As the world comes to a standstill as we try to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we encourage all of you to hunker down right now, too. In the meantime, we'll keep publishing news to help you navigate the state of travel today (like whether travel insurance covers the coronavirus), as well as stories about places for you to put on your bucket list once it's safe to get back out there.
Working remote doesn't require sacrificing style and comfort.
Grovemade Walnut Laptop Stand ($139)
Sure, you can work anywhere on a laptop. But when you’re at home, upgrade from the kitchen counter with Grovemade’s Walnut laptop stand, which delivers comfort and classic wood style.
Rhodia Goalbook ($25)
The calendar and ruled pages of the Rhodia Goalbook are handy for keeping a schedule and jotting down meeting notes, but we really dig the bold leather cover.
Graf von Faber-Castell Guilloche Fountain Pen ($350)
Graf von Faber-Castell gave its Guilloche Fountain pen a nice engraved pattern set in rhodium. But don’t leave it as merely a centerpiece for your desk: the gold nib delivers fine and broad strokes.
Hide and Seek ($60)
Wishing you could retreat to a cabin in the woods? Hide and Seek, with its 256 pages of wanderlust-inspiring wilderness homes, can be your vicarious office escape.
Google Home ($129)
Go ahead, boss Google Home around. The coffee-can-size personal assistant and Bluetooth speaker was built to recognize your voice and do your bidding, like alert you to an upcoming meeting or call your boss, even if it’s in the middle of blaring an album.
Master and Dynamic MH40 Headphones ($399)
Master and Dynamic eschewed plastic for anodized forged aluminum and leather details on its MH40 headphones. The look is steampunk, but the guts are anything but retro, with powerful 45-millimeter neodymium drivers.
Loyal Stricklin Leather Mousepad ($28)
The Loyal Stricklin Leather mousepad adds class to your desk while cradling your scrolling hand in supple comfort.
Samsung Galaxy Book Tablet ($1,000)
Don’t let the paper-thin profile of the Samsung Galaxy Book tablet fool you. The Windows 10 PC has a 12-inch display, four gigabytes of RAM, and a keyboard embedded in the case. Designing your dream gear shed? Use the S Pen to write directly on the screen.
Duluth Pack City Portfolio Bag ($155)
The Duluth Pack City Portfolio bag sits somewhere between a briefcase and a commuter satchel, and is built in the States from hyper-durable 15-ounce cotton canvas. It might even last you until retirement.