Houseplants improve air quality and can give you a sense of calm. They clean the air and make your workspace feel more natural and inviting.
If your home office is a little on the darker side, you can get a low-light plant. Fresh flowers in a vase also go a long way in providing scent and beauty around your office.
Go for a snake plant or a ZZ plant. They both look great and are low maintenance. A money plant is not a bad option either if you want to keep em checks raining.
Subjects in an Exeter study were asked to do an hour of work in four different environments ranging from the bare basics to an enhanced workplace with art and plants.
The result: Employees worked 15% quicker in enhanced environments. And, they were 32% more productive if they also had personal input on the art in their surroundings. For more advantages of adding art in your home office, check out this blog post.
Sometimes work gets really demanding and stressful. For times like those, we recommend having images on your wall that inspire you. This could be your family, a special one, photos you took while on a vacation, the dream car or house you want, and just anything else that inspires you to keep on chasing your dreams.
Pro tip: While visually stimulating pieces inspire creativity, they can be distracting if too busy. Thus, the need for pieces with only a few colors in them