Home Offices 115 Ideabooks

Create a Home Office on a Shoestring
Who says a home office requires fancy built-in desks and walls of custom shelving? With strategic planning and a little imagination, you can put together a stylish, functional workplace on a dime. The 11 spaces shown here are easy to recreate and reinterpret...
Readers' Choice: The Top 20 Home Offices of 2011
With more people working from home in 2011, finding room for a home office became a necessity. Smart solutions for multi-purpose spaces, small spaces, and ways to integrate storage were at the top of Houzzers' priority lists. While there are some dream...
Guest Picks: Groovy Office
This time of year is often sort of gray — but your work space doesn't have to be gloomy too! Switch out those dull and utilitarian office accessories for ones with groovy colors and designs. They will not only add a lot of great style to your desk,...
Create a Customized Office Look Without Built-Ins
Some of the most impressive home offices have drop-dead gorgeous built-ins to hold everything you need. But those built-ins come with a steep price tag, and you may not want a permanent storage solution if you're renting your home. If you're looking for...
Idea of the Week: Tiny Office Above the Stairs
While renovating a small 3-bedroom bungalow for a client, Nick Stratichuk of JCS Renovation ran into trouble when trying to find space for an office. The owners were a professional couple who wanted to have a place to work at home from time to time. Space...
16 Crafty Ways With Creative Spaces
Whether you're starting a handmade cottage industry, want a better place for sewing and knitting supplies, or dream of a dedicated place to do your holiday wrapping, you may need some inspiration for organizing your space. Here's a group of some favorite...
Small-Space Solution: Expandable Homework Center
This last-minute addition to a home in Kentfield, Calif. was designed to create an ideal place for the owner's son to do homework without using too much floorspace. Instead of building a desk that would at times be too big or too small, the steelworkers,...
Guest Picks: 20 Finds for the Modern Home Office
Remember that saying, "A place for everything and everything in its place"? It couldn't be more true than when designing a home office. While it's important that your space is a pleasing one to spend time in, it's equally important that the room provides...
Home Offices: How to Set Up a Great Workspace for Two
It can be wonderful to share an office! Isolation is one thing that is very hard for people who work at home alone. The chance to enjoy some collaboration, to have some help with your work, or just to laugh together once in awhile can make the work-at-home...
11 Ways to Create a Multipurpose Office Space
If you are like a growing number of people, you do at least part of your work from home. If you don't have the luxury of a dedicated room for that, you may find yourself having to create an office that is truly multipurpose. Here are 11 great ideas for...
6 Homes and Studios Where Creativity Thrives
We've covered so many creative places on Houzz that it is time to take a look back at some of our favorites. Each of these spaces is owned by a creative person, and all of them also happen to be talented at thrifting, repurposing and blogging. Here's...
Guest Picks: A Creative's Desk
When I was little, I loved back-to-school shopping: the smell of a new box of crayons, placing my pencils and erasers in the perfect pouch, filling each binder with enough paper and dividers to ensure my scholastic success. While I'm no longer going back...
Photo of the Week: An Office Where Creativity Blooms
With school back in session, we've got offices on our mind at Houzz. If the mere thought of office work often creates anxiety, the key is to create a space that does nothing but promote pure...
28 Great Real-Life Home Offices
We asked you to show us your workspace, studio or office, and you responded with inspiring office decor ideas for every type of workspace imaginable. Read on for home office inspiration from a 20th century milk house, an ancient historian's library, a...
Guest Picks: Creating a Home Office
Creating a home office, if even a nook in the corner, can be a great way to organize everything from bills to recipe clippings and more. While any desk, chair and storage bin will suffice, here are some great pieces that will surely liven up your office,...
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