Storage is essential. Tidy or messy - make sure your stuff is easily accessible and organized - in your own special way. A regular chest of drawers found at a thrift store and painted up works just fine as a filing cabinet. Photo on the right © Lynne's_Lens
No matter if you have a space under the stairs or an addition of your own, your space should be comfortable and a reflection of you.
Good light is essential. Daylight, whether a sky light or high window lets in a cool even work light. The white walls reflect the light and the warm wood tones.
Rugs help to muffle sound, they're comfortable to sit on and they add some warmth and definition to the space.
Whether you're in your study or your workshop make sure everything you need is at arm's reach. Top photo courtesy Perry the Birman.
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