is a task that demands the right planning and a bit of ingenuity. A spacious garage can act as much more than a dedicated home office and studio. It can also be your second living area or an informal hangout and homework area for kids when needed.
Despite being constrained by the narrowness of the lot Sam Crawford Architects managed to etch out a cheerful and seemingly spacious modern home by tapping into the vertical room on offer.
Designer Axel Peemoeller took the whole color-coding of parking garages to a new level by creating a vivid atmosphere where different colored lines lead you to various exits.
A symbol of Chicago and prominent features of its skyline since long the towers are a tribute to the creativity of their architecture and his foresight.
Converting the garage into a home office starts with making sure that the garage is actually usable as a space for more permanent living. Consider the flooring of the garage and if it is plain concrete (which is most often the case) the use floor tiles carpet tiles or other cozier flooring surface to make sure that the home office feels comfortable during all seasons.
What CAN you do to make money? Yes even at an informal garage sale display can make a big difference. I grouped lovely collectibles on one table and seasonal items on another. There was even a table for books.