The home office, a place for more than just homework.
Your home office is that place where you can focus on the tasks that need to be taken care of. We have the perfect desk for any sized space. A well-designed office chair, the right desk light for the job and home office furniture that helps to keep things organised. By making it easier to tackle those to-do's, you’ll have more time to spend on your wanna-do's.
At this time where more of us are adopting flexible working patterns and changing our working environments, it has never been more important to have a place in the home where we can concentrate and feel comfortable. Whether you want to maximise space in a small office or make your desk space more efficient, we've got plenty of office ideas to help you get inspired.
Here’s how to set your workspace up for success.
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Create a flexible working space at home.
Planning a workspace at home is not really all that different from planning a professional office. The main difference is that the space used for working may also be a space for other activities. And perhaps even shared by other family members rather than colleagues.
Tips of achieving comfort when working from home.
A laptop support and pillows for the back provides extra comfort when working with a computer in bed or on a sofa. The laptop support eliminates uncomfortable heat generated by the laptop.
For longer periods by a screen, arms and wrists need support. The keyboard and mouse should be placed 10-15 cm from the edge of the desk.
The most comfortable distance between the eyes and a computer screen is 50-70 cm, or about the full length of the arm.
Placing mobile devices at an angle alleviates strain on the neck and shoulders.
How to set up and use a flexible workspace for your well-being.
1. Getting your posture right
The monitor should be tilted at 20 – 30 degree, which is an optimal angle for the eyes as well as the neck and shoulders.
The top of your work surface should be elbow height and your elbows should be at a 90 degree angle when sitting or standing at your desk.
2. Selecting the right chair
Comfortable office chairs mean more time concentrating on the job. Our swivel chairs come with features like armrests, height-adjustable seats, lumbar support and ergonomic designs that your body will love.
The ideal chair height is when the hips and knees are at a 95-100 degree angle and the feet are flat on the floor.
It should be possible to stretch the legs under the table and turn 90 degrees to the left and right for freedom and flexibility.
An active sit/stand support is a perfect complement to a sit/stand desk and helps to vary position during the day.
3. Lighting for Workspace
When it comes to a work area, the matter of lighting plays an important role. Whether at your home office or your desk, the right lighting can aid in productivity, mood and alertness. Let's take a look at a few tips to help you get the best lighting options for your workspace.
While natural sunlight is ideal for several reasons, you will still need some of additional light from an artificial light source. The best option for any workspace is LED.