An Inspiring Office

Who doesn't love the prospect of working from home? The commute is great, and the fridge is close! But working from home should not be taken lightly, it's imperative to set up a home office effectively to create an environment that is conducive to productivity. Help your customers design the office space that is right for them by asking a few basic questions.

Dedicated Space
The biggest challenge is designing a space that is defined and separates you from the hustle and bustle that is your home. Without this distinction, you'll be continually fending off distractions that will reduce your productivity. This homeowner chose a room on the front corner of the house that is away from the kitchen and can be closed off if necessary with exquisite French Doors.

Use Case
Next, it's crucial to determine the use case for the space. Do you need a large drawing or idea wall? Will you need a space for clients to sit and visit with you? Most importantly, do you have the storage for all of your work-related items? This homeowner spends most of their work time on the computer and does not need a meeting space, but they do have ample storage in the cabinets on the back wall.

Lighting is imperative. A photographer will want a dark room in which to develop their photos, while an artist may wish to have floor-to-ceiling windows to let in as much natural light as possible. With computer or "desk work," optimal lighting will be a sticking point. These white Highprofile Classic wood shutters allow for natural sunlight while providing glare protection throughout the day.

Finally, it's essential to feel comfortable and relaxed but still professional and productive in your workspace. Decorate the office with accents and pieces that inspire creativity or trigger focus. This office has a clean aesthetic with clutter-free decorations and a simple desktop to minimize stress and encourage concentration. Using color psychology, a blue accent wall has been chosen to evoke feelings of trust and intelligence, creating the perfect work environment for this homeowner's needs.

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