ISSUE 4  |  City Style

10 Favorites: The Niche Workspace

January 29, 2016 6:00 AM

BY Julie Carlson

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These ingenious workspaces are slotted into closets, corners, even under the stairs.

Above: A workspace tucked next to a stairwell by Australia-based Rob Kennon Architects.

Above: A tiny workspace in a 500-square-foot trailer owned by Los Angeles art agent Sofie Howard, via Dwell.

Above: A minimal work area in a remodel by Czech firm Oooox.

Above: A couple of shelves inserted in an unused corner create an instant workspace in a Stockholm apartment, via My Scandinavian Home.

Above: A desk tucked into a closet, via Mi Casa.

Above: A tiny workspace in a project by Alexandra Loew of From the Desk of Lola, a member of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory.

Above: An under-the-stairs workspace from a project by Oliver Freundlich, in Brooklyn’s Cobble Hill. (See the rest of the duplex at Architecture as Alchemy.) Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista.

Above: A tiny office with pullout keyboard shelf in a Shape-Shifting Studio Apartment by Openstudio Architects in London, members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory.

Above: A window desk in an apartment in Denmark via Lowe Home.

Above: In Dagmar Daley and Zak Conway’s San Francisco Victorian, a shelving unit of their own design features a sliding panel to conceal the desk area. See more of the design at The Disappearing Office. Photograph by Matthew Williams for Remodelista.

Above: A clever desk in an Italian penthouse apartment by Enrico Scaramellini of Es-arch, via Architizer.

Looking for ingenious solutions for tight quarters? See our Image Gallery and our archive of Small-Space Living posts. On Gardenista, have a look at a Garage Turned Studio Apartment and A Tiny Backyard Studio on Wheels.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on March 15, 2014, as part of our Working It issue.