How-To: Home Office

Home offices have become popular as people work from home now more than ever. While in the past you might not have put much thought into designing your home office, the time is now to make the space a more enjoyable place to get work done. A great home office is both comfortable enough to spend all day and minimal enough to help you stay focused on the work at hand. Keep reading to learn how to make your home office just as attractive as the rest of your home.

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Focus On Your Desk

Your desk is the focal point of your home office and will ultimately set the tone for the rest of the space. Make your desk the star of your home office design and the rest will fall into place, but if you are unable to have a separate space for one, a more hidden desk might be a good alternative option. Do this by putting your desk behind a larger piece of furniture like your couch. You can also use a room divider like a slat wall to create the illusion of a separate space while also being visually appealing. Get creative with it! Don’t forget comfort when it comes to picking out a desk. Make sure to look for one that will give you enough space to get work done. With so many options available, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice style for function.

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Don’t Be Afraid To Decorate

Just because a home office is a place where you get work done doesn’t mean it has to be boring. You can add art and simple accessories to conceal electronics that would normally be an eyesore. This is also a great way to add your own personal touch to office space and make it more inviting. You can also decorate your home office with plants, they will brighten up your space and keep you connected to nature during the work week.

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Keep Organization In Mind

There is nothing more frustrating than wasting time spent looking for that one document you need so organization is key. Vertical storage is the best way to efficiently utilize your space. If you prefer the minimalistic design style, stay away from a more open shelves concept. Whatever you opt for, be sure you will have the appropriate amount of storage for all of the supplies needed for your job.

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