With a few simple ideas, it's easy to inject some personality into your personal home office, whilst maintaining a productive workspace. A touch of colour, a few bits of greenery and some stylish furniture can really liven up your working environment away from the office.
To help inspire those seeking to setup their own home office, we share some ideas from a few setups perfect for working from home.
Anne's home office has a very natural feel, with various wood textures and pale calming colours complimented by some nice plants to bring that fresh outdoors feel into it. Her desk has enough space for her laptop, and vital storage space for all her work inspiration.
Anne used her seating to add some character and colour into the workspace, a vibrant sea green fabric from Kvadrat on her uniquely shaped HÅG Capisco, a comfortable and flexible chair which takes up little space. Its warm and soft aesthetics make it perfect for the home.
The current theory when you choose paint colour is work with the light not against it. For Bianca's North facing home office, she opted for darker colours, and it really has created a cosy and inviting atmosphere. She has a big pin board for inspiration and organisational purposes pot plants for that splash of colour and a mid-century desk to work from.
Bianca's RBM Noor chair compliments the overall style, with a dark stained ash veneer shell and legs, and a comfy seat cushion in black Capture fabric by Gabriel. available in a range of colours and styles, its easy to make the RBM Noor feel like a chair for the home, and not the office.
Hannah's functional yet beautiful studio space is a mix of vintage furniture with contemporary, including plants, artwork, storage and seating. She needed a comfortable space for editing, emailing and writing for both her and her husband. It also doubles up as a place for photoshoots, storing equipment and for space guests - so it needed to be beautiful, calm and inspiring.
Speaking about her choice of the HÅG Futu mesh chair, Hannah said "Our office chairs are the single biggest change to the way this room feels to use. The chairs are brilliant: beautifully designed and incredibly comfortable to sit on...You can adjust every part of the chair to suit your body, and it is designed so that you always sit in balance. This means you can tilt backwards and forwards with ease, enabling you to naturally shift position." The perfect home office chair.
This uncluttered workspace is the minimalists dream. Simple bold lines, and light bright interior Lucy's home setup is very appealing. Colour coordinated books add a rainbow effect to the style, whilst matching desk and chair colours combine to great effect.
Lucy's home office chair is an RBM Noor with natural stained ash legs, featuring a vanilla white shell, and Select by Gabriel fabric seat.
It's not just adults that have to work from home! This children's study space is for Jantina's daughter, and is the perfect place to get on with some homework. Limited storage stops the accumulation of clutter, and lots of open space allows her to practice her ballet, music and important play time.
Lightweight, flexible and slim, the HÅG Capisco Puls is a great edition of the classic HÅG Capisco chair to get the same ergonomic and style features for a smaller price. It's lightweight also makes it easier for young children to move, and it can slide easily under a desk to free up space.
In case you can't tell, Emma really likes the colour grey. Her office space is a place of calm tranquillity, One part of the award-winning blog allupinmyspace.com, Emma is a paired-back minimalist and advocate of keeping things simple.
She naturally chose the Norwegian designed HÅG Capisco chair for her home office, in a soft grey fabric, with added foot-ring to perch her feet on when her height adjustable desk is up.
The other half of allupinmyspace.com is Robyn, and she is the polar opposite of Emma, a maximalist of the heighest order, where more is always better.
Her vintage desk is small and functional, and sits under a large bookshelf full of everything she needs to inspire her desk-based work. To clash with her well-aged and natural coloured interior, she chose a vibrant fabric for her HÅG Capisco chair, a real pop of colour to inject even more character into her workspace.
We think it looks fab!