Urban dwellers know the importance of utilizing every square inch of living space; here's a roundup of diminutive work spaces, carved from corners or integrated into shelving units.
Above: A compact office space via My Deco.
Above: Brooklyn-based Atlas Industries makes modular shelving systems using cold-rolled steel and hardwood (Wallpaper says the line "reminds of us of the designs of George Nelson and Jean Prouve"). Go to Atlas Industries for more information.
Above: From the Desk of Lola designer Alexandra Loew created a tiny workspace in a Hollywood Hills residence.
Above: The Ledge Desk from Urbancase is available in solid walnut for $1,500 or red painted MDF for $1,300 at Velocity Art & Design.
Above: Designed in 2008 by Argentinean architect Alejandro Sticotti, the Sticotti Shelving units are made from warm South American hardwoods; prices start at $1,350 at Design Within Reach.