DIY Home Office and Desk Tour - Work From Home Setup

  • Julkaistu 7.01.2019
  • Working from home? How to set up your work from home office.
    Check out my 2020 update 👉
    We all need a space where we can feel productive, focused, and creatively inspired. In this video I'll take you through my DIY process of updating my workspace, how I set up my MacBook Pro & PC, and give you a tour of my home office.
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    You find out more about me at:

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    🎯 THE GOAL
    I'm a designer and content creator, so I wanted to optimize the space for my creative needs. My overall goal was to have a home office that is clean and minimal in design. I wanted to make it as comfortable as possible, so I can focus for long periods of time.
    🎨 THE WALL
    The wall color is “Satin Black” by Behr

    🗄 THE DESK
    Ikea Hammarp Oak kitchen countertop from Ikea. No longer available, but alternatives here:
    Ikea Alex drawers (Base)
    Table finish: Watco Danish Oil
    Learn more about wood finishes here:

    15" MacBook Pro
    Custom built GPU PC
    Logitech Craft Keyboard
    Felt Mouse Pad:
    Logitech Master MX2S mouse
    Dell Ultra wide 34” Display Monitor

    Lino chair by Herman Miller
    Ikea foot rest
    Grovemade Monitor Stand:
    Skadis modular peg board system
    I used some cable ties and 3M adhesive hooks to route and manage all of my cables.
    Most of the Posters are from Mondo:
    Other Artists featured:
    Durham Brand
    Gian Galang
    Phantom City Creative
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    Hello. I'm Matthew Encina. I'm the Chief Content Officer at The Futur and a Creative Director at Blind. I’m a Filipino-American. Born and raised in LA. I studied Graphic Design at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. I've been a creative professional for over 15 years directing, designing, and animating for some pretty awesome clients.
    I love to rock climb, break dance, train in combat sports, play video games, drink coffee, and nerd out on video games and comic books.
    You find out more about me at:
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Kommentteja • 100

  • Matthew Encina
    Matthew Encina  Uukausi sitten +68

    Thanks, everyone for your support 🙏 Check out my 2020 update 👉

    • Matthew Encina
      Matthew Encina  8 päivää sitten

      kim ramos check the description

    • nasim bano
      nasim bano 8 päivää sitten

      This is Incredible. Well done!!!

    • kim ramos
      kim ramos 8 päivää sitten


    • CanuckGamer
      CanuckGamer 8 päivää sitten

      @Matthew Encina thanks Matthew. I'm going to pick up Nano White tonight. I'm putting my phase 1 together this weekend. WFH in my basement is killing me as a IT Pro lol

    • Matthew Encina
      Matthew Encina  8 päivää sitten +1

      CanuckGamer it came this way, so I don’t know

  • Douglas Couto
    Douglas Couto 5 tuntia sitten

    What’s the size of your desk?

  • alabanz Tv
    alabanz Tv 7 tuntia sitten

    I will do the same for my off at home

  • alabanz Tv
    alabanz Tv 7 tuntia sitten

    I love this

  • Mukesh Srivastava
    Mukesh Srivastava 11 tuntia sitten

    How much it costed in all? Certainly one of the best setup.

  • Its Zee Time
    Its Zee Time 19 tuntia sitten

    Please help! I want to hook up my dell xps and macbook air to one monitor, keyboard and mouse and switch between the two computers. I am not sure how to achieve this. Is it the keyboard and mouse setup that the above video has that allows it or the screen or both? Trying to figure out what to buy.

  • Gabriel Lutterbach
    Gabriel Lutterbach 19 tuntia sitten

    congrats dude !

  • Pranjol Chowdhury.
    Pranjol Chowdhury. 21 tunti sitten

    How much it costs??

  • Michael Jolley
    Michael Jolley Päivä sitten +1

    I really like the pegboard. I hate all my cables in boxes.

    • Matthew Encina
      Matthew Encina  23 tuntia sitten

      I like to keep accessible the ones I use most

  • MysticTerror394
    MysticTerror394 Päivä sitten

    Bro you need to get rid of that sde and artifacts.

  • Leslie Quino
    Leslie Quino Päivä sitten +1

    Whoa yyou have gundam!!

  • prashant tarandalekar
    prashant tarandalekar Päivä sitten +1

    i like your office man

  • RafRoads
    RafRoads 2 päivää sitten +1

    This is so cool, man!

