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Great gifts to outfit the home office of a working professional
Many of us have been working from home for more than a year and a half, and some of us will continue to do so — maybe forever. That said, buying a gift for a friend or loved one who works from home can be tricky. One person might prioritize tech, while another might care more about plant life and energizing lighting. If you need some help, however, you’ve come to the right place. Here at The Verge, we have some expertise in working from home, and we have some great ideas for you to consider before time runs out and
What makes the ideal home office? Well, the right tech, like the Satechi USB-C Multi-Port Adapter ($80) and the Logitech MX Master 3 Advanced mouse ($100), are essential to getting work done. But comfort is also important, which is why we’ve included a standing desk, a laptop stand, and an ergonomic chair that can last for years. And if your gift recipient is one who enjoys blowing off steam and a good laugh, an impulse buy like a single-shot Nerf Jolt blaster ($4) may be all they need to keep their sanity. We’ve got ideas big and small, both for physical comfort and a sound state of mind.