Create a successful home office and be inspired by these innovative design ideas for when you're working from home.

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In light of the recent Coronavirus outbreak, the majority of the UK is being encouraged to work from home wherever possible. To make this a successful exercise for you and your business, a fully functional home office space is essential.

If you need to find room for a new office in your home, these design ideas are a great place to get started. 

Built-in work space

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If you don't want to dedicate an entire room to temporarily working from home then consider utilising furniture to your advantage. This home office set up courtesy of The Dormy House is a clever solution as it provides a space to work from home with enough room for your desktop, keyboard and accessories, but can be shut away at the end of the working day. 

Illusion furniture 

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When designing your temporary home office, you may have a vision of it becoming a permenant fixture in your home. Create the illusion of space by investing in furniture that creates a sense of fluidity within your home. This Tonelli glass desk makes a design statement but isn't too imposing.

Create a dual work station

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Image: Chaplins Furniture

Many households will have two professionals who are now required to work from home. Instead of separating by working in different rooms, which can feel isolating, why not create a dual working station? It might seem like a daunting prospect but being together in an inspiring space may motivate both of you. Take inspiration from the set up pictured above, which is minimal, clutter-free and provides a light and bright space.

Double up your storage

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Image: Dunelm

If your job can be done primarily from a laptop, chances are you don't need a substantial space to work from home. Think vertical and opt for a desk that also doubles up as useful displayt storage. A ladder desk brings an industrial style to your home and takes up very little floor space. 

 

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