How Can I Dim the Natural Light in My Home Office?

How Can I Dim the Natural Light in My Home Office?

Regina Yunghans
Oct 1, 2014
(Image credit: Nina)

Q: Most of us try and get as much natural light inside as they can and my problem is just the opposite. It is too bright in my home office, even when I close the (white) curtain and even when the weather is poor outside. It is actually very visually tiring to work in there because I am glared by the light.

The thing is, the room is tiny (about 2,50 m x 3 m) and I am afraid I would feel "trapped" if I use dark curtains and close them most of the time. The walls are painted white. Would it help to paint them in a dark colour, would that reflect the light less? Any other suggestions are welcome...

Also, this home office still needs plenty of TLC, we just moved in this house we bought, so I can only hope this picture will soon be a "Before" picture!

(Image credit: Nina)

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