Working from home takes plenty of dedication. Rather than necessarily being an easy option, it often brings with it new challenges and new things to take care of. Central among these unique working arrangements is the capacity for staying organised and motivated.
Here at Homecolours we feel that as today's working world becomes ever more flexible, it's a great idea to arrange for a well planned home working space. Whether you're there for most of the week or just a few hours, we're sure you'll find the following tips a great way to optimise a home office.
A stylish office bin is a great way to showcase a dedication to tidiness and organisation. The above Woodrow Rubbish Bin from Umbra provides a 9L capacity for waste paper. Available in a range of bold colours, the bin is crated from natural, treated wood bringing a stylish look to the home office. The integrated handle makes it easy to move around the home, offering an easy to use storage spot before moving on to the recycling hub.
Organisation of stationary and office bits and pieces is essential for a smooth running home office. You never know when a paperclip might come in handy, which is why a desk pot is a handy thing to have on show. The above Flower Desk Pots by Orla Kiely are a great way to keep a home desk looking smart and ready for work. Made from natural wood, the set includes a lid, two small pots and a larger one. Multi coloured and ideal for holding numerous items, the desk pots are another way to get organised in the home office.
Having a strong and reliable lighting source at your desk is another essential. The above Hobby Desk Lamp, Metallics from Leitmotiv is a brilliant example of a lamp perfect for getting work done in the home office. The retro finish of the lamp is beautifully brought out with a variety of mettalic finished providing an attractive finish. The lamp offers the capability of directional lighting, meaning you'll never have your work lost in the dark!
Filing is an inevitable consequence of trying to keep things nice and tidy! While it may not be most people's favourite task, it's definitely an essential. It can be brightened up with the File Folders (Set of 6), Hidden Meanings by Kate Spade New York. Ideal for storing important documentation, the folders are an attractive and eye-catching means of staying on top of the paperwork.