In my constant search for the perfect workspace I’ve started daydreaming about having a small studio in the back yard where I can go to get away from it all. Hmmm… Sounds less like an alternate office and more like a staycation destination, doesn’t it? Well, either way, I’ve collected a few outstanding examples of backyard bungalows that have caught my fancy. One of my favorites is the stunning studio shown above—adapted from a shipping container and full of function.– See the whole post at The Interior Collective.
One of my favorite ways to make a room interesting is through texture. My rule: choose one aspect of the design and make it textural. Sometimes that means corduroy pillows or woven-web seating materials. Maybe one day we’ll be able to go over those kinds of ideas in another post; but, today I’m focusing on providing visual texture to the materials used in your structural elements . I tend to believe there’s no such thing as too much visual texture—the above is a perfect example; from the metal facing on the kitchen island, to the brick and tile across the back wall and the wooden slats in the loft space, this place shows just how much texture a room can contain.– See the whole post at The Interior Collective.
It seems like everyone works from home these days, at least part of the time. If you’re struggling to find a home office or workspace, let’s see if we can grab some inspiration from how others have managed to do it—and let’s do it in style. Take, for example, the above: what looks to have at one time perhaps been a greenhouse addition is beautifully converted into an outstanding home office. That’s the kind of lateral thinking that makes working where you live a joy..– See the whole post at The Interior Collective.