The Freelancer’s Guide to Creating an Empire-Worthy Home Office” – Vogue

There used to be the expectation that our careers fit neatly into 9-to-6 boxes. But with today’s ever-shifting markets and a collective rise in entrepreneurial spirit, half of Americans work at least partially flexible hours in nontraditional environments, according to research from Global Workplace Analytics. We’re frequently telecommuting from local coffee shops, shared work spaces, and our living rooms more than ever before.

“I fully believe in home offices,” says Kari Whitman, interior designer and owner of Kari Whitman Interiors, who has worked with and created home offices for Jessica Alba, Kristen Bell, Emilio Estevez, Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas, Michael Keaton, and Charlie Sheen.

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