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Set Yourself Up for Success with the Right Home Office Design

a modern home office design

Photo from: Hooker Furniture

You finally have a home office, a little place to call your own, a patch of organized bliss in your usually chaotic home. Now you need to set up your space and decide what furniture you will need. Home office furnishings can seem like a waste of space, or perhaps a waste of time (you only need a desk and a power outlet, right?), but nothing could be further from the truth. Think about the amount of time you are going to spend in your home office. You will feel better and be more productive in a space that you enjoy, so you should furnish it with only the best items.

First, figure out if you are going to design your office in any particular style. Again, if you are going to design your home office, then you should make it perfect. Figure out a style that demonstrates the feel you are trying to achieve. Perhaps you want a new, vibrant feel, in which case you should go for a modern design and get home office furnishings that are constructed out of metal and glass. Or you might want to remind yourself of older times, perhaps your parents’ or grandparents’ home office, which would mean a lot of polished wood and dark colors. Hooker Furniture has a good example of old time styled home office furniture which is made of nice finished wood and gives a warm, antique look to your office. Read More…

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