How to Make It Work When You Have No Room for a Home Office: A Round-Up of Ideas & Inspirations

updated Jul 17, 2020
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We know that it’s not always easy to visualize the possibilities of adding more into a small home, so here are some of our favorite posts—from roundups to Maxwell’s pro tips to a collection of small space house tours—to help you carve out a home office space when you’re short on space in general.

Smart & Stylish Small Space Home Office Ideas

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Try a small desk next to the sofa in place of an end table, as seen on Design Sponge.

7 Ways to Fit a Workspace into a Small Space

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This tiny but sufficient office was nestled into a closet, and found on Design Addict Mom.

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Decoration Inspiration: Fitting a Home Office into a Small Space

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Ask Maxwell: How to Fit a Home Office Into a Small Space

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Inspiration from Our House Tours

Many of our tours highlight the ingenuity of small-space living, including inspiring ways to create home office areas when square footage is at a premium.

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