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(Guest Writer: Jennifer Archer)

The global Covid-19 pandemic has taught us many things in all spheres of our lives. It has also forced us to change the way we do almost everything. One of the areas that have gone through dramatic change is how many people do their jobs. Everyone who possibly could has resorted to working from home.

While it has quite a few advantages, with no more commuting being the greatest one, it has also revealed some new problems. Trying to achieve a healthy work-life balance has been the most significant challenge. Productivity has also proved a bit problematic in such working conditions. One way to battle these issues is creating an office space in your homes. And if you have been struggling with finding inspiration, we will give you a few minimalist design ideas for your home office.


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The "less is more" trend in interior design is still very much alive and, apparently, the best approach to designing a home office. Minimalist design is very sleek, clean, and stylish. It has well-defined lines and looks very modern and classy. Also, it will not break your bank as you will not have a lot of expensive details. And apart from it being easy on the eyes, such a style will look professional.

Furthermore, it will help with the productivity problem because too much clutter and ornaments will not be distracting. And finally, having a separate office space in your home will help you develop a line between your private and professional lives. Therefore, if you are searching for some home office design ideas, you are in the right place.

The Idea Behind The Minimalist Home Office Design

The primary focus of the minimalist design is on organization, practicality, and functionality, making it perfect for a home office. A minimalist office will contain everything a regular office would - a desk, some storage solutions, a comfortable chair.

However, it will not have any unnecessary decor on the walls or shelves, and it will be entirely devoid of clutter. That said, a minimalist office is far from dull or unappealing. On the contrary, it is very trendy and sophisticated. Minimalism is all about functionality and practicality.


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The Colour Schemes

Every minimalist home office will have a few things in common. One of these things is the colour palette. Although this will depend on your taste and on the rest of your home, you will notice that neutral colours are predominant when you search for concrete ideas.

You will also see a pop of different textures here and there, as well as some patterning. This will often come in the form of wood tone details or an attractive chair.

A rug can bring warmth to the office, and you can choose it in a contrasting colour.

Another element to break the monotony can be lighting fixtures with a metallic finish. Neutral colours are predominant in the minimalist design.


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A Minimalist Home Office Layout

As with every other office design, the layout of your minimalist office should match your needs. In other words, you should organize it in a way that will be functional and practical for the way you work.

If you need a vast surface to do your work, then a large desk is what you want. On the other hand, if you live in a studio apartment, a sleek folding wall desk is an ideal solution. Whatever you do, keep your workspace clutter and ornament free, and focus on the lines and form.

What defines minimalist design is the negative space, that is, the space that is not taken up. With this in mind, an office that features this style should have hidden storage. This means that piles of papers, files, and books should not be visible. A few decorative books are fine, but anything more than that will not follow the minimalist feel, and it will be a distraction.

Minimalist Home Office Ideas

After we have understood what minimalist style in a home office implies, here are a few ideas you can implement. They will all feature furniture that will have a maximum impact while being simple, elegant, and sleek.

1. Rustic Minimalism


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Wood pieces and a jute rug would be an ideal addition to a modern design office, and they would bring about some rustic vibe. A faux fur rug is also an excellent option, which will also add more texture.

2. Minimalist To The Maximum


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To make your office space seem larger, bring your minimalist game to the next level with an acrylic or glass desk. It will have a wow effect on anyone who visits you. Moreover, it will allow you to play with the colours a bit. A stripy blue and green rug and a matching chair will complement your transparent desk perfectly.

3. Sleek And Shiny


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A sleek, high-shine white desk is what first comes to mind when it comes to minimal design. It fits well with most interior styles, and you can play with other elements any way you see fit. A shelf in the colour of the wood would go well with it and a simple white chair. To bring a bit more life, you can add a plant.

4. Minimalist Elegance


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If wiping fingerprints off of shiny black surfaces doesn't bother you, a black high-shine desk is an elegant option for you. Like the white one, it allows you to play with other colours. Our recommendation is, again, wood. There is not much that screams elegance like the black and brown combination of furniture. Different earthy tones are welcome as well to complement this sophisticated office.

5. When Space Is Not An Issue


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If you are lucky enough to have an abundance of space, you can go with a corner desk. It's a simple and elegant solution that will give you a lot of surface for work. You can add a chest of drawers to keep the clutter on the desk to a minimum. Also, the natural wood tone will go well with a comfortable black chair.

Conclusion

There are many minimalist design ideas for your home office, but the key is to understand the principles behind the minimalist approach. If you do, you can develop your own style, play with different combinations, and create a space where you can be most productive. Moreover, it will be the space where you will want to be, rather than where you have to be. And remember, even a small office nook with a foldable wall desk can be a perfect solution if you give it a little thought.

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Author Bio: Jennifer Archer is a consultant at losangelestransfer.com and an interior design enthusiast. Her love of design has led her to begin writing blog posts about her ideas. In her free time, she enjoys reading and hiking.

 

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