Office Design Ideas

“Work smarter, not harder.” That’s what you’ll find as the underlying stylistic theme in this section of Office articles on Homedit. Whether you’re carving out a tiny desk in a closet or have the opportunity to overhaul an entire space to become the office of your dreams, you’re going to love these Office-related photos and articles.

How to Add Splashes of Color to your Home Office

Your home office may see more of you then you would prefer everyday! Whether you have a home-based business or you and the family are constantly surfing the internet or paying bills, your home office should be inspiring and enjoyable to be in. Many home offices are the forgotten room of the home when it comes to adding color and are bland and boring. If you want to add color and life to your home office that sees you for hours on end each day, take a look at these ideas to add life and verve back into your workspace!

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Choose inspiring colors for your home office

Add color that invigorates:  

Color in your home office should create a feeling of action, inspiration and keep you working, right? Try to add punches of colors with an accent wall behind your desk wall or a main focal point wall in your room. Whether you choose darker colors that add sophistication or bright and cheerful colors, try out the color on a small area first. Often times, too bright of colors can fatigue the eyes and leave you tired, rather than inspired. Depending on your home office, bringing in more natural and artificial light sources can help counterbalance colors that are heavily saturated.

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Create your own home office desk

Each home office is different. There are several elements that shape this space. For example, it all depends on the amount of space you have available, the style chosen for the rest of the rooms, the personal needs and preferences. It’s why finding furniture that fits those criteria is often very difficult. But why not make your own office desk? This way you can control every aspect and design it exactly as you want. Here are a few ideas:

Corner desk.

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Inventive design ideas for small home offices

A home office is often a must have for many people. It’s a space where they can retreat to work or to simply put their thoughts in order. However, most of the times, the limited space doesn’t allow for a large separate room to be converted into a home office. In this case, it’s best to improvise. Even a tiny space can be enough if you know how to organize it. Here a few ideas that you can use as inspiration.

This is a very small office, a sort of computer nook. But even though it’s very small, it doesn’t look cluttered. The key for that is the simplicity of the décor. This space only contains a small desk and a chair. Above the desk there’s a wall-mounted cabinet with a carved arched space for the computer. It’s a very clever use of the limited space.

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Premiere Images of Google’s Data Centers

We’ve shown you images of Google’s offices and headquarters and we’ve had the opportunity to closely analyze them along with everyone else but never before have we has the opportunity to see images of Goggle’s data centers. Usually, data centers are hidden far away for multiple reasons, including the more efficient use of energy. This makes them difficult to find and quite mysterious.

But now Google gives us an unprecedented opportunity to take a close look at 9 of its data centers. It’s an interesting decision to go transparent and, besides the images, Goggle also offers us information. According to Goggle, these centers must process 3 billion search queries a day as well as 71 hours of YouTube videos every minute so you can imagine the kind of technology and energy needed for that. But even so, these centers are among the most energy-efficient in the world and they only use half of the energy of a typical date center.

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Home office desk styles – Find the one that suits you

When it comes to designing your own home office, each person prefers a different style. Even persons with the same type of job and that basically need this office for the same reasons prefer to work in a different type of environment. It’s important to have a space where you feel comfortable and where you can work with pleasure. The desk needs to offer you that but it also needs to respond to a series of functional concerns. There are several main types of desks and they are:

1. The student desk.

White student desk with a matching lamp and shelf

This is the most basic type of all desks. Most student desks are rectangular in shape and vary from 36 to 48’’ in length. Its main function is to offer a work surface so it’s perfect for those that only use minimal computer equipment such as a laptop. They’re not very sturdy and don’t support a lot of weight.

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10 Sleek, stylish and space-saving floating desks

Even though the desk is basically the most important piece of furniture in a home office, this doesn’t mean it can occupy the entire room. In order to obtain a functional and airy interior décor for your home office you need to find ingenious and clever solutions. A floating desk, for example, is a modern option that allows you to free up some floor space and to obtain and an airy décor without giving up functionality. Here are a few design ideas.

This is a modern and very simple home office that features white walls and a beautiful and sleek floating desk that perfectly integrates in that carved space in between side walls. The desk is made of wood and this also helps create a warm and inviting look that balances the coldness of the walls. Also, the beautiful lime armchairs add a touch of color.

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The reinvented Svensk Travsport Offices, now with a colorful and dynamic interior

You may not know this about Sweden but it’s the third biggest trotting country in the world. It comes after the US and France and the Swedish Trotting organization been the central organization since 1952. So with a reputation like this, the Svensk Travsport organization had to rise up to the expectations. Their offices have recently been redesigned.

It was a project developed by Note Design Studio and completed in 2011. The main idea was to basically reinvent everything about them, to redesign the offices, to update their interiors and to change the atmosphere to something more suitable. It’s why the architects opted for something dynamic for the interior.

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