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On the hunt for the perfect look for your home office? We’ve got hundreds of pictures of modern home office designs, traditional home offices and our selection of the cutest country home office schemes for your perusal.

  • Coral home office with pale-wood desk and brass lamp

    Coral works well in a modern scheme with hints of global and industrial style. It also suits rustic and shabby-chic decor. When it comes to accessories, warm-toned metals look vibrant against coral blush, as do pale woods.

    Get the look
    Buy now: Reims desk, £535, and Isaac chair, £110, both Graham and Green
    Buy now: Bimini brass lamp, £260, Perch & Parrow

  • White home office with mid-century-style desk

    Not everyone has space for a separate home office, but a desk in a bedroom is a great addition. Here, Scandi-inspired furniture and colour palettes are simple enough to let a flamboyant picture steal the show. A copper lamp is a cool update to the mid-century-style desk.

    Get the look
    Buy now: similar desk, £295, Habitat
    Buy now: Jansjo LED work lamp in copper, £12, Ikea

  • White study area with mustard yellow office chair

    You don’t need a separate room for your home office. This cute little study area fits neatly into a bedroom corner. With a bright yellow office chair and a gallery wall, you don’t need much more for an inspirational workspace.

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    Buy now: desk, Habitat
    Buy now: similar chair, The Conran Shop

  • Zany home office with bold wallpaper and pink chair

    Create a jazzy home office with a bold wallpaper. Choose one bright piece of furniture for an unexpected twist. Here, the fuchsia pink chair definitely shakes things up, taking the space from ‘serious’ to creative, uplifting and contemporary. White woodwork acts as a brightener, while dark flooring keeps the look firmly grounded.

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    Buy now: Hexagon wallpaper, £76 per roll, Cole & Son
    Buy now: chair, £64, Danetti

  • Pale blue home office with vintage writing desk

    Be creative with your home office furniture. The Gustavian writing bureau here is anything but dull. With its aqua colour, ornate curves and distressed finish, it’s the heart of the scheme. It even inspired the wall colour. Modern pieces, such as the pendant and office chair, create an eclectic feel.

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    Buy now: PH 5 pendant, from £475, Louis Poulsen at Skandium
    Buy now:
    Skylight Estate Emulsion, £43.50, Farrow & Ball

  • Two-in-one library and home office

    Dual-function spaces that incorporate the elements of both a library and a home office are a great way to make use of a spare room. Fill floor-to-ceiling shelves with your favourite reads and position your desk so that it takes advantage of natural daylight. Modern pendants and a geometric rug add a super-contemporary flavour to this traditional room.

    Get the look
    Buy now: Andromeda antique brass ceiling lamp, £1,491, Heathfield & Co

  • Sleek home office with sliding doors

    Love open-plan living, but sometimes need peace and quiet in your home office? Choose sliding doors for the best of both worlds. When you need to concentrate, just slide the doors across, and when you want that spacious free-flowing feel, sliding doors will be completely unobtrusive.

    Get the look
    Buy now: Finnvard trestles, £25 each, and Glasholm table top, £25, all Ikea

  • Home office with custom-made corner desk

    If you work from home, a desk needn’t take up lots of space. And it’s possible to make your own to fit the room. This corner desk was custom made using a piece of leftover wood, dyed then attached to vintage-style legs. A wood-effect wallpaper adds a stylish touch to the ‘study’ zone.

    Get the look
    Buy now: Nipen table legs, £15 each, and Tertial work lamp, £8.50, both Ikea
    Buy now: wood panel neutral paper, £8 per roll, Wilko

  • Sunny yellow home studio and sewing area

    If you’re going to spend time working from home, then you want the space to be somewhere that will inspire you and make you feel happy. If you’re into bright colours, try a vibrant paint that’s sure to boost creativity. Yellow is known for its stimulating and intellectual properties, so it’s ideal for this environment.

