The high coffered ceiling and arched entryway bring sophistication to this Tuscan-style home office and library. The rich wooden desk complements the wall-to-wall built-in bookshelves, while the patterned area rug brings a splash of color.
Working from home can be a bit dreary if you're tucked away in a plain box of a room. French doors offer privacy, let the sun shine in, close off messy areas and give you a different scene to rest your eyes on.
Classic double doors open the hallway balcony up to a traditional home office. Open bookshelves and cabinets provide much-needed storage, while a comfortable leather chair is situated between the built-ins and a beautiful wooden desk. The office has a bird's eye view of the double chandelier above the entryway.
The focal point of this traditional home office is the large wall of windows framed with a transitional box pleat drapery valance and panels. Two leather chairs with matching leather ottomans provide seating, making the rich tones in caramel, chocolate and wheat the perfect complement to old world charm.
Castle-like details adorn this traditional home office, which features a triptych of Gothic windows, elaborate crown molding and an intricately wrought door with iron detailing. Tall bookshelves match the room's soaring dimensions.
Against this home office's olive green walls, wood floating shelves are a warm, inviting contrast. On them, artwork is intermixed with books, sculpture and houseplants for a look that's casual and compelling.
An office with two floors gives the owners a designated spot for reading, researching and working in solitude. Meanwhile, a wall-to-wall buffet provides essential storage for files, paperwork, supplies and other office necessities.
Traditional Home Office With Large Built-In Bookshelf
The focal point of this spacious home office is a black built-in bookshelf with a matching desk. A tan sofa is paired with a vibrant yellow striped ottoman, while a window covered wall provides natural light.
Elegant Home Office Includes Charred Wood Writing Desk
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.
Inspired by the surrounding landscape, a warm, earthy color scheme and natural textures are used to create a warm, welcoming home office. A rolled arm daybed doubles as a couch or bed for overnight guests, while the wood accent wall brings a rustic vibe to the space.