You spend more than eight hours a day in your home office, so it’s only right that you spend some time decorating it the way you like. A well-equipped and designed home office inspires creativity, boosts your mood, and improves productivity. Though you likely already have the basics like a desk, chair, and computer, there are other elements you can add to your home office to make it look and feel like a corner office in a luxury corporate building.
Want to enhance the look, feel, and function of your home office? Here are some must-have accessories to add to your shopping list.
Standing or Desk Lamps
Lighting in your office can impact your ability to see, productivity levels, and your overall mood. The less light there is in a space the more difficult it is to see your work which slows down your progress. While darker lights can evoke sad emotions and even prompt you to feel tired. Brighter lights, on the other hand, make visibility possible and boost your mood. While natural light is obviously the best, having a few standing or desk lamps in your home office adds to the cause. They also serve as great decor pieces.
When you walk into an office building what are some of the first things you see? Chances are plants are on the list. Indoor plants not only look great and bring elements of nature inside, but they are also ideal for workspaces. They help to sustain healthy air quality and can improve your mood. Whether you opt for an succulent for your desk or a nice tall standing plant to position near your luxury lamps or other features in your office, it can make a big difference.
A disorganized desk is a surefire way to become stressed and fall behind in your work. So, when shopping for accessories for your luxury home office, be sure to look into desk accessories. Pen holders, folder organizers, in and out bins, and other devices help you to keep things in order while also adding some personal style. You can find them in all colors, shapes, and sizes to match the rest of your decor throughout your office.
Flat Screen Television
Though having a television in your office might seem like a distraction, it can actually be a very useful accessory to have in your luxury home office. Televisions can easily be hooked up to computers to provide a larger screen for viewing and productivity. They can also come in handy if you have clients come to your office. You can use the television for entertainment, to watch pertinent videos, and even to hold meetings and display your presentations. To conserve space, you might also want to grab some tv wall mounts so the flat screen can be displayed on the wall and out of the way.
Speaking of conserving space, to keep your luxury home office organized you need to have plenty of methods of storage. Buying things like floating shelves, bookcases, filing cabinets, and decorative storage containers can help you keep things organized without compromising the style or flow of your office.
No one wants to stare at blank walls all day. Adding some decorative art to your walls is a great way to bring more style and innovation to your home office. You can opt to hang your certificates and awards on the wall, put up a few vintage paintings, or consider creating an entire feature wall with a positive message written in a script font or some other type of design.
Other Decor Items
There are other decor items you really should incorporate into your home office design. For instance, having a nice area rug brings in more character and color. Decorative throw pillows or blankets for your couches or chairs create more comfortable seating. Other small items like vases, sculptures, candles, and knick-knacks can also bring more life into the office.
Part of being successful at working from home means having a designated area where you can work most productively. Beyond having general office furniture like a desk, chair, and computer, your home office requires various accessories to help enhance the functionality of the space. When your office is designed with such elegance and attention to detail, it inspires you to put your best foot forward every day.