How to Arrange a Desk in the Living Room

In this generation of technology, home offices are becoming more and more prevalent in homes today. Most families need a dedicated space for the computer and a spot to take care of bills, homework, etc. While not every home has the extra space for an entire home office, there is an easy way to incorporate a desk into a space every home has: the living room. In fact, this is a very popular solution for homeowners who need a desk, but either don’t have the space for an entire office or don’t need an entire office. A desk can slip right into the living room in a functional and stylish way with some clever planning. Here are some examples of how to arrange a desk in the living room.

How to Arrange a Desk in the Living Room | HomeandEventStyling.comWhen the desk is very visible, it’s best to choose one that has a lot of character. Here, a beautiful antique desk is modernized with a white chair that stays in tune with the rest of the comfortable, eclectic space.

How to Arrange a Desk in the Living Room | HomeandEventStyling.comThis creamy, distressed desk offers plenty of storage in the form of cubbies and drawers to keep clutter off of the surface.

How to Arrange a Desk in the Living Room | HomeandEventStyling.comA simple desk fits comfortably under the window, while the chair can be turned around and supply extra seating for company when needed.

How to Arrange a Desk in the Living Room | HomeandEventStyling.comThis small space is divided into two areas: one for work and one for relaxation.

How to Arrange a Desk in the Living Room | HomeandEventStyling.comWhen your desk is in the living room, keep the surface free of clutter and keep a few decorative accessories out that match the vibe of the space.

How to Arrange a Desk in the Living Room | HomeandEventStyling.comThe design of the desk has a personality all its own, making it a powerful feature in the space. Placing it next to the bookcase was smart planning.

How to Arrange a Desk in the Living Room | HomeandEventStyling.comBy arranging the desk so that the chair faces the living room, this can keep whoever is working at the desk included in the activities happening in the seating area.

How to Arrange a Desk in the Living Room | HomeandEventStyling.comEven a small living area can be complimented by a desk. Here, a narrow console table serves as a work space.

How to Arrange a Desk in the Living Room | HomeandEventStyling.comA minimalist glass table disappears behind the couch and goes unnoticed in the rest of the space.

How to Arrange a Desk in the Living Room | HomeandEventStyling.comAn ornate desk is front and center in this living room, but because of the gorgeous details on it, it fits right into the space.

Having a desk in the living room doesn’t have to be a consolation, but rather an opportunity for clever design.

Warm regards,
Megan

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