With many people opting to work from home, office space for such people is a must. Most of us don’t have space for an office at home although you are working from home. This is seen in women who tend to work from home to be with their kids and work to support their expenses. This means you need office space in your home. But space is limited, and you cannot take away the bedroom of your kids or living room for your office, and most people look towards their bedroom as a possible place that will serve dual purpose areas for sleeping and working. Here are some key concepts which you can integrate to seamlessly workspace in your bedroom, which will create a cohesive and inspirational office space.
Corners come to your rescue as office spaces need to be a place that is out of traffic. The office space should not dominate your bedroom. Else your spouse may feel encroached on his or her personal space.
Make sure you have plenty of storage.
Place desk in the corner and use shelves above to hold the items and supplies such as books, stationery, etc.
You can use mason jars or small buckets, which you attach on walls with metal clamps to hold stationery such as pens and scales etc. make small cubbies for papers, staplers, and small office supplies.
The bedroom must look beautiful at the same time. Create inspiring office space but with continuity in design. The office furniture must be consistent and coordinated with existing pieces in the room.
Hang artwork that is inspiring or which makes you happy over the desk.
Have a room divider in the form of a screen or open bookshelf if the room will be used as a bedroom as primarily, this will help separate work area from rest of bedroom.
Keep your desk away from the dresser and armoire. Go for under-bed storage, which helps you increase your storage in the bedroom.
The workspace of the office nook must be placed near a window if possible. This will get you light and outside views.
Scented candles in citrus flavor provide a stimulating scent.
The desk of the office must be away from the bedroom door.
Do away with clutter. Minimize mess by storing office supplies in decorative boxes and not on desks.
Place large chair which is comfortable for working.
Buy a lamp for late-night working.