For those who do "home work"-and there are more of them every day-House Beautiful presents hundreds of appealing home office designs for getting down to business, efficiently and without distraction.
Every one of these well-designed workspaces is thoroughly sophisticated, professional, and functional-and yet, every inch part of a real, livable home too. They illustrate a myriad of ways to carve out and personalize a workspace in almost any area of the house. Find out how a dining room can morph into an office at a moment's notice, with the help of a Colonial gateleg table that serves as a desk and a sleek standing lamp for illumination. Or see clever solutions for converting an unused nook near a stairway or a window alcove into a great place to write that memo and make that important phone call. Whether for a farmhouse, penthouse or studio apartment, you'll see how to maximize available space, avoid clutter, and blend home and office decor.show more