Posts tagged light
Home Offices and Studios to Inspire

Having worked as a freelance graphic designer, I know how important it is to have a space in your home that is solely for work. You need to discipline yourself to concentrate on the task at hand, and if you have the kitchen sink on your left and a TV to your right, it's unlikely that you'll get very far before deciding that you absolutely HAVE to wash that dish, or watch "10 minutes" of that show with the monkey riding a pig.It needs to be an inspirational space, but not filled with so much "inspiration" that it becomes cluttered or diverts your attention every 5 minutes (old receipts do NOT count as inspirational). It needs to be clean, and organised... very organised, with everything you need to work effectively, close by. You need a comfy chair, a large desk at optimal height, and space to sketch or take notes on said desk. Lighting... lighting is also very important. As I type this, I am slowly realizing that

a) Duh. This stuff is probably not new information to any of you.. so I will stop rambling and get to the images. b) I have never created this kind of work environment for myself. hmmm. fail.

I know that very few of us have the luxury of having numerous spare rooms in our homes, but if I did convert a room into an office/studio, I'd like to think it would be along the same line as the awesome home offices below:

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Merry Christmas!

Happy happies to everyone! I want to share some pretty Christmassy things with you on this wonderful day! My sister and I were saying that this festive little time really rounds up the year. So I hope wherever you are or whatever you believe, you are looking at the good in the year and excited to go forward into a new one.

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Ah how I love 100layercake

And Behance who shared this awesome typography work by Iwona Przybyla:

And i always love Nigella's Christmas shows at this time of year:

And I'll be watching these fabulous movies, curled up on the couch, full of yummy food later:

I wish you all light, love and happiness!

http://www.zimmyszoo.com/willowtreefigurine.htm, http://www.100layercake.com/blog/page/2, http://mommylife.net/archives/2008/12/make-ahead_chri.html, http://www.imdb.com