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Whether you work from home on the reg or just get the occasional flex day, it seems like performing your 9-to-5 duties from the comfort of your couch is as commonplace as owning a cell phone. The real challenge? Creating an in-home office that’s functional and stylish. So, we stopped by the chic workspace of stationery pro Claudia Smith of Fig. 2 Design Studio to learn how to build your dream work station.
With her step-by-step guide to organizing and decorating, your digs will be Pinterest-worthy in no time, whether you're a freelancer, a full-time entrepreneur, or someone who just needs a weekend-work corner. Don't you feel more productive already?
Photographed by Nicole Crowder
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