Creating an Office – how to Use Space Wisely

It can be easier to build a home office than you think. You don’t need to have lots of space available or have a specific room that you want to use in full. An office can simply be a corner, part of a breakfast bar, a part of your living room, a wall in your bedroom… the list goes on. Here are some tips to help you utilise your space wisely:

You see, it’s not so difficult to work from home. We have put together a list of ways you can use your space to its full potential:

  • Choose the right chair. It might not be the smallest – after all, you want to be comfortable – but if you choose something comfortable, stylish and modern, it will make a statement and look great at your desk, whichever room it might be in.
  • Make sure you have adequate storage. You might want to get a filing cabinet where you can store all of the important files you need for work. Try to save as much as you can digitally to prevent the need to print it out and keep it.
  • Set your computer up comfortably. This will help to make your work feel easier, meaning that you will be able to carry on working for longer. If you don’t feel like you have enough space to work comfortably, it’s time to invest in a desk with a larger surface area.
  • Make your workspace attractive. This might not be at the forefront of your mind when you’re considering how to use your office to its full potential,  but actually, if you make it an attractive and pleasant place to be, you will be more likely to want to spend time there. A well-designed workspace is always a good use of space.

Written By Sarah Whitcomb