We've rounded up the best gear to help you build out your office or improve your existing setup. To be more comfortable, productive, and prepared, check out our selections for office supplies, small hardware, and software. And for comfort and ergonomics, we have furniture picks for both standing and sitting work styles.

Home Office

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  • Some of our favorite paper planners, displayed together on a surface next to a couple of pens.

    Our Favorite Paper Planners

    by Jackie Reeve and Kaitlyn Wells

    A paper planner can keep you organized and on track with your goals, and we have eight different recommendations that will suit any planning style.

  • Our pick for best all in one computer overall, the Apple 24-inch iMac, next to a notebook, a magic keyboard and a trackpad.

    The Best All-in-One Computer

    by Dave Gershgorn

    If you need a family computer or want to cut down on cords in a home office, an all-in-one computer like Apple’s iMac is worth buying.

Office Furniture

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  • A Purple office chair cushion in an office chair

    The Best Ergonomic Seat Cushions

    by Melanie Pinola

    A good ergonomic cushion will fit a variety of people and chairs and stay comfortable and cool after hours of use. The Purple Double does all of that and more.

  • A standing desk decorated with laptop, lamp, and some plants

    The Best Standing Desks

    by Kaitlyn Wells and Melanie Pinola

    After testing more than 25 standing desks over 8 years, we recommend the Uplift V2 due to its customizability, wide height range, and reliable stability.

  • Four chairs we recomend, clustered close together on a green rug.

    The Best Office Chair

    by Melanie Pinola and Kaitlyn Wells

    The impressively supportive, adjustable, and durable Steelcase Gesture is still our pick for the best office chair for most people, as it has been since 2015.

Printers & Scanners

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  • The Prusa Mini+ 3D printer, shown connected to a spool of silver filament, surrounded by printed characters and a 3D printed vase.

    The Best 3D Printer

    by Dave Gershgorn and Signe Brewster

    After testing over a dozen printers over seven years, we recommend the reliable, easy-to-use Prusa Mini+ for beginners and hobbyists.

  • Close up of the HP Color LaserJet Pro M255dw laser printer.

    The Best Laser Printer

    by Ben Keough and Kaitlyn Wells

    The fast, reliable, and easy-to-use HP Color LaserJet Pro M255dw is our favorite laser printer.

  • A collection of instant photo printers, with their photos, that we tested to find the best ones.

    The Best Instant Photo Printer

    by Arriana Vasquez

    Our pick for the best instant photo printer is simple to use, and it’s light and small enough to carry. It uses easy-to-find, affordable film, too.

More Office Posts

  • Our four picks for the best pencils for writing and schoolwork, shown laying on a spiral notebook.

    The Best Pencils for Writing and Schoolwork

    by Sarah Witman

    We think the Golden Bear (Blue) is the best pencil for writing and schoolwork. Made of premium cedar wood, it outperformed far pricier pencils in our testing.

  • Six compact mechanical keyboards in an assortment of colors, one plugged in, and a couple of keyboard keys scattered nearby.

    The Best Compact Mechanical Keyboards

    by Kimber Streams

    A compact mechanical keyboard takes up less space on a desk than a regular one—but you might need to be prepared to give up some keys in return.

  • A few of our favorite mechanical keyboards, next to some extra keycaps, keycap pullers and some USB dongles.

    The Best Mechanical Keyboards

    by Kimber Streams

    If you spend a lot of time typing, a mechanical keyboard can be a great quality-of-life improvement. We have recommendations for just about every budget.

  • A graphic illustration of a computer monitor, a coin, and a calendar.

    The Best Online Tax Filing Software

    by Melanie Pinola and Kaitlyn Wells

    The most helpful tool to file your taxes online is TurboTax. Use the IRS Free File version if you qualify, or start with the Free Edition if you don’t.

  • Two of our picks for the best fireproof safes engulfed in flames.

    The Best Fireproof Document Safe

    by Nick Guy

    We tested seven new safes and found the models that offer the best combination of fireproofing, waterproofing, size, and price.

  • The Wi-Fi mesh networking kits we tested lined up side by side.

    The Best Wi-Fi Mesh-Networking Kits

    by Joel Santo Domingo

    If a normal router can’t provide reliable wireless access to every corner of your home, mesh systems should help you stream and watch TikTok without a hitch.

  • An illustration featuring a blu sign with the words "Income Tax Services" against a yellow background full of unfilled out tax forms.

    When You Should Hire a CPA or Tax Pro

    by Janet Berry-Johnson

    When should you hire a CPA or tax preparer, and when can you do your taxes yourself? A look at the costs, advantages, and disadvantages of hiring a tax pro.

  • Two of our picks for best business laptop next to a small notebook, pen, screwdriver and a couple of laptop replacement parts.

    The Best Business Laptops

    by Dave Gershgorn

    An ultrabook is likely to be the best laptop for most people, but business laptops hold up to travel and frequent use thanks to their repairability.

  • Our three picks for the best trackballs including two finger operated and one thumb-operated trackball.

    The Best Trackballs

    by Thorin Klosowski

    Trackballs aren’t for everyone, but the best models offer a comfortable and customizable alternative to traditional mice.

  • Our pick for best ultrawide monitor, the Dell P3421W, shown next to a wireless keyboard and a wireless mouse.

    The Best Ultrawide Monitors

    by Dave Gershgorn

    Ultrawide monitors are appealing for viewing documents or browser windows side by side, and they make video games more immersive.

  • An iPad in a Logitech Slim Folio case sitting next to a stack of books and a smartphone.

    Getting Work Done on an iPad

    by Haley Perry

    You can do a surprising amount of work on an iPad with the right gear. These are the best accessories for turning your iPad into a mobile work space.

  • Our two picks for best home projector for a living room, side by side with a vertical stack of DVDs in between.

    The Best Projectors

    by Wirecutter Staff

    We reviewed every type of projector to find the best projector to fit your needs, whether it’s for a home theater or a home office.

  • The LapGear Designer holding up a laptop

    The Best Lap Desk

    by Sarah Witman

    The LapGear Designer Lap Desk is comfy, stylish, sturdy, and roomy. Plus, there’s extra storage for your phone and other supplies.