57 Cool Small Home Office Ideas

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Nowadays a lot of people work from home. Thanks to the internet that’s more than possible. Some of these people work from home all day long while others only several hours in the evening. All of them need a comfortable working space to get things done as effectively as possible. Although not many homes can have a separate room to make it a home office. That’s why it’s a good idea to come up with some creative solution to organize a compact home office in a living room, a dining room, a kitchen or even in a closet. We’ve gathered a large collection of ideas showing how you can do that. Enjoy!

A Compact Home Office In A Walk-in Closet

a compact idea with a floating desk, an inspiration door and even some storage behind bifold closet doors  (Cathy Phillips & Co)

a compact idea with a floating desk, an inspiration door and even some storage behind bifold closet doors (Cathy Phillips & Co)

A walk-in closet is a first place for a compact working space that comes in mind. (Butterfield Custom Homes)

A walk-in closet is a first place for a compact working space that comes in mind. (Butterfield Custom Homes)

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A simple curtain could hide your closet working corner when necessary.

A simple curtain could hide your closet working corner when necessary.

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A built-in home office is a great solution for an apartment. (Sutro Architects)

A built-in home office is a great solution for an apartment. (Sutro Architects)

Compact Home Office In A Closet

Compact Home Office In A Closet

A Small Home Office In An Awkward Corner

A corner deck and corner shelves might help to create a home office in a super awkward corner. (SchappacherWhite Architecture D.P.C.)

A corner deck and corner shelves might help to create a home office in a super awkward corner. (SchappacherWhite Architecture D.P.C.)

Giving a landing area a new purpose could be a a smart decision.

Giving a landing area a new purpose could be a a smart decision.

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Compact working space on a landing area.

Compact working space on a landing area.

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Elevating things could make an interior looks quite creative unique.

Elevating things could make an interior looks quite creative unique.

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An awkward corner is a perfect place for a tiny home office that consists only of three floating shelves and a chair.

An awkward corner is a perfect place for a tiny home office that consists only of three floating shelves and a chair.

In a living room your working chair could become an extra seating when necessary.

In a living room your working chair could become an extra seating when necessary.

A small dormer office with built-in cabinets is definitely a way to use every once of space.

A small dormer office with built-in cabinets is definitely a way to use every once of space.

Even really awkward niches could be equipped with small desks.  (Maria Killam)

Even really awkward niches could be equipped with small desks. (Maria Killam)

A Tiny Home Office Under The Stairs

Dark, almost black, wood floor looks amazing with white walls of this under the staircase office.  (Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects)

Dark, almost black, wood floor looks amazing with white walls of this under the staircase office. (Hugh Jefferson Randolph Architects)

Taking advantage of every bit of space mean you can tuck a small home office under any staircase.

Taking advantage of every bit of space mean you can tuck a small home office under any staircase.

Organizing a home office under stairs is definitely a space saving idea.

Organizing a home office under stairs is definitely a space saving idea.

A Compact Workspace In A Hallway

The writing desk is usually compact enough to fit it even into a recessed alcove.

The writing desk is usually compact enough to fit it even into a recessed alcove.

A working niche doesn't have to be big. Even 30 inches wide desk can be enough.

A working niche doesn't have to be big. Even 30 inches wide desk can be enough.

Small hanging desk in a hallway.

Small hanging desk in a hallway.

A foldable storage unit could become a fully functional home office when necessary.

A foldable storage unit could become a fully functional home office when necessary.

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cool small home office ideas

A Tiny Workspace In Any Room

when a home office occupies part of a bedroom (Black and Milk | Interior Design | London)

when a home office occupies part of a bedroom (Black and Milk | Interior Design | London)

Thanks to contemporary storage systems, even a small home office in a corner of a living room could fit lots of documents and other stuff. (Peter Morris Architects)

Thanks to contemporary storage systems, even a small home office in a corner of a living room could fit lots of documents and other stuff. (Peter Morris Architects)

A rugged brick wall and an all-white curtain is a cool mix you could use for a hidden working area in a bedroom.

