Posted on 20th February 2013 in HOME & GARDEN

Since we live in techie world today, the convenience of working at home is not a hassle anymore. With this, designing your very own home office is a must. In designing the best home office is choosing the suitable office furniture, layout, home lighting fixture and other that could help decorate your home office. Here are some strategies to help you put things together for your home office.


Have a Great Desk

You may think that desks are all made equal but they are actually not. The traditional rectangular desk may be appropriate for your need. However, if you are planning to hold small conferences in your home office, the designs like the D-end, P-end or keyhole desks – each with rounded-off ends – will save you some space through getting rid of a separate conference desk. Moreover, to have a more personalized desk, try the splay, wave and crank designs – the arc and bow-shaped desks provides a welcoming look. If you opt to have separate computer desk tables and working areas or if you prefer different shaped workstations, the designs like the 120 degree and crescent will give you interesting alternatives from the traditional styles. You must also consider the computer equipment and office peripherals. Mostly, the workstations have drawers and cabinets for storage purposes.


Choose the Right Chair for You

While you are working on your office desk, the desk chair should also be considered. The desk chair must provide you comfort and style too since you will be spending most your office time on your chair. The executive and the task chairs are associated with the choice of adjustability as well as the upholstery. You may also need a chair or two for the client meetings and conferences. However, the client chairs come with less adjustability and maximum comfort. When you went into an office furniture store, you will find out a huge variety of office chairs that will suit your needs. Furthermore, if you will have a reception area, you must use lounge chairs to make the client feel more comfortable while waiting.


The Storage

The desk would probably have built in drawers and cabinets; however, if your job is paper-intensive, it is advisable to use filing cabinets, shelves, wall cabinets and other storage spaces that will ensure you a clutter free home office.


Some Decorative Stuff

You may use framed photos, picture or posters that may be related to the nature of your work. You may also add some lamps to add professionalism and some light. A small fish bowl or tank may also add some life and color to your home office. The pot plants may also improve the air quality, reduce indoor pollution and bring a cooling effect in the home office.


The Lights

The lights can actually change the whole mood of the room. You must choose a room that has a good aspect on light and adjust your desk to it. If the room is too hot and the sunlight passes through most of the time, you may install some blinds.

Lastly, you must always keep your home office clean to attract more clients.

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