In the recent years before the pandemic, there had been a trend in adopting and infusing the comfort of home in the office environment, most notably through the design of the furniture, which features softer finishes, generous proportions and greater flexibility, among other things.
A recent survey of 1,500 corporate employees in Singapore, Australia, India, China and Japan revealed as many as 60 per cent of those aged 35 to 49 years old and two-thirds of those aged below 35 say they missed the office, as reported in The Business Times article.
One of the main reasons for this, as relayed by respondents in Singapore, was that they saw the office as a professional environment that allows for a clear distinction between personal and professional lives. At home, that distinction is elusive, but not impossible to achieve. One way is to do the reverse of the aforementioned furniture trend – borrowing some of the wisdom from office furniture brands and applying them at home.
Height-adjustable, mobile, compact, collapsible, convertible – What kind of desk should you have in your study or home office? Here we have 12 types for you to consider.