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Working from home: A guide to modern home office ideas

by Annie Hart Cool 02/04/2024

blue office room

Many companies are offering work-from-home alternatives, which means many employees are now tasked with setting an office space at home. This can be overwhelming. You have to set up monitors and office supplies in spaces previously reserved for other things. This article offers a basic guide to creating a modern home office.

Dedicated space

First, dedicate a space for your office setup. You can set your office up in its own separate room. You can also opt to place your office in its own corner in areas such as the kitchen or the living room. It’s essential this space or room is neat and away from loud noises if possible. This will make it easier to concentrate on your work with fewer distractions. 

Sleek seating

Creating a sleek, aesthetically pleasing environment can keep you in a productive mind frame. For example, design a modern office by adding in an abstract desk lamp. Add a stylish desk chair to complement a polished home office desk. A modern office space keeps you in a productive headspace as it “separates” the home life from the work space. 

Cabinets & storage ideas

As you design your modern home office, add ample cabinet and storage space. Workbooks and paperwork can pile up quickly. 

Consider easy to assemble, portable office drawers. If your space is smaller, try adding storage bins which slide comfortably under your work desk. Proper storage keeps items organized and discourages clutter. 

Ready to start designing a stylish office setup? Designate a space for your work, add sleek furniture and invest in good storage space.

About the Author

Annie Hart Cool

“Enthusiastic, energetic and tireless” are just some of the words clients use to describe Annie Hart Cool’s approach to Cape Cod real estate. From family cottages to luxurious estates, Annie’s experience garners successful results whether clients are buying or selling.

Her commitment to delivering luxury service at every price point gives her a wide range of expertise as she helps sellers move onto the next chapter while bringing buyers “home.”