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    Buy now: similar paint, Dulux
    Buy now: similar storage unit, Ikea

  • Study area with exposed brick wall

    Furnish your study with natural materials for a warm look that’s more homely than ‘officey’. Modern desks are often fashioned out of man-made materials, so the wood desk here has an innately traditional feel. However, an exposed brick wall, lightbulb desk lamp and black and white prints make it thoroughly contemporary, not to mention interesting.

    Similar desk
    Oak Furnitureland

  • Study area with sculptural desk

    Add a neat little writing desk to a large bedroom if space allows. This one has a contemporary sculptural look about it and its round shape is echoed in the cluster of round black mirrors above it. Light bounces off them, creating a very bright workspace indeed.

    Similar mirrors

  • Classic home office in rich colours

    With a home office like this, you’ll be inspired to tackle any job that’s thrown at you. The rich walnut desk and deep blue walls have more than a hint of Mad Men retro glamour. Keep accessories bold but simple – a single piece of oversized artwork, an eye-catching table lamp and an impressive framed picture. With this look, confidence is key.

    Console desk
    House of Fraser
    Framed artwork
    John Lewis

  • Traditional desk area with red patterned wallpaper

    Create a warm festive look in your home office or study area. Here hints of plain red make a pleasing counterbalance to the mix of toile, checks and stripes. It’s easy to vary the mood of this look with elements such as the loose
    chair cover and red lampshade, which can be changed to create a sense of

    Elisabet Stripe by Astrid and Rudolf

    Red silk lampshade

  • Sophisticated study with a bold bookshelf

    For a productive working home office space, solid, accessible storage is a must-have and what better way to store than a sturdy bookshelf. To give it some character, lining the back of a bookshelf is a simple but effective way of introducing a distinctive accent to a room. Here, raffia provides a tactile contrast to the deep blue-black of the walls.

    Railings at Farrow & Ball
    Similar Raffia wallpaper

  • Art Deco style home office with red chair

    Curving forms, horizontal lines and rich colours – three of the elements needed to achieve smart Art Deco style and this home office ticks all the boxes. Simple details like the minimal desk lamp and red chair bring the look together for a super smart working space.

    Desk lamp
    Similar chair 

  • Craft room with pretty painted storage

    Keep all of your craft supplies to hand with a pretty and practical craft corner. This home office space has cube shelving perfect for storing all manner of box and magazine files, jars and accessories. A painted wooden chest doubles up as a seat with the addition of a few comfy cushions.

    Similar cube shelving

    Similar cushions
    Not on the High Street

  • Bar and office area with smart shelving unit

    Keep a space versatile. By day this room is an office; by night, it becomes the bar – part of a ground floor extension. The exposed brickwork and wooden flooring gives it a rustic and stripped-back feel. The dark grey walls make the various accessories stand out, all of which add interest.

    Farrow & Ball

    Shelving unit
    John Osborn Design

  • White Scandi-style home office natural wood accents

    Create a functional but inviting workspace with a simple, white scheme softened with accents of warm wood. If possible, position your desk so it faces a window – this will give you maximum light for reading paper documents, while minimising glare on your computer screen. A good blind is essential for controlling light and blocking outside distractions when you need to get your head down and concentrate.


    Similar pendant light

  • Snug craft corner in loft room

    Make great use of your living space or loft conversion by setting up a craft area in a corner of the room. Set up your sewing machine and craft materials on a sturdy wooden desk and choose a comfortable chair. Display craft project ideas, fabric swatches or colourcards on a pinboard above your desk as inspiration.

    Similar noticeboard
    Not on the High Street

    Similar vintage desk

  • Country home office with wooden desk

    Combine a workspace for your laptop and stationary with garden planning at a desk against a wall of colour and creativity. This home office has a beautiful meadow-themed wallpaper and a memo holder that displays pictures, garden finds and treasures to inspire plans and planting from season to season.


    Meadow Canvas by Sanderson at Wallpaper Direct

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