9 Shed & Studio Family Room Living Room Living Space Design Photos And Ideas

Color experimentations in progress downstairs, with the Backdrop colors ‘Shy Boys’ and ‘Kismet.’
At the lower level, the family dog Winston sits on the The Sofa by Floyd in Mist.
The back half of the pavilion features a deep bench—the perfect space for extra storage, reading, and a pull-out bed.
A spacious deck and large glass doors allow for seamless indoor/outdoor living.
The 760sf flex space is large enough for guests and creative endeavors.
Designed by Stockholm firm Waldemarson Berglund Arkitekter, this prefab artist studio called Ateljé 25 is shaped like a Monopoly house, serves as an artist’s studio and has simple plywood interiors and massive skylights.
By removing internal walls, the couple transformed an additional unit, marketed by Blu Homes as a guest suite or studio, into a gym and home office. “We really liked the idea of the overall design of the model and the ability to tweak it a bit,” says David.
Outfitted with Woolrich linens and pillows designed by Jim’s wife, Beth Wheeler,  the bed is wall-mounted with a hinge from McMaster Carr, so it can be folded up when not in use.

If you have ever considered building a modern shed or studio in the backyard, you'll appreciate the projects below, which prove that small spaces can deliver a big impact. Transform this often dormant space into a family room, hobby studio, or meditation room. Give the humble backyard shed a chance to shine—forge an opportunity for better living or enhanced storage.