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11.19.20

Upgrade Your Home Office

Many of us are spending far more time in a home office these days, so why not make the most of it? Upgrade your space with pieces that make you feel good and look even better. Turn your home office from a room that began as an after thought to one that you can look forward to spending all day in.

 

LOOK 1: Sleek and Clean

Start with a desk that delivers on style but won’t overwhelm the room.

Custom High Gloss Desk with Glass Panels by Artifact Design Group, $2,660

Add a chair that will offer all day comfort and style in leather with this quintessential design from Eames for Herman Miller.

Eames Aluminum Group Black Leather Side Chair by Herman Miller, $399

Burn the midnight oil by the light of a lamp worthy of your stylish new set up. Sleek and chic, this piece from Flow Decor will fit right in with a clean minimalist look.

Baby Atlantic Table Lamp from Flow Decor, $240

 

Keep what you need close at hand in chic shagreen boxes.

Regina Andrew Ivory Grey Shagreen Boxes, Pair, $200

Don’t forget to accessorize. You may be spending more time solo in your office lately but that doesn’t mean you need to become a castaway like Tom Hanks and fashion a face out of a volley ball. Keep  more civilized company with this 1920s bronze head from England.

Bronze Finished Terracotta Head, circa 1920, England, $780

 

LOOK 2: Vintage Glamour

When designing your home office space, why not go all out and chose a piece as unique as you are? Crystal details and a touch of color are great ways to keep your space cheerful all winter long.

Custom White Desk with Brass Details and Crystal Hardware, $1,800

No need to choose a traditional office chair for work at home, Make yourself comfortable and stay stylish in a soft upholstered barrel chair.

Lee Industries Upholstered Barrel Chair in a Geometric Fabric, $557

Keep the color going with a cheerful desk lamp.

“Luck Be A Lady” Green Lamps by Pulp Design Studios, Pair, $697

 

LOOK 3: Double Duty

Maybe you don’t even have a home office and find yourself working at the dining room table or where ever your laptop charger can reach an outlet. We have you covered. Our advice? Choose a piece that will work for you even when you don’t need a desk.

This butler’s commode makes for a gorgeous storage unit in any room. Need a place to get some work done? Open the top to reveal the perfect place to put your laptop.

19th Century German Biedermeier Butler’s Commode Desk in Walnut, $2,625

Keep your work-from-home space warm and inviting with a lamp that will be beautiful even if your “office” is in a spare bedroom or even your living room.

Antique Chinoiserie Porcelain Lamp, $900

In keeping with the flexiblity factor of this work space, choose chairs that will look lovely when in use as a desk chair, sitting pretty beside the desk when not in use, or as extra dining chairs when needed.

Circa Antiques Pair Louis XV Style Dining Chairs, $1,200

Make your work space feel special with unique accessories.

Silver Plated Alligator Magnifying Glass and Letter Opener, $70

 

Maybe you love your current desk or chair but could use a bit of a refresh rather than a completely new look. Check out our selection of home office ready pieces that span a range of styles.

We have you covered if you are…

Looking to make a statement:

1950’s Italian Mid-century Executive Desk by Palazzi Dell Arte Cantu, $10,500

 

Going for a more traditional look:

Arthur Brett George III Style Partner’s Desk, $5,000

 

Shopping for a small space:

 

19th Century Queen Anne Writing Desk, $650

Shop our collection of Desks

 

Comfort does not need to mean having unattractive seating. Don’t compromise! Some of the chairs we are currently coveting are gorgeous and comfortable…

Frank Lloyd Wright Taliesin Barrel Chair, $840

 

Massimo Scolari “Spring” Office Chair for Giorgetti, $1,300

 

MOMA’s Gerrit Rietveld The Red Blue Chair, $700

 

Shop our collection of Desk Chairs

 

Spending your days in Zoom meetings? Don’t forget: Your space is on camera as well. A well-curated shelf or art on the wall behind you can feel pulled together – even if you’re not.

Framed Original Oil Painting of Chinese Ginger Jars, $1,560

 

“Field” by Marlee Brewster Brockmann with 22K Gold Frame, $2,600

 

Amglo-Indian Wood Storage Rack, $1,540

 

High Gloss Grey Bookshelf from Thom Filicia’s Showroom, $1,800

 

Shop our collection of Art, Accessories and Shelving

Text by Liana Hayles Newton / Lead Image work of Craig Tevolitz photographed by Michael J. Lee from our profile on the designer

 

 

 

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