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97 Ways to Create an At-Home Office

From Home Office Hybrids to Retro-Modern Office Hubs

— January 7, 2014 — Art & Design
With the number of satellite workers rising steadily, these ideas for how to create an at-home office are sure to help a number of people in designing a space that's ready for efficiency. Working from home can be a difficult task with the distractions being high and the ability to slack ever-so easy. However, creating a designated area in your home or choosing design alternatives that are conducive to getting work done in a timely fashion can help to ensure effective results.

Those in cramped quarters may think they don't have any option other than to work from bed or the couch, but with a variety of furniture designs that transform to suit a new purpose within moments, it's clear the only obstacle to overcome is the mental one. Try a new lighting scheme or new accessories that strike a clear division between areas for work and rest.
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Concentration-Boosting Lights
Concentration-Boosting Lights
The Sakura Iro LED Lights that Aids and Motivates in Concentration
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Movement-Encouraging Desks
Movement-Encouraging Desks
The Stir Kinetic Desk Constantly Adjusts Its Levels to Inspire Movement
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Soft Sided Organization Solutions
Soft Sided Organization Solutions
These Felt Storage Bins Are Perfect for Magazines or Crafts
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Compartmentalized Escritoires
Compartmentalized Escritoires
The Dransart Desk Concept Keeps Your Workstation Clutter-Free
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Silicone Skin Desk Lamps
Silicone Skin Desk Lamps
These Desk Lamp Designs by Thomas Schnur are Flexible
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93
Gadget-Friendly Work Stations
Gadget-Friendly Work Stations
The Paradise Desk Sports 7 USB Ports and 4 Power Outlets
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Sleek Slot Workstation Storage
Sleek Slot Workstation Storage
The Desk Rail Helps Arrange Office Supplies for a Clean Apple Setup
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Device-Charging Desk Lights
Device-Charging Desk Lights
The LIM360 Lamp with USB Port is Ultra Thin and Practical
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90
Bespoke Publishing Workstations
Bespoke Publishing Workstations
'Desktop Publishing' Lets You Literally Publish on Your Desk
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Handy Cable Clusters
Handy Cable Clusters
The DCI Universal USB Charger Guarantees Compatibility with Every Gadget
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Cabinet-Bound Bureaus
Cabinet-Bound Bureaus
The Paul Storage Space Desk Keeps Workspaces Organized
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87
Stationary-Wearing Wooden Birds
Stationary-Wearing Wooden Birds
This Peacock by Kamina&C is Naked Without Pencil Crayons
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Slick Computer-Connected Chargers
Slick Computer-Connected Chargers
The OCDock Mini Sticks Onto an iMac Stand for Seamless Tidiness
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Stylish Adhesive Organizer
Stylish Adhesive Organizer
The Wood & Brass Tape Dispenser Simply Adopts a Vintage Aesthetic
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Woodsy Office Floor Rugs
Woodsy Office Floor Rugs
The Bamboo Roll up Office Mat is Ideal for Home Offices
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Briefcase-Converting Furniture
Briefcase-Converting Furniture
The Wooden BOXED Compact Table Folds Open from a Briefcase
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Lap-Protecting Laptop Sleeves
Lap-Protecting Laptop Sleeves
The 'Safesleeve' Laptop Sleeve Keeps Your Lap from Being Toasted
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Knobby Desk Lights
Knobby Desk Lights
The Looker Lamp by Santiago Sevillano Sebastia is Manually Adjustable
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Transformative Briefcase Tables
Transformative Briefcase Tables
This Fold-Up Desk Collapses into a Small Suitcase Shape
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Towering Timber Tabletops
Towering Timber Tabletops
The Babylon Wooden Desk Shelf Design is Impossibly Tall
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Ergonomic Computing Track Pads
Ergonomic Computing Track Pads
The RollerMouse by Contour Design has a Comforable Use
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Productivity-Monitoring Work Stations
Productivity-Monitoring Work Stations
The Lifespan Treadmill Desk is a Take-Home Office
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Stackable Stationary Sets
Stackable Stationary Sets
The Lexon MINITOTEM Frees Up Space in Aesthetically Pleasing Way
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Structurally Form-Fitting Seats
Structurally Form-Fitting Seats
The Comback Chair is Curved to Provide Maximum Back Support
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Reflective Radiant Lights
Reflective Radiant Lights
The C'Moon Lamp Emits Indirect Beams for Comfortable Night Illumination
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Uncluttered Urban Decor
Uncluttered Urban Decor
The Roderick Vos Downtown Desk Brings Some Urban Appeal to Your Workspace
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Craning Light Boxes
Craning Light Boxes
The Curious Lamp Has a Double-Hinged Arm to Adjust its Type of Illumination
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Sleek Phallic Seating
Sleek Phallic Seating
Enrico Pellizzoni's Hipod Armchair Has an Authoritative Presence
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Modernized Desktop Devices
Modernized Desktop Devices
