In a sun-drenched Penthouse loft space in Midtown Manhattan, groups of bloggers were treated to stylish and innovative ways to maximize small spaces with big ideas, thanks to the practical know-how of office supply mecca, Staples®, and the smart creative style of REAL SIMPLE.
White-washed Gary’s Loft was transformed into three sample work stations that showcased various ways to incorporate functionality with a splash of fashion, using products all available at Staples.com. The gallery below showcases the workspaces:
Making small spaces work hard with high-design, compact furnishings and clever storage, the pros at REAL SIMPLE and Staples® shared the following tips for ways to style even the smallest office spaces:
- Think Vertical. Tap into vertical space with shelving for books, storage boxes or bins.
- Compact It. Maximize space with compact office equipment. At 8-inches wide, the Staples® Space-Saver Shredder fits under most desks or in tight spaces. And it comes in cute limited edition colors to match your office décor!
- Get Organized. Keep frequently used essentials in their place with trays, bins and sleek holders.
- Personality Plus. There’s always room for personality – think wall art, colorful pillows and graphic or textured rugs for pops of playfulness. ‘Cause all work and no play can sure make Jane a dull gal…
It was a fun-tabulous event (we even made our very own paper weights out of custom-picked shredded paper!) that showed us how we can keep our business and work spaces under control through smart essentials for multi-tasking that are teeming with individual style.