When the pandemic struck, like many of you, I went from working in an office to working from home full-time. I was in the midst of my home renovation at the time, so I still had the opportunity to design my ideal home office.
Now, many office workers are looking at a hybrid scenario, with some days in the office and some days at home. This means our home offices are here to stay, so let’s look at how to make it the best space to spend the majority of the working day.
Furthermore, combining colors provides the stimulation of both. Therefore, picking a mix of the above might be the optimal way to set you up for all the various tasks you need to perform to have a great day at work.
If natural daylight is not possible in your office space, the California Lighting Technology Center recommends using smart LED bulbs to simulate natural daylight.
Ensure it is height-adjustable, stable, has armrests, good lumbar support, and can recline or at least tilt. If you can afford it, Herman Miller is a great manufacturer of beautiful, comfortable office chairs that will last a lifetime.
- Information on color psychology taken from the book by Angela Wright, FRSA
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