Each year the number of people deciding to work from home is going up increasingly. There is some perception that working from a home office is more relaxing versus the working in a steel and glass building. People have made a change perceivably to get away from the restricting confines of skyscrapers and other corporate environments.
When it comes to setting your office environment, there is no need to just ‘settle’. Studies show that those that are more comfortable can have a more-productive working balance. If you are one to have a natural surroundings and comfortable, then you may want to consider a ‘theme’. One such theme would be the rustic-styled theme. This will help bring the countryside to you, allow the beauty and environment of the country to be felt right in the confines of your home office.
There is always a means to make your environment what you are looking for, regardless of your budget and time. For example, use colorful wall coverings or paint to set the mood. Instead of carpet or basic ceramic tiling, try something more authentic, such as wood flooring.
the furniture here is also important, so outside of a desk, etc., make sure to add in some type of comfortable chair, and add some throw pillows to accent your furniture. The desk not be a traditional fiberboard or steel and glass. You may want to opt for a wooden desk and respective furniture parts. Additionally, add mirrors to your space, as they help create a feeling of openness.
To make it feel more comfortable, try splashing your office with respectful items, such as mementos, or possibly things of your hobbies… sailing, etc. Be careful not to add too much as that would distract you from the business at hand.