In our 24/7 economy, the need for flexible working spaces is ever relevant
A surprisingly large percentage of South Africans believe that working from home would improve their productivity, showing that the comforts of home are increasingly valued over social interaction. This desire follows an emerging Western trend of embracing your home as the perfect working environment. Comfort aside, working
Former HL Creative Director Katherine Botes recently renovated her own home and turned a redundant dining room into an inspiring new home office space. We chat to her about what drove the refurb and ask her to offer up some advice for anyone who’s looking to create a beautiful, productive work space in their own house.
What was the inspiration behind this particular makeover?
I, like many people, prefer a more open-plan way of living, eating and entertaining. So I identified that the room that the previous owners had used as a separate dining room could be better used as a private place to work. I reconfigured the living