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Published on November 1st, 2013 | by Jules Yap


Love to work from home…


Materials: Faktum, Pragel, Ekby Laiva, Ledberg…

Description: I horde… but I like things neat and in their place. An audit of what is in my home office would probably making me feel a little faint. So organisation and order are much needed.

Using Faktum wall cabinets as the pedestals and a black stone effect Pragel worktop I was able to maximise the use of space in my small home office as conventional desks are too wide. So I ran a single piece of Pragel down one wall and added an ‘L’ at the end. Hiding all the wires and power cables in the cabinets keeps things neat and dust free.

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Two raised platforms made from an Ekby Laiva shelf and Capita legs creates more surface area. Ledberg lighting gives my work areas a much needed boost of light.

~ Bj Gooding, London, United Kingdom

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

5 Responses to Love to work from home…

  1. Marcello says:

    i think the space for the legs is much too small to be confortable, even for a tiny person…

    • Bj says:

      My partner and I are 5’8 or 157cms, we find the space perfect. He too was concerned about a lack of space, but the depth of the work top means you sit far enough back.

      Maybe v tall people would find it too small, but so far, we’ve had no complaints. :-)

  2. faiz says:

    Thanks for share…nice one

  3. Majeral says:

    LOL you are not a hoarder….BUT if you ever come to USA stop in I need my computer area neater and tidy!!
    Nice job…

  4. Spad says:

    Best looking office I’ve seen in a while and I really like the illustration to show us which pieces to get at IKEA. thanks

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