Latest Posts

Five Popular Home Office Design Trends for 2021

In the last few years, working from home has gone from an alternative option to a mainstream trend. If you’re in the market for a new house and you plan to have a home office, consider a property that can be built to meet your exact work-from-home needs. 

Your residential workspace should be designed for maximum comfort and functionality based on your personal preferences. By working with your builder in the initial phases of construction, you can plan the perfect home office. The top trends in this movement involve distinct approaches to light, privacy and other important design elements. 

Light it Up Right

If you’re a morning person, consider flooding your workspace with natural light. You can do this by choosing a room with east and south-facing windows. New construction homes in St. Louis are bathed in sunlight beginning anywhere from 5:30 to 7:15 AM, depending on the time of year. If you plan your home office accordingly, you can enjoy the productivity inspired by getting up with the sun. 

Reduce the Noise

Keeping your work/life balance in check is another popular home office trend of 2021. If you live in a busy household, it is important to plan ahead so that distractions will be decreased or eliminated completely. By working with a respected builder such as the Rolwes Company, you can consider customizing your workspace with noise-reducing carpet, triple-pane windows and acoustic panels on the walls and ceiling. 

Wire it Well

If your profession requires that you are online all day and that you power up printers, computers and other electronic equipment, you can request that your builder supply sufficient wiring to your home office. This can include additional electrical outlets, special outlets for cable, telephone jacks for internet and speaker wiring for surround-sound conference calling. Your residential workspace can be a state-of-the-art, high-tech facility nestled in the comfort of your home.

Color it Forward

Your future home office should reflect your personality, so if bright, bubbly visuals are important, you can map out a color scheme with your builder ahead of time. The shades of paint you choose can help create a dynamic workspace so that it is inspired by a vibrant scheme of tones and hues. If you lean more towards the need for calmness and concentration, you can choose warmer, earthy shades of brown and grey — including finishing trim of wood tones and granite accents. 

Customize the Look

If you are going to be on Zoom calls all day, you might consider a dynamic light fixture scheme and wall backdrop that helps your coworkers see you clearly while offering an intriguing background. Adjustable track panels above your desk area and built-in bookshelves, pre-designed with your builder, will provide a professional, sophisticated way to present yourself every day.
Working from home is a growing trend that is driving the popularity of personally-tailored home offices. Contact us to learn more about a new home design that will perfectly accommodate your work from home office needs.

Categorized in: , ,

This post was written by Madison Nedrig

Comments are closed here.

"No competitor compared to what Rolwes could offer in terms of quality, service, and price. I work in the home improvement business and couldn’t find a thing I would have done differently. We just celebrated one year in our home and couldn’t be happier"
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Glenn F.

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials

"My Sales Rep was just as excited as I was about building my first home. He was very patient and flexible walking me through the process. The floorplans are incredible & it has all been so easy. I couldn’t be more excited."
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Maggie B.

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials

"It was always on my dream list to build a new home and now I’m doing it. My daughter-in-law, who is in real estate took me to look at the Rochester model in a Rolwes Company community, and I fell in love immediately. I couldn’t ask for anything more. It’s absolutely beautiful."
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Claire B.

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials

"When I stumbled upon this new home community, I walked into the display and thought, “Wow, this is it!” I couldn’t get this house out of my head. My experience with Rolwes Company has been nothing but amazing. I can’t recommend them highly enough."
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Logan N.

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials

"Building a home together was a dream we'd had when we were kids. Forty years later, we built that home, and it was the best experience ever. We had so much fun! Rolwes Company made the process so simple. Never once did we feel pressured to do things any way but the way we wanted. We strongly recommend Rolwes Company."
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Laurie & Greg V.

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials

"My family has been living in an apartment in the area for the past five years. When we were ready to buy a home, we picked Rolwes Company because of their reputation. Even our landlord recommended Rolwes, which made us feel comfortable. This is our first home, so my priority was to stay within my budget. They treated us like family, not like a business."
Verti & Brindha

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials

"We moved in right at the beginning of the pandemic. The world was shutting down and it was certainly a crazy time, but there was nowhere we’d rather have been than in our beautiful new home. Rolwes was amazing, from the building process through closing. It instantly felt like home."
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Adam & Lisa R.

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials

"Our homebuilding process with Rolwes Company has been a very positive one. Our sales representatives and the production team have been great to work with and very helpful. We’re very happy!"
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Michael and Mary Anne Oliger

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials

"Rolwes was a great fit for us. As a special bonus, the day we moved into our Rolwes Company home, we got married in our living room! Rolwes Company was able to guarantee that the house would be ready as planned."
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ John and Betty Bartz

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials

"We would recommend Rolwes to anyone who’s looking to build a home." We were actually looking at another builder that was building down the road. But when we compared that builder to Rolwes we felt like we got a lot more home for the money right here."
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Keith and Stephanie Pittillo

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials

"The whole process has been very smooth, including after the sale. We actually didn’t build our home. Instead, we bought an inventory home. We fell in love with the cul-de-sac and the big lot!"
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Andy and Jill Roth

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials

"Choosing Rolwes was one of the best decisions that we made, and we thank you for it! Now that we are in our home, we love it. Coming from an apartment to a home is a big difference. Now we have room."
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Ronald and Kimberly Burton

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials

"Seven years later our home still feels like new. The quality is there, the customer service is there… When Rolwes built our home they stayed with us. That was really important to us."
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ John and Lori Keiling

Watch Testimonial | View All Testimonials


Chat Call Text