When you are working from home, it is important to create an organized and comfortable space that will help you stay inspired, motivated, and energetic. If you are working from home remotely full-time, you probably spend a lot of time in your home office, so it is important to a create space you love.
Some people do not really care about the office they are spending most of the time. But the environment or the interior design really affects your productivity, mood, and the overall atmosphere of the room. That is why you should actually pay attention to the littlest details of the interior design of your home office. Even though you do not have to spend tons of money on getting a professional interior designer or advice, there are few things that you should know beforehand.
Get enough natural light into the room
When working from home, you do not really go outside as much as you used to. So you probably do not get enough sunlight, which is bad for your health. But apart from the fact that it affects your health, it also affects the whole atmosphere of the room.
A room without adequate sunlight is bad. It makes you feel dull, lazy, tired, and sleepy. I personally experience that, and most people do. So unless you love working at midnight, I highly recommend you open your curtains the first you come into your office to work. It will instantly make you feel energetic, motivated, and light.
Less is more
You might be a person who loves to purchase and collect different things. Many different colorful or chic decorations are nice, but only when it comes to your bedroom, living room, or kids’ room. The one rule you should always remember when it comes to decorating your home office is “less is more”.
The home office is a place to get things done. Not to play or spend your free time. You can relax and take a healthy break in between. But putting in a lot of different decorations is not really what you should be doing. Uncluttered, clean, and organized space helps you to stay focused, further contributing to your overall productivity. Therefore, put in less stuff, and choose decorations that you love.
Be creative and personalize it
Having fewer things does not mean you should not decorate your home office. You totally should. Your office should represent your personality, interests, and “you” as a person. Therefore, maybe put artworks that you absolutely adore, beautiful plants, or your favorite collections. Choose decorations that represent you. People who come by and visit your office will totally like that.
A pop of color can make a big difference
If you are going minimal, and modern as the theme, add a pop of color to the room’s interior design. When your room is all white, gray, or any other neutral color, it gets a little tiring and dull even if it is a light and bright color. So to make it more lively and interesting, you can add a red lamp, orange chair, or even a light blue sofa. You will really make a statement with that furniture with bright colors. But make sure not to add too many colors or else it will look like a kids’ playroom.
You can read this website for some home office decoration ideas.
If your room is already designed in one simple color like white, gray, etc, you add one piece of furniture that adds a pop of color to the interior design. The whole goal of this is to create a light, airy, chic, and creative look overall.
Generally, your office should be functional, organized, and minimal. On top of that, your home office should be filled with decorations that you love and that represent you. Plus, to make a statement look, add one bright-colored piece of furniture that fits your taste. Hope you have fun with your designing journey!