Modern home office pictures

Modern home office pictures and design inspiration – however big or small your office space might be. Browse our pick of the best modern home office designs and find your perfect scheme. Want to explore even more decorating ideas? Take a look at these traditional home office schemes schemes and scroll through our huge selection of country home offices to help you create a workspace – whatever the style – that you’ll love.

  • Modern home office with botanical artwork and wooden accents

    A gorgeous shade of calm green harmonises with a fern print and large cheese plant in this botanical office space. A splash of brighter green is balanced out with warm grays and natural wood for a serene, jungle-esque scene. The neutral band of navy behind the desk is a clever trick if all-over colour is too much for you, keeping the green prominent but not overwhelming. Two dark wall-lights continue the effect, adding a pleasing symmetrical effect that mirrors the chairs.

    Get the look
    Buy now: Wall in Garden absolute matt emulsion, £44 for 2.5L, Little Greene
    Buy now: Framed palm print, £95, French Connection
    Buy now: No 204 Lampe Gras wall lights, £234 each, Made in Design

  • Smart but simple blue home office with wall-mounted shelving

    You can turn any corner into an organised home office with a smart solution like this one. This clever wall-mounted shelf system is from Ikea – but you could also get a carpenter to build you something similar out of your favourite wood and to your preferred specification. Using a blue backdrop creates an air of calm that will come in handy should deadlines start stressing you out!

    Get the look
    Buy now: Walls in Midnight Thyme matt emulsion, £66 for 5ltrs, Paint By Conran
    Buy now: Svalnas wall-mounted storage combination with desk, £135, Ikea

  • 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.

    Get the look
    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.

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

  • 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.

    Get the look
    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
    Habitat

  • 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
    Next
    Lamp
    John Lewis

  • 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.

    Paint
    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 

  • 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.

    Paint
    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.

    Desk
    Ikea

    Similar pendant light
    Made

  • Smart home office with geometric designs

    Take your home office from a neutral space to bold design with a smart new geometric rug. Linear furniture, such as this bookcase and desk in black, creates a streamlined work space and the opportunity to display carefully curated accessories.

    Steel desk
    Keiji Ashizawa at SCP

    Chair
    Knoll at The Conran Shop

    RugWoven

  • Yellow home office with modern blue chairs

    Choose energising colours for your home office such as this vibrant yellow, with bold blue chairs. If you want to create a workspace that’s large enough for two people to work alongside each other, use a large dining table as a desk, as this will leave plenty of space for chairs.

    Paint
    Gambodge Pure Flat emulsion at Paint and Paper Library

    Eames-style dining chairs
    Danetti

  • Artistic home office with geometric wallpaper

    Inspire creativity and brighten up days spent working from home (or doing dismal paperwork) with a work space filled with exciting patterns and bold colour. If you’re feeling brave, layer patterns – as the owner of this space has – but restrict your colour palette to prevent overwhelm.

    Wallpaper
    Missprint

    Similar chair
    Ikea

  • Creative study space in pastels and oak furniture

    A small study can be turned into a creative space by displaying items that inspire you. Here a French-themed piece of artwork, an inspirational quote lightbox and personal little touches all give the room a welcoming feeling. Pastel pink curtains add a touch of colour without dominating the room.

    Pineapple lamp
    Laura Ashley

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