16 Colorful Offices Ideal For That Work From Home Life

ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN | BY | June 19, 2017

A pop of color can brighten up a room — and anyone’s mood. Draw some decor inspiration from these colorful home offices to make your workspace a stress-free environment filled with snazzy hues.

PURPLE CRAZE

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Sunny splashes of color in the wife’s office come from Katie Ridder’s Peony fabric on the Lawson-Fenning desk chair, the vintage lamp from Hollywood at Home and the abstract advertising poster by noted graphic artist Bernard Villemot. The brass sculpture is from Jayson Home. (Tour the home.)

A COHESIVE LOOK

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The client’s vintage desk, with its unusual indigo finish, drove the selections for the office. Red lounge chairs from Judith Norman contrast with the blue desk, and the wool rug by Stark delivers a plush touch underfoot. An Arteriors lamp sits atop an occasional table by Oly, while Carlucci di Chivasso linen draperies from Jeffrey Michaels adorn windows from American Glass & Mirror. Charlotte Foust’s acrylic-on-canvas from Addison Gallery lends further color. (Tour the home.)

OFFICE WITH A VIEW

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Designer Jennifer Post designed a round partners’ desk that hides a power station for her clients’ computers and other electronics; it was built by Patterson’s Custom Cabinetry in Ontario, Canada. Custom shelving houses two Samsung screens so the pair can watch news programs and conduct video conferences. The Herman Miller desk chairs are from WB Wood in New York. (Tour the home.)

LITTLE NOOK

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For the office nook, interior designer Carolina Fechino-Alling specified unfinished cabinetry from Crestwood in Salina, Kansas, and had it painted by Dan Church and waxed by Crested Butte Faux Finishing. Rampura wallpaper by Schumacher highlights the space. (Tour the home.)

POP OF PINK

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Pink-glazed linen covers the custom armchairs that face a desk and chair, both from Cantoni, in the wife’s office. A hide rug from Garrett Leather and a credenza from Brownstone join the scene. Smith Shade fabricated the woven window coverings. (Tour the home.)

TEXTURED LAYERS

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A campaign chair from Memorial Antiques & Interiors resides in the study; The Joseph Company fabricated the desk, which is paired with a Pottery Barn chair, and SE Construction built the shelving. A Ralph Lauren Home flat weave tops a Creative Flooring jute rug, while a wingback from Creative Style Furniture accompanies a Ballard Designs bar cart. G&S Custom Draperies fabricated Roman shades using Hunter Douglas fabric. (Tour the home.)

VINTAGE AND CUSTOM FURNISHINGS

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An antique French table from The Grey House Antiques in Tucson, purchased via the designer’s showroom, goes from formal to fun in the second-floor office with a vintage hide rug from the Brimfield Antique Show underfoot and custom chairs by Edelmann. A photomontage from Todd Murphy adds a feminine vibe. (Tour the home.)

INDUSTRIAL ORANGE

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Interior designer Joanne Brutsch covered one wall of the office with a marble-like Schumacher wallpaper to create an organic backdrop for an existing desk, which was refinished by Baltazars Artistic Touchups in Sherwin-Williams’ Obstinate Orange. Precision Interiors fabricated the geometric built-ins. (Tour the home.)

PERSONAL TOUCH

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A faux-cork wallcovering from Kenneth McDonald Designs backs the homeowners’ collection of skateboard decks in the study. A vintage German industrial table from RJ Imports works as a desk, and the custom wingback chair and drapery fabric are from Barclay Butera. (Tour the home.)

ADDED FEATURE

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The Cave Man wallcovering from Flavor Paper wallpaper company adds interest to the basement nook; The Alpha Workshops painted the console/desk. The silver-leaf stump side table is from HW Home, and the Griffith floor lamp from Arteriors in New York boasts a shade made of recycled newspapers. (Tour the home.)

JUST ENOUGH COLOR

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In the office, interior designer Erin Iba used the clients’ existing sofa and added a custom ottoman fabricated by Ablyss Upholstery & Refinishing. Shearer Touch fabricated the Christian Lacroix window shade. The floor lamp is by Jonathan Adler, and the desk and chair are both from Restoration Hardware. (Tour the home.)

MIDNIGHT BLUE

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The study’s Alexander sofa from Patagonia Home in Los Angeles, covered in a Pindler & Pindler herringbone, echoes the midnight blue theme, which also repeats on a leather Century Furniture desk chair. Philippine artist Lao Lian Ben’s painting and the Michaelian & Kohlberg carpet were the clients’ own. (Tour the home.)

BREAKING TRADITION

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Architect and interior designer Linda Brettler designed the study for her husband, Matthew Weiner, with window-backed bookshelves, which open up the room to light and views. Moroccan lanterns hang from the ceiling, and the room features a terrazzo floor original to the house. Chrome chairs, purchased at auction, pull up to a Victorian partners desk. (Tour the home.)

A LITTLE SUNSHINE

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Bursts of sunny yellow yield a playful vibe in the multifunctional study; the Crate & Barrel pullout sofa can turn the space into a cozy guest room when needed. The desk chair is Calligaris. Underfoot is a custom Patterson Flynn Martin rug. (Tour the home.)

TEAL OR NO TEAL

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A vintage fixture from Design Within Reach hangs above a custom marble-top desk, also from Design Within Reach, and a Pace Collection chair. (Tour the home.)

COLLABORATIVE SPACE

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Interior designer Rebecca Robeson added functionality to the office by designing one wall to include a built-in desk, which extends into a long banquette window seat covered with fabric from Kravet. As throughout the house, the room’s built-ins were made by All American Kitchens. The desk chair is from Restoration Hardware. (Tour the home.)