Study & Home Office Design Ideas

As many people use to have a working area somewhere in their house, its decoration has become of importance. This room, called study or home office, should be adequately arranged to fulfil daily working tasks in a relaxing and motivating atmosphere. Think of computer work, reading or homework – For all these tasks it is vital to have a quiet room in your house. How to design your study or home office?

One of the basics of home decor for a study is choosing a bright lighting. As our biological rhythm is regulated by factors such as light, it is of high importance in order to avoid a lack of concentration or damages to the eyes. We can also recommend to choose comfortable furniture, including spacious shelves and a suitable writing desk. Furthermore, home office design includes working with colors, decorating accessories and mood lighting.

Furnishings and Equipment

Add a modern style to your home office! Having a look at the picture, you might get an idea of how a study at which you feel comfortable and motivated at the same time can look like. Besides choosing a light-flooded room and bright colors, the selected furniture and further equipment such as computer or notebook contributes very much to the outcome that you achieve at the end of a working day. 

Every study should be equipped with a spacious desk and several shelves for books, file folders and other materials. It might also be nice to have a more comfortable sitting area around, especially for having a coffee with study colleagues or business partners.
Painting and Lighting Options for your Study

Warm and bright colors are the key for painting a cozy study. Paint the ceiling white, so that daylight and artificially created light will be distributed well into the whole room. If you choose soft tones such as green or any pastel tone for the walls, you will have plenty of choices to decorate the room with more colorful accessories such as curtains, storage shelves with colored doors or floor and table lights.

The lighting of your study should basically include a ceiling fixture which can illuminate the room at any time. Those lighting fixtures can be equiped with LED lights contributing to an energy saving lighting at your house. Table lights and floor lamps will also play a major role in your home office. They will offer direct light where it is needed and are highly decorative accessories at the same time.


LED Lighting – Advantages and Products

LED lights are the key to efficient lighting. As light-emitting diodes (LED) offer advantages like low power consumption and an economic life-time, they are becoming more and more important on the lighting market. When it comes to interior design, they inspire with warm or even colorful light. For lighting manufacturers, the small size of LED lights is another advantage to fulfill their needs of contemporary and elegant design.

Whereas conventional bulbs rely on thermal radiation, light-emitting diodes proof their advantages by solely producing light through the movement of electrons. That is also the reason why they are smaller, more durable and energy-saving than any other incandescent light source.

From simple lights up to ceiling fixtures: LED has become one of the main illuminant worldwide. But it's not only the lighting industry that takes advantage from light-emitting diodes. Of course, decorating homes belongs to the fun part of LED lights in use, but they are also irreplaceable thinking of the automotive or aviation industry, where bright and reliable light sources are needed.

Every lighting store has products that are based on LED technology. Well-known lighting manufacturers especially concentrate on light-emitting diodes as they combine the above mentioned favorable characteristics, both in design and cost effectiveness. You might also find other interesting products on the internet which combine lighting and function. The attached photo of an Interactive LED Dining Table is just one example of the miscellaneous use of light-emitting diodes. Having a look at the market for design lighting, we can definitely recommend light designed by manufacturers such as Fabbian, Marset or Terzani.