As we spent so much time working, it’s about time we surround ourself with beautiful things. The home office have become such an important part of our homes these days and it should be as stylish as the rest. Gone are the boring grey metal filing cabinets and plywood desks, make room for industrial-chic, some with a rustic touch to them. Here are a few office furniture ideas, real alternatives to get you thinking.
INDUSTRIAL VIBE. With a workbench desk like this, quirky drawer unit, funky yet comfy chair, who would not be successful. Oh and the view will help too. Jorge Work Bench Desk, £999, Portobello 10 Drawer Cabinet, £575, Teo Office Chair, £499, all Barker Stonehouse
SHELF IT. Bookcase and shelving units doesn’t have to be boring, this little number has loads of character and interest and will make a statement to your working-corner or home office. Ernest Book Shelf, £765, Oliver Bonas
PLEASE BE SEATED. Watching over your empire and giving orders from this chair would be so easy, dream on. Aviator tan leather office chair, £945, Alexander & Pearl
WORK IT. Made from mango wood, this desk is pretty enough for anywhere in the home as well as adding style to your office. Nordic desk, £495, Graham & Green
BUSINESS & PLEASURE. Mix it up with a coloured floor lamp, this fab oversize angle poise will look great in an office and living room alike. Devon floor lamp, £69, Tesco Direct
SPELL IT OUT. A cute small drawer unit, perfect for the home office as it does not look like office furniture. Soho Alphabet chest, £295, Living It Up
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Feature by Theoda Solms Iles