Whether you have just started your home-based business, or want to create a space for when you need to work from home, your home office should be a place where inspiration and productivity live together. However, may home offices often get neglected and end up being messy, crowded rooms, where we barely have enough space to use our laptops.
Below are 4 tips to help you make the most out of your home office, no matter if you are sporadically working for home or want to etablere bedrift there.
Add some plants to keep you company
Nature has its way of making everything look fresh, clean, and calm, so why not add some plants to your home office? You don’t have to turn your office into a garden, but a few potted plants to have around will help brighten up the room and clean the air. On top of everything, plants look good as well, so you won’t only have something practical and healthy, but some elements that look good as well.
If you fear you won’t be able to keep plants alive, get some low-maintenance indoor plants, such as a Chinese Evergreen, a Yucca, a Rubber Plant, or any type of succulent that you can find. Usually, they need to be watered once a week, and some don’t even require direct sunshine
Get artsy, but stay functional
Your office should inspire you, but it also needs to serve its purpose. Add décor elements that bring the place to life and show your personality, but be sure not to overcrowd the space, so that you have enough room to actually work in there.
When setting up your home office, make sure to bring in the important stuff first. This includes your computer, enough shelves to fit your documents, and any other supplies you may need to perform your job. If you are looking to etablere firma at home and you will be receiving clients in your home office, do make sure you also include a sofa or at least some chairs, so that your office looks as professional as possible.
Consider the Hygge approach
If you are not familiar with it, Hygge is a Danish word that does not have a direct translation to English. Still, it represents a feeling of coziness and well-being brought by the simple things in life, such as drinking a good cup of tea or reading a good book.
To bring Hygge into your office, focus on neutral colors, use wooden elements, and lots of textiles, which create a cozy space that brings joy and comfort. By surrounding yourself with stuff that brings you happiness, your productivity will be sky-rocketing.
Let there be a lot of light
One of the first elements anyone looking to etablere selskap, design a house, or any other type of building, should pay attention to is light. Places that are lit up are instantly perceived as bigger and more welcoming. Try to have as much natural light as possible, but for late nights at the office, make sure to invest in some good artificial lighting as well.