Actor Tom Hanks is a typewriter aficionado with an impressive vintage collection. He collaborated with Hitcents to create a word processor app for iPad, Hanx Writer, that mimics the way manual typewriters sound, feel and perform. The app features three custom typefaces, and has wireless support so that you can easily print your typewritten works of genius.
White walls and floors help to reflect light in this converted attic office, while colorful accents keep things bright and cheery. Multicolored wallpaper adds personality to a small wall and is the perfect backdrop for assorted throw pillows. A striped runner connects the two seating areas beside a small white desk.
This award winning custom writing desk involved 5 separate tradesmen to produce and is made up of onyx, acrylic, steel and fiberoptic. The writing table sits on top of a beautiful custom cowhide area rug bound with dark leather .
Though at first glance the office at the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 appears perfectly traditional, a closer look reveals a charred cedar wood writing desk that offers a bit of destructive, rustic charm. "The design was inspired by the idea that some of the most beautiful pieces of literature, art and design result from destruction," designer Brittany Haines says.
A writing desk in the corner of a living room makes a workspace that welcomes, thanks to the natural light coming in through the windows. Grasscloth wallpaper and rust-red walls provide texture and warmth.
This colorful nook in a Park City, Utah vacation home gets its style from designer Susan Brunstrum, who created a perfect space for bill-paying, writing or just hanging out. Framed art in a graphic design hangs over the desk in coordinating colors that helps give this space a warm and inviting aesthetic.
A small niche in the San Francisco Decorator Showcase 2015 family room perfectly fits a writing desk and built-in shelving. The honeyed tone of the writing desk offer warm contrast to the cool, chocolate-colored grasscloth walls.
To make this writing room feel comfortable for the girls, designers added plush furniture in the space, including these black and pink patterned ottomans that add a glamorous, girly touch to the space.
In this writing room, designers blended vintage items, such as the bookcase and end tables, with newer, more modern furniture to give the space a comfortable, inviting feeling perfect for letting inspiration flow. On the wall, several concert posters and an autographed guitar hang prominently-a nod to the homeowner's part in a country music duo.
To make the blues in the space pop, designers added these cool pink and black ottomans. These vintage pieces help to brighten the space, while adding a little bit of girly glam, showcasing the homeowner's personality.