Never before in the history of the home office has this space been so much in the spotlight.
It’s no longer just a random area where you file your bills, dump off your mail, and display all the books you swear you’ll read one day.
The home office has become, for many in this era of pandemic shutdowns, the main office. Which means a lot of people these days are buying office furniture—and more likely than not (thanks to COVID-19) they’re buying it online.
Don’t get us wrong, buying office furniture online has its perks. You can shop all of the best stores without ever leaving your couch, and you don’t even have to worry about how you’re going to get it all home, since it ships right to your door.
But shopping online has its share of pitfalls too, some of which you might not see coming.
We went to the experts and asked some of our favorite interior designers about the mistakes people make when shopping for office furniture online. Here are the most common blunders to avoid.