Basement Desk Under The StairsTraditional Home Office, Toronto

© Leslie Goodwin Photography |

Interior Design by Sage Design Studio Inc. |

Geraldine Van Bellinghen,

Classic home office in Toronto with a built-in desk. —  Houzz
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Debbie wrote:20 October 2014
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    Leslie Goodwin Photography
    5 years ago

    Thank you for your interest in this project. For more information please try contacting the designer, as I am the photographer. Best, Leslie

    Sage Design Studio Inc.

    Geraldine Van Bellinghen

What Houzz contributors are saying:

Meera Innes added this to 10 Tidy Work Spots for Small Spaces27 June 2015

…or go downstairsAn equally handy space is the nook below an open staircase, which generally offers just enough room to house a desk. A convenient hideaway that’s nicely tucked away, it’s almost purpose-built for a home office.TELL US…Do you work from home – if so, how have you overcome space challenges? Share your tips in the Comments below.

Cathy Rebecca added this to Ask a Designer: How Can I Transform My Basement Into a Home Office?4 August 2014

Consider including a bathroom or kitchenette‘Adding a bathroom and kitchenette as a part of your office environment can help you stay on track and keep from family distractions,’ says Holloway. ‘These added amenities will also be beneficial to the privacy issues one has if clients visit your home office.’

Cathy Rebecca added this to 11 Finishing Touches for a Relaxing Basement Hideaway1 August 2014

Use every nook and crannyUnder the stairs can prove to be an ideal spot for an L-shaped desk, file storage, an extra wardrobe or built-in shelving to hold art supplies. Look around – you may have more usable space than you think.

Jennifer Louise Ebert added this to 10 Clever Uses for the Space Under Your Stairs1 May 2014

Build in home office furnitureBuilt-in furniture is always going to make better use of your space, and never more so than in an awkward area, such as this under-stairs nook. Being able to take the desk around the corner turns it into a very useful surface, as well as offering more opportunity for storage.

What Houzz users are commenting on:

HU-813802515 added this to My Project14 September 2020

Alternative kid or Will office space?

Col mcfailin added this to Staircase and study11 September 2020

No. 1 Floor same as upstairs. I like that staircase the best floor too dark maybe ? Yes I like the study too

Audrey B added this to Office Ideas10 September 2020

Unique under the stairs idea, taking advantage of space.

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