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12 Cleverly Compact Home Offices

Thanks to advancements in technology, more of us are now working from home. Whether you’re employed by a company and telecommute part or all of the time, or run your own business from home, it’s important to have a dedicated space where you can work effectively without being disturbed – i.e. not the kitchen table! But if you’re thinking you don’t have the space for a home office, you’re probably wrong. You don’t need a spare room or an attic that’s easily converted to set up a workspace in your home – there are plenty of nooks and crannies that can be cleverly turned into compact home offices.

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That area under the stairs offers the ideal solution for all sorts of space-saving dilemmas, yet it’s somewhere that’s all too often ignored. If you can fit a desk and chair in there and make it your office, then why not do it?

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Find a corner somewhere in your home, and with a bit of planning you can turn it into the perfect office space. In the example above, some string shelves and a chair are enough to create a functional office.

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Even the smallest of corners can become a workspace to be proud of. This little corner office couldn’t be lovelier thanks to the gallery wall it shares the space with.

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Here we have another inspired use of what might otherwise have been considered an unusable area. Most of us would probably have just stuck a plant there and been done with it.

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While you might not have a spare room, you possibly do have a spare closet that could be turned into a closet office, or ‘cloffice’ if you will.

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An office that fits entirely into a large trunk, making it easy to close up and move elsewhere in the home as your mood or circumstances dictate.

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If space really is at a premium in your home, then consider something like this wall-mounted desk, which can easily be folded away when not in use while still providing some storage.

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With just a couple of simple shelves and a small stool, this modest office area is the definition of minimalist.

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This delightfully bijou home office is proof that you don’t need oodles of room to create a charming space in which to work in peace.

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Who knew a home office/library could fit so easily into so small an area? This compact workspace manages to not waste a single inch of wall or floor space.

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There are all sorts of clever space-saving solutions you can employ in your home if space is really limited. In this example, the bed has been raised, allowing room for a home office below.

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Don’t like the idea of being stuck away in a windowless corner of your home while you work? Then install yourself and your little office somewhere you can enjoy the view all day.

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