Work Better: Office Organization and Storage to Tidy Up Your Desk

Here’s how to make your office space work better for you.

woman writing in notebook
A tidy desk is a tidy mind.Retha Ferguson, Pexels

Months-old documents, half-used erasers, unread books and even leftover litter your desk, as you stare at a computer monitor splotched with drink splashes. It’s time for some cleaning and reorganization. These items will help jumpstart your new desk setup instantly.

STORi Clear Plastic Vanity and Desk Drawer Organizers | 6 Piece Set

Containers

Whether these are for your office or your vanity drawer, the clean look of these see-through organizers is perfect for any place in your home.STORi

If you don’t have some form of drawer organizers, it’s likely your drawers are full of papers, notebooks and office supplies stacked on top of each other in some semblance of organization. That makes finding that reference book you need or extra staples for a reload potentially impossible, stressing you out when you’re simply trying to get work done. These drawer organizers keep everything in one place.

AmazonBasics Mesh Six Slot File Storage Office Organizer with Double Tray

Easy Access to Papers

Rely on a well made file storage that’s made of durable steel wire.AmazonBasics

Nothing screams “office” like these typical file-storage organizers. The classic mesh design with the black coloring gives it the prototypical office-decor look. There’s a good reason they’re so widely used in professional settings: They work. For immediate access to your most important files and documents, this is the item you need.

Dual-Sided Multifunctional Desk Pad, Waterproof Desk Blotter Protector, Leather Large Desk Writing Mat Mouse Pad(31.5" x 15.7", Pink)

Pretties Up Your Workspace

This sleek, minimalist desk pad is available in three sizes: 23.6 inches by 13.7 inches, 31.5 inches by 15.7 inches or 35.4 inches by 17 inches.YSAGi

Tired of spilling drinks and damaging your exquisite wooden desk? Or what about a treasured desk you can’t come to bring yourself to get rid of but that’s also too bumpy to cleanly write on? Consider investing in a desk pad that takes care of all these issues and more in one sweeping blow.