Art and Accessories for Home Offices
Well-chosen art and accessories transform a home office into an inspiring workspace. Check out these 10 tailored spaces that make working from home much more fun than a chore.
By: Karli Sanders
Elegant, feminine accessories like this cream-colored lamp and vase full of hydrangeas are a needed pick-me-up in this workspace. Photo courtesy of Stanley Furniture.
Taking Care of Business
Sometimes, an odd choice really pulls a space together, like in this masculine desk area. The sculpture, pistol painting and red chords on the wall provide interest without competing with the brick wall.
Large and in Charge
Lori Dennis uses this bold painting to create visual interest and to work as a divider that separates living and working spaces. Don't be afraid to use large-scale paintings in your home office.
Mismatched flea market finds come together to form a charming set when painted the same color. Beige and Tiffany blue were chosen to spruce up this corner desk.
A home office is a place for more than paying bills. Nurture your creative side by surrounding yourself with personal items, like the bronze initials and green accessories in this room.
Bring the Funk
Giant scissors, a zebra print rug and an antique mirror are unexpected choices in this funky home office. It's important to create a space that energizes you. Even if they seem to clash, surround yourself with things that make you happy.
High-End Home Office
Home offices shouldn't be void of high style. Mixing patterns and prints takes a room from furniture-store showroom to tailored designer masterpiece. Office by Erinn Valencich.
A large home office may have a few barren walls. Create a unique sitting area by combining eclectic pieces like this red mirror, Asian boxes and floral bench.
Treat yourself like a high-paid executive by decorating your home office in rich colors, keeping accessories to a minimum and displaying original art. Design by Lori Dennis.
Tools of the Trade
When grouped together, mundane objects can become art. The office area of this industrial loft is set aside from the rest of the space by the antique tools displayed on the wall.