In order to work effectively you need a good work space, and if you work from home you have the luxury of creating an office that inspires you with every detail.
There's no better to person to go to for that inspiration than HGTV's David Bromstad , who is known using color and out of the box thinking to create unique spaces.
Whether you are using a dining room or a dedicated room, according to Bromstad the best way to create an inspired space is to combine fashion and function.
Here are David's five steps to creating your own inspirational home office:
1. Embrace Color, Pattern and Texture
Don't be afraid to mix patterns shapes and textures for visual interest - it's stimulating!
Soft surfaces from tufted chairs keep you in comfortable seating all day and work well with slick finishes on a desk and modern side table.
Paint the walls colors that positively affect your mood.
2. Dual Purpose Furniture
Select a clean-lined, modern desk that can serve more than one purpose (desk, dining table, buffet table or conference table).
Those tufted chairs can seat clients by day and friends and family later on if your office turns back into your dining room or family room.
Keep the room free of clutter by using decorative boxes and organizers on the bookshelves.
3. Vibrant Rug
Use a rug to help define and "anchor" the space.
Select an indoor/outdoor rug for durability.
4. Modern Lighting
Forget traditional office lighting and instead add something modern and stylish that still provides the light you need.
Try replacing traditional overhead lighting with an eye-catching, modern chandelier to add elegance and function to a room
5. Artwork & Accessories
Whether you're in a dual functioning or a dedicated space, think of your office as another room in your home and make sure it includes artwork and accessories.
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