We found five non-traditional home offices that prove nearly any space can be transformed into an office you’ll be proud to call your own.
One of the joys of working from home is the power you have to design the ideal office. But if you’re living in tight quarters or working with a unique space, you may think that the perfect home office is unobtainable. Not so! You can create a home office space that not only reflects your style, but also enhances organization and productivity:
Clever Closet Transformation
Why we love this non-traditional home office: This smart home owner cleverly concealed a home office in a walk-in closet. The unique wall covering adds a hip vibe that totally transform the space and minimal office furniture keep it from feeling cramped.A simple assemble-yourself desk and chair pair perfectly with the rolling filing cart and ensure the space retains a clean, minimalist feel that make it easy to concentrate on the task at hand.
Rethink the Nook
Why we love this non-traditional home office: Many homes boast charming nooks like this one, but most homeowners aren’t sure how to take advantage of the compact space. Built-in furniture is an excellent way to maximize the small footprint of a nook and turn an unused space into a home office that’s fully functional.
Tip: If you’re fortunate enough to have shelf space like this office worker enjoys, use decorative bins and baskets to conceal office supplies.
Why we love this non-traditional home office: The homeowner who took a look at this otherwise unused wall and envisioned a dynamic workspace is a design genius. Not only does this office sport a large work surface and a multitude of bins to keep the worker organized, it’s incredibly budget friendly. Clear of clutter and free of unnecessary furniture, this home office means business!
Innovative Apartment Design
Why we love this non-traditional home office: As the saying goes, good things come in small packages. If this petite 540 square foot apartment can accommodate a functional home office, surely yours can, too. The desk top that doubles as the dining table folds down from the bookcase and is supported by a rolling cart that offers prized storage. In an incredibly smart move, the homeowner chose to use fold up chairs that can be tucked out of sight when not in use- freeing up precious floor space. Amazing over-sized windows offer loads of mood-boosting natural light.
Sassy and Bold
Why we love this non-traditional home office: Palatial estate it is not, but this small older home oozes character. Short on rooms, the homeowner transformed a section of her dining room into a home office that blends seamlessly with its surroundings. A monochromatic color scheme is punctuated by a bold and beautiful area rug that lets the virtual worker’s personality shine through. And did we mention this happy home office is oh-so budget friendly?
Are you convinced creating a home office space from a closet, nook, or even the corner of a room is easier than you once thought possible? Now we’d like to know, which office inspires you to create the space of your dreams?
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