Career Advice

Home Office Setup - Maximising Minimal Home Office Space

One Nice Job 21 April, 2020

With so many people working from home in recent weeks, the challenge has often involved making optimal use of minimal space in the home for a home office. Unfortunately, there are certain elements a home office needs in order to be effective. The good news is that there are things you can do to maximise the space in your home to create a highly productive home office.

Keep it Simple

Resist the temptation to invest in bulky oversized furniture or abundant décor for your home office. When working with a small space, simplicity, clean lines, and fewer items are a better fit. Less is more is the mantra to use when trying to create a functional, effective home office. It is even more essential when working with limited space.

Focus on Function

The function should be your primary goal when creating a workable home office space. You need to have all the items you need to perform your job within easy arm’s reach. Additionally, you need to make sure that organisation gets a fair amount of attention when working to make your home office space work for you.

Take Advantage of Natural (and Other) Lighting

Perhaps the most important thing to consider when creating a working home office space is access to natural lighting. The more abundant natural light you have access to, the better. Natural lighting boosts productivity and can make even small office spaces look and feel much larger. If you can’t have access to natural lighting, make sure artificial lighting keeps it well-lit throughout the day and evening hours.

While everyone has different needs in their home office space, these things will help create home office spaces that spark productivity even if your space is quite limited.