Working from home is one of the fastest-growing trends in the world. It gives employees more flexibility. They can work from anywhere and take a break whenever they want. If you have a friend or family member who works from home, there are plenty of gift ideas that will brighten up their day. Let’s look at some of the best work from home gifts that are sure to earn a prized place in their office.

The Best Work from Home Gift Ideas

1. Clip-on Microphone

When working from home, it’s important to have a way to communicate with your colleagues. During a video call, you’ll need to make sure that they will be able to clearly hear what you are saying. Michelle uses this clip-on microphone for all of her Zoom meetings. It provides a clear sound and is suitable for camcorders and smartphones. This makes it useful if you need to take a meeting on the go or film a presentation.

2. Big, (Huge!) Curved Monitor

The most important thing about working from home is your computer. Having a good screen is essential. If you’re looking for a present that will blow the socks off of someone who works from home, this curved screen could be the answer.  First, at 38 inches, it’s big enough to facilitate multi-screen functions. It creates vivid colors, perfect for people who work in creative industries, like Michelle. The screen is adjustable, so you’ll be able to get it set up the way you want. This is her favorite work from home tool (beyond her Macbook Pro) for sure.

3. Wireless Mouse

Another key tech tool when working from home is the mouse. Though it can get easily overlooked, a good mouse makes all the difference. This wireless mouse has a lot of high-tech benefits. First, it is very precise. It also comes with fast scrolling and will be very quiet. It’s also able to work across multiple screens, making the perfect choice for the home office. Michelle has tried many mice and this is the only one that provides her the precise and comfortable, ergonomic use for putting in the long hours she does both here and for her web design clients.

4. LED Desk Lamp

Every good home office needs to have an LED lamp. This lamp has a lot of cool features. First, you’ll be able to adjust it, to get it in the perfect position. It comes with seven settings and five colors, so you’ll be able to create the perfect atmosphere. It also comes with a USB port, so you’ll be able to charge up devices. As a benefit, you’ll be able to get its very energy efficient so it won’t have a big impact on your electricity bills.

5. Pen Holder / USB Charger

When working from home, it’s common to have a lot of devices that you need to keep charged up. If you’re not careful, this can end up making a tangle of cords on your desk. This USB charger/ pen holder will be able to solve this problem. It comes with plenty of slots to charge up phones and a dedicated area to charge up watches or Fitbits. It also comes with a surge protector, so you’ll be able to protect your devices from damage. If you’re looking for a pen holder, this can be a great option. It comes with drawers where you’ll be able to put smaller objects like coins and keys. There’s also a slot for you to put pens and notepaper.

6. Desktop Bookshelf

Everyone has some special books that they would like to keep close. In other cases, you might be working in a field that requires a lot of reference materials. In this case, a desktop bookshelf can be an excellent gift idea. These have strong shelves and will be able to carry 20 pounds. This model comes with drawers and space for your pens, to keep your desk organized. It’s also made from bamboo. This ensures that it will be built to last for a long time.

7. Bluetooth Headphones

When working from home, a good set of headphones is invaluable. Whether you need to tune in to a teleconference or, as Michelle likes to call it – “chair dancing” to music, these are the perfect headphones to help you do either. They also have advanced noise-canceling technology to tune out distractions around you.  Michelle also loves them because they can go over her entire ear and doesn’t interfere with her hearing aids.

8. Webcam

When working from home, it’s essential to get a good webcam. This is a necessity to make video calls. If you want to give this as a gift, you might want to consider this excellent model. It is capable of shooting in excellent quality, achieving a 2K resolution. It also has a wider view, letting you capture more of your surroundings. This webcam will filter the images automatically, to correct for lighting problems. The microphone is noise-reducing, so you’ll be able to broadcast clearly, even if you’re working in a busy environment. When you’re not using the webcam, you can put the cap on, to protect your privacy.

9. Ring Light

When working from home, you’ll want to make sure that you always appear in the best light, literally. To do this, you might want to consider this top-rated ring light. This is the perfect accessory for the home office. The set comes with the light and stand. It also comes with two filters, so you can decide what effect you want to have on the viewer. When you’re not using it, you’ll be able to pack this kit away into a small carrying bag. This makes it easy to transport if moving house or going on holiday.

10. Magnetic Dry Erase Board

Many people who work from home have a set number of tasks that they need to complete each day. However, keeping on track of everything can be difficult. That’s where this magnetic dry erase board comes in. It can be attached to the wall, using the easy mounting kit. The strong design won’t get warped over time. The board will stay white, no matter how many times you write on it.

11. Plug-in Air Purifier

If you’re staying in the office for an extended period, you want to make sure that the environment is as clean as possible. Because of this, you might want to consider getting an air purifier. This will remove unpleasant odors from the air. It’s very quiet, so you won’t notice it working. It’s also energy-efficient, so it won’t cost much to run.

12. Ergonomic Seat Cushion

When you work from home, you need to spend a lot of time sitting in your office. Because of this, you’ll need to make sure that you have the best possible seat. Because of this, you might want to gift this cushion. It encourages you to have better posture, helping to push your spine into the correct alignment. This will prevent back pain. Also, because it’s made from bamboo, it will always be cool to the touch. It also comes with a washable cover, so making it easy to clean if it ever gets dirty.

13. The Office Sign

If you’re looking for a unique and fun idea, you might want to get this The Office sign. It’s based on the opening titles of the hit comedy show by the same name, which is sure to make your friends smile. It will also give them more ownership over their space. It’s also practical. There are strips on the back to make it easy to install. It’s made from Acrylic, which gives it a glossy appearance and makes it easy to clean.

14. Bluetooth Speaker

If you’re working from home, you’ll need to make sure that you have a way of answering the phone. To help you do this, you might want to use a Bluetooth speaker. This device can be connected to your smartphone or laptop. It also comes with a range of useful features. For example, you will be able to easily add other people to the meetings. It also self-balances the audio, to ensure that it has a consistent volume. It has a dongle attachment point, which makes it easy to carry.

15. Best Pens Ever

Michelle has sworn by these pens for years. She won’t use another pen for jotting down notes, call it ritual, if you will. She loves how smooth and seamless they are on her pretty basic notepads