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The Stylist: top tips for a great work desk

It’s time to knuckle down to some work or study. Give yourself a head start with a conducive working environment. Norsu Interior’s Kristy Sadlier gives us her best tips for creating a great work desk.

 

KEEP IT SEPARATE

It’s often too easy to set up camp at the kitchen bench or dining table, but dedicating an exclusive area in the home for work will guarantee more productivity and less distraction.

MAKE IT COMFORTABLE

Investing in a quality chair that is comfortable and ergonomically aligned to the desk will allow you to enjoy spending time at your workspace.

KEEP IT CLUTTER FREE 

Piles of paper, empty coffee cups and unnecessary objects will distract you and consume unnecessary thoughts. Start with a clean slate each work day.

PERSONALISE WITH STYLISH OBJECTS 

Add a few styling essentials such as a marble or brass canister for your pens, a small indoor plant, and some inspiring quotes or prints on the wall to create a more creative, enjoyable space.

DON’T FORGET LIGHTING

Ensuring your workspace is well lit is critical. Position yourself near a window for natural light, and use a lamp on darker days or evening sessions to combat eye fatigue, especially if using a computer.

 

 

LOOK BOOK

Image courtesy of Norsu  Styling Michelle Halford Picture Lisa Cohen

Image courtesy of Norsu Styling Michelle Halford Picture Lisa Cohen

  • Prints, House of Beatniks Moln prints, from $109; Martin Moore Succulent #2 print, from $59. H&G Designs Grid Mood Board, $149.
  • Ivy Muse plant shelf, from $330. Globe West Ascot desk, $945. Ferm Living brass pot, $39. All from Norsu Interiors.
  • Hay chairs, red and white, and Hay desk accessories, all from CULT.
  • Lindholdt Petite Machine lamp, from Fred International.

 

Stol chair with custom red paint finish, from $368, from Thonet

Stol chair with custom red paint finish, from $368, from Thonet

Universo Positivo pencil tray, $36 (limited stock), from top3 by design

Universo Positivo pencil tray, $36 (limited stock), from top3 by design

Uni-Ball Signo broad gel pen 1.0, gold, $4, from Officeworks

Uni-Ball Signo broad gel pen 1.0, gold, $4, from Officeworks

Liteworks Mira desk lamp, $99, from Officeworks

Liteworks Mira desk lamp, $99, from Officeworks

kikki.K Escape A4 5 tab notebook, $14.95

kikki.K Escape A4 5 tab notebook, $14.95

Cubo chair, white, $49, from Officeworks

Cubo chair, white, $49, from Officeworks

Otto cloth pen cup, $6.87, from Officeworks

Otto cloth pen cup, $6.87, from Officeworks

kikki.K acrylic Metallisk copper stapler, $29.95

kikki.K acrylic Metallisk copper stapler, $29.95

kikki.K magnetic whiteboard, $49.95, board only

kikki.K magnetic whiteboard, $49.95, board only

Jardan Navy desk in American oak, $4371

Jardan Navy desk in American oak, $4371

Darkness Falls giclee print, $649, from Designer Boys Collection

Darkness Falls giclee print, $649, from Designer Boys Collection

kikki.K Escape bulldog clip, large, $2.50

kikki.K Escape bulldog clip, large, $2.50

 

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