With more people embracing the work-from-home lifestyle, it's essential to find home office furniture comfortable enough to work for hours at a time, but also stylish enough to fit into your beautiful living space.
While many of us make do with the kitchen or dining room table, having an office desk allows you to increase productivity. It provides a space for you to get into the right frame of mind for a productive work session and eliminates the need to constantly be tidying up to make way for other things.
Having a table and office chair specifically designed for sitting long hours will also save you from stiff necks and aching back muscles. Most tables are designed with their specific function in mind, a table meant for seating dinner guests will differ from a kitchen counter meant to prepare food while standing. An office table and chair are designed with a specific purpose in mind - hours spent at the laptop.
Earning a living takes a lot of our precious time and attention. Your work environment must be a place where you feel comfortable and happy. After all, this is the space where you come up with ingenious ideas for a new business or the place where you successfully completed that project that led to a promotion.
How do you choose the right home office desk?
Consider the space
Do you have an extra room set aside as a home office? Or will you need to find a space in the living room or guest bedroom? If you have a full room to use as an office space, you'll have the luxury of choosing larger home office furniture with ample room for work and storage. If you're integrating your workspace into another room, consider something smaller.
The nature of your work will dictate the size of the desk you need. If most of your time is spent on a laptop, a smaller desk will suffice. But if you need a space for a printer and always find yourself surrounded by paperwork, a larger desk is your best option.
What are your storage needs?
We could all do with at least one drawer for pens, paperclips, or notepads. If you do have more to store and don't want your work desk to be cluttered, consider choosing a desk with more drawers or shelving. Having enough storage space means you won't be surrounded by paperwork and clutter, helping you feel calm and focused.