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.
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