Computer desk placement

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  1. Trusteft

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    If you have a computer desk in a room with a large window. Do you place it so that the window is behind the monitor, behind you while you are using the computer, or sideways?
     
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    Completely depends on the orientation of the room as well as the direction the window faces (south/north/east/west)... and the time of day.

    I've a room with a large picture window on one side dead center and a small window kind of in the corner. The picture window faces to the east, the other is to the south, i cover the other, actually i cover both usually 24/7 anyways, however while setting up most systems for people (including entertainment), i try and avoid getting window glare on the screen by setting it up so that back of the tv is facing the window and the viewer is looking at the screen and able to see the window.. IF the window simply cannot be avoided in those cases.. otherwise i try and find any way to avoid sunlight ever reaching the display provided the customer is satisfied with where it can be placed. Sometimes you just can't do shit and need drapes/curtains that block the light.
     
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    I think you should meditate and look inside to see where the desk should go.
     
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    This would be preferable...
     
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    But just think, if the window were to be in front of the monitor. Just think of the possibilities....they would be endless.
     
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    So you are suggesting he put his monitor outside...
     
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    my study looks like this, I found it works best

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    Not funny and not helpful.
     
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    The window/balcony is facing north north east. According to the previous occupant there is no direct sunlight inside the room other than the morning hours and that only during the summer months.
     
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    Yeah, I am leaning towards that even though till now I would consider it a no go. My thinking for not going this way, and thus having the monitor facing the window instead of the back of the monitor, was that it might hurt the eyes to have so much light from outside hit your eyes and making it harder to actually look at the monitor.
     
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    this also applies to windows if you intend on keeping them open...

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    Any reasoning?
    The window/blacony door is as wide as the whole bottom side.
    There is also a small high window on the bottom right side.
     
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    With black W is window. The bottom one is combo window/door and it is most of the bottom part. On the bottom right there is a small mid height window. On the top right there is a mid height internal window that connects this room with the bedroom.
    On the top left side there is a corridor/kitchen.
    All measures in CM.
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    You and Calliers spend too much time communicating with each other.
     

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