Double F CPU-Server was Designed with an Outside of the Box Approach
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Swivelling Desktop Companions
Swivelling Desktop Companions
The Just Mobile AluDisc Allows for 360 Degree Movement for Your Mac
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Full-Featured Micro Computers
Full-Featured Micro Computers
The Utilite is Mighty but No Bigger Than a Wireless Router
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Productive Multi-Device Desks
Productive Multi-Device Desks
The Modus III Supercharges Efficiency with Docks for Two Devices
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Novel Troughed Escritoires
Novel Troughed Escritoires
The Bookdesk Provides a Work Surface and a Niche for Stashing Novels
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Geometric Neon Desk Lamps
Geometric Neon Desk Lamps
The Tetra Light by Brooks Atwood is Inspired by the Film 'Bladerunner'
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Crooked Timber Escritoires
Crooked Timber Escritoires
The Bureau B011 Offers a Smooth Surface with Broken Lines Beneath
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Winsome Woven Tabletops
Winsome Woven Tabletops
The Constructed Surface Table Features an Exceptionally Fetching Texture
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Skateboard Ramp Escritoires
Skateboard Ramp Escritoires
The Half Pipe Desk is Inspired by Youthful Jaunts in the Skate Park
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61
Transmission Tower Cord Holders
Transmission Tower Cord Holders
The Power Line Cable Holder Makes Your Desktop Appear Scenic
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Lampshade Work Stations
Lampshade Work Stations
The Efi Space Divider Keeps You Focused on the Task at Hand
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Obelisk-Like Cylindrical Computers
Obelisk-Like Cylindrical Computers
The New Apple Mac Pro Reveals a Sleek Shape & Fast Capabilities
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Upscale Work Stations
Upscale Work Stations
The Le Orchidee Desk from Marc Fish Adds a Touch of Class to the Office
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3-in-1 Multifunctional Tables
3-in-1 Multifunctional Tables
The Pi Workstation by Joe Manus is Perfect for Small Spaces
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Handsome Half-Pipe Tables
Handsome Half-Pipe Tables
This Writing Desk Deviates Delightfully from the Typical Flat Top
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Overlapping Home Offices
Overlapping Home Offices
'A Intersection B' is a Collection of Quirky Codependent Items
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Home Phone Smartphone Receivers
Home Phone Smartphone Receivers
The POP Desk Harks Back to a Time When Phones Held Us in One Room
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Space-Saving Floating Escritoires
Space-Saving Floating Escritoires
The Ledge by Urbancase Features No Legs and an Organized Design
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Twig Thin Desk Lamps
Twig Thin Desk Lamps
This May Be the Thinnest LED Lamp to Have Ever Been Created
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Clutter-Concealing Caches
Clutter-Concealing Caches
The Stash Office Storage Solution Keeps Messes Tucked Away
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Double-Duty Home Workstations
Double-Duty Home Workstations
The Table for Two by Daniel Liss Expands to Accommodate Six
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Wireframe-Like Workstations
Wireframe-Like Workstations
The Din Desk by Gompf and Kehrer Provides Useful Grid Shelving
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Minimalist Industrial Desks
Minimalist Industrial Desks
The Basilea Chair and Table is Compact, Adaptable and Quite Durable
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Cozy Domestic Carrels
Cozy Domestic Carrels
The Vilfred Desk Establishes a Comfy Enclosed Space to Enable Productivity
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Architectural Office Essentials
Architectural Office Essentials
The Skyline Desk Organizer from CB2 is an Urban Workspace Tool
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Discrete Desktop Trays
Discrete Desktop Trays
The Stashboard for iMac Encourages the Orderly Look of Your Workstation
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Sleek Wooden Phone Speakers
Sleek Wooden Phone Speakers
This Compact Wooden Amplifier Boosts Your iPhone's Sounds Quality
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Simplistically Handcrafted Escritoires
Simplistically Handcrafted Escritoires
The Navy Desk by Jardan is Made-to-Order with Quality Goods
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Slotted Storage Tables
Slotted Storage Tables
The Tab Table from Razy2 Keeps Your Secret Stash Safe
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Isolating Desk Bubbles
Isolating Desk Bubbles
Rewrite by Gam Fratesi Provides Privacy in an Airy Manner
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All-in-One Laptop Stations
All-in-One Laptop Stations
The LandingZone PRO Turns a Portable Computer into a Desktop
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iPad-Ready Escritoires
iPad-Ready Escritoires
The Desk for Apple Devices Establishes a Clever Setup for Electronic Toys
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Artistic Sculptured Shelving
Artistic Sculptured Shelving
The My-Kado Bookcase from Cattelan Italia is Ultra Modern
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Steampunk Luggage Bureaus
Steampunk Luggage Bureaus
Richard's Desk by Restoration Hardware Contemporizes Victorian Look
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Gun Barrel Pen Holders
Gun Barrel Pen Holders
The Gun Cylinder Pen Holder is the Most Dangerous Looking Office Supply
