Crafting Your Dream Home Office: Productivity and Design Tips

Home Office

A dream home office is designed to bring out your productivity beast. You stop thinking about your bed or couch when entering your workspace. You start thinking about completing reports and projects on time.  Below is our complete guide to helping you create a workspace that turns you into a home freelance warrior.  Setting Your […]

How to Build an Office or Study Zone at Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has compelled numerous workers and students to adopt a remote lifestyle, as leaving their abodes became impractical. In response to this unprecedented situation, renowned global firms have enabled their workforce to remotely communicate and connect through home offices.  Creating Your Ideal Workspace While a cure has been discovered for the epidemic, it […]

7 Tips for Setting Up Your Home Office

When you are planning to balance your work and personal commitments you need to come up with better ideas that will allow you to optimize the time you have. In the post-pandemic world, many professionals prefer to work from home because it allows them to manage their work without having to make a trip to […]

Coffee Corner Checklist for Your Home Office

While it provides numerous perks, working from home also comes with a fair set of challenges. Some of these may include boredom, monotony, distractions, and little or no physical interaction with colleagues or peers. This may have a huge impact on your mood, concentration, and creativity, ultimately affecting your productivity. Thankfully, there is a solution […]

How to Set Up an All-Year-Round Home Office Outside

Homeworking has drastically increased over the past couple of years and employees are advocating for remote work to continue. As a result, a huge number of people are setting up permanent office structures in their backyards.  Having researched the best work-from-home setups, we have put together the best ways to set up an all-year-round home […]

Creative Home Office Ideas

Are you working from home or may be thinking about joining the bandwagon? It’s important that you establish a workspace that allows you to concentrate on your business, and work in peace. The idea of working from home is very appealing because of the many advantages it offers. You get to save time and money by not […]



A standing desk is beneficial for people with sedentary jobs, but not all of us can commit to a full-time standing desk. You can get the best of both worlds with this convertible sitting/standing height-adjustable desk! This product comes to you assembled. You simply have to place it on your desk, arrange your computer and other work […]

Extraordinary Fold-Out Convertible Desk

Fold-Out Convertible Desk

If you’re a student or an employee who is renting a small studio or apartment, space-saving furniture will surely be a lifesaver. When you’re limited on space, it’s important to be strategic about the furniture you choose in order to make the most of your living space. Furniture with hidden storage compartments like a convertible […]

Floating Desk

Floating Desk

This work desk is a space-saving, easy-to-install, wall-mounted piece of furniture that you can put into practically any room! And that’s not the only thing we love about this floating desk… It has spacious side compartments for storage, where the bottom shelves are removable and may be used for placing tall speakers or books. It also includes […]

Balance Ball Chair

Balance Ball Chair

Do you sometimes feel pain in the back, legs or arm after working at a desk for hours? A great alternative is a standing desk but standing all day can also be hard on your body. The problem or the solution may be the proper chair and this unique balance ball chair may be it! It […]

Bark Studio

Bark Studio - Mezzanine Level

Noosa Hinterland  Q  Australia  –  Bark Design Year built:     2001 Built area:     100 m2  (1,080 sq.ft.) Awards: Royal Australian Institute of Architects:  Sunshine Coast Building of the Year Royal Australian Institute of Architects:    Beatrice Hutton Award for Commericial Building Architecture Australian Steel Institute:    Architectural Steel Design State Award 2003. […]

Southern Highlands Studio

Fire safety was a primary design consideration

Bullio  NSW  Australia  –  Benn and Penna Architecture Year built:     2013 There are some places in Australia where the risk of bush fires is ever-present. When the bush burns, it does so at a terrifying speed since the native eucalyptus exude a highly flammable oil through their leaves. Houses need to be designed […]

4×4 in São Paulo

4x4 Studio - Sloping area

Sao Paulo, Brasil – Teresa Mascaro Project Area: 18.5 sqm Project Year: 2013 Photographs: Cristiano Mascaro No, not X-country, but a work space exactly 4 metres x 4 metres designed to inspire creativity for it’s photographer owner. The typically boring walls, partitions and white artificial lighting of a conventional office all serve to confine us in our […]

Moor Street Apartment and Office

Moor Street Studio - Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia – Clare Cousins Photography: Shannon McGrath Another great example of ‘walk to work’, in this case through an interconnecting doorway that separates two large warehouse apartments. From a warehouse to a residence and office, this project exemplifies how buildings can be upcycled rather than demolished for urban renewal projects. This renovation gives justice to the […]

Sheds Made Famous By Success

George Bernard Shaw's Rotating Shed

These sheds are made famous by success. Modern history is replete with tales of great works and deeds emanating from the humble shed. George Bernard Shaw’s Revolving Shed is a fascinating piece of architecture that rotates 360 degrees. The shed was designed by Shaw in order to provide him with a writing space that would […]

The Floating Egg

The Exbury Egg

River Beaulieu  Hampshire, UK – Stephen Turner, Perring Architecture & Design and SPUD Design Studio Built area:     6 x 2.8 m2  (20 x 10 ft) Project Year:     2013 Photography:     Nigel Rigden Artist, Stephen Turner, didn’t just want to paint wildlife as an observer, he wanted to be a participant. To achieve […]

Casa Kike – 16,000 books and a grand piano

Casa Kike - Costa Rica

Beachfront  Cahuita  Costa Rica  – Gianni Botsford Architects Year Built:     2007 Surely, one of the toughest gigs an architect must face would be designing a home for his father. But in this instance, Keith Botsford, a writer, gave free rein when he decided to retire from Boston, USA to Costa Rica. The over-riding requirement […]

3 Needs – Three Studios

The Cooper Joseph Studio - work, rest and listen

If you work from home, you probably know how good it is to have a dedicated studio – a place to stay focused away from the everyday household distractions. In this album, there are three very different studios. The first is for a writer, the second for a sculptor and the third, is as a […]

The Hackney Shed – An Awesome Home Office

A simple, elegant workspace

Creating a simple and elegant home office is essential for any professional. It allows you to have a place to focus on your work and avoid distractions. However, creating one could be a big challenge. Take a look at this home office from Hackney, London as a good example. But, in order to have an […]

The Blob is coming…

The Blob

Totally Mobile – dmvA Architecten Belgium Built Area:       20 m2  (216 sq ft) Project Year:    2009 Photography:  Frederik Vercruysse The Challenge: The client, the principal of Xfactor Agencies, wanted a home office extension designed and built.  The local planning authority refused consent despite various submissions covering a range of options. The Solution: […]

Amazing Dream Shed Ideas

Shed!  A classic case of different strokes for different folks!  To some of us, it is just somewhere to stash the lawnmower and all the ‘junk’ you’ve finished using but ‘just can’t throw out. It is usually a small, single-story timber-framed, “prefabricated” building usually used for storage, hobbies, or as a workshop. They are particularly useful for […]

San Marcos Sleeping House – when colour meets panache

San Marcos Sleeping House Addition and Renovation 9

San Marcos Texas  –  A Gruppo Architects Area (addition):     88 m2  (950 sq ft) Completed:    2011 Photography by: Craig Kuhner Architectural Photography The challenge:  Two bedrooms, two bathroom home and a growing family. The solution:  A three bedroom addition and the conversion of the existing master suite into a home office and mud-room.  From the architect, […]

Shoffice – Shed and Office Concept

Shoffice - Platform 5 Architects

London, UK – Platform 5 Architects What do you do when you have limited space but need to work from home and you still need to have a storage shed.  This Platform 5 client specified a ‘shoffice’.  The result is, in our opinion, a very attractive, equally functional workspace.  Here are the architect’s notes: “Shoffice (shed + […]