Home Office Ideas – Working at home seems to be on the rise ever since the emergence of the economic boom caused by the internet. Now, you probably have at least one friend that uses the home also for activities usually reserved for the office.
Making the house suitable for office work is not an intricate task, but one which requires creativity. And the best part is you could use the space for a hobby, like handmade jewelry. Find the best creative idea for setting up a small office space. You could do whatever suits your style and taste.
Color the walls, fashion a unique desk or use the stuff you already have around to make the best DIY office into your home. The examples shown here are just a few of the ideas you could easily use, but feel free to browse for some more.
1. Aluminium Office Accents
A vintage aluminum desk and stool from Wyeth hit a mid-century modern note in a Colorado cabin’s study. Chicken-wire bookcases from Lucca Antiques add a rustic touch to the room.
2. Greek Office Rug
The library in designer Garrow Kedigian’s Manhattan apartment sheds fresh light on the classics he collects, both literary and decorative. A custom Stark rug bears the designer’s hallmark Greek key pattern.
3. Coordinate your patterns
Sometimes it takes a polished, professional-looking space to feel motivated. The coordinating (but not matchy-matchy) patterns on the window treatment and chair in this Dering Hall office designed by Sara Gilbane Interiors does the trick.
4. Textured Office
The black-and-white motif of a Charleston home by Jill Sharp Weeks extends into the office. The zebra-print chairs are flea-market finds from France.
5. Combining books storage and bike pallet
While much of your day to day is likely organized thanks to apps, there are several tactile ideas to keep to-dos top of mind and inspire you to stay on track.
6. Office Open Shelving
In designer Nina Farmer’s Boston brownstone, the kitchen pantry also houses her office. To the right of the Waterworks Fireclay Farmhouse sink, open shelves hold plates from Hermès and Match, above cabinets with polished nickel Bistro pulls from Restoration Hardware.
7. Stick with sets
Don’t underestimate the power of a coordinating office accessories ($6 and up, westelm.com) to keep your space organized and streamlined. This white lacquered set looks clean and modern.
8. ANTIQUE OFFICE
In a Paris pied-à-terre, a 19th-century iron-and-marble garden table serves as a desk outside the bedroom; the chair is in the style of Louis XV, the lamp is a custom design, and the curtains are of a Holland & Sherry cashmere.
9. SPARE, SIMPLE OFFICE
In the office area on the second floor of a modern Tuscan home, the vintage furnishings include a carpenter’s table purchased in Tuscany and a Charles and Ray Eames chair.
10. Keep the backdrop white
If your style changes faster than your computer background, keep your space all white. You can switch in new pillows, patterns and accent colors as you desire, as proven by this Dering Hall office designed by Jen Talbot Design.
11. Clever Office Curtains
In the office of designer Lindsey Bond’s updated cottage in Birmingham, Alabama, curtains soften the room and hide everyday office clutter on the shelves.
12. Add a statement chair
Even if everything in your office is cookie cutter and traditional, all it takes is a bold chair to totally transform the vibe — as seen here in an office from Dering Hall and designed by Studio Gild.
13. Sculpted Office Desk
Turn part of the master suite into a stylish work space, like this cute command station in a Minnesota home. Janet Gridley found her unique vintage elephant desk at Again & Again and painted it Benjamin Moore’s White Dove for the bedroom corner.
14. Make walls work harder
So you don’t have a dedicated room for a study. That doesn’t mean you’re out of luck. This minimalistic desk takes up hardly any wall space and still offers three shelves worth of storage.
15. Use natural elements
If you’re easily stressed out, muted accessories from nature will create a serene and peaceful ambiance. This office, from Dering Hall and designed by Terri Ricci Interiors, takes advantage of natural wood and white walls.
16. Color block your books
Instead of picking out bright artwork or accessories, Ashley Campbell Interior Design gave this Dering Hall office life by grouping like-colored books together and stacking them against a black backdrop. Genius.
17. 70’S OFFICE
The desk and chair in this 70’s inspired Monaco apartment are reissues of Jean Prouvé designs by Vitra, and the artwork is by Paul Cowan.
18. BOLD & LINEAR OFFICE
A chair by Kelly Behun Studio and a custom-made desk in a guest room of Behun’s Manhattan home; the vintage beaded sculptures are Nigerian.
19. Cool Small Home Office
Let the natural light fill your room. That’d definitely elevate your mood.
20. Small Desk Home Office Ideas
A working niche doesn’t have to be big. Even 30 inches wide desk can be enough.
21. Classic Desk At Small Space
An unused nook would be more than enough to let you to fully commit yourself to your creative practice.
22. Under The Bed
If you don’t have anywhere to put your office desk in your small apartment, then this will be the perfect solution for you. All you need is a loft bed and you can put your office desk underneath it.
23. Hanging Laptop Organizer / Computer Desk
Perfect idea for a small apartment is a hanging work station! You can put it anywhere in the apartment, where ever you have some free space.
24. STYLISH GOLDEN AND GREEN HOME OFFICE DECOR
What’s great about working from home is that you can mix your furniture with what you already have. So, you can mix vintage with modern style and get perfect results.
25. Bookshelf Desk
You can’t even say that this is the office! It blends in perfectly with rest of the apartment! It’s really the simplest solution for a home office!
26. Small Office Desk
If you don’t have much space in your apartment, then you have to find a smaller desk like this one. It’s simple and yet perfect – it has place for your computer and also some space on the desk for your papers and of course, cup of coffee.
27. CHIC HOME OFFICE WITH MIXED STYLES
For all those who work in the fashion industry, the following example will be the right inspiration for your home office decor.
28. POSTERS HOME OFFICE DECOR
The idea behind the home office decor is that you should create something inspirational and practical. Also, if you add the cost effective value to your home office decor, then you have win win situation! There is no better way to creatively inspire yourselves, than by doing every decor piece on your own.
29. Dark Wood Office Station
This home office is just perfect! Adding some flowers on the desk, personal items or some paintings above it can help the area fits in with the rest of the apartment.
30. Wall-mounted Desk Home Office Ideas
If you like the minimalistic furniture, this office desk is a perfect choice for you. It’s wall-mounted, so it will not take lots of your precious space.
31. BLACK AND WHITE WALLPAPER RECALLS HERE THE FORMAL AESTHETICS OF AN OFFICE
32. PICTURE COLLAGE HOME OFFICE DECOR IDEAS
If you are doing photography or some other creative job, then the following picture collage decor ideas will inspire you the most.
33. IT IS EQUALLY IMPORTANT TO CHOOSE A CHAIR THAT HAS A COMFORTABLE BACK REST
34. BUILD A WORK SPACE WITH ITEMS IN YOUR CORNER THAT WILL INSPIRE YOU
35. Attic Home Office Idea
You can pick most of the items from nearby home store, use old furniture or go for basic seating arrangements. You can choose the theme according to your taste or profession.