A long desk, sculptural leather desk chair and incredible Empire State Building view make for an inspiring home office. Brown velvet curtains can also close off the space elegantly when more privacy is desired.
This corner of the design office building features natural wood shelves to organize the product catalog library. A mini basketball court complete with a score board allows for some break time to relieve stress.
Designers hoped to soften the edges of this industrial style office building in New York City, so they added a chandelier in the individual work spaces to help give light to the space. The table upon which the computers rest have a metal base, but the wood top helps to add warmth to that piece. In the back of the space, a conference room lies, decorated with bright photos and furniture that add pops of color and warmth to an otherwise cold industrial design.
PHX Architecture designs a new headquarters, called Venue8600, for the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS®. The building features large training rooms, a breakout hall, patios and second-floor administrative offices, as well as a coffee cafe.
The creative spaces of Pereira & O'Dell extend through two floors and a loft. The first floor contains the reception area and advertisers' individual work stations. The second floor is home to conference rooms, and the loft section of the building houses executive offices.
With multiple work and homework areas, as well as central table for crafts or building projects, the bright and airy home office is designed as a creative workspace for both parents and kids. A rolling library ladder adds an extra level of storage to the space.
FSU is the second largest employer in Tallahassee, just after the State of Florida. The James D. Westscott is a historic building centrally located on campus that houses chief administrative offices and Ruby Diamond Auditorium. In 1969, much of the interior of the building was destroyed by a fire. Renovations to the interior were completed in 1973 and preserved the historic gothic-style exterior.
Designer Patrice Rios of Sige&Honey specializes in customizing shipping containers. Her first foray involved adding a shipping container office to her backyard in Austin. But she’s become associated with building a duplex elsewhere in the city that contains two containers behind it. The duplex itself is designed to look like a container (pictured), complete with a boxy shape and floor-to-ceiling windows.
Maximize the space underneath your sink with baskets. Cloth & Kind, which has offices in Georgia and Michigan, perfectly placed wire baskets underneath a vintage cast-iron sink in this modern farmhouse-style bathroom, built by Athens Building Co. The wire baskets add texture and style to minimalist bathroom and provide necessary storage for towels and other linens in a space-saving way.
The traditional architecture of this home office and family room gets an update with deep gray and white walls, brightly-colored modern art and clean-lined contemporary furniture. The sheer window treatments allow ample light to flood the space while obscuring views of neighboring buildings.
The landscape and design of buildings holding office, exercise and guest spaces are focused on being minimal for a family retreat on a lake in New York. Architect Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and Michael Vergason Landscape Architects won an American Society of Landscape Architects award for the project.
The modern design of this sitting area in the New York offices of Pereira & O'Dell complements the rugged elegance of the building, while providing an inviting place for staffers to congregate. The brown and black of the sofa and chairs blend with some of the natural colors found in the exposed beams and brick, while the modern, yellow wingback couch adds a pop of color. The gray chevron rug ties the space together.
A white and walnut wood wardrobe cabinet with a splayed frame is located where a traditional closet once sat in the home office. “The old closet stuck out and really protruded into the room,” says build manager Dan Faires. “It was the first thing you saw.”