All in a day's work
Spending all day in pyjamas and a commute that could be measured in steps. Working from home was the dream. But after a few months behind a screen at the dining room table, they realised that they need to think differently about their home. By creating designated zones, they cleverly configured their open plan loft for both living and working. Now, they enjoy a productive workday from several spots, while switching off completely in the evening, revelling in some spreadsheet-free downtime.
With working from home being the "new normal" for many, it's vital to ponder how you utilise space to maintain as good a work-home balance as possible.”
Hans BlomquistInterior designer
While this couple share their home office for now, their long term dream is to be able to open it up for their friends to enjoy too. Here's to a future when we can work together again!
Worker bee central
A 6-seater for two? This couple always uses space to its full, fabulous potential. Now, as the table doubles as a working area, they added some desk chairs for better support - and snacks of course!
Working from home?
Getting the work-home balance right can be tricky in a smaller space. IKEA interior designer Hans Blomquist has some wonderful tips to make your home a productive workplace in the day and a cosy spot at night.
Working remotely means a lot of on-screen time. This couple use their library for reading, researching or writing. Surrounded by stories, it’s a corner of quiet, perfect for digital detoxing between meetings.