There have been a lot of changes post-pandemic, especially to our work environments. With remote work becoming an option amongst many companies, there has been an increased demand in designating a space at home for an office. Like your space at work, your home office should be a space where you feel comfortable to complete work tasks every day. When designing your office space, it is important to consider picking out ergonomic furniture that will keep you comfortable and focused.
Some things to keep in mind when picking out your office furniture range from your body and comfort to the space itself and how you will use it. From there, you can pick out furniture that is functional while still suiting your preferences and style.
Choosing Your Home Office Desk
Establish the type of work you will be doing and how much desk space you need before choosing a desk for your office. Pick something that will be both functional and ergonomically friendly to your body. Don’t forget about storage too, depending on your preference those could be built into the desk itself or a separate storage unit.
Hekman Monterey Point Splayed Leg Desk
The Monterey Point Splayed Leg Desk is from Hekman Contract, featuring a 1.5” slab top of acacia veneers and two 22” drop-front drawers for easy access storage. The desk is 30” high with a kneehole height of 24 ¾” which is important to consider in terms its ergonomics. It has the Monterey Point finish with contrasting deep brown tones and a soft patina look. The slab top is supported by splayed legs made of iron with natural texture and color of forged metal.
Moe’s Martos Desk
Ideal for the home office, the Moe’s Martos is a contemporary desk featuring a sleek, minimalist design complete with a filing cabinet. It is the perfect sized desk for your home office, a comfortable place to write, design, surf and create. It also provides built-in storage with 2 soft-close drawers with safety stops, the top one is a small storage drawer while the bottom is a larger filing cabinet that fits legal-sized files and documents.
Winners Only Farmhouse Bay 50” Desk
If you are looking for a more traditional look this Winners Only Farmhouse Bay desk which is made of solid hardwood with veneer. It offers a timeless casual living look. Whether you are a city dweller or enjoy country living this collection offers a natural yet rustic look.
Four Hands Trey Modular Writing Desk
For a more task-oriented desk, the Trey Modular Writing Desk by Four Hands would be a great option. It is a clean mid-century design, greyish auburn poplar that offers plenty of desk storage with three spacious drawers. With a unique metal-secured leather pull, it adds style and a textural element that contrasts the wood. It looks great as a solo piece or with a file cabinet.
Choosing Your Home Office Chair
Comfort at your home office will come not only from your desk but also from choosing the right chair. When you are comfortable, you will be more productive. It has been found that an ideal sitting position is with your feet flat on the floor and sitting at a 90-degree angle so keep that in mind when on a search for your office chair.
Executive High-Back Ergonomic Office Chair
Executive chairs, like the Executive High-Back Ergonomic office chair by Lifeform are designed to make a statement. It helps you maintain a neutral posture position while exuding importance with its statement features like a high back and armrests. Proper posture, especially after long periods of sitting, relieves back pain while keeping you focused. Style is also just as important as comfort when designing your office space, which is why Lifeform offers the option of personalizing your chair to fit your own style.
Lifeform Brezza Deluxe Ergonomic Office Chair
Another comfortable ergonomic office chair perfect for your home office is the Brezza Deluxe from Lifeform. With 9 ergonomic adjustments and an angled back seat, you’ll be able to find the comfort you need when sitting for long periods of time. Working in the same position for hours can be uncomfortable but when you have an ergonomic chair that is able to alleviate back and shoulder pain, you will notice your concentration, energy, and productivity increase.
With remote work gaining prominence, the concept of the home office has become more popular. Selecting ergonomically friendly furniture is the way to designing a comfortable and productive environment for your designated office space at home.