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 .
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.
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 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.
You don't need a huge space to have a home office and reading nook. This desk and armchair are set up in small nooks created with the addition of a stairwell during a home renovation. A small writing desk offers enough room for a laptop and other desktop necessities, and the addition of a simple dining chair rather than a heavy duty office chair keeps the look streamlined.
A small, Scandinavian-style writing desk tucks neatly into a corner of a staircase. The slim profile of the desk and the chair -- a dining chair instead of traditional office chair -- keeps the setup streamlined enough that it doesn't feel out of place in this foyer. The white desktop provides a nice contrast to the dark wood beadboard paneling.