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Welcome to our gallery featuring images of many home offices by many of the top interior designers worldwide.
We wanted to gather a selection of the best examples of home offices we’ve seen.
This room isn’t the most common one we’ve explored, and we wanted to correct that oversight.
Not every home has an office space. It’s not the most essential room in a home, after all. You first need to take care of the truly necessary spaces, including kitchens, bedrooms, and of course bathrooms, before considering a home office.
Despite not being an essential element of every house, the home office can indeed become the central focus of your home life. For this reason, we wanted to showcase the elegant possibilities available.
If you have to work from home, you’re going to want some creature comforts. Let’s face it: it’s not the regular office, so why skimp on the relaxing and eye-pleasing elements of design?
We’ve gathered our favorite examples of home offices to show you not only the outer limits of design possibilities, but also the very real and practical ways that they can be achieved.
As you’ll see in our massive collection of home offices, there are a huge array of design and functional elements including different types of desks, computer desks, chairs, lamps, cabinets, shelves, filing cabinets, flooring, ceilings, colors, wall coverings, sizes, lighting and many other features.
Home offices like this provide a meditative space for work while also matching the elegant, modern, rustic, or any given tone that dominates your home design. They are a place where you’ll value spending time, making work a pleasure.
The best aspect of these home office designs is that, more often than not, it takes only a modicum of effort to achieve the stark beauty on display. Sure, we have some overtly ostentatious spaces in our collection, but a majority of the examples are doable on an average sized budget at most.
If you’re looking to add a home office or spruce up an existing one, look no further. We’ve got your inspiration right here, along with links to the respective homes they come from, so that you can appreciate the rooms in their full context.
Enjoy our gallery.
The obvious standout feature here is the gumball rug, bursting with colors amidst a bright white room. The hardwood flooring acts in subtle contrast, anchoring the bold space.
This luxurious home office sports a rustic wood floor and dark hued wood cladding on the lower walls, wrapping the furniture in a naturally bespoke charm. Soft yellow walls and a detailed ceiling design enhance the upper visual palette.
Here’s an enormous home office, filled with rich furniture, including a light tan L-shaped sectional and button tufted leather ottoman. A set of large wood framed windows pour natural light into the space, entered via a set of glass panel French doors.
This home office space is dominated by the spectacular ceiling design, crafted to look like a daytime sky. This look casts a warm glow over the mostly darker, neutral hued room, filled with white furniture.
Bright red isn’t something often seen in an office, at home or otherwise, but it neatly punctuates the atmosphere of this space with a bold flourish. The bright color contrasts with white cladding and ceiling design. A dark wood writing desk is paired with a high back leather chair at the center.
The bespoke colors of this cozy home office help with an air of seriousness in the space. Bursting out from the neutral dark palate is a colorful painting above the natural wood desk.
In this ultra-modern home, the office space is wrapped in an angular shape, with hardwood running from the floor to the angled ceiling. A red-lined cutout shape gives direct access to a large window in this room.
Beneath a high vaulted ceiling lined with exposed wood beams, this light and bright office is illuminated naturally by a large set of windows. A massive natural wood shelving system is installed behind the elegant writing desk.
Beyond a catwalk on the upper floor of an open-plan home, this discreet home office space is defined by a floating built-in desk design in white, with a pair of gator-skin chairs over metal frames.
Richly textured hardwood flooring underpins this elegant home office, neatly complementing the textural beige walls. A cream toned leather upholstered chair stands next to a dark stained natural wood desk at center.
In an open plan apartment design, the home office is defined by this simple writing desk, placed in a corner of the large living room. A metal framed chair stands over angular hardwood flooring with button tufted leather upholstery.
In a stately open plan space flush with marble flooring and white walls, we see a home office centered on a modern glass-top desk. Sunlight pours in via wraparound glazing, while a set of natural wood shelving and side desk fills out the space.
Here’s the same home office from a new angle, showcasing the large gas fireplace cutout built into the marble wrapped wall. A singular open square frame holds the lighting directly above the desk.
This home office takes advantage of the home’s ultra-modern, minimalist design ethos, utilizing more of the varying shades of natural wood found throughout the interior. A large bookcase is built into the wall, contrasting with grey stained hardwood flooring.
This white filled home office enjoys spectacular views from a set of large corner windows. The rustic look natural wood desk stands in high contrast to the bright surroundings, including light stained hardwood flooring.
Within an ultra-modern, minimalist, open plan home, this home office stands apart with discrete walls and windows into the living room. A set of unique shelving is built into the wall, while a large window affords natural light throughout.
