Creative Vision Board: Bold Modern Office

Happy Wednesday!  Thanks for stopping by to check out my latest Creative Vision Board.  This new series that I started 3 weeks ago, has been a lot of fun to get my creative juices flowing and keeps me “in-the know” & “up-to-date” on new furniture, accessories, and decor that’s available across the web. Did you know that all the furniture and accessories that I showcase on my Creative Vision Boards are available for anyone to purchase (meaning they’re not to-the-trade only)?  These CVB’s are also a teeny glimpse at what I create for my E-Design clients.

Enough of the chatter, let’s take a look at my latest creation of a Bold & Modern Office

For this week’s Creative Vision Board, I started with the Club Chair in a turquoise colored leather – scrumptious, right?!  In the office, I envision two of these divinely comfortable club chairs off to the side with a black marble-top and silver legged, scalloped side table in between.  What a great place to read a book or review paperwork (or blog, hehe).

Now that you know the starting point for this space, let’s break it down like usual, with my three key factors to create a room – color, texture, and style.

Color

Last week’s CVB was quiet and serene, but since this is a modern office space, it was a must to introduce COLOR!  Starting with the walls, I would use a modern and bold geometric wallpaper on the focal wall behind the white, mirrored credenza. The remaining walls would be covered with wide horizontal stripes in quieter hues of cream and taupe/gray.

The crisp white desk would pop off of the faux cow hide rug which is layered over a dark wood floor and a classic herringbone natural-colored rug. Layers, Layers, Layers!

Other exciting colors in this office would be burnt orange and pistachio, as seen in the ottoman, fabrics, and accessories.

Texture

If you work from home or spend a significant amount of time in your office, it’s important to introduce engaging elements.  One way to do this is through texture.  This office has alot of textural qualities.  From the smooth subtle leather club chair to the faux cow hide rug to the chevron patterned cashmere rug, this office space is filled with texture and pieces you would want to touch all day!

Style

So much style in one space, I wish I could snap my fingers and instantly work in this office!  Don’t you? From classic to modern, this office has a good balance of old and new elements.  One of my favorite pieces in the room is the large, crisp white desk.  The purpose of a traditional desk is there, yet with a modern twist.  It is more open and airy than typical and has a beautiful X-leg.

My Advice to Design a Room Like This

Have fun and be daring when designing an office space. Create a space that is inspiring, engaging, and gets the creative process moving.  This is a room in the house that doesn’t need to be 100% cohesive with the rest.  Yes, bringing in elements from the rest of the house is nice, but you can truly make it a statement on it’s own.

Thanks for stopping by to check out my latest Creative Vision Board.  Has it inspired you to revamp your office?  Have you created an office space that you love being in?

* Creative Vision Board Disclaimer: Some CVBs are created for specific clients and others are created by me to inspire you.  Either way, specific resources are not provided because these are the types of creations that clients pay me for and if I gave the information away for free, no one would hire me.  BUT if you’re interested in specific pieces seen on my Creative Vision Boards or want to create the exact look in your space, you can gladly pay a nominal fee for the resources.  Nothing on my Creative Vision Boards are to-the-trade only and everything can be found on the internet. Also, if you have a question about a specific resource then my One-Question Consult would be perfect for you and/or if you’re looking for a new, custom created CVB, then you might want to take a look at my Jump Start Design option.  If you have a question about anything, email me!


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  1. says

    I love the area rug you chose for this space. Would you mind sharing where you found it? I have been pulling my hair out trying to find an area rug for our new home. I have envisioned a neutral patterned rug, but have not found the right one. Thank you.

    • Jenna says

      HI Michelle, thanks for the kind compliments on my Bold Modern Creative Vision Board. Unfortunately for these boards, I do not share sources because these boards are what clients pay for through my Jump-Start-Your-Design service. If I provided the sources, then no one would need to hire me. BUT, I can gladly work with you through my E-Design services and can provide you with the actual sources. If you’re interested, take a look at the many Design Services that I offer: http://www.sasinteriors.net/e-design/. Best, Jenna

    • Jenna says

      HI Michelle, thanks for the kind compliments on my Bold Modern Creative Vision Board – I love the modern chairs as well. Unfortunately for these boards, I do not share specific sources because these boards are what clients pay for through my Jump-Start-Your-Design service. If I provided the sources, then no one would need to hire me. BUT, I can gladly work with you through my E-Design services to provide you with actual sources, if interested. Take a look at the many Design Services that I offer: http://www.sasinteriors.net/e-design/. Best, Jenna

  2. says

    First off, when I saw the name of your blog site, I fully expected to see camouflage and khaki but that’s my silly mistake (only joking). Having established it has nothing to do with The Special Air Services, I continued to browse and if you don’t mind me saying, I got a little confused at first. I don’t see too much that says office to me in your choices but there again I may be being a little orthodox.

    What I do like though is your choice of modern desk. I have a small office which I have furnished myself, a little conservatively I confess. Its more functional and practical in design, but the reason I came looking at this particular blog is that due to an increase in clients visiting the office, I felt I needed to make it maybe a little more comfortable. So I’m trying to stop being a stick in the mud and letting your selections inspire ideas to make it a little cozier and welcoming.

    May I also say that I would love to see more of your own designs and ideas? Would be a big help right now as I’m a man seeking some less conservative ideas about how to furnish an office to please my clients and make them feel comfortable.