Office Interior Designs — February 24, 2011 at 3:21 pm

Choosing a Work Desk for Your Home Office

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These days more and more people choose to work from home. This is in more ways than one a luxury that includes flexible working hours, more freedom, and a very comfortable self styled working space.

This being the case one should try and make this work place as comfortable as possible and design it in such a way that it is inspirational, motivational and attractive. This is very important as it plays a large part in your productivity output.  You need the inspiration to elicit the productivity in you and work towards your maximum potential.

Before you set up your Home Office, it is important to consider the location. You have to choose a location in your home that is least obtrusive and allows you to keep yourself away from the general ruckus both from inside the home and from outside. You need a place that is relatively less noisey.  Remember you have to focus, plan and get to the goals that you have set yourself. For all this you don’t’ want any kind of distraction which is why location is of prime importance here. If possible choose a room that gives you a view of nature outside, a park or a garden. This helps a lot to break the monotony of your work.

Now let’s discuss the furniture issue. You certainly want a work desk. Don’t settle for a make-shift table, this is your office, so furnish it like an office should be furnished.  You would want a printer, fax machine, scanner and other equipment that are add-ons to your work computer. You could look at fitted home office furniture but your office desk should be large enough to accommodate this. If not design it in such a way that all these are placed in such a way that they are easily accessible from your desk.  If there is paper work, make sure that the desk has enough storage space to place all the files and other office stationery. If you entertain guests, clients or visitors to your office, plan for that too in such a way that you can easily and comfortably interact with them.

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