Work From Home



Finding Work Life Balance When Working From Home

Build transitions into and out of the work day. Put your work away at the end of the day.


1.

Make sure to have a well lit space, which can include ambient light, task light, accent light and natural light.

2.

Be aware of what is visible in your background when you are on video calls.

3.

Carve out a working space, give yourself flexibility.

Side Note: Take a lunch break and take a walk. Mental health is important.


Good Lighting vs. Bad Lighting


Too much light coming from all directions

Focused lighting directed at your face may create glare or reflection

Not enough light, plus lack of natural light

Balanced amount of surround lighting and no back light


Be Aware of Your Environment


DO's

It is best to work at a desk with a clean, plain background so there are no distractions

Adding neutral home decor to a space with natural lighting for an aesthetically pleasing environment

Neutral, abstract artwork can be less distracting to your colleagues/viewers

DON'Ts

It's best not to work from your bed. Prepare for your day as if you were going into the office to create a sense of normality

A messy, cluttered workspace induces stress and distracts from the task at hand

Busy artwork can be a distracting background


Desks


Option A

Manufacturer: SteelcaseProduct: OlogyLead time: 1 weekList Price: $1400(size and finish selections vary)(discounts will apply) - Offers BactiBlock® an antimicrobial additive that can be molded into the front of desks most frequently touched components- C-Leg provides maximum knee clearance

Option B

Manufacturer: HaworthProduct: Upside Sit-to-StandLead time: 3-5 daysList Price: $600(size and finish selections vary) (discounts will apply) - Cost effective- Quickship 3-5 days- Nice finish options- Simple paddle height adjustment- C-Leg provides maximum knee clearance- GREENGUARD indoor air environment certified- 10 year warranty

Option C

Manufacturer: KnollProduct: HipsoLead time: 1-3 daysList Price: $595-695(size and finish selections vary) (discounts will apply)  - Part of Knoll WFH recommendations with program discounts- C-Leg provides maximum knee clearance


Chairs


Option A

Manufacturer: Herman MillerProduct: AeronLead time: 4-6 weeksList Price: $758-1700(size and finish selections vary) (discounts will apply)  - Breathable seat and back - Superior back support - Fully adjustable arms - 12 year warranty

Option B

Manufacturer: KimballProduct: HelioLead time: 4-5 weeksList Price: $344-1400(size and finish selections vary) (discounts will apply)  - Translucent/semi-translucent back material allows light to pass through - Contoured seat and lower back lumbar support provides long lasting comfort - Low profile controls reduce visible levers - Many finish options

Option C

Manufacturer: SteelcaseProduct: AMQ ZILOLead time: 1 weekList Price: $300-670(size and finish selections vary) (discounts will apply)  - Adjustable lumbar support - 3 way adjustable armrest - 2 position lock with sliding seat mechanism - Full synchro mechanism with tension adjuster - Removable seat cover - Many finish options


Task Lighting


Option A

Manufacturer: MuutoProduct: Leaf LampLead time: 2-3 weeksList Price: $535(discounts will apply)  - Rotating head- Dimmable LED lights

Option B

Manufacturer: HaworthProduct: Lana LampLead time: 4-5 weeksList Price: $330(discounts will apply)  - Lamp module attaches with a magnet that allows you to position it anywhere on the stand - The wool felt shade has a leather strap for easy adjustment and 360 degrees of rotation - Full-range dimming, a touch-sensing switch, and light level memory

Option C

Manufacturer: HumanscaleProduct: Horizon 2.0Lead time: 2-4 weeksList Price: $320(discounts will apply)  - Innovative Thin Film LED Technology and striking minimal design - Red dot award for design - Integrated touch-dimming feature that allows you to adjust the brightness at the touch of a finger


Accessories


Manufacturer: HumanscaleProduct: QuickStand EcoLead time: 4-6 weeksList Price: $420(discounts will apply) - Add to an existing desk for sit/stand option

Manufacturer: HumanscaleProduct: M/Connect™ DockingStation with Monitor ArmLead time: 4-6 weeksList Price: $680(discounts will apply) - 2 USB ports- 1 high speed charging port- Optional standalone docking station available

Manufacturer: PoppinProduct: StowLead time: 1-3 daysList Price: $269(discounts will apply) - Lockable, on casters, can relocate when needed

Manufacturer: OFSProduct: PindLead time: 4 weeksList Price: $269-732(discounts will apply) - Fun and Functional peg board with customizable shelving and storage

Manufacturer: PoppinProduct: Stow MiniLead time: 1-3 daysList Price: $249(size and finish selections vary)(discounts will apply) - Lockable, on casters, can relocate when needed- Cushion top for spare seating


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