Traditional home office pictures

Traditional home offices pictures and inspiration for creating a dream office space – however big or small the room you have to play with. Looking for a wider selection of home office styles? Try these modern home office pictures to inspire your next project or browse these gorgeous country country home office ideas – discover a new home office style.

  • 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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  • 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.

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  • 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

  • Monochrome home office with bold geometric wallpaper

    Striking geometric wallpaper creates an enclosed, intimate feel in a home office space. Create even more impact by choosing open shelving that lets the pattern show through. The use of charcoal linen on classic upholstered pieces brings these traditional designs up to date, and completes the smart, tailored look.


    Ligne Roset

    La Maison London

  • Functional home office nook

    Stick to the task in hand with a simple, but stylish, home office such as this. The slender lines of the streamlined furniture and task lighting looks smart, while (visually) taking up minimal space. Hanging an artwork about the desk creates the sense of this space having a purpose and function – it’s not just a desk in an empty corner!

    Similar desk


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  • Home-office corner with traditional desk and blue table lamp

    You don’t need to dedicate a whole room to a home office. Requisition a corner in a living or bedroom and bring in a smart desk and comfortable chair for a laid-back but practical working space. Hanging a large piece of artwork above the desk will help the corner to feel demarcated from the space around it.

    Similar desk
    The Desk Centre

  • Moody-blue home office with white flooring

    Use a deep navy-blue paint in a chalky matt finish to create a warm, immersive effect in a space that you want to feel calm and relaxing. Pair with white and pale-wood furniture to stop it being oppressive, and choose a rug in paler, complementary blues to ‘lift’ the scheme into something exceptional. This watercolour-style beauty really looks the part.

    Farrow & Ball


    French Connection

  • Traditional library with crimson walls and book storage

    This library/home office has a Dickensian vibe with rich red walls, mahogany furniture and an impressive collection of antique books. A traditional, period fireplace provides a neat contrast to the damask walls behind. An impressive oil painting draws the eye to the mantel centrepiece, which has been adorned with a range of festive decorations and interesting artefacts.

    Colefax and Fowler

    Similar desk

  • Vintage-inspired craft room with lamp shades

    A modern glass table fits snugly under a sloping wall in the craft studio. A clear worktop aids crafty creativity, but you can inject personality by adding a blast of colour with artwork and unusual paraphernalia. Here, the walls are decorated with bright fabric swatches and photographs for inspiration.

    Similar desk


    Lamp bases
    Where Did You Get That Light?

  • Retro craft room with pink laminate-top table

    This home-office corner has been transformed into an inspirational craft space with a few vintage finds. A funky laminate-top table functions as a desk to hold a sewing machine and an assortment of vibrant tins in funky patterns. The eclectic look is finished with a corner plant stand used as practical opening shelving to keep sewing materials organised.

    Similar tins

    Similar vintage table

  • White home office and craft room

    Large, sleek drawers provide practical yet stylish storage in this neutral home office and craft room. A sewing machine has to be practical, of course, but why not choose one that looks the part as well, and work it into your scheme? Sewing accessories, like the buttons and ribbons shown here, can also be turned into a pretty display when placed in glass storage jars.

    Similar chest of drawers


  • Cosy home office with built-in bookcases

    This cosy living room is full of furniture found in Parisian flea markets and houses the owner’s favourite pictures and books. The alcove bookcases make the most of the space, while the fluffy rug makes the room feel comfortable and inviting.

    Similar mirror

    Sweetpea & Willow

  • Neutral home office with black accessories

    Make a home office that appeals to both head and heart, with warm wood and artwork for a creative feel and black details for a businesslike, masculine edge to your work space. Keep black for key pieces so that they command attention. Go for pieces that need space to breathe, such as a lamp, chair or curvy vase.



    Shelving unit

  • Nautical home office

    This relaxed but ordered look is ideal for a comfortable and creative home office. A boat-print wallpaper and striped pinboard create a nautical feel.



    Barker and Stonehouse

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  • White alcove home office

    A home office has been cleverly created in an alcove, with a fitted desk and shelving on an upstairs landing. A display of pictures makes the area feel cosy.

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    Rectory Blue

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  • Home office with bookshelves and parquet floor

    This traditional home office with fitted bookcases, leather chairs and a piano has a classic library look. Shelving that runs above the door takes advantage of all space available.

    Leather chairs
    Nimmo & Spooner

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  • Home office and studio with wood storage

    This room channels a relaxed feel, mixing different woods and natural materials for a country vibe with an urban edge.

    Similar wood flooring

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  • Traditional home office with antique bureau

    Create a stylish home office with traditional furniture, such as this antique bureau. Vintage wall plates give this room a homely feel.

    Similar antique bureau
    I & JL Brown Antiques

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  • Home office with vintage sewing table

    The old sewing table fits the alcove in this home office perfectly and blends in with the eclectic look.

    Sewing table

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  • Grey home office with blue buttoned armchair

    This spare bedroom has been converted into a stylish home office with pale grey walls, a trestle table and fabulous armchair.

    Similar chair
    Distinctive Chesterfields

    Similar trestle table

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