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How to design your home office?!

The first thing that comes to mind when designing your home office is Functionality. Without it, all you have is a dust-collecting space that teases you every time you walk by. By what is also important is making this utilitarian space sleek, beautiful and a great fit in your home.

This home-owner requested a work space with a lot of desk space.  Her day to day involved looking over blueprints, therefore her desk needed to be large enough to multitask. What’s Key: Your desk needs to serve practical purpose and should represent the type of work you will be doing. No reason to invest in a desk that doesn’t fit your needs.

Contemporary Home Office design by Nashville Interior Designer AB HOME Interiors

Love this piece, timeless and sophisticated with both masculine and feminine qualities. Many times its not about the location of the “home office” but just picking out pieces that speak to your inner interior.

Eclectic Home Office design by Miami Interior Designer Frances Herrera Interior Design

Looking for something sleek, modern and versatile? A Parsons desk is a perfect addition to your home.  What makes it a desk a Parsons desk? The depth and width of its square legs are the same thickness of the top. According to legend, it was created by students at the Paris branch of The Parsons School of Design, and very chic.

Eclectic Bedroom design by New York Interior Designer Tara Seawright

A petite desk works well in any bedroom, anything larger would be too aggressive for the relaxation of what should be a place of rest.

Eclectic Bedroom design by Toronto Interior Designer Lucid Interior Design Inc.

Add a cork-board back-splash around your kitchen desk! It creates a space you can really work with, helps keep your recipe ideas in one place and easily organizes your families activities.

Traditional Kitchen design by Other Metro Architect Cugno Architecture

Look at this piece.

Contemporary Bedroom design

Paint your desk for a pop of color. A fun trick is to paint a sophisticated desk a bright color.  You can dress your desk down and install it in your child’s bedroom.

Modern Home Office design by Dc Metro Interior Designer Jill Sorensen

Pulling the desk away from the wall allows you to add some extra shelving for your books and supplies, and also makes the desk a focal point of the room. Helpful Tip: position the desk at an angle and make sure you take the time picking a desk that you love.

Contemporary Home Office design by Denver Interior Designer O Interior Design

Talk about a custom fit! Helpful tip: avoid desks that are fussy with design and poor quality- you will spend more time mending your drawers and space then getting work done.

Contemporary Home Office design by Other Metro Interior Designer Marilza Tavanielli

LOVE this design. The organic triangular shape with its Scandinavian bones contrasts nicely with the formal Edwardian features of the bay windows and fits perfectly in the nook. This office just screams urban-funk with its major mid-century modern points.

Modern Bedroom design by San Francisco Architect John Lum Architecture, Inc. AIA

Love this unique secretary desk…..A great way to mold your space for all situations. When guests arrive, tuck your stationary away to open up the room.

Traditional Home Office design by San Francisco Interior Designer Brian Dittmar Design, Inc.

Take advantage of the view by adding a desk in front of a large window

Contemporary Home Office design by New York Architect GRADE

A room of our own! I love how built in shelves adds personality to the room and lets your display all your souvenirs. Your office should be a place that inspires so don’t forget to allow some space of items that do just that.

Contemporary Home Office design by New York Interior Designer Holzman Interiors, Inc.

Large Room, Large Desk!

Contemporary Home Office design by Other Metro Photographer Elad Gonen & Zeev Beech

Some desks are better off as a writing table so you can highlight the legs of your table and avoid cluttering the space with wires and cords.

Traditional Home Office design by Charleston Interior Designer LORRAINE G VALE, Allied ASID

This custom desk is perfect for large families who tend to jump into a work space and make a mess. These clever fold away desks hide the eye soar of piled work, chaotic papers and laptop wires.

Modern Home Office design by New York Architect Roger Hirsch Architect

This great work space was created by setting up two tables against each other. The large courter-top is perfect for kids to sit around and help with homework and such.

Modern Home Office design by Austin Interior Designer Lane Design Studio llc

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