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October design trends: home office edition

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Shelving, Shelving, Everywhere

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Photo by Steve Gates Architect + E-Terra Construction – Browse home office ideas

 

Home offices are becoming increasingly more of a necessity for anyone working from “la casa.” Maximize and organize that space by putting an office wherever it fits. Shelving above and cabinets below a built-in desk keep the workspace tidy.

 

Let There Be Light!

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Photo by BOXWOOD ARCHITECTS – Browse home office photos

 

Creating an office around a window is a great way to bring natural light into your workspace – and maybe even a spectacular view. Built-in bookshelves keep office supplies neat and close by. A soft chaise offers a comfy place to read or take a break.

 

Natural Wood

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Photo by Todd Davis Architecture – Look for home office design inspiration

 

To create a cozier ambiance and add personality to your home office, use natural wood on the floor and exposed real or faux brick to accent the walls. The window seat cushion in red adds warmth while providing an inviting place to relax.

 

Under-the-Staircase Desk

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Photo by Leslie Goodwin Photography – Search home office pictures

 

When work comes home with you, a late night at your under-the-staircase desk may be just the occasional workspace you need. While everyone else is upstairs asleep, this hallway approach to an office is quiet and close to the kitchen for wee-hour caffeine cravings.

 

Clipboards Are the New Bulletin Boards

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Photo by Artistic Designs for Living, Tineke Triggs – Discover home office design ideas

 

Ideas become inspirations when you display them visually above your desk. Clear clipboards hung neatly in rows against a dark wall color make your ideas stand out with a more organized and chic appearance than traditional bulletin boards.