The new evolved Office Space: Work From Home Edition
Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world in early 2020, work spaces across the globe have changed forever. Organizations have had to let go of the traditionally planned offices in order to keep employees safe, giving rise to biggest disruption in the Office planning space – the Work from Home Culture. On the other hand, being confined at home, many people were forced to seek out different work avenues and many others discovered new passions. The homes have now become offices.
As rightly pointed out by Mr. William Howard Taft, “A true mason always carries his working tools everywhere”. Work from Home is the new normal post pandemic. The Home office should inspire one want to do their best possible work while making sure they can sit long hours without experiencing discomfort or fatigue.
Here are some interesting Work from Home furniture set up ideas your new home office.
This one is for those of us who like to ideate and analyse, but like to keep it compact. All you need for this set up is a stick on or clip on White/Green Board, a hanging shelf, a table and chair set as per your choice and your thinking hub is ready. Ideal for solitary contemplation, this is the perfect compact work from home furniture which can be set up in any corner of the house and is extremely cost effective. The best part about this idea is the endless customization you can bring to it. You can personalize the set-up to add a pretty potted plant alongside or a small cabinet for handy storage or a set of frames or paintings for instance.
Invisible Home office
For minimalists among us, who get irked by unnecessarily visible redundant elements, a concealed home office is a gift from the heavens. Convert the entertainment unit into a multifunctional office desk which opens up to become a work top, file holder and the fountainhead of your small business or the preparation corner for the next big promotion. The best part is, you do not have to find a separate space in the house for accommodating a work station; perfect for compact set ups.
For the creative professionals such as Architects, Fashion Designers, Interior Planners etc., sitting at a traditional table is not just boring but creatively inhabiting. How can you possibly get those layouts or sketches right when you are limited to your dining table which only makes you think about food. The right fittings allow you to design a flexible table top which can be adjusted to any height and moved to any corner of the house. Now you can stand comfortably in your balcony and let the nature inspire you to create artwork or sit in your terrace garden with those floor plans and get things done; whatever lets the creative juices flow.
Work hard party harder at home
Nothing beats a glass of wine at the end of a long exhaustive day of chasing customers, planning new expansion strategies and generating new leads. Now, you don’t exactly have to wait to get to your home bar after you shut that laptop screen. Here is an interesting concept for your living; a built-in bar cum work table. You can get all the important presentations finished by the day and host your friends afterwards to open a bottle of Champagne. The bar cabinet is mounted on a retractable fitting which stays hidden inside and can be accessed at a gentle tap so that you can switch between work and play as the occasion demands.