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Living Etc Magazine|February 2021
With more of us laying claim to box rooms as our office spaces, Rebecca Seal’s new book explains how a little improvement can enhance mood and productivity
Rebecca Seal

grey carpet. White desks. Artificial light. It is almost as though someone wrote a list of all the things which mess up our circadian rhythms and lower our productivity then used it to decorate traditional office buildings the world over. It’s baffling. So while last year threw up more than its fair share of challenges, it has given the new-found homeworker the chance to get things right.

The danger is that this visual language filters into how we make our own spaces look. If you’ve spent years either working in, or being exposed to ideas of an office which is cold, hard and grey, it might not occur to you that you don’t have to replicate that in your own workspace.

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