A rugged brick wall and an all-white curtain is a cool mix you could use for a hidden working area in a bedroom.

Dining room that serves as a working area.

Dining room that serves as a working area.

Your bed could be transformed to become a working desk.

Your bed could be transformed to become a working desk.

Home Office And A Dining Area With A Display Storage

Home Office And A Dining Area With A Display Storage

You can make a tiny working desk a part of your kitchen.

You can make a tiny working desk a part of your kitchen.

Home office in a tiny closet won't occupy much space.

Home office in a tiny closet won't occupy much space.

You can hide a tiny working area in a bedroom.

You can hide a tiny working area in a bedroom.

Working desk behind a couch is quite space saving idea.

Working desk behind a couch is quite space saving idea.

Hidden shared home office for two behind curtains could be organized in any room.

Hidden shared home office for two behind curtains could be organized in any room.

Simply An Office In A Small Room

Dark hardwood flooring and a wallpaper with animal pattern is an interesting mix for a compact feminine home office design. (Carriage Lane Design-Build Inc.)

Dark hardwood flooring and a wallpaper with animal pattern is an interesting mix for a compact feminine home office design. (Carriage Lane Design-Build Inc.)

A contemporary black and white home office in a hallway. It features a chalkboard wall that is a perfect addition to any working space. (John Donkin Architect Inc.)

A contemporary black and white home office in a hallway. It features a chalkboard wall that is a perfect addition to any working space. (John Donkin Architect Inc.)

Let the natural light fill your room. That'd definitely elevate your mood.  (Moon Architect and Builder)

Let the natural light fill your room. That'd definitely elevate your mood. (Moon Architect and Builder)

An unused nook would be more than enough to let you to fully commit yourself to your creative practice.

An unused nook would be more than enough to let you to fully commit yourself to your creative practice.

Pegboards are perfect organizers for small home offices.

Pegboards are perfect organizers for small home offices.

An ox-eye window can become a focal point of a tight alcove home office.

An ox-eye window can become a focal point of a tight alcove home office.

Make your home office a part of a storage wall for a more built-in look.

Make your home office a part of a storage wall for a more built-in look.

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Here is a practical layout for a very small home office that features lots of storage.

Here is a practical layout for a very small home office that features lots of storage.

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Compact home office in a living room with a bright yellow storage wall.

Compact home office in a living room with a bright yellow storage wall.

Cute built-in working desk surrounded by storage units.

Cute built-in working desk surrounded by storage units.

Futuristc long and narrow home office design.

Futuristc long and narrow home office design.

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Cool home office right in a living room

Cool home office right in a living room

Compact home office design for two people.

Compact home office design for two people.

Home office could be on a kitchen especially with using smart funriture like a foldable desk

Home office could be on a kitchen especially with using smart funriture like a foldable desk

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Decorating small and pretty home office isn't that hard. A cute chair could be an only thing  you need.

Decorating small and pretty home office isn't that hard. A cute chair could be an only thing you need.

An attic home office is a smart choice cuz it definitely would be private enough.

An attic home office is a smart choice cuz it definitely would be private enough.

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Even in a hallway you could organize a cozy working area with lots of storage.

Even in a hallway you could organize a cozy working area with lots of storage.

Patterned tiles and exposed brick walls are perfect decorating solutions you could use for a home office.  (Gort Scott)

Patterned tiles and exposed brick walls are perfect decorating solutions you could use for a home office. (Gort Scott)

As always, IKEA's furniture is perfect for small areas.

As always, IKEA's furniture is perfect for small areas.

To make your working space less dull add some colroful artworks!

To make your working space less dull add some colroful artworks!

A hilarious wallpaper could make even a small office cool.

A hilarious wallpaper could make even a small office cool.

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An attic home office could be really cute and cozy.

An attic home office could be really cute and cozy.