The emergence of the Corona pandemic has forced many companies to implement work from home policies, including in Indonesia. For those of you who are living it, of course, need adjustments so that you can remain productive and comfortable while working from home. There’s nothing wrong with starting to create and decorating a personal workspace at home.
There are many advantages when you have a personal workspace, such as decorating a workspace design that suits your style and is as conducive as possible for work comfort. The comfortable atmosphere will bring new spirits and fresh ideas while you are at home. Come on, see the following tips for decorating the workspace.
- No need for a large location, take advantage of the existing space
The most important thing in creating a workspace is, of course, location. The best way to choose a location is to adapt it to personal needs. However, you don’t have to make a special room for your workspace. There is plenty of space that you can turn into a comfortable workspace. Some examples of free space that can be used are the corner of the house, the corner of the room, under the stairs, the corner of the living room, or even the corner of the kitchen. No need for excessive decoration, just place a chair and table and a laptop on it. You can use it immediately.
- Enter the outside view into the room
Did you know that bright lighting while working will help increase your concentration power and help you focus more? For that, make sure the workspace gets bright light from natural light for the highest productivity. You can place both a work desk and a computer desk facing the window. To reduce sun exposure, use blinds or blinds so that the atmosphere of the workspace is more comfortable. In addition, pay attention to the choice of paint color because it will affect productivity.
- Make it comfortable with the carpet
The workspace at home should be far from being rigid. For that, you have to decorate the workspace as comfortable as possible. A comfortable and warm workspace can indirectly increase your productivity while working at home, you know. One way is to add a carpet made of fine hair on the floor or a chair cushion with a feathered cover. Also, add a few cushions or small pillows on the floor for added comfort.
- Complete with stylish storage
Storage shelves and baskets are essential for coping with a cluttered workspace. Not only for storing large quantities of objects, but shelves are also able to fill in the blanks in the vertical area of the room. Currently, there are also many unique and stylish storage areas. Starting from a wooden ladder that can be used as a shelf to store books, rattan baskets, jars for storing stationery, and so on.
- Use contemporary memo boards
Have lots of to-do lists? So that nothing is missed, of course, you have to stick it somewhere so that it is easily visible. Bulletin boards can serve as places to attach to-do lists, memos, notes, or even other decorations such as photos, postcards, small paintings, and so on. Not only can it support your work activities, but this bulletin board with a contemporary design can also be a decoration for your workspace. Cool, right?
- Add small plant decorations to the table
Installing greenery can help the room feel fresher and cooler. Besides that, the presence of plants in the workspace can also make you more focused, you know. If you don’t want to place plants that are too large because they don’t have enough room, you can try installing small plants on the table like a terrarium or succulent. Even though it is small, the effect of this plant is still the same, which is refreshing and reducing stress.
- Put on a refreshing fragrance
Apart from plants, there are also other ways you can make your work atmosphere fresher and your mind more focused. The trick is to install air freshener or aromatherapy with your favorite fragrance. You can install scented candles, diffusers, or other fragrances to make the room more comfortable and fresh. Fragrance can also have a relaxing effect on the body and mind.