Underused Garage Transformation: Creative Space Design Ideas (part eight)
We all need our own territory to manage emotions. Even if it’s just a favorite chair to come back to. I have a chance to claim an underused garage and convert it into my own studio and home office. Hence,garage conversion design ideas.Actually, it’s not even a garage, just a storage dump. In other words, I can breathe new life into an unclaimed space. I can celebrate independence and self-sufficiency through design. And so can you. Just like me, you can create a quiet place with plenty of even, shadow-free light for sculpture or sewing. For example, just like me, you can set up a big project table and a wall of bookshelves.
Design ideas file tip #8 / garage conversion:
AUGMENT & ALIGN
Solution: Double as a studio — multi-task, as usual. Allow new glass doors to fold back for occasional parking. Design lightweight flexible shelving to house books, reference materials.
By the way, don’t forget to keep in mind those intermittent client presentations. Visitors to your workplace do not need to traipse through the main house to get to the meeting. Also, you might want to design a conference/work table on wheels for maneuverability. (see more in ideaBOOK 03)
Added Benefit: Merging seamlessly with the garden; paradise found.
Just in case, this post is based on the ideaBOOK 01 Displaying & Organizing available for a free download. It also refers to ideaBOOK 03 Converting & Reorienting. Both of them are available for a free download here.
And… If you have any questions, please address them to me in your comments below. I am at your service as an online architectural consultant and DIY ally.