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15 Ways to Take Your Desk from 'Embarrassing Mess' to 'Cool Workspace'

First things first: We're going to go ahead and assume that the desk you’re trying to make cool is at home. We'll also assume that it is newly seeing a lot of actual work being done on it, as opposed to its former life, when it was merely a surface upon which to throw all the junk mail. Hey, "desk" itself might even be a stretch in these times. Perhaps you’ve got a DIY setup—a slab of plywood, a milk carton on top of a coffee table, or a double-decker situation with the kitchen chairs stacked on the dining room table to make an elevated space where you can stand and work. The abrupt shift from office work to home work was just that: abrupt. But those of us still working from home are settling in for the long haul, the second wave, the inevitable societal shift away from permanent office real estate.

Social distancing has made many of us reevaluate the humble desk and what goes on it so that it looks nice. To make your desk a place where you'll actually want to do work, here are some accessories—both useful and aesthetically pleasing—that'll inspire a WFH upgrade. Although, if you aren't doing work laying horizontal in bed, that's already impressive on its own.

15 Ways to Take Your Desk from 'Embarrassing Mess' to 'Cool Workspace'

A choice accessory or two goes a long way to make WFH more bearable.

From Esquire