Are you looking for some interesting and versatile ways to enhance and expand the storage options in your cubicle? This article will present you with a list of my top 10 unique solutions.
Storing anything within a small space is always a challenge, especially when it comes to cubicle storage. I live in a cubicle during my working days and have worked hard to supplement my small space with space-saving cubicle accessories.
The proliferation of specialized cube and small office storage supplies has increased dramatically in recent years so there are many great choices out there to help you work in a small space. Whether I am outdoor in my shed or inside in my cube, storage is important to me as you will see from the items detailed below.
Office Cubicle Storage Solutions
Here is a list of 10 specialized cubicle storage products that I have used over the years and have certainly helped me stay organized and keep everything in their place. As you can see from the list below, you certainly have a lot of options!
In my cube, there isn’t much room. I would say that is an obvious fact of life in anyone’s cubicle. The Original Desk Potato allows you to add a little bit more real estate to your office desktop.
I use mine to hold my cell phone, and other small items.
The image on the left is a little different than the one I purchased years ago. The one I own doesn’t have the little sections. It is basically just a flat top.
I kind of wish I had this newer version because it certainly will keep everything in its place.
Before I saw this rather unique under desk organizer, I never knew they even existed. I use mine today to hold my wireless charger and my cell phone. It is very easy to affix to your desktop and it’s just another one of those modern desk accessories that have seemed to crop up over the years to fulfill a need.
The Officemate Verticalmate Cubicle Wall Organizer is just another specialized cube wall hanging product that lets us free up our desktops and store items like wood push pins that we want quick access to throughout our working days.
Paper clips, binder clips, reading glasses can easily fit into this handy unit to help with cube storage. Maybe you want to keep this on the outside of your cube to hold candy for your coworkers!
This wall organizer pretty much comes ready to hang with no assembly required. Just remove the sheaths from the stainless steel pins on the back of the organizer and sink them into your cube walls. It is simply that easy! You can view the youTube video as part of this article. It’s just another product in a long line of specialized cubicle shelving!
Ever think of putting your phone on a stand so that you can store items beneath it? Well, this really neat Sparco Mesh Phone Stand will allow you to do just that.
I bought mine a while back and I really like the way my phone is elevated which makes it easily accessible but my favorite aspect of this stand is the side slot which allows me to keep my note pad which I use every day.
Not to mention that there is an abundant amount of room beneath the phone to place a notepad, phone instructions, or whatever you like. I’ve had mine now for over 2 years and I not only like the way it looks but it’s extremely functional in a small space. Read this article to see it as I set it up in my office cube.
I like to have hot projects that I’m working on close by in my office cube. Of course I also have a drawer with all of my project file folders in them but the ones that I am working on at the time I like to have them in clear view.
This Avery Cubicle Wall File Pocket allows me to have my latest project file folders close by.
This article will show in detail how I set it up in my office. It’s a novel cube storage product but it’s certainly a functional one and helps me in my life in the cube.
It is a really cool cube storage organizer. You can also utilize cubicle hangers to affix items like pictures and posters to your fabric cubicle walls.
If there is one product I’ve come across in my working lifetime that is probably the most versatile, it’s the Safco 2-Way Corner Shelf Unit.
As you can see in the image to the left, you can use it in the corner of your desktop on its end or you can use it on its side pretty much anywhere on your desktop.
I like to use it in the corner of my desktop because that is almost an unusable area and with this product you can maximize that space!
Check out this article for more images of this truly versatile specialized office product in my office cube. This is one product you can use in any office regardless of whether it’s a cube or not.
I don’t think there is any better product from a versatility point of view. If organizer cube storage is important to you, it’s like a little storage cubby or small storage cubicles!
If you peruse cubicles within any organization there is a good chance you will see either this type of hanging wire tray or some other version of one.
They are great for holding file folders, important mail that needs to be addressed, or company literature that you want to easily accessible. They are awesome to enhance cube storage.
In my company I’ve noticed that employees in the Accounting Department love to use these wire paper trays regularly in their offices. You can check out this article for more images of these hanging baskets used in my office cube.
A wall desk organizer in any workspace can allow you to utilize an area you typically would not use for storing anything and increase your capacity in the office.
Utilizing the walls in my office is paramount to keeping a clean and tidy desktop. This Fellowes Partition Additions Letter Tray is another specialized cubicle wall product that allows me to store items on my walls.
I’ve had emails from users who use this product to hold mail that needs to be addressed or important file folders that need attention. I’ve even used it to hold my office cleaning products.
Currently I am using mine to hold my Executive Sandbox which is a fun item that you can view in this article. This might not be the conventional approach to utilizing this product but it does the job. Check out the many cubicle accessories I have in my office and you’ll see my executive sandbox hanging from this handy product!
This article will show you the contents of the box and how to assemble it and hang it in my office cube.
One day doesn’t go by in starting my working day without me accessing something in my Post-it Desktop Organizer. Maybe it’s because I am a sucker for Post-it Notes and Post-it Flags. I use them all the time and this desktop organizer is made exclusively to hold these items.
I also store many other items in this organizer including my scissors, white out, paper clips, binder clips, etc. It also has a built-in scotch tape dispenser which is really cool!
It’s just another way to facilitate cube storage in your small and confined space. It has a small footprint but it holds a lot of items! Read more about it in this article which shows it when I received it in the mail and on my office desktop.
Keeping items organized on my office desktop prevents them from being strewn all over my desktop. This Safco Onyx Mesh Desk Organizer has 5 vertical slots and 3 horizontal slots as seen in the image to the left. It is a unique storage cube organizer.
This item will work well in any office environment and not just a cube. It’s just another organizational office accessory that you can use to hold many different office items including file folders, important company literature, or journals. You can read more about it in this article.
I rated this unique cubicle accessory #1 because it essentially is the highest selling storage accessory purchased from this site. I see this shelf all over my company so it certainly has a lot of appeal. It doesn’t hold heavy objects but it’s great for holding pictures of your family or anything that isn’t too heavy that you want easily visible.
This article will give you more details and will show you how I assembled it and proudly display it in my cube.
This shelf has always been one of the most popular items on this website and the former CubicleBliss site. The value is high and I think that people like to use it to display family photos without cluttering up the desktop. It is storage shelf units like this one that can make a difference in your working area.
You should definitely add this product to your cart! And if you have Prime with Amazon don’t forget you get free shipping.
Cubicle Storage and Upgrades can Certainly Enhance your Working Space
I hope you find these 10 cubicle storage items of value to you and maybe you can find something here that will make your work life in Cubicle Nation a little more enjoyable and organized. Don’t forget that an under desk organizer is another novel way that you can store items and not just on your desktop.
It’s important to also consider your office decor and of what material the products are made. You should always consider matching the other products within your office to any new ones you decide to purchase.
Not everyone really cares about this facet of a workspace but if you consider the style of your office before you shop for your accessories it just might enhance your productivity.
If you have any questions please leave them in the comments or contact me via my Contact Me page.
Bob has been blogging for over 20 years and has been an office and cubicle dweller for more than 35 years. He has been featured in numerous online publications such as US News and World Report, Bustle, and Work Awesome (you can read his articles here). He created the popular office website CubicleBliss in January 2011 and rebranded it as WorkspaceBliss in April 2020.
In the office he’s been an IT Manager, Applications Engineer, Systems Analyst, Software Project leader, and Programmer Analyst in his long career. He’s a Certified Microsoft Professional and possesses a Masters of Science degree and two Bachelor of Science degrees, one of those in Informational Technology.
During his career he has worked in the office full-time, as a hybrid remote worker, and has worked from home permanently.