Whether you have children or not having a functional and stylish office is essential for any home. Mocka’s home office tips show you how easy it is to set up a stylish office space in your home for you and your family to enjoy.
Tip 1: Choose the right desk
Choosing an appropriate desk for your office is the most important. Before you purchase a desk think about how it will be used, who will be using it and the style that would be the most appropriate. If you have children using your home office than you may what to consider purchasing a desk with drawers such our Jordi Desk
or purchase separate drawers for their homework and assignments. Mocka’s Jordi Drawers are a perfect option. If you’re only using your office space for computer use than you may want to keep it minimal with a desk without drawers such as Mocka’s Trestle Desks
. Keeping these tips in mind before purchasing will ensure you get the most appropriate desk for your needs.
Tip 2: Make the most of natural light
Most people place their desks in the corner of the room where there is minimal natural light. This can close you in and make your office space feel more like a corporate cubicle. Placing your desk closer to a window will allow you to benefit from the positive ambiance of natural light and will also give you the opportunity to look up to enjoy the view and to rest your eyes.
Tip 3: De-clutter
Having a cluttered work space is one way to create mental blocks. If you have a clean and clear desk you subconsciously open your mind which allows information to flow through and ideas to evolve. Clean your desk and office space of all bits and pieces. Store it, file it or throw it away. Your desk space should have only the necessities on top. Mocka’s Jordi Drawers
are a perfect way to add extra storage space to your office which you can position within reaching distance. Replace the clutter with a few photos, artwork or decorative objects. This will give your eyes something interesting to look at occasionally.
Tip 4: Use a lamp
Placing a lamp on your desk will add extra lighting for the dimmer hours of the day and night. Desk lamps are better than house lighting as they soften the space with a warmer glow and add detail to the space.
Tip 5: Bring the outside in
Adding greenery to your office space is therapeutic. It instantly adds life to your space with minimal effort and creates a warm and comforting environment. Adding plants to your office is also healthy for you. Plants help to remove volatile organic compound gases in the air which are produced by office equipment, carpet, paint and other equipment and objects used on a daily basis.
By implementing these five easy tips into your work space you can make a more comfortable work environment for yourself which will in turn increase productivity.