Need creative solution for tiny home office..
March 21, 2014 in Design Dilemma
We have a 10x10 room that we would like to use as a home office, and my husband and I would each like our own space so I am trying to figure out how layout the room with desks, or one big desk that 2 can sit at. The entrance is pushed in so the wall on the left is a bit shorter than 10 feet. The wall that is infront of you when you walk in had a large window, and the wall with the door has a large closet, and space for a slim bookshelf. Any advice on furniture, storage, layout, even color to make it feel bigger would be helpful!
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JudyG Designs
How about a floor plan?
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Mark Bischak, Architect
Schedule the use of the office so you use it from 6 am to 1 pm, and he uses it from 1 pm to 8 pm.
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If the closet is large enough, can you remove the doors and add some built in desktop and shelves in there? You need to attach a floor plan for more detailed help.
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floorplan attached
0 Likes   March 24, 2014 at 10:44AM
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I think you need to decide what you both want to get out of this space. Do you currently have office furniture you want to use? Will this be a full blown work at home type office, or just a place to pay the bills and do a little work from home? Lots of books that need shelving, or no? Should the space be equally divided or does one person need more?

Here's a possible use of the closet for one of you... but I would remove the doors.

Maybe put another desk opposite the closet facing the window, and a table workspace between the 2 that you both could swivel around to share.
If my husband and I had to share one big office desk, it wouldn't last for long. We didn't even like sharing the same room!
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Patricia Colwell
You could do something like this.
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