Selecting the right furniture for you home office is vital to its comfort, appearance, functionality and productivity. Studies have shown that a spacious, well-designed, user-friendly working environment leads to greater organisation and allows creativity and productivity to flourish. The use of solid wood furniture within a home office, lends to a feeling of strength and reliability whilst also presenting a polished, professional appearance to your visitors and clients.
Having chosen a wood with which to furnish your home office, it is better to continue the theme. Rather than mix woods, which will have different textures and finishes and of course different colors, make sure all of your pieces are of the same wood and fashioned in the same style. This will give your home office that completed feel and an air of professionalism and permanence.
A very distinct advantage of solid wood furniture is its durability. It is constructed, as the name suggests, from “solid wood” that is to say, there is no plywood and there are no veneers. A veneer is a coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of inferior wood. Solid wood furniture pieces should be made entirely from 100% reclaimed material so as not to harm the environment by depleting the tree stock.
Craftsmen employ time honoured traditions and proven methods in the construction of solid wooden furniture. Using kiln dried, seasoned wood, which is dovetailed at the joints for added strength. These techniques ensure that each piece of solid wood furniture is beautifully designed and extremely durable. Strength aside, the real beauty of solid wood furniture is its versatility. It can be stained to darker tones or left in its natural state to highlight the pattern of the grain.
Solid wooden furniture for the office comes in a vast range of styles and is designed for a myriad of functions. Desk units and computer tables, chairs, bookcases, shelving and filing units can all be designed and built to suit your specific requirements. Whatever you needs, whether you wish to furnish your home office in a modern, contemporary fashion or seek the more traditional style, solid wooden furniture fits the bill.