Does it look like a tornado whipped through your office? No judgment here. With so many small accessories — pens, stamps, sticky pads, plus all those papers — it can be easy for your workspace to get cluttered quickly. But one thing can help any home office: a desk organizer.
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And we found the best ones. With these desk organizers, from trays to pegboards to boxes and more, your office will go from a disaster zone to neat and tidy in no time. Read on for a few of our favorites.
All that glitters is gold, especially where this golden desk organizer is concerned. The geometric angles will add interest to your office decor while simultaneously keeping things clean and orderly with four compartments for all your desk essentials. The mirrored base is an extra sleek bonus.
This multi-purpose desk organizer was designed specifically with small spaces in mind, so no matter your square footage, your office will be cleared of clutter in no time. The bottom slots can hold files, bills, and all those to-do lists. While the stacked upper part is best for your phone and tablet, as it has hidden cord management openings in the back.
If you're lacking space on your desk, look up. A pegboard, like this IKEA option, will help keep your desk accessories within arm's reach without taking up precious room on your worktop. The mini shelves, clips, and containers can be rearranged anywhere on the board, so you can personalize everything for your organizational needs.
These desk organizers are meant to last lifetimes. Family-owned Grimm's Toys makes the boxes in small quantities with a natural, hand-sanded wood that is velvety soft. Put paper clips in one, pens in another, and so on. Then take good care of them so you can pass the set down from generation to generation.
If trays are more your organizing speed — we love them for bathrooms and bedside tables, in addition to offices — treat yourself to a selection of these marbled melamine options. They're available in dark green, ivory, black, and blue. Plus, they'll give all your tiny desk trinkets a home that is both functional and pretty.
Kate Arends of Wit & Delight not only runs one of our favorite lifestyle sites, but she also designs a line of stationery and desk accessories that is available via Design Loop. Each product will keep your office feeling organized and, well, delightful. This concrete pencil holder (also available in a blue/gray color combo) can be used together or separately to keep your favorite pens and pencils at your fingertips.
For that easy, clean Scandinavian look, consider this wave desk organizer that's made (where else?) in Denmark. Shaped into multiple folds from a single piece of steel, this simple yet functional organizer will keep your home office feeling ultra zen and sleek.
Is rustic more your style? If so, this desk organizer with a beautiful wood grain finish is for you. Three compartments hold anything from mail to pens to all those miscellaneous items that somehow end up in the office. Plus, you won't tire easily of the traditional look, so this piece can be a mainstay on your desk for years to come.
Keep track of deadlines and date nights on this dry erase acrylic calendar from Russell + Hazel. The barely there look will complement any office decor, while the coordinating hanging accessories (which are sold separately) let you clear the clutter and organize your desk accessories. It's sleek and sophisticated, fun and functional.