January 17, 2013
A workspace can be home to more than just the tools that help you complete your job. Here are a few looks at offices that use any available surface — desktops, bookshelves, occasional tables — to display objects of inspiration in artful ways.
A cheery potted plant and a grouping of plastic dolls share the desk with everyday supplies in the office of Berlin-based graphic designer Linda Gavin. (Photo: Linda Gavin)
Design studio One by Four‘s collection of cameras share the bookshelf with a poster print and a smile in South Florida. (Photo: One by Four)
Even a pencil/pen holder gets the artistic treatment in the home office of Morgan Satterfield, teacher, artist, gallery manager, and creator of the blog The Brick House. (Photo: Morgan Satterfield)
A shelf in the home office of graphic designer and illustrator Treasure Frey hosts a motley crew in Los Angeles. (Photo: Treasure Frey)
Leslie Roeder and John Eric Byers of Goodjoy Design complement their collection of Eames pieces (an Eames Aluminum Group Management Chair, Eames Hang-It-All, and vintage Eames molded plastic chairs among others) with this colorful collection of random items. (Photo: Goodjoy Design)
Flat files in the home office of freelance illustrator and graphic designer Jim Mezei become an ideal surface to showcase an eclectic mix of paper prints, wood objects, writing instruments, and vessels. (Photo: Jim Mezei)
Top photo: Christopher David Ryan
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