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How to Take Your Home Office to The Next Level, According to an HGTV Designer

Working at home can have a lot of perks: the dress code is definitely more relaxed, your commute is only a few steps long and you get to make your own rules. Still, despite these pros, it’s totally common to get caught up in a less-than-ideal workspace when working from home – I’ve heard many stories about cluttered corners of the dining room table serving as a home office. From choosing the right spot to set up shop to smarter lighting to functional home-office furnishings, here are 16 ideas to take your home office from plain to productive.

Brian McCourt is a contractor, design expert and co-host of HGTV Canada’s Backyard Builds.



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