Have a housewarming party to attend and want to bring something a little more original than wine or a plant (although plants make great air cleaners)? Want to celebrate a friend's new work from home setup? We've combed our archives and the Internet for some of our favorite gift ideas for the home office that are just perfect for tech + design lovers. Gift ideas for the home office:
- Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 Studio Series The Studio Series mice are all designed by various artists and would be a great gift idea if the gift recipient is a fan of their art. $30
- Block Lamp by Harri Koskinrn We love the look of this lamp and think it would make a fantastic gift for any design lover's home office. $135
- Blu Dot Juice Box Charging Station A desktop charging station is another great idea for a home office gift, just make sure it has design chops like this one from Blu Dot. $99
- Poppin Office Supplies Does your friend have a favorite color? Color coordinated nicely designed desk accessories make a swell inexpensive gift.
- Desktop Flip Clock Although we all know that our computers have clocks, there is something to be said for the stylishness of the retro flip clock. $85, $36
- Akira Shimamura Memory Card Reader A memory card reader is always useful and one this well designed is sure to score points with your design loving friend. $20
- Neuno Tablet Stand Does your friend own a tablet? Consider a slick tablet stand as a great potential gift. $79- $89
- Meninos Twitter Mousepad Quite possibly one of the most fun mousepads we've seen it makes for a fun and inexpensive gift. $13
- Meninos CM Pillow Pillows do have a place in a home office! Your recipient can use this one side Cyan, the other Magenta, pillow for extra lumbar support. $30
- Photojojo Camera Lens Mug We don't think we're out of line by considering a mug a home office essential. Grab a Canon or Nikon mug for your next home office housewarming gift. $24, $30
What's a great home office gift you've given or received?