Within another home by the same designers, we see a similar set of varying shades of natural wood, arrayed in minimalistic fashion. The home office here is defined by a lengthy dark wood desk within a larger open living room space.
In the upper floor of a modern minimalist concrete-construction home, the office stands beneath a slanted wall, focused on a large built-in desk of natural wood. A port style window below the desk grants some natural light to the space.
This truly minimalist home office design centers completely on a large light natural wood desk and storage set running the width of the wall. A singular window adds natural light to the bright space.
Here’s another sleekly modern home with an office set into a larger open space. A set of sliding glass panels defines the room, while a glossy white desk with storage is built into the wall, over rich hardwood flooring.
In a large bedroom en suite, this home office stands behind a dividing wall that doubles as the desk itself. A strip of bamboo flooring at center defines the area, contrasting with dark flooring throughout.
This large home office pairs white walls with rich hardwood flooring for a bright, classic look. Red furniture, rugs, and other artistic details punctuate the contrast with flair and life.
In a remodeled home, this office space takes up a large room with stone fireplace, filled with simple minimalist furniture for a clean, open appearance. A unique feature is the record player floating shelf, housing albums and equipment at right.
As part of a large open-plan design, this home office is wrapped in a C-shaped space cut out from the wider room. White upper cupboards and light natural wood desk combine for a bright and clean design.
Beneath a massive vaulted ceiling with exposed wood beams, this large home office centers on a rustic wood desk and thick padded white leather office chair. A set of angular club chairs flank a fireplace at right.
Rustic appeal and modern sleekness combine in this home office, with exposed natural wood beam ceiling and dark wood flooring hugging a bright space filled with color. Orange and white cabinetry and desk design offers a brilliant counterpoint to the rustic home design.
The bold combination of blue and white defines this large home office, with dark hardwood flooring obscured by a large area rug in white and baby blue. The desk features a glass surface over white slab construction, with chromed A-frame legs.
Ultra modern design and rich building materials meet in this unique home office, sunlit on two sides via large windows and a sliding glass door with direct patio access. The desk itself is a large glass surface over a driftwood tree stump, a truly unique presence.
In a lengthy space within this bright and open home, we see a natural wood desk running the length of the room, built into the wall at right. With enough space for two computers and curved wood modern chairs, the room also holds a lengthy bench built into the opposite wall, below a large window.
This massive home office features the bright contrast between dark stained hardwood flooring and white walls and rich cabinetry and shelving above. Beneath a detailed ceiling with recessed lighting, the desk appears as a white slab over thin metal frame.
Grey and white stripes wrap the walls of this modern home office, centered on a simple writing desk over a swirling area rug. A set of mirrors and a mirrored side table add a sense of style and coherence to the space.
A light sea green highlights this cozy home office. The desk is built into the wall, with a broad granite countertop floating over a set of three industrial styled stools.
This brightly sunlit, ultra-modern home office stands in the corner of a home with full height exterior glass and extensive water features. Natural hardwood flooring contrasts with minimalist desk design and pair of circular club chairs in rich leather.
Here we have a cozy, traditionally appointed home office, with ornate writing desk and a pair of accent chairs: one in wood frame with polka dot seat cushion, the other upholstered in button tufted fabric. Soft hued walls stand over beige carpet with white molding for an inviting look.
This high contrast, contemporary office features grand lake views through large dark wood framed windows over the built-in sofa with storage beneath. Dark cabinetry throughout is paired with white walls and green carpeting, while touches like the movie set-style spotlight lamp add unique detail. See our epic types of desks article to learn everything you need to know about choosing a home office desk.
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In this thoroughly modern, neutral grey toned open space, an office is created by the large area rug centering a dark wood and metal writing desk and natural wood framed slingback chair near the full height window. The muted palette is punctured by the “imagination” neon art piece on a wall flanked by vertical mirror panels.
In this sloped-ceiling space, we see the high contrast between charcoal toned shelving and wraparound desk, and the white walls and bright, natural hardwood flooring. Inner-lit shelving and under-cabinet lighting provide a sparkling edge and keep the dark material warmly lit. A singular chrome mesh chair stands apart.
Here we have a bright mixture of traditional materials in a contemporary space, with neutral striped walls wrapping a matching set of shelving, cabinetry, and large desk in natural wood tones. Large window-cove side area adds relaxation space in this study.
In the traditionally styled office space here, we see wraparound French windows over built-in cupboard space and shelving in white, over natural hardwood flooring. A large rustic wood desk stands at center before a button tufted, leather executive chair.
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The soft yellow hues of this study brighten and make the cozy space feel larger, with a slim writing desk in dark wood standing below a single white framed window. The room stands on a loft space, with low wall defining the edge.
