Nowadays, remote working has taken on a whole new meaning, with more and more people declaring the possibility of working from home. Whether you work as a salaried employee or run your own business, you want the productivity and comfort that a properly furnished home office can provide.
Find the right room
Anyone who is new to designing their home office will surely admit that finding a home office space borders on the miraculous. The dining room table doesn’t encourage computer work, and using a laptop from a semi-reclining position on the couch only works well for watching movies. This is nothing, however, compared to the presence of household members who often have a hard time understanding that you are at work. Questions about daily responsibilities can be distracting
Because of the latter aspect, you should think carefully about what room you will arrange your office in. If there is a spare room in your apartment, great, half of the problem is already over. However, if you are not so lucky, nothing lost, because you can still create a comfortable environment for yourself to work. So think about where you can count on a few hours of peace and quiet. However, it may happen that solitude is not feasible. What then? Then you may want to think about redecorating. Putting up a wall of lightweight construction is practically a day’s work, and it provides much more privacy, tranquility and, of course, comfort at work.
Choose a desk that fits your needs
From the moment you start working in your dream office, your desk will quickly turn into your friend or worst enemy – if you don’t customize it to your needs. Your work won’t be productive at all, and you’ll be thinking every day about what to put on your desk and what’s already on the floor. Small desks are very stylish and fit into any room, but if your work involves not only your computer, but also piles of papers or company gadgets, it is better to choose a larger variant of this piece of furniture. However, if your duties are limited only to a laptop and a notebook, a small and tasteful desk will certainly suffice. And don’t forget about a place for your favorite cup of coffee for a bit of pleasure.
Shelves and little shelves – organizing your office
There are some apartments where, despite your best intentions, you have to limit yourself to a small desk in a corner. However, this is not a problem because you can easily arrange such a space as well. The solution is shelves that you can mount above your desk or place next to it. Thanks to this you will gain a lot of space for the items you want to have at hand. Additionally, each shelf gives you a possibility to organize trinkets, documents and office accessories needed at work. If you like minimalism, some of the shelves in your office can be closed, so that every little thing you’d rather not see can also find its place.
Choose a comfortable chair
Nothing impairs creativity like an uncomfortable seat and inadequate back support. For this reason, choosing the right chair is a very important part of your home office arrangement. It is not worth sparing time and money in this matter. Whenever you have the opportunity, take the time to visit furniture stores and sit on chairs to your heart’s content because your back will certainly thank you for it. Fortunately, the armchairs offered by furniture stores today come in a variety of designs and colors. This makes your office not only comfortable but also stylish.
Bring unique character to your office
You already have the right space, desk and armchair but you still feel like something is missing? You are not wrong because your individual style is not there. So think about the accessories. Introduce a theme color to your office, put a corkboard or magnetic board on the wall and hang your favorite quote on it. On your desk, place a lucky figurine given by a friend and in the corner, place a small office lamp emitting the light you like best. With a little imagination you will surely create a place you won’t want to leave anytime soon.