We spend a lot of our time in an office and thus it should be much more than an impersonal space. If we bring more things to personalize it, we will probably feel more comfortable working there and it becomes an extension of our own ideas, passions and interests.
We geeks are usually pretty vocal about the things we enjoy and we aren’t afraid to share them with others, so here is a list of great supplies and gadgets for your office to make it feel like home while at the same time bringing some additional utility to the work environment.
Star Wars R2-D2 Trashcan
The beloved droid can brighten up the mood and this replica is quite accurate with the added bonus of functioning as a trashcan. This officially licensed collectible can be brought from ThinkGeek for the price of $129.99 and will make any office cooler.
USB Thermoelectric Cooler and Warmer
It’s a drag to go to the freezer or microwave when there is a lot of work to do and this is the perfect solution to this problem. Once you will get one the entire office might follow since it is incredibly useful. With a retro aesthetic and USB port you can chill a drink to 46 degrees Fahrenheit, or warm it up to 149 degrees and the great thing about this gadget is that it only costs $19.99!
Star Trek Floating Enterprise Pen
This wonderfully decorated pen will amaze your friends through the floating Enterprise ship it has at one end. The design is inspired from the nacelle of a ship with the designation of Enterprise and a red topper. If you are a fan of this incredible series then you are probably already trying to get one of these and you can do so for only $12.99.
Game of Thrones House Sigil Journals
If your work involves taking a lot of notes then these are the perfect notebooks to write them on and at the same time show your dedication to one of the three main houses from Game of Thrones. You can choose from Lannister, Stark or Targaryen and they have lined pages, an elastic woven strap with metal slider and an elastic woven pen loop. They come in red, grey and black and you can purchase one for $19.99.
Game of Thrones Iron Throne Bookend
This is great to have at home or at the office and they might prove quite useful for those who still prefer the traditional books instead of the eReaders. Each one is hand painted and has a base with the crests of the fourteen houses. It is made of polystone and weighs almost 4 lbs. so you can make sure that your books are kept quite safe behind the throne. Get one for $54.99.
Back To The Future Desktop Hoverboards
Yes, the small board will float through the use of magnets and it comes with fluorescent acrylic supports that have glowing edges, making it even cooler. The magnet base is made of five high grade rare earth magnets and the board will keep going back and forth. The length of the platform is of four inches and you can get one for $39.99.
Key Organizer made with LEGO bricks
Combining LEGO and Star Wars is a certain way to attract the attention of us geeks and with the added utility of holding your keys in order, this is definitely a win. The imperial trooper will protect your keys and they are held there through a LEGO stud and tube interlocking brick mechanism. You can get one of these for $23.99 at the moment.
Keep Calm Keep Coding Desktop Mouse Pad
With a really funny message, this is great for the office if you are a programmer or a wonderful gift if you know someone who works in that field. The mouse pad is made of silicone and will fit any desk, while the firm grip will ensure that it won’t keep moving around. You can get one for $15.54.
Mezco Toys ThunderCats Lion-O Figure
The ThunderCats was a great TV series running from 1985 to 1989 and the cat-like aliens fought against villains trying to take over the universe. Lion-O is their leader and Lord of the ThunderCats so this figurine should inspire your colleagues. The collectible figure can be displayed while still in the box and you can get one for $89.95 which is quite a good deal if you consider the 14” height, seven points of articulation and the Claw Shield with the Sword of Omens equipment.
Mezco Toyz Breaking Bad Bobblehead Walter
The chemistry genius who became a fearsome drug lord has captured the hearts of the audience with the wonderful interpretation and Walter White is a legend today among geeks, showing that high school professors can be badasses too. This six inch bobblehead is a part of a collection of the popular characters from Breaking Bad and you can also get Saul or Jesse. They will make your days at the office go easier and for the price of $15.99 you get really high quality craftsmanship.
Funko Darth Vader Star Wars Pop
The scary villain of Star Wars becomes adorable through this stylized figurine and you can get many of the other characters from the films as well to have an entire collection. Their heads bobble and can turn them around while the base makes sure the figurine is stable. You can get one for $10.95.
Funko POP! Marvel Dancing Groot Bobble Action Figure
Figures like this one are a really good way of personalizing your workspace and this one is really adorable with many details. The Monarch of Planet X was around since 1960 and his adventures since then are many, but he received much acclaim when the Guardians of the Galaxy movie came out in 2014. You can get them for $7.10 at this moment.
Funko The Joker Vinyl Figurine
The Joker is one of the arch-enemies of Batman and even in this Funko model he still looks quite scary. The head rotates 360 degrees but you have to be careful how you place it, since the enormous head makes it a bit unstable. You can get one for $9.21
Funko POP Game of Thrones Jon Snow Figure
One of the most appreciated characters in the series is Jon Snow and in this figure he wears the black clothes of the Night’s Watch with a stylized vinyl model. The size of the figure is of almost four inches and should add more personality to any office space. Get one for $9.93.
Funko POP Movies The Big Lebowski The Dude Figure
His Dudeness in a Funko figurine is certain to attract the attention of everyone in your office and in this version you will have Jeff Bridges in his sunglasses, sweater and with a cup of coffee. We would have gone with a glass of white Russian instead, but aside from that this figure is really amazing. The Dude abides. You can get one for $11.46
Funko POP TV Doctor Who Tardis Action Figure
This one is larger than the previous ones with a height of six inches and it is the Funko representation of one of the most important elements of Dr. Who, namely the time travelling phone booth. It is made of vinyl and you will quickly realize that it is much bigger on the inside so it is certainly worth $13.95.