This large natural wood filled study sprawls out beneath a cross-beam ceiling, with a large ornate executive desk at center. Stone wrapped fireplace sits in one corner, while full height bookshelf wall frames a trio of windows on the opposite end.
Standing past a set of white wood and glass pocket doors, this cozy study features a broad cushioned window seat over white cupboard storage. Built-in shelving and writing desk add function and save space.
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This large, brightly toned office features a mixture of traditional and contemporary elements, with a sleek natural wood, multi-section desk at center. Ornate red rugs surround the furniture, over light hardwood flooring.
In this thoroughly modern home office, a contemporary industrial desk stands over large format white tile flooring, beneath a beige wall with greyscale art piece. An extra wide, white leather club chair adds comfort and softness.
Warm natural tones inform this cozy home study, with a rounded dark wood writing desk over matching hardwood flooring. Greenery pops throughout, while a bay window framed in dark wood provides soft natural light.
This vaulted ceiling home office combines a contemporary feel with rustic elements, including the large natural wood exposed beam dividing the high window exterior wall. A large cabinetry L-shaped desk in dark stained wood contrasts with bright walls and white flooring.
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In a sleekly modern space using an extensive variety of wood tones, a wall-size cubic shelving system stands over a dark stained wood reading desk, contrasting with a pair of natural wood toned chairs.
This room is flush with polished wood tones, top to bottom. Large wall panels mirror the desk textures, over a lighter toned natural hardwood floor.
Here’s a contemporary minimalist home office, with dark wood writing desk and Parson chair standing as the only furniture in a warm beige space. A unique corner window adds natural light to the room.
Here’s another minimalist home office, with dark wood wall-hugging desk, floating cabinetry, and large cupboard and shelving set in matching dark wood tones filling the space.
This study is purpose built for crafting, with shelf mounted yarn spools and an array of wicker basket storage adorning white wall shelving. Thick cushioned window seat sofa is built into the structure, between beige flooring and walls.
This home office features a distinctly ultra-modern look, with stainless steel, glass, and dark grey textures filling the space. Wall mounted glass shelving features inner lighting as well as light spilling from beneath.
Occupying a natural wood loft in a rustic styled home, this office holds a traditional wood writing desk and bold blue sofa next to an immense stone wall. Sloped, exposed beam ceiling mirrors the hardwood flooring.
Here’s another cozy home study beneath a sloped ceiling. This grey and white space holds a light natural wood desk, wall-mounted shelf, and a cushioned window cove seat.
This home office is a truly ornate, traditional affair, with carved wood, leather topped desk standing at center below a massive, wall sized rich wood shelving set. Chandelier, array of art pieces, and even etched carpeting add detail.
This home office neatly compiles a host of storage and detail into a cozy space. White corner desk features cabinetry reaching toward the ceiling, with a single grey Parson chair on multicolored rug at center.
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In this sprawling, white carpeted study, a fireplace commands attention at the center of a dark toned wall, between a striped lounge armchair and immense natural wood desk. A large bay window invites natural light, along with a pair of smaller windows flanking the fireplace and overhead mirror.
This multi-purpose home office has three workstations, each with their own computer and personalized chairs. The back of the desk is lined with cork board. The large table in the center of the room has fabric drawers for storage and four stools–perfect for arts and crafts projects that require more room than the desk can provide. Designed by Ellen Grasso. See more of this home here.
This rustic home office has a large built-in bookcase with drawers beneath. The antique wooden desk is protected by a glass top and positioned diagonally to take advantage of the light from the glass doors to the patio. A cow-hide chair and antler light fixture add rustic charm. Designed by Gravitas. See more of this home here.
This massive home office has beautiful woodwork throughout the room. The windows have wooden shades that blend easily with the imposing bookcases and cabinets. Green textured seating adds contrast, color and visual interest. Source: ZillowDigsTM / Listings. See more of this home here.
This minimalist home office is on the smaller side, with a simple light wood and metal desk with a curvy chair and a comfy storage bench. Wall storage hangs above the desk for easy reach. Further storage is built around the bench, behind which is a bright accent wall. Designed by GAO Architects. See more of this home here.
This bright and cheery office has large windows on two sides that let in tons of natural light. The cozy area rug matches the green walls. White trim contrasts beautifully with the walls and the dark wood floors. Source: ZillowDigsTM / Listings. See more of this home here.
This smaller contemporary home office has white furniture matched with light cream walls and an area rug. An orb light fixture with crystal accents hangs high from the ceiling. The three large windows open out to let fresh air in. The room has a beautiful view of the city and water. Source: ZillowDigsTM / Listings. See more of this home here.
