By Mikkel Hyldebrandt

You probably never imagined that your home would be your place for, well, everything in these times of a global pandemic. The most significant change is likely that you have moved your workspace into your living space, and that requires a bit of a mental adjustment. But with a few additions and changes, you can easily optimize your work from home space for better efficiency – and even quality off-time!

You’d be surprised at how little desk space you actually need. Carving out a corner in your house dedicated solely to work creates not only a physical workspace but also a mental one.

CB2 Helix 96” Walnut Desk, $279

The famous Herman Miller Aeron office chair is not only lovely to look at, but it is one of the best options you can get in an ergonomic office chair.
Herman Miller Aeron Chair, from $468

Proper lighting can provide a good spotlight or floodlight for your work environment. Plus, it will help relax your eyes, staring at a lit-up computer screen too.

Tolomeo Table Base Lamp, $345

It has been proven over and over again that having a plant in your workspace reduces stress and improves productivity – and makes it look better too!

Crate and Barrel Aaro Medium Geo Planter with Stand, $59.95

Alternating between sitting and standing while working is extremely beneficial to your wellbeing and creativity. There are plenty of solutions out there, even for smaller workspaces.

VariDesk® Laptop 30™, $175

If your job requires a bit more paperwork, it’s a good idea to dedicate a little space to get organized, which will declutter the area at the same time.

Raynham 2-Door Corner Accent Cabinet, $218