Who said your home office has to be drab and boring? From colorful ceiling stripes and tulip chairs to antique desks framed by chinoiserie curtains, we’re eying these stunning WFH spots—courtesy of our upcoming book S is for Style (preorder today!).
Things are Looking Up
In their office, Tali Roth and Tina Rich show that you don’t have to sacrifice style for function, elevating the uncluttered space with cheerful colors and a diagonal stripe on the ceiling that serves as the focal point of the room.
For a study in neutrals by Sarah Bartholomew, it’s all about nuanced textures and patterns, with fluted plaster walls, subtle geometric floors, an ebony-hued writing desk and a faint stripe at the windows.
Headboard in Andromeda fabric by Schumacher.Jessie Preza
A brass desk doubling as a nightstand makes for a sharp and striking contrast to the tie-dye-pattern headboard in an informal bedroom by Jessie Preza.
Mona Ross Berman leaves no surface unattended, using a matching fabric and wallpaper to create a polished, pulled-together backdrop for a handsome mid-century style desk.
Staying in Neutral
With a collection of midcentury furniture, Moroccan and Native American textiles, fashion illustrations, leather and cowhide accents and a graphic black accent wall, Michael Berkowitz warms up a dining-meets-work spot in an otherwise bland New York City studio apartment.
Headboard and pillows in Katsugi fabric by Schumacher.Francesco Lagnese
A classic bleached wood secretary desk makes a subtle statement against a symphony of other natural textures—pale stone, wicker, rattan—in this supremely serene bedroom by Tom Scheerer.