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Invisible Laptop Stands
Invisible Laptop Stands
The GhostStand is an Aesthetically Superior Way to House Your Laptop
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DIY Rustic Magazine Racks
DIY Rustic Magazine Racks
This Wooden Magazine Rack is a Cute Vintage Touch to your Room
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Multifunctional Computer Peripherals
Multifunctional Computer Peripherals
The iStick Desktop Organizer Puts Everything in One Place
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Divided Surface Desks
Divided Surface Desks
The Segment Table is Inspired by Shifting Tectonic Plates
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Magnetic Wall Shelves
Magnetic Wall Shelves
The Magnetic Keyring Holder Makes Sure That Your Keys Don't Go Missing
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Convertible Dining Desks
Convertible Dining Desks
The SwitchTop Table Transitions from Study to Supper in a Jiffy
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Minimalist Work Areas
Minimalist Work Areas
Fredrik Paulsen Designs a Bare-Bones Workstation for the Home Office
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Transparent Transforming Desks
Transparent Transforming Desks
The Sabine Marcelis Table-Table Discourages Home Workaholics
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Pivoting Teamwork Desks
Pivoting Teamwork Desks
This Versatile Working Desk Can Bring Your Team Together
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Tastefully Slotted Desks
Tastefully Slotted Desks
The Worknest by Wiktoria Lenart is Organically Customizable
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Cord-Hiding Computer Stands
Cord-Hiding Computer Stands
The OneEighty Mac Mini Stand Discretely Hides Wires Underneath
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Tent-Like Workstations
Tent-Like Workstations
Atmos by Jeremy Lee Provides Privacy in Organic Style
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Modern Paunchy Furniture
Modern Paunchy Furniture
The Belly Desk by Steuart Padwick is Deceptively Slender
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Corner-Clasping Power Strips
Corner-Clasping Power Strips
The Bull Extension Cord Keeps Sockets within Convenient Desktop Reach
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Mobile Home Offices
Mobile Home Offices
The Blackhawk Secretary Trunk has a Bond Worthy Design
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Sleek Storage-Equipped Desks
Sleek Storage-Equipped Desks
The Covet Desk is a Great Way to Keep All Your Necessities Handy
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Home Office Hybrids
Home Office Hybrids
The Integrated Workstation Combines a Computer Table and a Couch
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Strategically-Adjusting Standing Desks
Strategically-Adjusting Standing Desks
The Stir Kinetic Desk Monitors People's Working Habits
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Book-Like Workstations
Book-Like Workstations
The Paramount Home Office Folds Away Conveniently in Small Spaces
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Multifunctional Desktop Organizers
Multifunctional Desktop Organizers
The iStick is the Best and Easiest Way to Organize Your Desktop
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Furniture Mash-Up Chairs
Furniture Mash-Up Chairs
These Two-in-One Chair Desk Saves Space and Time
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Retro-Modern Office Hubs
Retro-Modern Office Hubs
The Intimo Secretary from CB2 is a Fresh Take on Vintage Design
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Wall-Mounted Modular Workspaces
Wall-Mounted Modular Workspaces
The Camille Wall Desk by Vurv Design is Healthily Compact
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Space-Saving Computer Platforms
Space-Saving Computer Platforms
Laptop Stand Frees Up the Area Beneath it for Other Desktop Items
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Rolling Under-Desk Storage
Rolling Under-Desk Storage
Keep Your Desk Clear and Store Everything in This Adorable Cart
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Compartmentalizing Timber Escritoires
Compartmentalizing Timber Escritoires
The Private Desk Meets Your Needs In Beauty and Business
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Clip-On Table Legs
Clip-On Table Legs
The Instant Table System Comprises Just a Set of Four Supports
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Stackable Table Concepts
Stackable Table Concepts
The Colors' Cartesia Desk Incorporates a Series of Compact Drawers
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Antique-Inspired Pipe Desks
Antique-Inspired Pipe Desks
This Industrial Pipe Desk & Shelving Unit is a Convenient Space Saver
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Boxy Bedroom Designs
Boxy Bedroom Designs
Atelierhouse Demonstrates the Creative Practice of Thinking Inside of the Box
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Revolving Writing Pad Tables
Revolving Writing Pad Tables
Keep a Record of the Day-to-Day with the Analog Memory Desk
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Open-Sourced Furniture
Open-Sourced Furniture
The OpenDesk Allows People to Partake in the Production Process
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Concealed Cabinet Escritoires
Concealed Cabinet Escritoires
Wall Desk is a Space-Saving Storage System Doubling as a Workstation
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Bed-Desk Hybrids
Bed-Desk Hybrids
The BLESS Workbed by Mira Schroder is Great for Small Spaces
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Modern Wall-Mounted Desks
Modern Wall-Mounted Desks
NUBO by Ligne Roset is Sleek and Stylish for Small Spaces
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