Decorating Don'ts: Designers Share War Stories and Solutions
See what HGTV designers say are the worst faux pas, and get tips for fixing them.
Hide CaptionShow CaptionA home office comprised of four walls and a desk is not a very comfortable or inspiring workspace.
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“Another travesty I encountered involved a basement for a client who needed it to become a home office for corporate business. This financial adviser needed a lot of help as the basement was simply sterile, like a lab,” says designer Donovan Swick. “There was an absolute absence of color, aside from a monochromatic blue/gray. Coupled with no character, this room honestly posed a serious challenge.”