While a record number of us are currently working from home, we weren’t necessarily prepared to do so. A dedicated work space in your home helps you set aside household distractions and focus on work. Here, we’ve gathered several home office ideas that will inspire you to design a work-friendly space in your own home. These home offices, have one thing in common: a sophisticated space secluded from such tempting distractions as TV and snacks.
With a cozy fire and some dark, moody elements, the office, designed by Annabelle Selldorf, showcases a Sarfatti light fixture, Prouvé desk, and Finn Juhl chair. The mirrors are by Line Vautrin, the artworks are by Cy Twombly (left) and Jean Dubuffet, and the banquette cushions are clad in a Great Plains fabric. And that zebra rug, come on. (slide 29) Source: architecturaldigest.com
Painter’s canvas is used as paneling in this office, which was renovated by architect Bruno Caron. The repetitive crisscrossing elements on the Moroccan rug and yellow chest of drawers definitely make the room captivating. (slide 13) Source: architecturaldigest.com
Designer Tracey Winn Pruzan renovated the master bedroom of her Manhattan duplex with architect John B. Murray. The dark desk stands out in the white and beige bedroom, giving work space a distinct feel. (slide 52) Source: architecturaldigest.com
Is this not the sexiest office you’ve ever seen? Black furniture combined with brass accents looks super sleek. Opt for a gray-black for the walls, so it doesn’t feel too dark. Photo by Nicole Franzen. Image via housebeautiful.com
Minimalism is in. Keep your desk clutter-free, add in simple furniture (like these reclaimed wood chairs and desk), keep a neutral color palette, and watch how inspired you’ll be to actually do your work. If you need to warm things up—so it doesn’t look bland and sterile—add a plant or macramé wall hanging. See more at Amber Interiors Image via housebeautiful.com
As evidenced here, these home office design ideas will not only inspire you to get that last bit of work done, but enjoy your surroundings while doing so.
Sources: architecturaldigest.com and housebeautiful.com