  • Aarijhashmi
    Aarijhashmi 2 päivää sitten +1

    Wishlist updated.

  • Eay Kakchey
    Eay Kakchey 2 päivää sitten +1

    nice design

  • Sathish K
    Sathish K 2 päivää sitten +1

    Awesome setup!! Curious to know the cost of the setup. Can you please?

  • SurfingBullDog
    SurfingBullDog 2 päivää sitten

    I am about to re-create my own home office and I am using your set-up as inspiration. Thank you so much for doing the leg work and passing on the knowledge!

  • Biofreakologist
    Biofreakologist 3 päivää sitten

    I did not like the Lino. I think the lumbar support is kind of gimmicky.

  • SmithCoaching
    SmithCoaching 3 päivää sitten

    hey man love your set up and video
    Im curious, where and what brand is your wood monitor stand

  • Raul Cortez
    Raul Cortez 3 päivää sitten

    Very cool setup bro

  • Eduardo Barros
    Eduardo Barros 3 päivää sitten

    This is Art

  • Brian Okoth
    Brian Okoth 4 päivää sitten

    How much did it cost you to setup your own work home office

  • Spocko memes
    Spocko memes 4 päivää sitten

    where did you get that footrest from online im form Australia so probably don't have the same stores.

  • Vishwa Tutorials
    Vishwa Tutorials 4 päivää sitten

    Wow man its cool

  • bn subramanya
    bn subramanya 4 päivää sitten


  • Krk _ Changes
    Krk _ Changes 4 päivää sitten

    Animal calming music

  • Shahrizan Md Rajak
    Shahrizan Md Rajak 5 päivää sitten +4

    wow my dream home office..but that might cost lot of money too

  • Gaming bunny
    Gaming bunny 5 päivää sitten

    Do you sponcer me for my setup I don't have budget

    • Gaming bunny
      Gaming bunny 5 päivää sitten

      I'm from middle class family and want to be a youtuber

    CULTHER 5 päivää sitten

    Where are those pegboard hooks from?

  • Umar Shah
    Umar Shah 5 päivää sitten

    Hello Matthew !!
    I hope you're well, I just wanna know what computer you used for 3d work?

  • Prof E
    Prof E 6 päivää sitten

    Hi.. How much did you invest with this set up?

  • Eben Jansen Van Vuuren
    Eben Jansen Van Vuuren 6 päivää sitten

    Great job dude!!!

  • gochrome
    gochrome 6 päivää sitten

    Your keyboard is way too close to your monitor. I know it's limited by the depth of the tabletop.

  • sarath kalarikkal
    sarath kalarikkal 6 päivää sitten

    Great job, I'm really inspired to do the modification in my desk

  • juelzbubble silently
    juelzbubble silently 6 päivää sitten

    That was pretty cool

  • Áron Réz
    Áron Réz 7 päivää sitten

    6-60- for a CHAIR?! 660$ why am I here ;(

  • Nanchos
    Nanchos 7 päivää sitten

    What are the dimensions of the counter top?

  • Tirth Shah
    Tirth Shah 7 päivää sitten

    Does Dell Ultra Wide works better than iMac for editing ?

  • majorsinbad
    majorsinbad 7 päivää sitten

    Hi Matthew did you bolt the table top to the drawers?

  • Jenelyn Tolomoro
    Jenelyn Tolomoro 7 päivää sitten +1


  • Devin Terry
    Devin Terry 7 päivää sitten +1

    Check out office, I like how she only used one wall to maximize a minimal use of space. She has a ton of book shelf space also!

  • Grim Raider1812
    Grim Raider1812 8 päivää sitten +1

    Very nice setup. Looks like I need to update mine as well.

  • Sushant Sakhalkar
    Sushant Sakhalkar 8 päivää sitten

    Awesome ! I am learning a lot from you. Love your style and appeal. Can you please let me know where I can buy the Bruce Lee Poster in your video ? I am a big fan of his and that poster is great :)

    • Sushant Sakhalkar
      Sushant Sakhalkar 6 päivää sitten

      @Matthew Encina Thanks a lot :) I found it, it's by an artist named Justin Orr. Just ordered it from his website. Thanks much for providing great inspiration !!

    • Matthew Encina
      Matthew Encina  7 päivää sitten +1

      Thanks. It was from comic con years ago

  • Wes Güity
    Wes Güity 8 päivää sitten +1

    This is the best Desk video I’ve seen - fits my aesthetic to a T.

    • Matthew Encina
      Matthew Encina  7 päivää sitten

      Check out my update to it on my channel

  • Akshat Kshetrapal
    Akshat Kshetrapal 8 päivää sitten +1

    The sound and narrative of this video was perfect. And the space you created turned out well as well.

    • Matthew Encina
      Matthew Encina  7 päivää sitten

      You should see the updates in my latest video.

  • Chris Dayton
    Chris Dayton 8 päivää sitten

    Where did you get the cable hooks @ 6:11?

  • Gaming Union
    Gaming Union 8 päivää sitten +1

    awesome man

  • Rahndel Jarabejo
    Rahndel Jarabejo 9 päivää sitten +1

    Mini cactus ❤

  • Edd Louie Dimacali
    Edd Louie Dimacali 9 päivää sitten

    Hi, Did you just laid the table over the two drawers, no fixing?

  • unni joy
    unni joy 9 päivää sitten

    Can you tell me the measurement of ur table top

  • Moses Owino
    Moses Owino 9 päivää sitten +1

    This is so nice.

  • City Ride
    City Ride 9 päivää sitten

    Loved those 3 transformer action toys. Can u tell me whr u bought it frm and what r those called? Thanks

  • Enrique Garay
    Enrique Garay 9 päivää sitten

    Matthew - that is a really great looking set up. Kudos. The only question I had is, did you screw in or glue the countertop to the drawers? Or, if because of the countertop’s weight, neither screwing or gluing were necessary? Appreciate any guidance.

  • Baisakhi Halder
    Baisakhi Halder 10 päivää sitten

    Which monitor did you use ?

  • Thinking Chief
    Thinking Chief 10 päivää sitten

    I liked and Subscribed because you worked hard......Work harder and you'll be appreciated thanks for the hard work

  • diego garcia
    diego garcia 10 päivää sitten +1

    Decorate your home with these fantastic posters:

  • Luis C.
    Luis C. 10 päivää sitten

    we also hoard :( its sad because id really like to donate/send to a recycling drive all our old electronics and clothes as most of them arent used anymore (

  • Ahmed Ayman
    Ahmed Ayman 11 päivää sitten


  • Mark T
    Mark T 11 päivää sitten

    how do you connect your macbook to the monitor?


    Well done Mathew,it has been really helpful ,ALL THE BEST !!

  • Мир М
    Мир М 11 päivää sitten

    Oh wow

  • MS 11
    MS 11 12 päivää sitten

    You should get an L shaped table its very helpful

  • Lesa Henderson
    Lesa Henderson 12 päivää sitten

    Definitely one of the very best videos that I've seen/learned from on this subject!

  • Adria Rios Navarro
    Adria Rios Navarro 12 päivää sitten

    hey budy, wich are the mesures of your desk?

  • Saske Lee
    Saske Lee 13 päivää sitten

    please share the screensaver

  • Erik rivera
    Erik rivera 13 päivää sitten +1

    Hi, I'm Erick
    I have lived alone for 2 years and I think a change would bless me, I think your video has motivated me to do it. I think that at this moment I have a chair like the one you had before. an apology for my bad english I still don't fully master it
    greetings from Mexico

  • HWH HO
    HWH HO 13 päivää sitten +1

    Is cool Matt. I'll reorganize my workplace just like yours. Peace bro

  • Casper Kosinski
    Casper Kosinski 14 päivää sitten

    why not get a VESA stand?

  • Manoj Ambati
    Manoj Ambati 14 päivää sitten +1

    Here I am instead of working at this time, wasting time watching videos like this in youtube.

  • Prakash Kannan
    Prakash Kannan 14 päivää sitten

    Hi , could let me know the table top dimension and is it placed just top two drawers at both ends with no screws?

  • Aadith Suresh
    Aadith Suresh 14 päivää sitten +1

    ❤️ from India

  • N30N_C1T1
    N30N_C1T1 14 päivää sitten +1

    All these room setups are always from people that can custom make and break the rooms. I can't

  • Toni Villafuerte
    Toni Villafuerte 15 päivää sitten +1

    so inspiring! makes me want to start working on my space. thank you!!!

  • subodh rajbhandari
    subodh rajbhandari 15 päivää sitten

    Can you provide the detail measurement of the Desk?

  • droften 2
    droften 2 15 päivää sitten

    how big your table

  • Chitrang
    Chitrang 15 päivää sitten

    awsome work brother

  • Shasta Kennon
    Shasta Kennon 15 päivää sitten +1

    woodprix is full of awesome tips. Very helpful to me.

  • Carolus GB
    Carolus GB 15 päivää sitten +1


  • Marijn van Hattum
    Marijn van Hattum 17 päivää sitten +1

    One of the best workspaces i have ever seen💪🏻

  • Azib Hasan
    Azib Hasan 18 päivää sitten

    I want to bedroom like this but behind of the table I want to put bed. Can you give idea for me to make a perfect bedroom with study space and gaming space

  • Jason Lee
    Jason Lee 18 päivää sitten +1

    "Is this important to keep?"
    *Shows dog*

  • Bryan Laurel
    Bryan Laurel 18 päivää sitten +1

    Does your wood desktop simply rest on the IKEA drawer units, or did you attach it somehow? Thank you for your time.

    • Matthew Encina
      Matthew Encina  12 päivää sitten

      I used rubber grip mats to hold it in place

  • Peak bagger
    Peak bagger 18 päivää sitten +6

    Dude, that’s a good set up. Simple for the common guy like me.

  • Rae Day
    Rae Day 19 päivää sitten +1

    Steve Ramsey!

  • Sedza _007
    Sedza _007 19 päivää sitten

    How are you able to switch between mac n PC on the same monitor?

  • Muaz Azemi
    Muaz Azemi 20 päivää sitten

    How you switch Mac to PC at 4:29 setting? Because didnt see your Macbook Matt 😂

  • Hasibullah Popalzai
    Hasibullah Popalzai 20 päivää sitten +1

    Nice job.

  • blueninja blueninja
    blueninja blueninja 20 päivää sitten +1

    Omg so nice

  • Sasha-Marc Leonard
    Sasha-Marc Leonard 20 päivää sitten

    What is the name of the cable organization for you mac? Can you send me the name of it ? Thanks a lot

  • Aditya Aziz
    Aditya Aziz 21 päivä sitten

    I skipped about your wall setup. What board you use?

  • Angelo Reyes Jimenez
    Angelo Reyes Jimenez 21 päivä sitten

    Which color Isaura your wall?

  • Vikesh Suthar
    Vikesh Suthar 21 päivä sitten +1

    Great setup! Could you do a video on your artworks? Who is the artist for the Orange Mike Tyson motif?

  • Fathia Fathihah
    Fathia Fathihah 21 päivä sitten

    Cyber what

  • Fathia Fathihah
    Fathia Fathihah 21 päivä sitten

    Xx need for wait

  • Si Luke
    Si Luke 21 päivä sitten +1

    Great :)

  • Unofficed
    Unofficed 21 päivä sitten +1

    Amazing Work bro!

  • Victoria Gray Pryor
    Victoria Gray Pryor 21 päivä sitten +1

    Thank you for this video! I really appreciate it. I noticed that you have a fairly large window in the space. What made you choose that particular wall to situate your desk/computer?

    • Victoria Gray Pryor
      Victoria Gray Pryor 11 päivää sitten

      @Matthew Encina Do you get a glare on the computer screen from the window? This is my concern. My office will double as a guest room so I'm wondering about the flow if I pull the desk off of a wall, and turn it facing the door, back to the window rather than placing it against a wall (which I don't really want to do).

    • Matthew Encina
      Matthew Encina  12 päivää sitten

      It got the least direct sunlight on it, and worked with the flow of the doors in the room. Didn’t want to block anything

  • Jeremy Choo
    Jeremy Choo 21 päivä sitten

    3:46 Hey man, really dig the setup. Noticed that you’re using older gen iPad in this video. How did you stick the Apple Pencil to your iPad?

    • Matthew Encina
      Matthew Encina  12 päivää sitten

      It’s a case. I forget the name though!

    LEELA MOHAN VENKATALA 22 päivää sitten

    Hi basically I'm also graphic designer, can u recommend some books for designing for i will read that books in my free time ... plz

  • Rupesh Garg
    Rupesh Garg 22 päivää sitten +1

    Really awesome work