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6 tips that could help improve your at home working environment

Some interior inspo from the stars might help.


Working from home is a difficult one. Sure, you get to stay in bed work away wearing your pyjamas, and sure, the only person to make a tea round for is yourself. But, it can be difficult to stay motivated when in the same place you spend your downtime.

If this year you’re hoping to find ways to up your productivity levels when working at home, it might be helpful to change the decor and ‘vibe’ of your humble abode up a little to inspire a harder working you.

Here are some tips, with thanks to Pottery Barn, in order to help you do just that.

1. Take inspiration from the stars

What better place to search for office interior inspiration than from the most successful people on the planet?

Ellen Degeneres opts for a big and beautiful home office desk.

Ellen Degeneres office graphic
(Pottery Barn/PA)

Arianna Huffington has a light and spacious office to work in.

Ariana Huffington office graphic
(Pottery Barn/PA)

Neil Gaiman’s office is built in a shed to help inspire his creativity.

Neil Gaiman's office graphic
(Pottery Barn/PA)

Martha Stewart keeps her office fun and minimalist.

Martha Stewart office graphic
(Pottery Barn/PA)

2. Comfort is important


Working well depends on how and where you sit, so it’s vital that your find yourself a decent spot on which to perch.

Find somewhere with plenty of natural light, as well as a clear and level work surface that allows you to keep your forearms level and your feet on the ground. Choose a chair that gives your back firm and comfortable support.


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