The 2021 ergonofis gift guide is here!
We have your new normal covered. Whether you will be working from home in the new year or slowly transitioning back to a previous workspace, we have gathered a list of unique items that all aim at upgrading your workspace experience.
For this gift guide, we've prioritized local and eco-friendly items. The earth will be thankful, and so will your family and friends.
Pack and Go!
Staying organized has never been this stylish. This LOWELL backpack is perfect for moving between workspaces efficiently.
Designed, conceived and made in Montreal, this luxurious backpack is equipped with a leather flap, suede lining, side pockets and a padded laptop sleeve. The company sources its leather in the United States and keeps its social and environmental impacts as low as possible, you can read more about their sourcing methods here.
Price: $345 | Shop The LOWELL Backpack
Set Yourself up for Success
Designed by Montreal’s very own Baltic Club, this undated planner is ideal to enhance planning. The hourly organization from 6 am to 10 pm makes it simple to view meetings and stay on top of tasks throughout the week.
Price: $33.99 | Shop The Planner
The Perfect Minimalist Vegan Leather Organizer
Designed for the creative person on the go, this vegan leather organizer with a magnetic clasp is perfect for containing your laptop (13”), phone, notes, and other essentials.
Price: $58 | Shop The Leather Organizer
The Lunchbox We All Need
Having a busy work schedule often means planning meals and lunches in advance. Forget single-use bags to carry lunches and opt for this beautiful, convenient and washable lunchbox. Made from recycled thermal insulation tarps and available in two colours, it’s the perfect balance between functionality and design.
Price: $40 | Shop The Lunchbox
Spice Up Your Meals
Founded by a crew of food and wellness-loving women from Montreal, Kanel uses real, premium ingredients without preservatives, artificial flavourings, fillers or hidden allergens. This discovery kit is the perfect gift for anyone looking to spice up their lunches.
Price: $36 | Shop The Discovery Box
Our Favorite Travel Tumbler
This stainless steel, silicone BPA-free insulated travel bottle is ideal for active people. This tumbler has quickly become a staple amongst our team for its ability to keep drinks cold or hot for up to 6 hours and never make a mess during transportation.
Price: $48 | Shop The Tumbler
Elevate Their Workspace
We couldn't create a gift guide without one of our favourite items.
The ergonofis laptop stand elevates your laptop's screen by 6 inches to position your head in a proper ergonomic posture, ultimately preventing and alleviating neck pain. Built with 100% premium solid wood and with a minimalist design, it's the perfect gift to elevate the design of any workspace.
Price: $220 | Shop The Laptop Stand
Keep Your Space Tidy and Your Mind Clear
The management of cables is a challenge for every desk, and vital in maintaining a neat space and a clear mind. ergonofis has the perfect wire management solution to store all of your cables and power your electronic devices.
Price: $285 | Shop The Cable Management Solution
Make Movement a Part of Your Day
With the risks involved in extended sitting becoming widely acknowledged, think new year, better habits. Gift your loved ones with the Sway desk and help them achieve better concentration, mobility and higher energy levels. The Sway desk moves with you throughout the day and enables you to fulfill all of your goals.
Price: $1,695 | Shop The Sway Desk
That's The Spirit
Impress your colleagues after work and invite them to be part of the solution to food waste with LOOP.
This Quebec company is on a mission to reduce food waste by repurposing the outcasts of the food industry and transforming them into gin! This spirit has all that you can expect from a classic dry gin with a refreshing twist.
It's All About The Posture
Built with 100% premium solid wood or soft-touch laminate, the desk shelf elevates up to two screens to help position your neck in a comfortable ergonomic posture.
As an added benefit, the desk shelf frees up space on your desk to tidy up your notebooks and other small accessories. The desk shelf is handmade in Montreal from locally sourced wood.
Price: $225| Shop The Desk Shelf
For Tea O'Clock
Established in Quebec in 1998, the Camellia Sinensis Tea House offers Bliss in a box. The matcha assortment box includes the four essential tools to make the perfect matcha right from the comfort of your home. Combine this assortment box with our favourite quadruple toxin screened, preservative, sugar and artificial sweetener-free matcha.
Price: $60 | Shop The Assortiment
Who Knew a Desk Pad Could Look This Good?
Embellish and protect your desktop with the ergonofis desk pad. Hand-crafted using full grain leather, the highest-quality leather on the market, our desk pad will upgrade your workspace's look while offering a smooth surface for your mouse.
Price: $270 | Shop The Desk Pad
Stay Grounded at Work and on the Go
Minimalist and natural footwear start with Vivobarefoot. This gift is ideal for fitness enthusiasts wishing to optimize their posture and stay grounded in their bodies and environment. Your feet will thank you! Learn more about the science behind their designs here.
Price: $270 | Shop The Vivobarefoot
Meals Made Easy
Commuting back to work also means less time to cook. This Montreal-based ready-to-eat service helps you plan meals adapted to your lifestyle. A weekly menu made simple, get meals delivered to your door and ready in 30 minutes or less.
Bonus: each box contains a minimum of 50% local products and fish from sustainable fisheries, approved by Ocean wise.
Price: $70 per month | Shop The Meal Kit
Minimalism for Days
Montreal founded MATT & NAT's motto "live beautifully" transpires in this vegan, recycled and sophisticated wallet. Look no further for elegance and simplicity.
Price: $30 | Shop The Wallet
Keep It Moving Anywhere, Anytime
With memberships ranging at around 20$ per month, the movement method is the perfect online platform to help you improve your posture, learn more about your anatomy, and improve how you move. Their library classes are customized by length, theme and level. Perfect for small spaces and your lunch break! With no prior experience required, it’s genuinely a fantastic gift for all movers!
Price: $22 per month | Shop Movement Method
Keep It Local
Support the local economy and ignite your taste buds while working from home with this unique discovery kit. Roasted in Montreal, this trio is perfect for lovers of fruity and explosive coffee.
Price: $55 | Shop The Trio
Did Someone Say Green Tea and Pear?
Hand-poured in Montreal and made entirely of soy wax, these responsibly-made candles will stimulate your senses and flood your workspace with fresh, new fragrances, and the comforting sound of crackling wood. Maibo’s bestsellers include lavender & musk, white tea & ginger, and their newly released green tea & pear.
Price: $35 | Shop The Soy Candle
Whether you are working from home or back in your regular workspace, the amount of time we spent staring at screens is still quite high. These unisex stylish blue light blockers are essential. Great for everyday use, even if you wear contact lenses.
Price: $95 | Shop The Blue Light Lenses
We hope our 2021 gift guide helps you make choices to enhance and uplift your workspace experience, whatever that may look like.
Whether you want to treat someone to a fancy gift or help another discover a local gem, our gift guide has a little something for everyone.
Thank you for supporting local businesses while reducing your ecological footprint.