These 25 Decor Pieces Will Turn Your Office Into a Dreamy and Productive Hideaway
With the social restrictions put in place by the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have had to work from home or acquire a small office to meet newly established remote-work policies. We've grown so familiar with the corner or room we call the home office, it's likely become the place where we spend the most time. We're firm believers that this space should be inspiring and enjoyable to be in, don't you agree? One certain way to achieve this? Filling it with furniture and decor pieces that support your work yet also offer a space to unwind throughout a long day.
We've thought of the basic pieces and accessories you'd need to turn your office space into a productive yet also nurturing environment, starting with a firm desk that will anchor the space, a supportive couch to serve as a second place to take meetings, and other decorative pieces designed to enhance your routine. We picked out exactly what to buy to transform your space into a worthy hideaway (plus one that'll photograph well, because why not?). So yep, we did all the thinking for you, so you can just scroll on to shop.
— Additional reporting by Macy Cate Williams
For Endless Interior-Design Inspiration: Architectural Digest: A Century of Style Coffee Table Book
You'll turn to this Architectural Digest: A Century of Style Coffee Table Book ($125) for inspiration on how to update your space. The minimal look will blend right in, while the many pages will fill you with ideas constantly. Plus, it'll be fun for guests to look through.
A Playful Accessory: Concrete Butt Bookends Set
This Concrete Butt Bookends Set ($63 and up) may raise some eyebrows when spotted in your Zoom background, but we actually find it pretty fun. One thing's for sure, it makes a cool conversation starter and, most importantly, a useful accessory.
Candles to Decorate Your Desk: Urban Outfitters Checkerboard Taper Candle Set
Candles are always a great way to create an ambience in your space. And when it comes to buying those, our philosophy is the more the merrier — and the more colorful, too. Which is why we're drawn to this Urban Outfitters Checkerboard Taper Candle Set ($18). Adding a hint of texture and color is bound to make any space feel unique.
If You Like to Play Music While You Work: Happy Face Throw Pillow Bluetooth Speaker
The Happy Face Throw Pillow Bluetooth Speaker ($38) is great because your speaker can now blend in with your decor. Bring good vibes to the couch with the throw pillow that integrates a speaker for you to play your favorite sounds.
A Decorative Vase: Threshold Designed With Studio McGee Cream Vintage Vase
Add a rustic vibe to your space with this Threshold Designed With Studio McGee Cream Vintage Vase ($30). It's a stoneware piece that has a glazed finish for a polished yet natural look. It's perfect for side tables, bookshelves, or even on the floor. The abstract shape gives it a modern edge.
A Decorative Object: Threshold Designed With Studio McGee Marble Links
Add the Threshold Designed With Studio McGee Marble Links ($35) to your coffee table for a modern accent. It will give your space a contemporary, sculptural aesthetic. It has one white marble rectangular piece interlinked with a gray marble rectangular piece.
To Welcome Visitors: CB2 Orleans Upholstered Bench
Embrace the sherpa trend with this minimal yet sophisticated CB2 Orleans Upholstered Bench ($699). It's the perfect accent piece for the entryway and the perfect welcome to visitors as they check out the space. It has such a cozy and luxe vibe.
Invest in a Multipurpose Desk: Jensen Desk
If you're into versatile furniture, then opting for a desk that can also work as a dinner table is wise. This Jensen Desk ($549) is the best of both worlds, with the glass top supported by the solid wood base, allowing you to get your work done or entertain a small group. The design is minimalist, which might speak to your "less is more" decor philosophy.
A Computer Stand For Added Support: Open Spaces Multifunctional Cabinet Riser
For presentations or at-home learning, the Open Spaces Multifunctional Cabinet Riser ($72 for two) makes a great choice. While it's a smart cabinet organizer, it goes beyond just that. Customers love using it for their laptop on their desk. The riser is smart for both at-home learning or professional meetings.
A Spacious Coffee Table: West Elm Solstice Coffee Table
We're firm believers that coffee tables are the centerpiece to any room. You can surely refresh any space with this cool West Elm Solstice Coffee Table ($599-$799). Plus, it comes in two sizes, so you can get one to perfectly fit into yours.
For Books and More: PB Teen Acrylic Storage Side Table
This PB Teen Acrylic Storage Side Table ($299) isn't just cool, it's also handy. Store coffee-table books or magazines in the fun sides, and rest your favorite lamp or cup of coffee on the surface next to the couch.
A Bold Marble Piece: CB2 Beam Pink Marble Side Table
Sometimes all you need to make a statement is a marble decor accent. We vote for the beautiful CB2 Beam Pink Marble Side Table ($399). The slim design will ensure it fits in any space, while the marble pattern is a definite conversation starter.
Cool Wall Art: Framed Henri Matisse Canvas Print
Your space might just feel incomplete without some cool wall art to inspire. This Framed Henri Matisse Canvas Print ($45 and up) has you covered with its standout style that will be sure to grab anyone's attention.
For the Entryway: West Elm Mid-Century Asymmetrical Floor Mirror
If you'd like to check your appearance before taking a Zoom call, then invest in this bestselling West Elm Mid-Century Asymmetrical Floor Mirror ($549). It's sleek, modern, and extremely durable.
A Fuzzy Chair For Midday Breaks: Castlery Amber Bouclé Swivel Chair
For a place to relax or decompress after a serious meeting, consider taking home this Castlery Amber Bouclé Swivel Chair ($499). It's stylish and durable, and it even spins. With its minimal design and classic color palette, it's a choice you won't regret buying.
If You Like to Entertain: Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Glass Parfait Cups
Make serving dessert more stylish with the Hearth & Hand With Magnolia Glass Parfait Cups ($20). If you're entertaining your colleagues or boss, the set of four gives you the perfect excuse to throw a little dinner party.
For a Luxurious Feeling: Diptyque Baies Candle
This splurge-worthy Diptyque Baies Candle ($70) will make a chic and compliment-worthy addition to your candle collection. It burns slowly and has a cool, relaxing fragrance with soft notes of berries and flowery rose accents.
If You're Into Plants: Live Pothos Plant With White Planter
Give your space an instant update and a breath of fresh air with this Live Pothos Plant With White Planter ($33), which comes in its very own mid-century-modern planter. It will look good no matter where you put it.