As seen on HGTV's Beach Flip, the finished downstairs guest bedroom of the Southwind condo, designed by Lucy and Daphney, is now a multifunctional office and workspace featuring a rustic wood and metal desk with a red accent chair.
Some people telecommute, others finish work projects or emails after hours at home, while still others simply enjoy having a dedicated home office for paying bills and taking care of other personal business. An extra bedroom is a perfect option for a home office because the door can be closed for solitude and focus or to hide clutter.
Coastal Home Office Boasts Industrial Light Fixture
With soft blue walls and a coastal wood desk, this home office feels like a beach-inspired getaway. An industrial light fixture and sliding barn doors add an unexpected edginess to the otherwise tranquil design.
Designer Corine Maggio has successfully achieved the ‘TV above the fireplace’ look – so hard to get right. The herringbone stone lightens and lifts the fireplace space and stops it from looking dreary.
Home Office with Green Walls and Costal-style Wainscoting
This fun office is off of the living room to give the owners a space to work and take phone calls in the midst of the regular daily hustle. Bright green paint and coastal-style white wainscoting and work together to create a cheerful room; natural wood floors bring a sense of depth to the space.
Fresh Home Office With Built-In Bookshelf and Coastal-Inspired Decor
This light and bright home office features a neutral built-in bookshelf that blends into the similarly-hued wood plank walls. Various vases and books line the shelf, giving the space a coastal look. A neutral upholstered armchair is positioned at a wood desk, while a white vase of flowers adds a simple finishing touch.
Originally, the wood-paneled stairwell leading up to this attic was extremely dark and dingy. Horizontal slats of whitewashed pine lighten up the stairwell and the attic walls, turning the space into a refreshing yoga studio. Now the stairwell wall serves as the central divider between the area designated for yoga sessions and the space meant for desk work.
Inside meets outside as French doors lead to an exterior courtyard from this coastal-inspired den. Built-ins with deep cornices and crown molding pop against the rich brown walls and add drama to the space.