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20 Home Office Designs That Use Area Rugs for Decorative Flair

Striped rug in spacious grey workspace interior with posters above desk

Area rugs bridge the gap between hardwood, tile or concrete flooring and carpeting. Carpeting is a popular choice for home offices, but it’s not as aesthetically pleasing as hardwood or tile. Rugs give you the benefit of carpeting (to a degree), yet let you enjoy the overall look of hardwood, concrete or laminate.

Below is a curated collection of home offices that feature an area rug.

1. Persian Rug Ties Together Elements in Home Office Design

An all wood home office showcases a wooden desk paired with black leather chairs along with a vintage rug and fireplace in between louvered windows lighted by wrought iron sconces.An all-wood home office features a large desk paired with black leather chairs over a Persian area rug and hardwood flooring. The desk chair is equipped with casters for use on the rug. The room also includes a fireplace in between louvered windows lit by wrought-iron sconces.

2. Wicker Area Rug Used in Room with Workspace Alcove

Contemporary home office with built-in shelves and desk paired with a black office chair over a wicker rug. It includes a white comfy couch and a unique chandelier that hung from the wooden ceiling.A contemporary home office built into an alcove features shelving and a desk paired with a black chair over a wicker rug. The room, which receives plenty of natural light from large windows, also includes a white comfy couch and a chandelier hanging from a wooden ceiling.

3. Shaggy Area Rug Placed Over Hardwood Flooring

Black leather chair sits at a dark wood desk on a shaggy rug in this home office showcasing white built-in shelving that runs the length of the room.Home office features a dark wood desk with a black leather chair. The latter sits on hardwood flooring while the desk legs are positioned on a gray shaggy rug. The space also has recessed lighting and whitebuilt-in shelving that runs the length of the room.

4. Blue and White Area Rug Adds Decorative Touch

A glass sliding door opens to this home office with floating shelves and a metal desk paired with a black swivel chair and coral stool over a woven rug.Contemporary home office features two desk units with chairs on wide plank flooring. A blue and white area rug adds a decorative touch on the floor next to the work space.

5. Large Area Rug Distinguishes Traditional Home Office Design

Black home office offers a fireplace along with a wooden desk and chairs on a slanted layout. It has coffered ceiling and wood plank flooring topped by a floral area rug.Dark wood home office features a wooden desk and chairs sitting on a Persian rug. The room includes a fireplace, coffered ceiling with recessed lighting and wood plank flooring. Natural light streams in through several large windows.

6. Home Office Design Features Black and White Patterned Area Rug

White home office beautifully contrasted with black area rug and leather chair accompanied by a metal desk and white swivel chair.Bright home office features a metal desk and white swivel chair on a black and white patterned area rug. The room also includes a second metal frame chair with leather seat, recessed lighting, hardwood flooring and a white board on wall behind the desk.

7. Traditional Home Office Designed with Set of Craftsman Furniture 

Green home office filled with wooden furniture and a charming pink rug that lays on the hardwood flooring.Traditional home office features a set of craftsman wooden furniture with a large area rug and hardwood flooring. The desk chair includes casters to roll on the floor’s hard surface. The room has recessed lighting and natural light also streams in through a large three-paneled window.

8. Well-Equipped Home Office Features Floating Cabinets

This home office boasts floating cabinets that match with the desks paired with black leather chairs. It is illuminated by track lights mounted on the white cathedral ceiling lined with wood beams.Well-equipped home office features floating cabinets that match a set of desks paired with metal frame chairs. An area rug, with a weathered trunk serving as a coffee table, is positioned between a couch and the desks. The space is illuminated by track lights mounted on the white cathedral ceiling lined with wood beams. Plenty of natural light also comes in through two large windows.

9. Home Office Design Features Gray and White Textured Area Rug

This home office offers a gray textured rug and built-in shelving fixed to the beadboard wall. It has wide plank flooring and coffered ceiling fitted with recessed lights.

