10 Pretty Desk Accessories for a Fresh Workspace
We know your desk needs a major makeover.
(SPOT.ph) New year, new office supplies! If you’re looking to give your space a fresh makeover or if you simply just want an excuse to buy more supplies than you already have, we’ve got you covered. After all, working is a lot more fun if your supplies are new and pretty. Below, we round up 10 cute desk accessories that will freshen up your workspace.
Brass Ruler (P150) from Home Edited
One of the challenges of turning your desk into a picture-perfect work sanctuary is when your supplies look too industrial, come in basic colors, or don't match at all. Good thing there are shops like Home Edited that offer chic office supplies, like this brass ruler. They also have other products to match, like an acrylic stapler and tape dispenser (P650 each), gold scissors (P295), and paper clips (P200/pack of four), among many others.
Ombré Memo Pad (P70) from Kera and Co.
Never underestimate what a pretty paper product can do. Whether it's a notebook, planner, sticky note, or a memo pad like these ombré ones from Kera and Co., there's something about beautifully designed paper that makes a desk more inviting and work less stressful.
Photo grid with LED lights (P499.75) from SM Stationery
Whether it's your desk at home or at work, this photo grid with LED lights from SM Stationery will add both fun and functionality to your workspace. Use it to hold pictures or notes, curate your vision board, or whatever it is that will inspire you to work smarter.
Tumblers (P149) from Miniso
Technically, tumblers aren't really desk accessories, but since you need to stay hydrated especially while working, you might as well get one that adds to the beauty or matches the look of your desk. Case in point: These pretty and affordable tumblers from Miniso!
Desk Plants (price starts at P199) from Succulents PH
No #aesthetic desk is complete without a succulent or a tiny pot of green in it. At least, according to Pinterest and Instagram. Plants make a desk a lot homier, making it and inviting to work in. The ones from Succulents PH are low-maintenance and come in different kinds and decorative pots. Plus, they’re available in different stores around the Metro, like West Elm and Rustan’s, among others!
5-Drawer Acrylic Box (P3,250) from MUJI
What good is your collection of pretty pens if they're stashed away in your drawers? Organize and display them instead using an acrylic box like this one from MUJI. Not only will it make your desk look neat, it will also help you find things faster!
Mesh Wire Baskets (P459/small, P589/medium, P640/large) from Studio No. 3 PH
Studio No. 3 PH has stuff Instagram #DeskGoals are made of—mesh wire baskets, geometric decor and organizers, you name it! These items keep your things in their proper place while making your space look good in the process. Win-win!
“A Year of Good Things” Wall Calendar (P499) from Eden Street
A pretty addition to your wall, Eden Street's "A Year of Good Things" poster gets prettier over time. It lets you write one good thing that happened to you or one thing you're thankful for, every single day for a year. Having it on your desk's wall and in plain sight would be great for some quick motivation especially for those dreaded "meh" days. It comes in a set that includes a pocket-sized journal, mini fabric banner, waterproof sticker, and a pencil.
Felt Letter Boards (price starts at P600) from Lettergram PH
If your desk doesn't have a board for motivational and aesthetic purposes, is it even a desk at all? Thanks to Lettergram PH, you can now make your workspace look legit with its assortment of retro-style felt letter boards in different sizes and colors. What's great about these boards is they're not for desk purposes only—they can also be used for your flatlays, and anywhere you need to get your message across.
Tangram Magnet Set (P289) from Krete Manila
If you're lucky enough to have a metal desk wall, you’re gonna wanna get your hands on this Tangram magnet set from Krete Manila. This seven-piece magnet puzzle can be used separately to keep your desk organized or as a set to exercise your brain by forming different shapes. Talk about functional décor!