Offices may be a space for work, and work may not always be fun, but the way you decorate your office space can have a major impact on your mood and productivity. If you’re going to spend so much time in that space, why not enjoy that time?
What Office Decor Styles Should I Choose?
Modern decor is all about simplicity in color and design, and its “no nonsense” decorating can help create a focused space. Popular color schemes tend to be black and white, and plants are common accessories and serve as accent colors.
Farmhouse decor helps create a very homey, relaxing, and approachable workspace. Black and white is another common color scheme, but your farmhouse office decor can also include blues, yellows, and greens. Plus, you can use seasonal plants as decor to fit whatever time of year it is.
Coastal offices don’t have to sit by the beach. They incorporate the welcoming and relaxing style of farmhouse style and decorate the space with blues, greens, and tans to create a comfortable space.
Rustic offices can be feminine, masculine, or gender neutral depending on what you’re going for. Wooden accents and furniture are standard practice, and if you’re going for modern rustic, you can use wood pieces that are simple and look like new as opposed to more ornate, well loved wooden pieces.
Boho decor is another style that can be gender neutral, and unlike some of the other popular design styles, boho doesn’t shy away from incorporating different colors in its accents or even primary colors.
What Accessories Should Every Office Have?
Desktop Organizers- Your office should be organized, so buy desktop organizers that fit in with your style. For example, you can choose a pencil holder made of natural wood, distressed white painting, geometric patterns, or just about any style to fit whatever design you’re going for. This applies to not only the pencil hold, but also any containers you have for rubber bands, paperclips, etc.
Wall Art- Wall art can fit into any style room and can feature anything you want. Pictures of far off places, patterns, abstract artwork, paintings of animals, or anything else can be in your wall art, and these pieces are essential in establishing the room’s theme. Besides that, it can also expand or support the room’s color scheme.
Rugs- Depending on the size of your office, you can choose smaller rugs or one that encapsulates the entire room. It’s a nice, plush surface to plant your feet on and automatically makes your office feel like a warm, inviting space to work in and be content in.
What Colors Should I Add To My Office?
What colors you use widely depends on the style you choose for your office decor. Most of the styles listed above work well in a neutral color palette and then can be expanded with your accessories and office decor, but you can also add in other colors as the primary colors, such as green with rustic offices and teal with boho. Regardless of what you chose, you should focus on creating an office space that is pleasant to work in, whether the actual work is or not.
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