Eclectic Home Office with Bold Color, Fun Accessories
Fashion accessories from the homeowner's own wardrobe and framed playbills from her favorite shows create cool artwork in this fun and eclectic home office. Meanwhile, a fuchsia chaise creates a great spot for perching with a cup of coffee, glass of wine or a great book. Modern lighting is the jewelry of the space.
California designer Gabriel Shaw used cork flooring for its amazing acoustic-insulating properties in this home office. It is also much more comfortable to walk on than traditional hardwood and tile. Today's cork color options span the color palette and make it more durable than it was in the past.
A mixed wood and metal desk and bookshelf add rustic industrial style to this sunny yellow home office. By turning books around so that the spine is facing backwards, the books become a part of the neutral, simple look of the shelf.
Masculine Home Office With Brown Leather Armchairs and Built-In Bookshelf
A large bookshelf structure creates an accent wall spanning the full length of the room. Multiple compartments allow for organized storage and decorative display. A pair of matching leather armchairs face an intricate wooden desk and a throne-like head chair.
Contemporary Study Features Criss-Cross Bookshelves
Spazio Rosso, Inc. choose a dijon paint color for the walls and yellow raffia wallpaper for the ceiling in this contemporary study. The built-in shelves were redesigned in a diagonal pattern to create a unique geometry, which the area rug and drapery fabric were chosen to enhance. The desk is composed of two layers of glass, the top being black, underneath being white.
This organized home office is conveniently located in a kitchen nook, which gives the adults of the house a central place to pay bills and take care of business, as seen on HGTV's Design Star. "Nobody's dream is to have their kids' stuff strewn all over the kitchen," judge Vern Yip says. "Just because it's supposed to look lived-in doesn't mean it has to look messy."
Wide yellow stripes on the wall add flair to this small home office. A simple pseudo trestle-style desk sits beneath two blue graphic prints and a cushioned chair provides a comfy spot from which to work or study.