When pressed for space, find rooms that can do double duty. In a Boston row house, the office and nursery are combined.
Find ways to get creative. IdeaPaint is a dry erase paint that can expand the limited scope of a home office.
While offices are often relegated to dark, back rooms, try moving the space to the front of the house. This study in Toronto features floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors that bring the outdoors in.
An unused space, like a nook under the stairs, can become a comfortable office with a bright coat of paint, as seen in this New York City residence.
Put a desk in the kitchen. Envisioned for kids doing homework, this built-in desk is fully integrated into the open-plan living space, allowing workers to engage with the rest of the household.