This clever office nook is created by extending the stairs out into the surface of the desk and supporting it with cables. The exposed wooden beam ceiling makes this room a unique combination of minimalist functionality and rustic charm. Designed by Bates Masi Architects. See more of this home here.
The built-in bookcase and desk extends into the middle of the room and wraps around two walls for plenty of workspace and storage. The light tile floor contrasts with the dark wood and black metal supports of the desk. Designed by NC-Office. See more of this home here.
French doors open into this home office and craft room. The doors have a unique circular glass pattern. Two small seats can be moved from the large table in the center to the countertop that runs along three sides of the room for other tasks. The bottom of the cabinets are glass-faced, an adds elegance. Designed by Red Rock Contractors. See more of this home here.
This home office doubles as a comfy lounging room. A long, white couch sits against one wall. The metal and wood desk has a matching shorter table to put the printer on. The desk looks out the glass windows to the private and secluded backyard. Designed by Metropole Architects. See more of this home here.
Large glass doors open to expose this master bedroom and home office to the pool’s edge. The desk on the higher tier of the room melds down to form the headboard of the bed. The pool is an infinity pool that extends close to the edge of the water beyond. Designed by MM Architects. See more of this home here.
Another example of a modern and minimalist home office with pale natural wood floors and slate-gray walls. The desk is white topped, supported by sawhorses. A built-in bookcase with black backing sits against the far wall. Designed by Millimeter Interior Design. See more of this home here.
This narrow home office has a huge built-in white bookcase the matches the minimalist table and the bench that runs along the right wall. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide spectacular views of the countryside. Colorful chairs seated at the desk provide a pop of color. Designed by Denise Macedo Architects. See more of this home here.
This narrow home office has soaring ceilings with a top window that lets in tons of light. The room is covered in art, making it a perfect place to be creative. The entry to the room is a unique shape. Designed by Denise Macedo Architects. See more of this home here.
The seamless floor-to-ceiling windows in this minimalist office let in plenty of natural light. The beautiful woodwork in the room acts as its own decoration. Designed by Gavin Maddock Design Studio. See more of this home here.
The curve of the desk allows it to be positioned anywhere in the room easily. The built-in cabinets and bench match the desk. The faux leather desk chair pulls warmer shades from the hardwood flooring. Designed by SoCal Contractor. See more of this home here.
Another view from the opposite side of the room shows the picture arrangement on the wall behind the desk and additional built-in storage and shelving. Designed by SoCal Contractor. See more of this home here.
Every bit of available space is taken advantage of with white and black built-in bookcases and storage. The modern bookcases are offset by the more traditional-style armchair and chandelier, both in solid black. Designed by BASE Architecture. See more of this home here.
The home office area is tucked neatly into the corner of this living room, beside the small set of stairs to enter the room from the entryway. Designed by BASE Architecture. See more of this home here.
Pull-down shades and a drawn curtain allow this home office to be neatly and effectively separated from the rest of the home. The light natural wood and neutral color palette keep the room feeling spacious, even when blocked off. Designed by PartiDesign. See more of this home here.
When the curtain is not drawn, the room still feels separate in purpose from the rest of the home. Built-in bookcases in the sides of the desk and along the back wall add a library feel to the room. However, the desk faces the living room, which allows the two spaces to flow together and to interact. Designed by PartiDesign. See more of this home here.
From this angle we get a view of the other side of the room, the living room. The living room is more entertainment based, with a large television acting as the focal point. Designed by PartiDesign. See more of this home here.
This grand home office is separated from the other room by large columns. The ornate open-hearth fireplace is covered by a gilded screen, and is close enough to keep the occupant of the room toasty warm. Designed by Architectural Designs. See more of this home here.
This spacious home office has a gorgeous photo ceiling vaulted upwards. The room also contains a large enclosed fireplace and four television screens above it. Designed by Architectural Designs. See more of this home here.
This bright home office has two work stations against the back wall, with under-the-cabinet lighting. A white marble table acts as a play and craft area. Designed by FORMA. See more of this home here.
This traditional style home office is combined with a library. The cathedral ceilings allow for a massive built-in bookcase that reaches all the way to the ceiling. A rolling ladder is required to reach the top. Ornate, rich hardwoods are abound in this space, in the desk, bookcase, and the floor. Source: ZillowDigsTM / Listings. See more of this home here.
Modern home office with a simplistic wooden desk, black chair and stripe walls. The colors on the floor, desk, and walls complement each other nicely.
Dark wooden desk with black furnishings and a light-tone carpet. The office is located upstairs and overlooks the rest of the home.
Very small, space-saving desk design with a small chair to go with it. The workspace’s position to the window creates a more open feel that encourages creativity.
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