Comfortable seating while working is important. Although many of us tend to focus on the chair we use, the desk is also important. Whether it’s an Ikea desk or a handcrafted piece from your furniture maker, having a proper desk does have its benefits.
One of the obvious benefits of purchasing a desk is that it will help you to carve out a dedicated work space. Regardless of the size of your home, your little home office or study can simply be an area that is away from the hustle and bustle of the rest of the home, where your desk and chair can be placed. Having a proper desk and chair will allow you to create a dedicated work space that will help to set the tone for work. Whether you are working on your thesis for school or completing a report for your boss, an ergonomically friendly Ikea desk and Ikea chair will make work a lot less stressful.
A corner desk Ikea for example will help you to make good use of the space in your home. This is especially beneficial for individuals living in apartments where there simply isn’t enough space to position an Ikea computer desk in the middle of the room.
Other home office furniture worth considering include: bookshelves, wall cubes for storage, filing cabinets and wall cabinets. Accessories that can be used to create an ambiance for work include: a desk lamp, a potted plant, a sofa or lounge chair, inspiring wall art, desk organizer, photographs of the family, a globe, an interesting clock and a wall calendar.
In addition to Ikea, other retailers such as Walmart, Lowes, Home Depot, Office Depot and Pottery Barn have a wide selection of desks for the student and the executive who is desirous of setting up a work area in the home. Students will often go for the more casual and whimsical desk designs, while the executive might be more interested in a formal, luxurious wooden desk.
Browse the gallery below to see some of the simple and luxurious desks we have collated. Some have been inspired by desks in the Ikea desk collection and will also give insight into how your home office or student room can be transformed into a space that is extraordinary. Let us know some of the benefits you experienced when you decided to create a dedicated work space in your home.