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Discussion on: What is key to a great home office setup?

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Bob Walsh

The things you use several times a day should be within arm's reach. Things used once a day, a little further. Other stuff: extracted away into labeled (labelers now cost $10 on AMZ) storage containers.

But the real starting place is your chair, your [adjustable] desk, the distance between your screen and your eyes (arm's length), the height of your monitor(s) so you do not bend your head and look down/up at them. Ergonomics will come back to bite you.

You want if possible natural light: but orientate your desk so you are not looking into the sun half the time, or fighting glare.

There's more (cables!, music, Alexia, oh my!) but that will get on the right road.