4 Ways to Maximize Space In a Small Home Office: Ideas and Design Tricks - interior design Blogs

4 Ways to Maximize Space In a Small Home Office: Ideas and Design Tricks



There is always a way to fit in a home office space. Have you seen a home office fitted into a closet" Did you know that using a mirror can help make a space feel larger"
Here are small home office ideas that will help you create a great space to work in.
1. Creative Locations For Your Home Office Space
If you have a small room in mind for your home office, then you can skip this part. Here are just some creative ways you can fit a home office into your home:

See if you can clear out a closet that you don?t really need. This might sound strange, but a closet is a pretty effective way of creating a home office. You can check out the post I wrote on how to do this here: Creating a Workspace at Home: Closet Office Ideas
The bedroom is not the best place to have a home office if you can avoid it. You want your bedroom to be a relaxing, stress free space. And this is hard to do with your work on a desk nearby. But there are some ways to get around this. For example you could create a DIY room divider (use curtains, or a bookshelf) to hide the home office space when you are done for the day. Have a look at my post here for more bedroom home office ideas: Bedroom Home Office Ideas, Tips, and Designs.
And for ideas on how to create a home office in the basement, have a look at my post here: Ideas for Turning a Basement Space Into a Home Office

2. Creating Desk Space
The desk is the first thing to tackle in a small home office. Depending on your home office layout, you might need a corner L shaped desk, a thin desk, or a fold up desk. You might get lucky and be able to buy the right size/shaped desk at somewhere like IKEA. Or you might need to get all DIY, and build your own desk to make the most use of your small space. DIYing your own desk doesn?t have to be a complicated and grand endevour. You simply need the right sized table top, and a way to prop it up. Most hardware stores (like Home Depot) will cut a sheet of plywood to your custom measurements. An old door, nailing pallet boards, or reclaimed wood can also be used as a tabletop. An old surfboard also works.

For more ideas and pictures, have a look at my post here: DIY Desk Ideas

When it comes to the legs of the desk, you could go with hairpin legs from Amazon or desk legs from IKEA. You could also build your own out of 2x4s. Or how about getting two draw units, or small filing cabinets that you could use as a base for your desk.

//

3. Design Tricks to Make Your Home Office Space Feel Larger.
Color Choice: Painting and decorating your home office with light colors will make your home office feel larger. Go with white, mint, or light grey.

Decor and Design: White Home Office Ideas
Work in Style: Grey Home Office Ideas
See all of my home office color posts

Then again if you want to create a cozy feeling home office, look for a dark color to decorate your space.

Color Style Guide: Black Home Office Ideas

Lighting: You?ll want to have your small home office space well lit. T...
Source: hometreeatlas
URL: http://www.hometreeatlas.com/

--------------------------------
 

[+] Kitchen Design With Sink At Window

22-11-2017 19:01 - ( interior decoration )


A Christmas Tradition

Geometry in the Stair Designs

Stairs can make a huge difference in the interior. They can add soul, dynamism and beauty in the interior design, making it more pleasant place for living. Geometry is inspiring many people and so designers and engineers and other manufacturer who...
13-01-2017 19:25 - ( architecture )
A Christmas Tradition

Finding Best Balance by Feng Shui in the Kitchen

Finding balance with every existing object, making harmony with yin and yang energy, the natural environment and ourselves are the most important rules in Feng Shui learning. Every part of our home should be adjusted by these rules so we can use the...
13-01-2017 19:25 - ( architecture )
A Christmas Tradition

Golnan Puratos Complex / A1Architecture

The project is a combination of various usages such as administrative areas, demo center, training rooms, multifunctional saloons, temporary warehouses and amphitheater. The different usages have come together through an organic geometry made it...
15-11-2017 19:29 - ( architecture )
A Christmas Tradition

Duplex in Megeve by Refuge

Located in Megève, France, this rustic duplex apartment was designed in 2012 by Refuge. Photography by Veronese Visit Refuge
02-12-2016 19:25 - ( architecture )
A Christmas Tradition

ACME's Wildly Twisting Wooden Staircase Draws Inspiration From Coco Chanel?s Famous Mirror Stair

Conventional, straight-forward staircases can step aside to make room for these upgraded twisting and dynamic steps that make going upstairs a fun and enjoyable experience. London based studio, ACME has developed a staircase prototype with modern...
12-11-2017 19:28 - ( architecture )


A Christmas Tradition

DeskView Standing Desk Instantly Converts Windows Into Workspace

A window-mounted, adjustable standing desk designed to securely suction and hold up to 40 lbs of weight.
08-05-2017 19:03 - ( general decoration )
A Christmas Tradition

What not to do when refinishing your hardwood floor

When we first moved into this old house- I saw room after room filled with potential. Of course I also saw the flaws and things that needed to be fixed and dreamed about 'new' in place of some of the 'old worn out'.  But strangely, I...
29-06-2016 19:00 - ( general decoration )
A Christmas Tradition

Creative Wood Platform Inspires Childish Exploration in Massachusetts

Five Fields Play Structure is a landscape architecture project in Lexington, Massachusetts, that aims to bring the community together through play. Developed by Matter Design in collaboration with FR|SCH, the wooden structure is said to...
22-08-2017 18:54 - ( exterior decoration )
A Christmas Tradition

Layers and Colours Defining The Stacked House in Montreal, Canada

This 2,518 square feet is a project defined by NatureHumaine… in Montreal, Canada. The Stacked House‘s exterior, for this is the house’s name, exhibits an interesting blend of materials, each floor boasting different colours and...
15-08-2013 12:07 - ( exterior decoration )
A Christmas Tradition

Hospital’s Functional Designing

Hospital’s designs must be ultimately functional and carefully designed. In fact, they are one of the most important places in any society and  they must satisfy all of the needs of the population. Therefore, depending of the number of the...
23-09-2017 19:35 - ( architecture )


A Christmas Tradition

The Home of... Fashion Designer Samantha Pleet

Samantha Pleet\'s Williamsburg apartment. Samantha Pleet at home on her beautiful Togo SofaNatural Salvaged Wood Shelves in Samantha Pleet\'s Williamsburg apartmentSamantha Pleet\'s Williamsburg Apartment: Bed posts made from Birch...
25-03-2014 14:30 - ( interior decoration )
A Christmas Tradition

Equestrian Center in Luxelakes Eco-City / Chengdu Wide Horizon Investment Group

The equestrian stable is designed with two major approaches: the use of traditional skills and natural materials, the application of large-scale tensioned membrane. The biggest problem to build with bricks is the structure form. A traditional brick...
09-05-2017 19:31 - ( architecture )
-------------------------------------