A home office has grown to become man’s 2021 solution to his 2020 problems of Covid-19, social distancing, lockdown and work from home. Working at home is rapidly increasing as a counter strike to the problem the world is reeling in. Interior design has expanded its frontiers to meet the evolving demands of a home office.
A home office today has to serve comfort, productivity and essentially be trending. These interior design tips can accentuate the look of your home office:
1. The location matters: Working at home itself is an unconventional ride. The location of the home office is dependent on various factors. For instance, if you are a professional who likes to work alone in a space without anybody’s interruption, a secret space dedicated only to work is your best choice.
2. Accurate space is essential: A home office need not necessarily be a tiny room or a corner table in a bedroom. The home office should be spacious enough to accommodate all the essentials needed to ensure work productivity. The home office design should ensure smooth movement from side to side, between chairs and of course furniture. To corroborate this, interior designers can help you with putting down an interior design plan for the workspace.
3. Be smart in picking furniture: Workspace furniture for a home office is not going to be too heavy on the pockets of the buyer. It is usually a desk and chair because workspace furniture is a lot to do with buying ‘needs’ than buying ‘wants’ and desires of the buyer. Pick a chair and desk that are more comfortable and won’t affect your work productivity.
4. Make your clients comfortable: If you have clients lined up to meet you on a daily basis, your home office interior design should also be designed so as to provide your clients a pleasant experience. Design the workspace in a way to accommodate the seating area for your clients as well.
5. Lighting: This is an important aspect to be taken care of in a home office. While working at home already poses fear of extreme comfort leading to laziness, natural lighting is the right boost a home office needs to ensure work productivity.
A home office can be a perfect combination of comfort and work productivity as long as the workspace succeeds in invoking the positive environment around the space. JD Institute of Fashion Technology offers aspiring interior designers proficiency in this and other areas of interior design through its B.Sc. in Interior Design and Decoration program in Bengaluru.