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Inspire productivity with a stylish update to your home office Working from home has never looked so good! Anna Morley checks out how to employ creative style ideas to make your study a welcoming, efficient space.
HETHER you have a man cave, a rustic retreat or a modern, purpose-built study, you can easily refresh your current home office to create a stimulating environment. Invest time in your redesign and use stylish storage, on-trend accessories and clever lighting ideas to make your space as appealing and as conducive to work as possible. Our style tips focus on products from independent retailers across the region.
Table lighting Having a desk light that can be angled will not only keep your mind on track, but your work project in focus too. It can also help eliminate shadows and ease eye strain. For a beautiful selection of lighting, try Lumison Lighting and Harborough Lights
Harborough Lights Enna desk light, £POA
Lumison Lighting mini copper upside-down tripod table in black, from £71.50
Flooring Think about a hard-wearing short-pile carpet or rug or even hard wood or laminate flooring for a practical under-chair solution. Try the ranges at Barefoot Flooring or Brookside Carpets & Curtains.
Barefoot Flooring has a large range of wooden flooring
Lumison Lighting Scandi black metal desk lamp, £120
Farrow & Ball “India Yellow” No.66, £43.50 per 2.5 litres
Farrow & Ball “Manor House Gray” No.265, £43.50 per 2.5 litres
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Decor Change the mood of a room with a new wall colour. Be bold and go for vibrantly rich shades to inspire the senses. Farrow & Ball paint is available from stockists including Kent Blaxill and Chez Soi. Brookside Carpets & Curtains Sisal “Bubbleweave Acapulco” carpet with a single “Rainbow Bleu” border, from £167 per sq m