Have you made the switch to lately? You’re not alone. In 2016, said they work at home at least occasionally. For many of them, working from home was part of their regular routine. From 2012 to 2016, the number of Americans who spent at least half their working hours at home increased, while the number of Americans who spent 80% or more of their time at their company’s office decreased.
One of the advantages of working from home is that you have complete creative control over your office. Say goodbye to your sad cubicle or small office without a window — in your own home, you get to be the architect of your perfect work environment.
But what sort of features should your home office have? Our custom designers can help you achieve the office of your dreams, no matter what kind of furniture you might need. Here are some ideas to help you turn that spare room into your dream home office.
Invest in a Custom Desk
A custom desk is truly made just for you, down to the smallest details. We’ll measure your height and arm lengths so we can build a desk that fits your ergonomic needs.
Whether you need a lot of desktop space to draw and write, or if a custom charging drawer is on the top of your priority list, our desk designers can make your primary work space work for you.
Solve Your Storage Problems
Is your inventory taking up more of your home office than you are? Our custom storage solutions can help you keep your inventory at your fingertips while also keeping it out of sight.
If you sell a lot of products you already have on hand, our custom cabinets are a great option to keep your inventory close by. If you make your products and want to keep your supplies out of sight, we can add pull-out or roll-out racks to make them easily accessible while making the most of your storage space.
Showcase Your Books
Is your home office missing a professional look and feel? An easy way to make your office feel more like a place of business is with built-in bookcases. By investing in built-in bookcases instead of a run-of-the-mill bookshelf from a big box store, you can add both storage options and style to your home office.
Most people have at least a small personal library, which makes bookcases a great way to get your books out of boxes and put them on display. They also make for an easy way to decorate your office, depending on how you choose to organize your books. For example, instead of sorting alphabetically, consider shelving your books by color to create an eye-catching display.
Bookcases are also great for other possessions besides books that you may want to show off instead of hide away. Mix in a few picture frames or other knickknacks with your personal library, and you’ll have a custom bookcase that’s full of your personality. Face it opposite your custom desk, and you’ll also have an intriguing (yet not distracting) background the next time you video chat with your colleagues.
Make Your Home Office Work for You
Working from home can be a challenge, but a custom home office can make all the difference. Our Lansing, MI, custom furniture designers can help you create a work environment that works for you. Call Centennial Woodworking today at (517) 449-9400, or contact us online.