Workspace Makeover: Ideas for Personalizing your Office Space

Posted on June 13, 2016

If you're starting a new job, or in my case, an internship, a new work space can be uninviting; however, with the help of Design Ideas' products, you can take your cubicle, desk, or entire office from boring and bland to bright and welcoming.

On the first day of my internship with Design Ideas, I was shown what would be my new home for the next 8 weeks: a stereotypical office cubicle that was bland, boring and in serious need of a makeover.

Before:

In order to make the space MY desk, I needed to not only personalize, but also better organize the area.

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I wanted a simple design free of clutter that was sleek, yet inviting; personal, yet professional.

After:

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Mixing silver and gold metals provides a classy, yet relaxed vibe, while the pop of mint, along with my own personal pictures and clippings, add a fun touch to the simplicity of the area.

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My made-over cubicle is a wonderful welcome every morning when I arrive to work. With a little creativity and time, I can guarantee not only will you receive several compliments, but you will also love your new space!!!

Below are all the Design Ideas' products used from left to right.

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1. Edison Magazine File (mint): $28.50 retail

2. Edison Letter Bin (mint): $25.00 retail

3. Edison Pencil Cup (mint): $8.00

4. SimpleStructure Letter Tray (mint): $27.00 retail

5. Frisco Notepad Holder (mint/fog): $6.00 retail

6. StikIt Tape Dispenser (pink): $22.50 retail

7. Coronet Calendar: $21.50 retail

8. Snapshot Message Board: $45 retail

9. Eve the Doodles Woman: $28.50 retail

10. Lexington Drinkware (mug): $21.50 retail

11. Map Coasters (set of 10:nyc): $4.00 retail

12. BuildingBlocks Sculpture (Eiffel Tower): $22.50

13. Fractal Candleholder: $7.00 retail

14. Folio Pouch (cork: medium):$11.50 retail

15. Folio Pouch (ripstop:medium:nyc):$13.50 retail

16. Folio Pouch (ripstop:large:nyc): $22.50 retail

17. Folio Pouch (ripstop:large:mint): $22.50 retail

18. Sadi Wastecan: $22.50 retail

19. Tinsel Photo Clips (gold): $22.50 retail

20. Monochrome Gel Pen (white): $10.50 retail

21. Monochrome Gel Pen (black): $10.50 retail

22. Sqaudron Pushpins (set of 6): $6.00 retail

23. StateSide Magnets: $9.00 retail

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