Home Office Design Ideas

Get tips and ideas on how to set-up and design your home office for productivity, comfort and style. Here you will find the best choices for you, your work life and your work space.

Improve Home Office Creativity and Focus: Adjustable Lighting

Adjustable home office lighting improves creativity and focus. Few of us do only one kind of task in our offices, whether in our home office or a corporate office. For most of us work involves problem-solving/creativity, focused analysis and administrative work. “A well-designed workspace must adapt to what you’re working on.” A recent study proves…There’s more. Click here.

A Little Green Boosts Office Productivity, Without Spending a Lot of Green

I love it when I find more scientific proof for something I strongly believe in intuitively. I have been telling people to connect with nature in their home office for years, either by moving their desk near a window or adding a plant to their desk. Norwegian Wood Two studies done in Norway demonstrated that…There’s more. Click here.

Home Office Set-Up: Art First, Furniture Second

To inspire herself, Catherine Haley Epstein, a Portland-based artist and curator, set up her home office with an “Art first, furniture second” approach: spend your money on original art and books, the furniture is secondary. She surrounds herself with her own art and art from her collection. If you are worried she is working on…There’s more. Click here.

Home Office Set-Up Tips: Risky Home Office

The extreme natural disasters in the news of tornadoes in Oklahoma, flooding in Georgia, and wild fires in Colorado leads to two thoughts: Where is your home office? And where is your data? Where is your home office? Where your home office is is just as important as how your home office is set-up.  …There’s more. Click here.

Work Trends 2013 and the Home Office: 3 Best Tips

The latest trends in the working world and its impact on office design were outlined in a Work Trends 2013 Report by Gensler– an international architecture firm. Focused work is becoming a bigger and more important part of our work. Focused work has grown from 85% importance and 48% of your time in 2007 to…There’s more. Click here.