Furnishing Your Home Office for Functionality and Style
Today, the number of Americans working from home is steadily increasing. According to recent data from the U.S census 5.2% of workers worked from home in 2017, or roughly translated as 8 million people. And even those who don’t officially work from home, many require an office space where important administrative duties are taken care of—taxes, bills, emails, correspondence, holiday cards, etc. So when looking to furnish your office space in your home, there are a few things to keep in mind.
What Are Your Specific Needs?
First thing is first. Before getting your office furniture, carefully consider what your needs are. That is, what kind of work will you do on the desk and office space and what kind of furniture will make that easier, more convenient, and efficient. For example, do you have a laptop or a desktop? Do you have both? How big of a monitor do you want to have on the desk surface? Are you a person that likes to extend piles of paper and files? Do you prefer more desk space or less? Here at NFL, we have small desks and large workspaces as well. Is your desk part of a credenza where you have other books and filings? Would you prefer a small rectangular shape or an L-shape desk? How many drawers do you have? Consider how much filing space or drawer space your specific work requires.
Materials & Style
There are obviously lots of options when it comes to the kind of desk you can purchase. The style of your desk or office furniture might depend on the style of the room itself. Are you looking for a dark wood or a light wood? Do you prefer metal surface or plywood? Are you looking for wood color, white, black or other shade? When it comes to style, are you looking for something classic and old-fashioned, or a more modern and contemporary look?
The Essential Office Chair
Whether you are spending eight hours a day in your home office, or a couple of hours during the weekend, comfort is probably a big deciding factor when thinking about an office chair. The office chair is an essential component of the office. Are you looking for a large cushioned chair? A computer chair? Do you need a rolling chair? Choose a chair that matches your style and needs.
Accessories for Your Home Office
An office is, of course, not only made up of the desk space but the entire room. There are many ways to furnish a functional, cozy, and comfortable office space. Other pieces of furniture that you can add to your office include lamps, sofas, chairs, and more.
Create Your Ideal Office Space with National Furniture Liquidators
Whether you are looking for a classic or modern look, National Furniture Liquidators has something for every style. Furnish your workspace in style.