Behind a successful executive is usually an incredible administrative assistant. For Administrative Assistant’s Day, April 23, show your appreciation with a thoughtful gift for your assistant’s office space from Mortgage Observer’s selection of stylish yet office-appropriate goodies.
If you are a generous boss, you might head to contemporary lighting designer Flos, at 152 Greene Street. Flos boasts an impressive selection of creatively crafted desk lamps from some of the world’s top design talent. We suggest the striking but sleek Archimoon K desk lamp by Philippe Stark. flosusa.com
Help your assistant personalize their space with photos of friends and family. This 4-by-6 frame from Barneys New York is crocodile-embossed for a touch of elegance. barneys.com
If you're going to have to roll calls, why not do it in style? The Yves Béhar-designed Jawbone ERA is about as chic as a Bluetooth headset can get. The ERA uses military-grade noise-canceling technology to keep background noise at bay. Plus the small but powerful battery allows for hours and hours of talk time without the need for a recharge. jawbone.com
No one likes toting a laptop around town while tromping from meeting to meeting, but the BookBook MacBook case can help make that schlepping more enjoyable. This velvety soft leather case disguises a laptop as a hardcover book, transforming it into an accessory your assistant will be proud to carry. twelvesouth.com