Mahjong keyboards have been trending on “China’s Instagram” – here’s where you can get your hands on them

Is your desk space looking a little dull since you started working from home last year? Perhaps it’s time for a much-needed update to spruce up your workspace and keep it looking anything but boring.

Photo source: RED (Xiaohongshu)

Well, for the mahjong fanatics out there, this one’s for you! Mahjong keyboards have been making rounds on RED (Xiaohongshu) and are definitely the new addition you need to spice up your work desk. For the uninformed, RED is China’s version of Instagram and is a very influential social shopping platform regionally.

Photo source: RED (Xiaohongshu)

The version that went viral on RED not only has super cute mahjong-inspired keycaps but they also come in a variety of styles and colours that buyers can choose from based on personal preferences. Whether you prefer a subtle design or something that stands out from the crowd, there’ll be one just for you.

Functionality aside, we’re pretty sure the mahjong keyboard can also help you take a quick break during work and dream of shuffling those shiny tiles with your mahjong kakis! Now the question is, where can you get your hands on one?

Where to purchase mahjong keyboards

While we couldn’t find any retailers in Singapore that sell a ready-made mahjong keyboard, you can get these keycaps to replace your current keyboard that you’re probably more accustomed to anyway.


If you are someone who likes to keep things simple and minimalistic, these subtle yet instantly recognisable keycaps are the ones that you should go for.

Get it at S$22 from Shopee.


Prefer a set that stands out more? Then, you’ll love this Green Sparrow-themed set that comes with mint green keys and a colourful, intricately patterned space bar.

Buy it at S$51.71 from Shopee.


Alternatively, we’ve also found a smaller set of mahjong-inspired numerical keycaps that you can score as well.

Get it at S$23.14 from Lazada


To complete your mahjong-centric workstation, we highly recommend you to add this mahjong tile mouse pad into your cart as well!

Purchase it at S$23.57 from Lazada