Office gadgets and accessories that will bring fun back to your workspace

Ah, late spring. The weather is finally a respectable temperature, the trees are full of leaves, and—depending on where you live—the sun might not set until 8:30 p.m. All of this probably has you feeling like … not working. Ask anyone, the balmier months sap your energy for upcoming projects. But you can't wish your obligations away. To keep your inspiration up, we’re recommending office gadgets and accessories that will put some fun back into your workspace.

Office gadgets and accessories that will bring fun back to your workspace
Speks Magnetic Desk Toys in Different Formations

To keep up your productivity and boost your mood at work, experts and designers have certain recommendations for your workspace. One is to create an area that appeals to you visually with photos of happy events, an exciting calendar, stylish organizers, etc. You get the idea. Things that make you happy to sit down and do what you need to do. Also recommended are office gadgets and accessories that make you more comfortable. Because who can have fun while their lower back is killing them? That’s right, no one.

We know you’d all rather be basking in the sun with a cold drink right now. So to keep your spirits up, we’ve rounded up some of our best office gadgets and accessories to help make the daily grind a little less challenging. You’ll see a standing desk to improve posture for your aching back, plus many creative gadgets to keep your best ideas flowing.

Even if your work is your passion, we all need a little extra motivation sometimes. These fun office gadgets and accessories can help.

AiT Smart One App-Controlled Desk

One way to put some fun back into your workspace is to have the proper desk. The AiT Smart One App-Controlled Desk has a height-adjusting feature to ensure you’re working with your health and comfort in mind. With its smartphone app, this sit-stand desk monitors the time you’ve been sitting and notifies you when it’s time to switch to a standing position.

UPLIFT Desk Under Desk Hammock

If you’ve ever felt like crawling under your desk to take a nap, now you can. When the 2:00 p.m. sleepies hit, the UPLIFT Desk Under Desk Hammock is the perfect way to get in a power nap. It’s pretty smart as well. A connected mobile app lets you adjust the hammock’s height, making it easier to get in and out.

TimeFlip2 Interactive Time Tracking Device

TimeFlip2 Interactive Time Tracking Device is a unique, minimalist office accessory that will help you keep track of where all those hours are going. And, when you understand that, you’re workspace mood is bound to improve. The TimeFlip2 has twelve sides and stickers so you can customize it to your specific needs. Moreover, LED lights give you a visual of your times, and the Pomodoro timer splits work into sprints.

MoSoSiSi Chinese Characters Calendar

Another office accessory you’ll look forward to playing with every day is the MoSoSiSi Chinese Characters Calendar. This calendar will flex your creativity as you create a daily manifesto. Made from a mix of solid wood and metal, this decorative piece will add a sense of calm and whimsy to your workspace.

Chameleon Fineliners Revolutionary Color Blending Pens 

The Chameleon Fineliners Color Blending Fineline Pens will make a bright addition to your workspace. These incredible pens have ink in both the pen portion as well as the cap. The 48 color options blend seamlessly, giving you endless options for creativity. They’re perfect for adding more fun to your writing, notes, doodles, and more.

Logitech K600 Smart TV Keyboard

Another of the best office gadgets and accessories that can completely turn your workspace around is a good keyboard. The Logitech K600 Smart TV Keyboard, for instance, can make your smart TV even smarter. It lets you easily control, choose, and search your content. So no more slow selecting on NetFlix. This is a keyboard that’s easy to take from work to entertainment.

Speks Magnetic Desk Toys

If you’re going for a more fun workspace vibe, look no further than these office gadgets and accessories. The Speks Magnetic Desk Toys exercise your fine motor skills and relieve stress. These magnetic balls and boxes give you endless ways to create. Everyone will be stopping by your desk to try them out.

Wemo Wearable Memo Band

The Wemo Wearable Memo Band lets you write notes on your hand like you did when you were a kid. Only this time you can doodle on a cool slap bracelet that you’ll wear on your wrist. In addition, you can refer to and write notes anytime with Wemo. It’s a great accessory for teachers, nurses, engineers, or anyone who needs to write notes on the go.

These office gadgets and accessories are sure to put the fun back into your workspace. With more fun in your life, you’re certain to be more productive. What are your favorite, quirky desk items and office equipment? Let us know in the comments below.

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Meet Lauren Wadowsky

Lauren has been writing and editing since 2008. She loves working with text and helping writers find their voice. When she's not typing away at her computer, she cooks and travels with her husband and two daughters.
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