One of the luxuries of modern corporate world is working from home. The internet has increased the scope for home based business and freelancing. This again calls for a working space at home. This work space is called the Home Office.
Your personal choice plays a very important role as to where you would like to set up the home office. Your home office can be beside your bedroom window, space below the staircase or a corner of the dining area. If your home is spacious, then a separate room can be assigned as home office. In such case a detailed planning of the home office is required.
One of the key decisions to be taken while setting up a home office is the purchase of home office furniture. The basic furniture required in home office is office desk with an ergonomically designed chair, storage rack and filing cabinet. The selection of this furniture depends on the number of people working, the volume of work, tools and equipments used in office, color of the wall etc. Extra storage is required for storing books and other periodicals in case lot of reference work is to be done. In such cases, overhead storage racks are a good option. The same is the case with filing cabinets as well where a separate cabinet need to be installed if the drawer facility is not enough.
|Hampton White Painted 3 Drawer filing cabinet|
The general theme of the office plays an important role while selecting office furniture. If the office has bold colored walls, then it is a wise idea to go in for white furniture. For neutral colored walls dark colored furniture is ideal. Apart from furniture accessories in the form of lighting, artificial plants etc can add a special charm to the office.
|Eames Chair and Footstool|
|Shabby Chic Double Pedestal Desk - White|
Family commitment can be one of the reasons why people prefer working from home. If you have a baby to take care, then your home office set up should have provision for that as well. A corner desk or corner bed lets you take care of your precious one and at the same time carry on with your office work.