With tax day a month away, this week's Los Angeles Times Home & Garden section puts the focus squarely on the home office, from where to buy furniture to hiding stuff when your office is smack dab in the middle of your living room to the things that can drive you crazy once you start working from home (a topic Laure recently tackled). There's also a look at the results when one couple downsized from a townhouse to a condo. More, pics and links, after the jump...
Shopping for discount furniture with designer Lauren Rottet: Interior designer Lauren Rottet, who designs office spaces, shares her secrets.
The stealth home office: Furnishing your office when it's in plain sight.
Home office solutions The home office is the newest staple of the American home. Here are some examples of how Southern Californians have integrated this space into their homes.
Office chairs: eight picks: Stylish and comfortable solutions
The Cordova condo in Brentwood: Downsizing from a Westwood townhouse to a condo in Brentwood.
[images: Lori Shepler for LA Times; Willams-Sonoma Home; Ken Hively for LA Times; Kartell; David Dalton Inc.]