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How to Design a Modern Home Office That You’ll Love (Easy Guide)

A giant evolution is currently taking place in the UK.

Yep, that’s right: the working from home revolution.

Now, instead of working in tight, overcrowded offices, companies are now giving people the option to work from home. Nuts, right?

The cultural impact of this new phenomenon has only just begun, which is why men and women all across the UK are designing their own home offices for the future. Finally, those empty spare rooms and attic spaces are being put to go use – cheers to that!

If you’re an employee who is now going to be working from home for the long-term, or are an entrepreneur who’s just started your first business from home, this easy guide is just for you. Inside, it details exactly how to design a modern home office that you’ll not just like – you’ll love.

Home office ideas

Prioritize the lighting

First and foremost, your home office needs to have good lighting. If it doesn’t, you’re not going to be able to work properly.

A smart light (which is a bulb that you can change the colour of using your smartphone), is the perfect idea. Depending on your mood and the weather outside, you can change the colour of your bulb to match the occasion. One day, you might feel like a vibrant blue; the next, you might go for a serious and professional red.

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Treat yourself to a comfortable desk chair

Next, let’s talk about your desk chair.

Working from home means you’re going to be doing a lot of sitting now. Nobody on planet earth wants to sit on a stiff and uncomfortable chair, so it’s only right that you treat yourself to the most comfortable desk chair you can find!

Allow plenty of space to move and relax

The spatial design of your home office is important. Make sure that you don’t overcrowd your office. The more spacious it is, the more relaxed you’ll feel.

Plus, you’ll be able to move around more freely while on your breaks.

Choose a relaxing and professional colour scheme

Think carefully about the colour scheme you choose for your office. Ideally, you should go with something modern and professional, such as off-white or blue-grey.

Include furniture – but don’t go overboard

Of course, your home office needs furniture and accessories. For example, a lot of people include small sofas in their home office so that they have a place to kick their feet up. Items like this make for great additions – but don’t go overboard. As previously mentioned, space is important.

Splash some art on the walls

No office walls should be bare and empty. Add some classy, modern art pieces to them to give your office a personality.

Add a personal touch to your desk

Don’t be afraid to add some photo frames of your family and friends to your desk. It will remind you of what’s important in life while you work.

Let natural light come in

Natural light is important for your health and wellbeing, so don’t keep your curtains closed while working!

Have a retractable window

If you don’t have one already, you should install a retractable window so that you can get plenty of fresh air into your office.

Include a printer

Printers are yet to become dated and are still important, so make sure to include one.

Modern home office interior ideas

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