This Designer’s Office Reno Is Full of Smart Storage Ideas

Angela R. James
Photo credit: Courtesy Jeffrey Alan Marks
Photo credit: Courtesy Jeffrey Alan Marks

From House Beautiful

If there’s anything that’s become clear in this era of increased working from home, it’s that organization is key. Of course, no one better understands the meeting of form and function than a designer tasked with outfitting their own studio. Such was the case for California-based Jeffrey Alan Marks, who recently completed a reno on the office space where he works with a small team on interior design projects, product lines (like lighting for Progress and window treatments for The Shade Store), and fabric (for Kravet). Whether you’re looking to

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Simple Ideas From 5 Interior Designers

Angela R. James

In addition to wanting the perfect banana bread recipe and functional face mask tips, you’re probably in dire need of some practical home office ideas right about now since your couch has become your desk and your bed is where you hop on Zoom calls. If we had to find a silver quarantine lining, it’s that, yes, your commute is now 20 seconds from bed to desk, but considering the uncertainty around how long we’ll be working remotely, it’s probably time you figured out a home office solution that doesn’t involve sitting cross-legged on your bedroom floor.

In an

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See How Designers Are Making It Work While Working From Home

Angela R. James

All nonessential professionals are being ordered to work from home throughout many U.S. cities in response to the coronavirus pandemic. In our community, designers have had to pull together a work-from-home solution or retreat to their home offices—which are often, as expected, thoughtfully designed—and conduct business remotely. AD PRO asked 10 designers for their creative solutions to making it work, and the responses are inspiring.

Ginny Macdonald, Ginny Macdonald Design

“I love to have a routine and try to separate work and home life as much as one can do when running their own business. It was around this

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