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Erin with dog
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Work from Home
“The couch or the bed just doesn’t cut it when you’re working 9 to 5 without leaving the house,” wrote Erin Hiemstra of her new backyard office on her blog Apartment 34. The freestanding 10-by-10-foot structure’s centerpiece is a wraparound black glass desktop set against light wood. To round out the space’s sophisticated vibe, this …
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Cesar Garcia sitting on a chair with a dog infront
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#WFH financial adviser, NYC
An L-shaped desk unit makes efficient use of the open corner in the home office of Cesar García and his wife, Kathy, which marries function with statement-making style. The desk itself includes separate sections for drawers, printer storage, computers, and dedicated his-and-hers seating. Floating shelves above complete the cohesive look of a custom built-in, with …
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Work Desk
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#WFH author and illustrator, Vancouver, BC
As the best-selling author and illustrator of children’s books like The Most Magnificent Thing and the Binky the Space Cat series, Ashley Spires knows how to bring her creative vision to life. Case in point: her bright, playful home office, which is filled with organizational details and lots of natural light. With drawers and enclosed …
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Dog sitting on bed
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#WFH designer,
Marbleton, GA
CC designer Carmin Francisco’s office–guest room is the platonic ideal of a maximized small space. This innovative design (part custom, part modular Everyday System) nestles a desk between a window and a wall bed (Francisco’s Aussiedoodle, Opal, approves!). And there’s no shortage of clever storage: a drawer conceals office supplies, while an overhead shelf holds …
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Jacklyn Johnson standing
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#WFH CEO and founder
of Create & Cultivate,
Los Angeles

   

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Closet with doors open
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#WFH professors, Vancouver, BC
This brilliant “cloffice” proves you don’t need a spare room to carve out a functional and beautiful work-from-home setup. The built-in wardrobe in professor Nicole’s bedroom packs in all her essentials—an area to hang coats, cubbies for scarves and other accessories, drawers with pull-out shoe trays—along one wall, with enough room for her work station. …
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Art Shed
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#WFH artist, Carmel, NY
As artist Rachel Maniatis added a standalone studio on the property of her weekend home, she carefully considered every inch for the tools of the trade. The desktop sits at just the right height for sketching and painting, with enough depth for Maniatis to spread out her drawing board and palettes. Every paint tube, brush, …
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