Traditional home office features a gray and white textured rug with built-in shelving fixed to a beadboard wall. The room also has wide plank flooring and a coffered ceiling fitted with recessed lights. Designed by: Garrison Hullinger Interior Design

 

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10. Spacious Gray Workspace Filled with Contemporary Design 

Striped rug in spacious grey workspace interior with posters above desk

A striped area rug sits on light hardwood flooring in spacious gray workspace with posters above the desk.

11. Natural Light Flows into Home Office from Large Windows

An airy home office showcases a white desk and wooden chair on a deep blue rug. It is lighted by a black table lamp along with natural light that flows through the framed windows covered with peach curtains.

Airy home office features a white desk and cushioned bamboo chair on a blue and white patterned area rug. The desk has a black table lamp and natural light flows through large framed windows.

12. Home Office Desk Set Sits on Area Rug over Hardwood Flooring

Cozy home office surrounded with wood paneled walls mounted with black and white wall arts. It has a wooden desk and comfy seats accompanied by a metal shelving filled with random stuff.

Cozy home office surrounded with wood-paneled walls and black and white wall arts. A wooden desk and cushioned chairs sit on an area rug positioned over hardwood flooring. The room also includes wall-mounted metal shelving for storage.

13. Hardwood Flooring Covered with Gray and White Patterned Area Rug

This home office is designed with a black round clock and an ampersand wall art mounted on the wood plank wall that matches with the hardwood flooring topped by a gray rug.

Contemporary home office features desk set with low back chair. Th room also includes hardwood flooring, topped by a gray and white patterned rug. wall art and shelving. A black round clock is mounted on a wood plank wall that matches the hardwood flooring. Natural light flows in through a large window.

14. Home Office Designed With Muted Earthy Tones

Fresh home office furnished with shelving units and rustic desk accompanied by a wooden chair and rattan basket over a beige area rug.

Home office furnished with shelving units and rustic desk is accompanied by a wooden chair and rattan basket. The room’s use of earthy tones is continued in a beige area rug covering hardwood flooring. A large window provides lots of natural light.

15. Home Office Includes Hardwood Flooring and Gray Area Rug

Modern home office with a tufted chair and white desk topped with a sleek table lamp and accompanied by gray round back chairs that complement with the area rug.

Modern home office features a tufted wingback chair and white desk. The room also includes a table lamp, two gray round back chairs, an area rug and hardwood flooring. Natural light comes in through a large window.

16. Transitional Home Office Design Features Large Checkered Area Rug

Transitional home office illuminated by a  chandelier hanging over a white desk paired with metal and glass chairs on a checkered area rug. Ntural light flows in through several large windows.

17. Natural Light Streams in Through Picture Windows

Traditional home office with classic area rug and wooden desk paired with a leather office chair. It has picture windows that overlook the enchanting yard filled with towering trees.

A traditional home office features a wooden desk and leather office chair. The room also includes a Persian area rug covering hardwood flooring. Natural light streams in through large picture windows.

18. Home Office Desk and Chair Placed on Striking Tasseled Area Rug

Large home office boasts a seating area with a comfy white sofa and round coffee table accented with colorful paintings. It includes a wooden desk and black mesh chair over a striking tasseled rug.

Large home office features a seating area with a comfy white sofa and round coffee table accented with colorful paintings. A wooden desk and black mesh chair sit over a striking tasseled area rug.

19. Corner Home Office Bathed in Natural Light

This home office offers glass paneled windows and a brown area rug that lays on the marble flooring. It is decorated with black framed wall arts mounted on the light brown wall.

Traditional homeoffice features wooden furnishings and a patterned area rug placed over marble flooring. Decorated with black framed wall art and an animal print accent chair, natural light streams into the corner room through glass-paneled windows. 

20. Home Office Design Features Plush Seating Arrangement

A pair of gray armchairs face the wooden desk that sits on a striped rug in this home office offering open shelving filled with books and vases.

Home office features a wall of open shelving filled with books and vases. A pair of plush gray armchairs face a wooden desk set that sits on a striped rug over hardwood flooring.