Home office ideas for the period home
If you run a business from home or simply spend many hours working at home, you may want to create a quiet space for your home projects. There are many opportunities for an office space in the period home for homeowners to inexpensively accommodate their busy working lives.
Spare bedrooms or unused rooms can be transformed into a functional and peaceful home office. With a simple choice of stylish and practical furniture, you can remodel the existence of a plain and unused home into an integral part of your daily life.
Some key considerations you will need to factor in when you are looking to create a home office in your traditional home is the layout and styling
Home office layout
Your home office should strike the perfect balance between plentiful storage and a spacious working area in order for it to be user-friendly. The layout of the room is vital in creating a calming environment in what can be a hectic and chaotic space.
The desk will more than likely be the centrepiece of the room so position this first and then furnish the rest of the room around it. A good suggestion is to place your desk near a window so you can use as much natural light to your advantage as possible.
When you are considering the layout of your office, you should also pay close attention to the plug sockets and electrical supplies.
Home office styling
Whilst the layout is one key feature of your home office, so too is the style. With period and traditional looking homes, you should aim to replicate the interior design of your home into the office.
Each type of furniture should compliment each to create a calm and relaxing environment. Strong oak desks and tables work excellently, as do bold and classic bookshelves. The soft furnishings and chairs are also extremely important as they help you work comfortably for many hours.
Webster Distinctive Furniture provides a range of period style furniture for the traditional home that can fit perfectly into a home office. For more information, contact us today on 01484 712024.