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Home Office Design: Making More Space for Your Work

Home Office Design: Making More Space for Your Work Expand options

As a working professional, you need a space that reflects your creativity and productivity by allowing you to get as much done as possible. Your office space shouldn’t simply be a place to work — it should be a place that encourages you to do the best work possible. It should be a space that brings out the best in you. Whether you’re on your way to that or you’re looking for a full transformation, there are so many things you can do to make more space for your work. Here are a few ideas you can check out.

One of the most important ways you can make more space for your work is to clear out all the little things that add up and create clutter. From your desk space to bookshelves and bags, clearing out your clutter section by section can create both physical and mental space to get your very best work done.

Natural Light
Inviting natural light into your space can be a great way to brighten things up and motivate you to work with the daylight. While not everybody is a morning person, light exposure can help with your circadian rhythms so you feel more energized during the workday and feel a more restful sense of sleep at night.

A Quality Work Lamp
However, not everyone prefers to work with the sun’s schedule. Whether or not you’re a morning person, the occasional late night or rainy day will make you glad to have a quality work lamp at your station. A good lamp with LED lighting can mimic soft sunlight so you can be productive no matter the weather.

A Comfortable Desk Chair
When you’re working, you need to feel supported and comfortable. Finding an office chair that allows you to relax and feel comfortable can take your mind off things like back pain and posture. Arguably, this is one of the first things to think about when building a home office. If you don’t already have one, it’s worth looking into.

Divide the Room
Not everybody has the space to make an entire room into their private study. Realistically, many remote workers share their space with a guest room, their partner or other household members’ home offices or even their own bedroom. If this sounds like you, it’s still important to have a separate space where you can feel productive and creative. That’s why getting a room divider, curtain or even using furniture to divide a room can be so transformative.

Be Storage Smart
Even after decluttering, you still may find yourself with a bit more stuff than you desire. If that’s the case, try out some creative storage solutions like hanging shelves, trunks and wide bookshelves.

Making Your Office Space Work for You
There are so many ways to design creative, inspiring home office spaces for you to do your very best work in. From the place you sit to the light that guides your way, you can find so many ways to make the best home office space for you. Where are you planning to start your work-from-home journey?

Cora’s passion is to inspire others to live a happy, healthful, and mindful life through her words on Revivalist–wholeheartedly convincing them that everyday moments are worth celebrating. Cora has spent 5+ years writing for numerous lifestyle sites – hence her sincere love for both life and the beauty of style in all things. Keep up with Cora on Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook.







Makespace is more than just storage.

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