As a professional, you spend most of your days at work, thinking up ideas, managing a team and creating strategies for the future. Like your home, your office should be equipped with products that are not just useful and necessary, but also that speak to your design sensibility, whether it be the chair you’re sitting on or the speakers you’re listening to. That’s why today we’ve compiled some of the best products out there that will make you feel as though you’re sitting in the perfect office. So whether you’re focusing on a task or taking a much needed break, you can be sure that you’re doing it in a smart, sensible and stylish way.
1. Apple Thunderbolt Display
Need a larger external screen for that creative job of yours? Then connect your Thunderbolt-enabled Mac to to the Apple Thunderbolt Display. The 27-inch HD widescreen doesn’t just give you more screen real estate, with a cinematic 16:9 aspect ratio at 2560×1440 resolution, it’s also the ultimate docking station for its laptops because it allows you to connect as many as six devices through a single, compact port. Did we mention that you also get a FaceTime HD camera along with that high-res screen?
2. Z-Bar High Power LED Lamp
Looking for the perfect lamp to light up your office? The Z-Bar High Power LED desk lamp from Koncept has won numerous design awards and was even selected as a permanent display in Germany’s Die Neue Sammlung museum as a best innovation of the 20th/21st centuries. Why? For its sleek, contemporary design and because it features next generation High Power LEDs. The lifespan of those six bulbs? About 40,000 hours. Simple, smart, and green.
3. The Herman Miller SAYL Chair
When Herman Miller asked world-renowned designer Yves Behar to design an affordable chair that incorporated beautiful design, ergonomics, and respect for the environment, the SAYL Chair was born. Inspired by the principles of suspension bridges, this chair incorporates breakthrough seating technology, with its support molded directly into the back material. Using few parts and materials, this chair also has a smaller carbon footprint than most. A comfortable piece of office furniture that’s also eco-friendly? Sign us up.
4. Envelop Desk
If you spend a large portion of your day in front of the computer, you’ll want a chair and desk that help you maintain good posture, letting you focus on your tasks. Called Envelop, this desk has a sliding, flexible support surface that moves to fit to your body. Become almost one with your desk and stop hunching over. This desk lets you eyes align with the monitor while keeping your body comfortable. It’s also earth friendly. Made from 32 percent recycled materials, it is 53 percent recyclable at the end of its useful life.
5. Sennheiser RS170 Headphones
Need to get lost in some music as you work away at your desk? Try out the Sennheiser RS170 digital wireless headphones with dynamic bass and surround sound. The headphone system comes up with both a pair of wireless headphones and a multi-purpose transmitter which functions as an easy-charge cradle and docking station. With a range of up to 60 feet, you can move around your office/home/studio without missing a beat. Stylish and comfortable, these headphones are a must for anyone who enjoys music on the job.