Home Workspace Idea Book

Home Workspace Idea Book

SKU# 070690

How to create an environment that works for you

Neal Zimmerman


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  • Product # 070690
  • Type Paperback
  • ISBN 978-1-56158-626-4
  • Published Date 2002
  • Dimensions 9 1/4 x 10 7/8
  • Pages 240
  • Drawings with 50 drawings
If you're one of 50 million Americans who work at home -- part-time or full-time -- here are all the creative ideas you need to make your workspace comfortable, functional and productive.

Whether you need a desk and computer setup, an artist's studio, workshop, sewing room or aerobics classroom, Taunton's Home Workspace Idea Book will show you how to make it work for you.

Full of stunning color photographs and expert advice, this inspiring book will help you focus on the three essential features of the in-home workspace.

  • Balancing work life and home life
  • Creating a workable, organized space -- with everything in the right place
  • Setting up a workplace that reflects your own personal touch -- one that's uniquely suited to your needs, and inspires you to do your best work

As you flip through the pages of this valuable idea book, you'll discover hundreds of practical strategies and professional tips on:

  • Designing your new workspace
  • Developing a floor plan
  • Working with shared spaces
  • Creating a basement office
  • Adding on to your home
  • Getting approvals from local officials

Written by a professional workplace designer, Taunton's Home Workspace Idea Book gives you all the advice you need to create an environment that's uniquely yours for the job at hand.

Here's what they're saying about Taunton's Home Workspace Idea Book

"This superb book is a wonderful source of practical information, creative inspiration and pure enjoyment. I will return to it again and again. The information could not be more timely or more useful." -- Scott DeGarmo, Editor in Chief, Broadband House

"Beautiful. Inspiring. Innovative. Motivating." -- Robert J. Bruss, Tribune Media Services
Table of Contents
First Steps
Know your needs
Choose your location
Develop a floor plan
Create the right environment

Design a place for who you are Shared Spaces
Negotiating privacy, setting boundaries
Shared bedrooms
Shared kitchens
Shared gathering rooms
Storage in shared spaces

Niche Spaces
Nooks and alcoves within larger rooms
Hallways and stairwells

Dedicated to Work
Bedrooms, dens and other redefined rooms
Basement workplaces
Attic workplaces
Sunrooms and porches
High definition: New rooms in new houses

Adding On
Rear and side additions
Garage additions

A Place of Your Own
Converting an existing outbuilding
New construction: Crafting a new vessel

Going Public
Getting approval
A portfolio of public workplaces

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