One long wooden table provides ample space for two computer workstations in this home's lower level. The painted cement floor mimics tile, and easy-to-install bead board conceals the basement's cinderblock walls.
By its very nature, home office decor can be a bit ... homier than in-office work stations. Here, an aqua and bronze wallpapered accent wall and 1972 burled beech wood desk adds personality to a hallway computing nook.
This updated version of a secretary's desk offers smart computing and bill-paying space wherever you need it most.
Save your eyes from pattern overload by combining a large-scale pattern with medium-and small-scale ones for balanced visual effect. As this guest room/office—a converted garage space—shows, variety keeps each pattern distinct without competing.
Designer Kyle Schuneman sits in his masculine and industrial home office, filled with vintage finds like an old metal desk he scored on Craigslist and a showstopping sunburst mirror.
Don't be afraid to add personal mementos in your home office. Here, Kyle shows off a vintage cheerleader's bullhorn and cement pedestal.
Tuck a desk into the room you're likely to use it most in, and call that the home office. Here, an otherwise unused kitchen nook finds life as a super-functional computing station.
Choose only similarly hued knickknacks and personal treasures to display on a matching solid-colored bookshelf to make a strong design statement in your home office.
Reclaim an old gardening shelf to store magazines or containers of office supplies. Its shabby-chic look can tone down a room that's feeling a bit too stuffy.
Don't have enough space for a prefab office desk? Build a work station into an otherwise awkwardly spaced nook using lumber size, stain, and style of your choosing. Add a ceiling track to hold a sliding curtain when you want to hide away your work for the day.
Hanging a mirror over a diminutive desk in a small-space home office can make it appear larger.
To minimize the visual clutter in your home office, choose one color for all paper items and stick with it. (You can always cover photo albums, books, and other sturdy items in the paper of your choosing.)
This standalone closet-turned-computer station is a smart custom solution to the "Where can I work?" conundrum faced by small-home owners or apartment dwellers.
Want an office and a guest room? Create a dual-use space with a smart trundle bed and mod wrap-around desk in matching vibrant hues.
Here's a modern home office for two that owes its impressive style to an abundance of clean lines, clear and opaque glass and tight (but light) palette.
Short on floor space in your home office? Hang your desk and shelves securely on the wall, but be mindful of leaving openings for computer and peripheral cords.
Funky storage shelves and a window seat reading nook are home office design smarts to consider incorporating into your own work space.
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