7 Ways to Fit a Work-space into a Small Space

Anyone who works from home realizes how crucial it is to have a proper work space–but how does one cram an efficient office area into a small space? Apartment Therapy offers 7 easy solutions for a small space work place.


Above: I love the workspace solution in this apartment from Homepolish. A wall-mounted console that runs the length of the room serves as both desk and display space and provides a generous work area. As occasional chair double double duty as a desk chair and extra seating for guests.


A demilune or hall table can make a nice small desk or laptop table, and doesn’t take up too much space. You could place one in your entryway, behind the sofa, or on a blank wall, move a chair up to it when necessary, and have it serve as a console table the rest of the time. Image from Flodeau.


You could also try a small desk next to the sofa in place of an end table, as seen on Design Sponge.

A wall mounted desk would fit conveniently in a corner without taking too much space. As seen on SF Girl by Bay.

You could also add shelves about a wall mounted desk to give extra storage space!  Image from Lovely Life.


If even a wall mounted desk takes up too much space, try a design that folds into the wall when not in use, like this desk from Resource Furniture. Amazon has one that even has a little bit of storage inside, or there’s this wall mounted table from IKEA. With this desk and a Murphy Style bed, think of the space you could save!


In this D.C. apartment, the sill of a high window projects into the room and serves as a desk.

If your window sills are high enough, try adding a floating shelf under the sill to make a perfect small space desk!


Last but not least, you could always use a small desk as an end table like the one seen here from Kate Collins Interiors.



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