Many workspaces are lacking windows. Spending time in nature or even just opening a window is proven to reduce stress levels while improving moods. Therefore it can be difficult to make a windowless room feel fresh and stress-free. Many office spaces have no windows. If you're in charge of designing an office space with no windows, here are 3 tips to make your office feel open and vibrant. Click To Tweet

How do You Decorate an Office with No Windows?

Fortunately, there are ways to style an office to make it feel like it has windows, even when there are none. If your office feels bland and disconnected from nature, don’t worry.  Here’s how to decorate an office with no windows:

  1. Wall Art is Your Best Friend
  2. Integrate Natural Elements
  3. Quality Lighting

1) Wall Art is Your Best Friend

Just because you can’t see nature through a window, that doesn’t mean you can’t pretend. Find portraits of serene settings and peaceful terrains. Create a focal point of beautiful outdoor landscapes throughout the office. Besides nature art, consider adding large mirrors in common spaces to open up a small space.

Pro Tip: Find one-of-a-kind wall art at local farmers markets and vintage shops for a windowless office rather than purchasing a mass-produced framed image.

2) Integrate Natural Elements

Natural design elements are becoming quite favorable among interior design. Just because there are no windows, that doesn’t mean you can’t bring nature inside. Incorporate greens, greys, and browns into your design scheme. Use natural elements such as stone and quartz crystals as office accessories. It could also be a good idea to put fake plants on visible shelves throughout the workspace.

3) Quality Lighting

Natural light is, of course, a preferred method for a nature-themed space. However, artificial lighting has become so advanced that it can almost trick you into thinking you have a window open. Consider adopting additional lighting such as pink Himalayan salt lamps. They’re proven to reduce stress and tensions while adding a calming aurora to any room.

A Natural Workspace

Even if your office doesn’t have windows, you can still give the illusion that you’re surrounded by the natural world.

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