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10 clever ways to style up your home office

A summertime work space sets the tone for bright ideas, says Sam Wylie-Harris.


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Working from home has become our natural habitat, so it’s even more important your day-to-day desk space serves its purpose.


With warmer weather on the horizon, it could be time to give your home office a refresh for brighter days ahead.


Here’s how to get a little more organised and up your WFH game…


1. Sarah JK Designs Book Journal, Summer Blooms, £14.95


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Whether it’s meeting bullet points or words of wisdom, this A5 softback journal is perfect for jotting down notes and thoughts of the day.


2. Furniture Village Madrid Desk, £399 (was £539), Holden Swivel Office Chair in Brown, £169 (was £229)


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This Scandi-style desk with tapered legs will slot into any scheme, and features a central drawer to keep techy stuff out of sight when the day is done. Team with a smart swivel chair for maximum comfort.


3. Zuiver Cute Desk Collection Clock in Green, £19 (was £29), Cuckooland


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A trendy sage green clock will slick up your desk accessories – style it with mood-boosting succulents and plants.


4. Set of Three Odonata Box Files – Red Madder, £65, OKA


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When you want to be clever, these brilliant binders will fuel your filing power.


5. William Blake Framed Wall Art, £59.50, (A3), top right, Oliver Bonas


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A feature wall of framed art makes a statement and can channel your creative best. Think William Blake’s poem ‘The Tyger’ in a wooden frame.


6. Cambridge Print Small Letter Trays: Selvedge Madder, £25, top; Charleston Meander, £25, bottom, Cambridge Imprint


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Time to push the envelope – these jazzy letter trays are where it’s at.


7. Evelyn Oak Effect Folding Desk, £49, Stanis Dining Chair, Velvet in Black, £89, Smart Industrial Calendar Block, £20, Dunelm


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When you want the option to power up or close down, this fashionable folding desk can be stored away when not in use – and the velvet chair can serve as an extra dining seat.


8. Shards Design – Large Magnetic Notice Board in Ocean, £58, Beyond The Fridge


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Designed to inspire and organise your world, this magnetic mood board can be styled to suit your surroundings.


9. Furniture Choice Milton Oak 120cm Dining Table in Oak, £179.99


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This solid table is designed for modern living and will fit into any officescape with its classic design.


10. Martha Brook Desk Accessories: Pastel Scalloped Pen Pot, Light Lilac, £20.95, Two Tone Pastel Pen Pot, £20.95, Pastel Grooved Coaster Or Pen Holder, £19.95


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Funky and fun, these pastel pen pots and holders will make light of a heavy workload.

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