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50 must see inspirational home office ideas for your home renovation!

50 must see inspirational home office ideas for your home renovation

With the right setup, a small room or even a tiny corner can be transformed into a functional yet amazing home office. Since modern apartments are usually short on space, homeowners have to be both resourceful and creative when it comes to setting up a functional office at home.

Challenges faced by Homeowners

In fact, homeowners have to think of ways to maximize the whatever space they have by utilizing vertical spaces through the use of racks and display shelves. Furthermore, an L-shaped or a specially customized desk helps homeowners to maximize those awkward nooks. In recent years, homeowners also have turned to mobile pull out office desks which can be easily towed away when it is not in use in order to create more working space.

Due to the limited space, many homeowners have also made their bedrooms pull double duty by incorporating a small office at the corner of the room. However, this is only made possible by ingenious space saver solutions such as foldaway or Murphy beds!

Smaller Home Office

Fortunately, vast advancements in technology meant that computers, printers, fax and scanners are getting smaller, slimmer and more compact. In fact, some of the devices are now all-in-one solution; printer, fax and scanner in a box! In addition, with the proliferation of cheap cloud storage solutions, books and files of data can be stored online and thus, this greatly reduced the need for physical space. This translates to huge savings in space and as a result,  modern home office now takes up significantly smaller physical footprint.

Nevertheless, without further ado, here are some most inspiring yet functional compact home office ideas from around the globe!

1. Mobile Office

Setting up a mobile office meant that you can work from virtually any corner of your home.

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2. Pullout Desk

A pullout desk helps to keep the clutter from sight and keeps the place look neat and tidy. A perfect solution for neat freaks (like me)!

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3. Small Nooks

The small corners of your apartment are actually perfect for setting up a small home office and they can be easily hidden from sight with the help of a curtain or closet doors.

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4. Bedrooms

You can maximize your bedroom’s usable area through the use of Murphy bed so that there is suffice space for the desk and chair.


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5. Living Room

You can also consider maximizing the living room’s usage by dedicating a corner of your home office. The ideal place is usually next to the windows as there is ample natural light.

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