a spot to store your phone throughout the day and keeps your readers on hand. Customize with your pick of 12 unique monograms or six personalization designs.

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$69 (Set of 4)

Add a pop of color to your desk and up your stationery game with this personalized notepad set. Each set comes with a matching modern acrylic stand to showcase your pretty paper goods and keep your desk looking neat and tidy throughout the week. Pick between navy blue or blush pink notepads to suit your office aesthetic, then personalize with your choice of 18 monogram designs and 12 unique font colors.

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Keep your eyes on the prize (read: your next vacation) with this gorgeous marble globe. The neutral finish plays well with any office color palette.

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Give your trusty mouse the pretty, personalized pad it deserves. This gorgeous, olive green number checks out. The round mousepad is handmade from soft grain leather and comes with a gold, silver, rose gold or blind-debossed monogram.

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These gilt guard dogs are the office accessory you never knew you needed. The dalmatian letter holder features two loyal dotted pups that watch over your planner, notebook or files. Adopt the duo to oversee your traditional, ivy-league-style home office from your desk or built-in bookcase.

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Bring classical inspiration to your home office with a timeless Greek goddess bust vase. The handmade concrete vessel is equipped with a drainage hole to accommodate fresh blooms. Choose between a timeless white, gray or black finish. Style your Aphrodite on your desk with garden clippings galore or nestle her on your credenza shelf sans-flowers for an effortless appeal.

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Pay homage to your favorite city or hometown with a modern map print. The 42 Pressed Roam Maps by Jackie Robinson are sure to impress coworkers with dainty lettering and detail-rich illustration that invites attention without taking away from your existing decor.

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