Have you got a spare room that you don’t know what to do with? Consider converting it into a home office – somewhere you can get a little bit of peace and quiet and space to work or be creative. Or, perhaps, you already have a working corner of your home but it’s a little uninspiring: time to jazz it up.
Here’s how our customers have designed a revitalising and productive workspace using products from our ranges.
Let the Light In
It’s important your home office benefits from plenty of light so you’re able to work to your full potential and not tire your eyes. Not only does natural light flood @viewof22’s office, she also spotlights her Hove computer desk with soft lamplight, perfect for productive working in the evening. Stylewise, the rose gold accenting scattered everywhere from the pendant light and stationery cage to the typographic statuette and clock face is a great way to add coordination and colour.
Whether you work well into the night or natural light can’t quite penetrate the room, you’ll need to illuminate the room somehow. @homeatnumber55’s cosy lamp makes the office feel homely and complements the softness of the Shay range.
Every prolific home office needs a sturdy, comfortable, spacious and stylish desk at the heart of it. @38eaststreet_doelea puts our Galway computer desk in theirs – its classic design is simplistic yet striking, the brushed steel handles and natural oak finish ushering in traditional and modern style staples. Hats off to them also for keeping their working area so tidy.
Design duo Amy and Athina need an effortlessly productive home office for their business @topologyinteriors but, because of the nature of their studio, it also must be somewhere that showcases their impeccable style. Enter our Brooklyn computer desk – a modish choice that remains the focal point thanks to the minimalist table lamp and fresh green houseplants that complement its industrial, New York loft-inspired model.
Your office isn’t just a place to order your desk – there are lots of other files, paperwork and bits of bobs that need a home. Take a leaf out of Kyla’s (@the_pink_house_thornbury) book and match all your office furniture to one range. She’s opted for the Original Rustic collection for her storage options; its warm honey tones make a subtle yet impressive impact in her home.
Pair With the Perfect Chair
A desk is only as good as the chair that accompanies it: ensure you’re choosing a comfortable seat that aesthetically complements the desk you’ve selected. @cosyhome6 opts for our soft almond-grey Shay computer desk and tucks in the matching dining chair. Not only is this a fabulous example of how multi-purpose your furniture can be throughout your home, but the upholstery is totally customisable so you can find a fabric or leather cushion that suits your home style.
Match With Your Accessories
Keep your office on-theme with accessories that match your walls, floors and furnishings, especially when you’re thinking about how to decorate your desk. The all-grey look of Rose’s (@home_at_thornberry_gardens) St. Ives computer desk and ornaments creates an enviable polished effect.
Our Brooklyn large sideboard is already ultra-cool and contemporary as it is, but when Victoria of @inside_no_8 pairs hers with matte black accessories and that tremendous Scandi-style mirror, it takes stylish storage to a whole new level.
Opt for Pastel Tones
Pastels offer a calming colour palette which is ideal for a home office as serene shades quell stress and make you feel more at ease. Our Kemble computer desk, as displayed here in @yasminrose-xo’s home, is finished with a soft lavender undertone that’ll contribute to a peaceful-feeling workspace.
We love the chance to have another sneak peek at the rest of Ruth’s (@viewof22) office where she places our Hove console table in front of that incredible rose gold feature wall. Incorporating geometric trends, the wall leaves you feeling inspired just when you need the creativity the most.