As an art director, or for that matter working in the creative line, you definitely see the world differently. Everything around you in perfectly placed in design and balances out. This same principle is used when it comes to organizing your office/work space and more importantly you drawer.
Visit any creative boutique and you will see how creative people have their things in order. It may look beautiful and it can also look ugly to a neutral but has some sense. One will find everything needed on their desk and soft boards. But when have you organized those knick knacks in your office drawer. Many a times, people discount the space use in a drawer. It could be a murder scene when one dumps everything in it.
Here are some helpful hints for keeping what you store behind closed drawers easily accessible and organized.
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Clean up the drawers
Survey your drawer size in depth and length. For that you need to remove everything from in it and give it a nice wash over with a dry cloth. There is nothing better than to start from scratch. While the drawer gets to air out, make a check-list of the things you need in your drawer and dump out the rest.
Line up the drawers
As we said before you must know what needs to go into the drawer. Chart out a plan in your head and work towards it. See how you can use the space in the right manner and how easy it is to access the things at any given time. Office drawers require different types of liners depending on the need of the individual.
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Follow a system
The next step you follow is to understand a system of organization and placement. Think of it as visual merchandising. What would you use frequently; things need to catch your eye easily and quickly. Choose a system that talk about functionality. Office D=drawer organization can be used from everyday materials such as woven fibers, fabric or wood. Why choose these materials, because they are less likely to get damaged or worn out.
Start to compartmentalise
Finally, you get to the meat of this exercise. C-O-M-P-A-R-T-M-E-N-A-L-I-S-A-T-I-O-N. Once you check with your blueprint, start implementing it one section at a time. As we mentioned before, you gain quick accessibility to your supplies, when you need it. Believe us when we say, you save a chunk of time when things are organised in the office. Everything is in its place and can be found any time and replaced immediately after you make use of it.
We would also love to see what office storage innovations you can come up with. It is important to take the first step towards this small change. The idea is to get things into shape. Break down your tasks into smaller milestones and move forward. You never know when you can hit the sweet spot.
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Until then Happy Boxing and Happy Organising!