Your work area should be the most inspirational place in your home – and the most energetic. The boost you get from your morning coffee only lasts so long. You need a room that helps you keep your focus and your momentum. Here's how to set up your office with all the essentials: desk, chair, inspiration, and a stunning wall color to pull it all together.
Nicole and Nate needed this room off of their Chicago kitchen to do it all: function as a home office, be comfortable enough to lounge in, and also be flexible enough to fit in the occasional overnight guest. Here's how it looks now:
When Jelena wanted to create a place to work from home, she turned to the garden shed. Using colorful and fun coworking spaces as her inspiration, she transformed this storage space into an energizing place to get stuff done.
In the digital era, even with Pinterest and what have you, there's still something so comforting about having images and ideas that you love on actual pieces of paper. Maybe this is why more and more people are creating inspiration boards — delightful little assemblages of art and ideas and whatever catches your eye. Here are ten of our favorites. Go ahead, grab some pushpins and dig in.
Adding an office to a home is possible, no matter the size of your house or living situation. If creating an office is important to you, there are several ideas to implement in order to make an attractive and functional workspace.
The line between work hours and home time is starting to blur with the constant access that smartphones provide—and when your office is your home, it can be nearly impossible to make the distinction. I've worked from home at least part time for years and here are a few of the ways that I make the transition work.
A monochrome palette with touches of gold reads simple but stylish in Bianca of A Fab Challenge's glam little home office. We created a shoppable little guide of the space from our tour to help you get the look.
Mail: the light of my life and the bane of my existence. I adore receiving homemade cards, invitations, pretty catalogues, and paychecks, but I hate the explosion of to-be-dealt-with bills and confounding paperwork. Here are 6 ways to keep your checks in check...
Tech is a integral part of our lives at home, but the cords and accessories that come with it—not to mention the devices themselves—can be tough to integrate into our decor. Keeping cables neat and routers hidden away are just a few of the ways we keep our electronics organized. Check out more after the jump: