Home office need a makeover?
Then any one of these gorgeous office designs may be just the inspiration you need to create a modern, inviting space that’s loaded with style…and works just as hard as you do!
Elegant, cozy, efficient and so good looking, each offers simple ways to turn a ho-hum work area into the office of your dreams.
So if your spring to-do list has you refreshing a current home office—as does mine— or finally carving out a work space of your own now that the kids are moving forward, these posts and pins might be just the thing to get those creative juices flowing.
(Above) Who said a home office has to look like a….. home office? Infuse personality into your space with a mix of styles. Love transitional decor with a pop of the unexpected? Then fill your office with bright, traditionally-vibed rugs and upholstered pieces with a hip new edge. Here themed wall art and monochromatic accessories add interest and a touch of fun. Swapping an eye-catching ceiling fixture for the usual…got to admit, I’m a fan!
photo: Style at Home
Have an open floor plan with long sight lines? Then the clean lines of this work space design may be for you. Dual purpose furnishings—such as these side chairs, ottoman and oversized multi-purpose desk/table (which I so love)– offer double-duty options for both day and night and blend seamlessly with adjacent living areas. Accents and accessories make simplicity the focus—-and keep these killer views the true star of this home!
photo: Nate Berkus Interiors
CLASSIC, EFFICIENT CORNER
Wall-to-wall built-ins with ample storage, display space and just the right amount of work surface, make this hardworking corner office charming and efficient. A sleek, not-so-office-like office chair adds just the right pop of color to this overall neutral palette. Love how every inch of this smaller-sized space works together to create a comfy, welcoming work area.
SOPHISTICATED DUAL-PURPOSE LIBRARY
A tiny sliver of space in a home library or study can set the stage for the most wonderful home office. All with little or no effort! Add a desk with character, classic accessories and a cushy upholstered chair for an afternoon coffee and you have the perfect complement to this room’s warm aesthetic. What better backdrop than endless shelves of books and touches of personal memorabilia to inspire a hard day’s work?
photos: Luxe, Traditional Home
WIDE OPEN AND FULL OF LIGHT
Got high ceilings and space to roam? Then take a lead from this industrial-inspired work space and create flexible work zones when and where you need them. Generous work surfaces, modern fixtures and room dividers that double as storage, finish the look in this bright, airy room.
photo: Design Bureau
No space for a full-sized office ? No problem. Take advantage of unused open areas, under stairs or on landings, that easily transform into an ideal work space. Just the right built-ins, storage, seating and work surface and you’re good to go.
photos: Porchlight Interiors, Domaine
ROOM FOR TWO…OR MORE
As home offices morph into multi-tasking, multi-user work spaces, designing an area that can accommodate more than one individual—and function– are increasingly in demand. And are real assets to homeowners. And home values. Not to mention exceptional places to work, create and be inspired!
For more home office inspiration, check out Workspaces, on Pinterest.