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Smart and stylish storage takes this small space from foyer to living room to home office, all in one. The living area features simplified seating with an extra-long sofa rather than a combo of sofa and chairs. Other decor details, such as the sturdy coffee table and Oriental rug, give the room a collected, layered look on a budget.
No space for a real foyer? Take a cue from this apartment and create your own. This improvised space just inside the apartment's front door becomes a convenient storage spot for boots, shoes, keys, and mail. A peg rack made from an old railroad tie serves as both a hanging space and a unique artwork display.
Magnetic memo boards like this one are great additions to any office space. For designers, they're good for posting inspirational photos and notes. But they're also ideal for keeping schedules, to-do lists, and favorite photos out in the open and organized. Just be sure to edit the board frequently and remove outdated materials to avoid clutter.
A wall-mount file holder taps into vertical wall space to corral office papers and notebooks. This three-pocket option stores sketch books but would also work for mail, magazines, or files.
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