Small-space living and working a non-traditional job, most likely out of your own home, are becoming just as common as owning a traditional home and clocking in at your average nine-to-five job. Which is why we’re not surprised that the “cloffice” is gaining popularity. A mix between a home office and walk-in closet, the cloffice uses a spare room in your home (if you’re lucky enough to have one) to create the best of both worlds—a space to store and display your clothing and a place to work. And though sometimes, the word “cloffice” can refer to a desk arranged in a teeny, tiny hall or bedroom closet, we prefer to dream of spare rooms used as both. Keep reading for a few examples of our new favorite multipurpose space.
See more of Rach Parcell of Pink Peonies’ cloffice at pinkpeonies.com.
Aimee Song of Song of Style has the perfect cloffice set up. Organized, colorful clothing and accessories line the crisp, white walls, while her desk faces a window. It’s the ideal balance of color, storage, and work space.
This cloffice is so spacious that it has a separate work nook and many built-in units for clothing. It’s a great example of what you can accomplish with a larger space!
A rolling rack of clothing and bookcase of shoes are all you need to expand your closet into your home office—no built-in construction work necessary.
Don’t shy away from bold colors, even if you’re dealing with a smaller space. We’re positive the rich, green hue of the walls and the pops of red in the wardrobe and print promote even more creativity in this cloffice.
Though this is a smaller space, it is still Cara Loren’s dream closet… and office. Positioning your desk in front of a window will help create a clear space for your work, but the beauty of a cloffice is that you can turn around and get inspired by your surroundings—without ever leaving your chair.