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The innovative products to improve your work from home experience

The outbreak of Covid-19 and the subsequent acceleration of remote working was a catalyst for innovation in products designed to aid working from home. These are a few of the best products for working from home that are enabling homeworkers to feel better, work better, and make the most of their space.

From expos, trade shows, and independent businesses, we have found a few of the latest designs in products and software that can improve your work from home experience.

purus life smart desk - innovative product for working from home
Purus Life Desk – electronic height adjustment

The smart desk

A desk that you can set to your desired height, that charges your phone, and works as a whiteboard… Meet this new smart desk, from Purus Life.

Smart desks have hit the market targeting homeworkers more so since the pandemic. Many offer electronic height adjustments, some also have the added benefit of wireless charging.

Purus Life Desk – wireless charging

The Purus Life smart desk does all this as well as having USB/C ports, memory pre-sets, touch-screen controls and being whiteboard marker friendly. It comes in two different colours with a tempered glass surface for durability and a style that will suit most workspaces.

Not forgetting what a desk is designed for, it also comes with a useful storage drawer.

Standing desks have well-documented health benefits and for long periods of working at home, this desk comes with a whole range of other useful features we love.

Price: £449

Smart Desk – Height Adjustable Desk – Purus Life

Drop Top by Pith & Stem

The space-saving desk

If there is one big challenge for homeworkers, finding a suitable space to put a desk is certainly one. If you don’t have a dedicated home office, a desk is a large piece of furniture to accommodate.

The Drop Top desk by Pith & Stem is an ingenious solution, giving you a fully functional and generous desk that can neatly fold away when you have finished. The difference with the Drop Top is how it blends into your home discreetly when not in use as a desk. Instead of a having a piece of wood folded against your wall, the Drop Top becomes a customisable piece of art.

Dual monitor space foldaway desk

The desk itself is built for efficiency and multitasking with space for dual monitors, cables and storage compartments. You are not having to clear your entire desk when it comes to folding it away. You can maintain a productive setup without compromising your space.

Prices: £350 to over £2000

The Drop Top desk – Pith&Stem

innovative product for working from home - IRIS clarity in use during virtual meetings
IRIS Clarity software for virtual meetings

Software for better meetings

During the lockdowns, we accepted that children might interrupt and household noise would be the background soundtrack for many meetings. As we have adapted and started to work longterm from home, the quality of meetings has become more important.

This is important from an equality perspective, and also for productivity when we work from home.

One of the best products for working from home includes this new software by IRIS Audio Technologies. IRIS Clarity is an innovative solution that eliminates background noise and distractions and helps bring the focus back to the conversation. The voice isolation technology utilises AI to remove unwanted background noise and interference from both sides of audio calls and video conferencing.

Using IRIS Clarity when working from home

With an improved quality of sound you’re more likely to have better engagement and absorption of information.

IRIS Clarity is compatible with desktop and telephony platforms. The software is available as a simple, secure desktop download and can work with platforms such as Zoom or Teams.

Price: £7.99 per user, per month with discounts available for people who pay upfront for an annual
license and bespoke quotes for enterprise companies.

Iris Clarity Software

Humanscale x Razer™ Pro Click Mouse from Posturite

The ergonomic mouse

Aching fingers and wrists can be a common problem for desk workers but mouse technology has come a long way over the years.

This Humanscale x Razer™ Pro Click Mouse from Posturite is an elegant and ergonomic wireless mouse with a range of features to help you work more comfortably.

Complete with a 30-degree tilt and added palm support to prevent your wrist from pressing into your desk. The scroll wheel has also been carefully positioned to limit your need to extend your thumb to lower the risk of RSI.

One of the best products for working from home, the Humanscale Razer mouse from Posturite

Designed in collaboration with award-winning gaming brand Razer, an advanced optical sensor tracks the smallest movements, giving you an acute level of precision to maximise your productivity and efficiency as you work.

As an added bonus, the mouse has 40,000 hours battery life and is a stylish addition to any desk.

Price: £113.92

Humanscale x Razer™ Pro Click Mouse from Posturite

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dnömr digital wellness platform

The wellbeing aid

Workplace wellbeing has become a huge industry. The Global Wellness Institute predicts the global wellness economy will have a value of around $7 trillion by 2025. Corporate wellness is also predicted to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 7% until 2028 from a value of nearly $53 billion in 2020.

With a renewed focus on wellbeing at home and at work, dnömr (pron: nor-ma) have created a digital wellness platform to help counteract workplace stress and instil healthy habits to improve resilience. It sends non-intrusive notifications throughout the day on a laptop or PC.

dnömr wellbeing prompts on your desktop

From mood tracking to prompts to hydrate, stretch, and take a break, the platform empowers workers to take better care of their mental and physical health. There are tips to cope if you’re feeling stressed as well as more fun elements such as jokes, brain teasers and puzzles.

Read more about dnömr

Download our mini self-care guide for working from home in our Subscribers lounge – subscribe here.

woman working from home with laptop shield

Outdoor working

With warmer weather and sunnier skies, getting outside with your laptop can seem very inviting. The challenges are often poor visibility due to sun glare, and overheating. One of the best products for working from home has to be the new PROHOOD® laptop case.

PROHOOD® laptop case

This is a splash-proof, water repellent, quick drying, shock absorbing laptop case. Magnetic fasteners let you attach the canopy which blocks direct sunlight. The hood also acts as a privacy shield (ideal if you work with confidential material), covers from germs and protects from spills. Add a cold drink and sunscreen and you’re ready to get out working in the sunshine.

Price: £39.99 – £49.99

Use code to get 20% off: HWM20

MNK PROHOOD® laptop case

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About the author

Louise is an award-winning journalist and speaker who focuses on working from home, remote work and wellbeing. She is the founder of  The Homeworker, which is dedicated to helping you thrive when you work from home. The Homeworker publishes articles that are designed to keep you healthy, happy, fulfilled, and more productive in work and life.


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