In just under 500 square feet, Manhattan consultant Michael Pozner was able to create a flexible space that doubles as a home and office, thanks to exploratory demolition and some clever storage solutions.
A brightly painted workspace for a kid tucks underneath a staircase in Queens, New York.
Outside of Oslo, Norway, architect Irene Sævik renovated a 1960's artist's retreat, including its serene wood office. The 1950s desk in the office is from the original house; the chair is by Aksel, a Norwegian furniture company. Sævik designed the pencil holder.
In this Brooklyn apartment, architect Sarah Zames carved out a small custom office area under the stairs that lead up to the roof.
In a teacher's space-efficient 450-square-foot renovation in New York, the origami-like desktop unfolds to reveal a perforated-steel divider that allows the passage of computer cables hidden inside the office compartment.