The COVID-19 effect continues to be felt in Australia with working from home remaining one of the key lifestyle changes to have arisen from the pandemic. With many people doing so on a regular basis, we’ve had to become very adaptable in the ways that we use our homes. From a multi-purpose desk to a portable designer desk light and a stylish office chair (in on-trend boucle), these new furniture and homewares finds should keep your productivity up.
REDDIE workstations: “Since the lockdown last year, we noticed many clients upgrading their homes especially searching for home office solutions that would complement the rest of their space,” says REDDIE co-founder and designer Caroline Olah, of the inspiration behind her new collection. Fully customisable, these workstations are complemented by a coffee table, dining table, occasional chair and side table should you wish to purchase the whole suite. Minimalist lines aside, we love the workstation’s gorgeous rattan divider. From $990.
&Tradition portable Flowerpot lamp: Designed by Vernon Panton in 1968, this cult lamp became synonymous with the ‘flower power’ movement of the late 1960s. Its latest incarnation is portable and charged via USB making it an ideal mobile desk lamp. $375.
Life Interiors Avalon boucle office chair: Upholstered in on-trend off-white boucle fabric, and paired with a luxe brushed gold metal base, this is one of the most stylish office chairs that we’ve seen. It’s available with a matte black base too. $395.
Palmgrens by Great Dane: Designed by the iconic Swedish leather and luxury goods brand Palmgrens, this handmade home office collection is made from smooth calf leather and features stylish leather trays and a chic waste paper basket. From $185.
Harto Gaston wall secretary desk in oak 60cm: This minimal and versatile French design hangs on the wall and can be used as a shelf, console or desk depending on your needs. $1,150.
Yamakazi Tosca organiser (large): The perfect spot to store all of your workday paraphernalia, this multi-purpose Japanese design combines a steel tote with wood handle. It’s the perfect portable desk organiser. $66.
Mustard Made ‘The Skinny’ locker in sage: While this range isn’t new, this gorgeous sage colourway is. With four adjustable shelves, two handy hooks, a cable hole and wall attachment points, this lockable cupboard is the perfect spot to store all of your home office needs. $349.