12 Workspace Inspirations From Runway Looks + A Giveaway!

This week is the start of a new season - And with a new season comes fresh color stories and new perspectives on wardrobes and living spaces. While reorganizing your home for Fall and the upcoming holiday season, also take a good look at your home office workspace. You'll be needing a place to write dinner invitations, holiday cards, thank you notes - maybe even a recipe or two. Your workspace could be an entire room devoted to your home office, or it could be as simple as a writing desk behind your living room sofa or at your bedroom window. Your desk can be as meaningful as a family heirloom desk passed down to you, or as noble as a thrift find dining table you scored on a Saturday afternoon. With either, your desk is supplying a surface for your computer, laptop or tablet, plus someplace to write, with a comfortable chair and good lighting.

As times have changed, so too have interiors, with the need shifting now to more flex-spaces and multi-functional rooms. To help inspire you to re-look at your home office workspace, I've pulled together a 12 runway looks to translate into workspace interiors for inspiration...

Follow the Curve
Having a major coat crush this Fall, and the color + lines of this coat from Kaufmanfranco's 2014 Fall Collection is at the top of the list! Love the pairing for this room: The coat line mimic the curved desk, with the boots being the Jean Louis Denoit curved desk legs - and also just overall love the warm color palette!

 Casual Equestrian
Runway: Ralph Lauren Fall 2014
Room: featured in New England Home magazine

Feminine & Masculine Mix
Runway: Wes Gorden NYFW Spring Summer 2015 RTW
Room:W Design - Hong Kong

 Relaxed Elegance
Runway: Jason Wu Fall / Winter 2014
Room: Monique Lhuillier Bel Air home office - decorated by Jennie Abbott

 Cityscapes - Enjoy the View
Runway: Carolina Herrera - NYFW Spring 2015 RTW
Room: Upper East-Side - Manhattan - Champeau & Wilde

Pattern Play
 Not all runway looks need to be inspiration translating so literally - for example as above, the grid pattern of plaid from Christian Dior Fall 2014 can be inspiration for a chalkboard gallery wall - complete with empty painted frames to highlight important notes or messages for you or your family.

Tommy Times Two - Sleek Americana
 How is this take on Americana style? I admire the creativity and courage of runway looks from Thom Browne (left) and I especially love the clean minimalism style of Tommy Hilfiger's Miami home office, as featured in Architectural Digest. You almost can't get anymore "Miami" than the crisp look of white, and a splash of pop-artist Romero Britto!

 :: Spotted::  
Runway: Edun NYFW Spring / Summer 2015 RTW
See more of this attainable home office on Meg Biram's interview with stylist Mandy of Waiting on Martha.

 Functional & Feminine
Runway: BCBG Max Azria NYFW Spring / Summer 2015 RTW
Room: Ruthie Sommers - Chic pink office design with chrome & glass sawhorse desk.
Just a Little Shimmer
Runway: Reem Acra Spring Summer 2015
Room: Leverone Design

 Fancy the Fur
Runway: Ralph Lauren Fall / Winter 2014-15
Room: Tiffany Eastman Interiors - Barbara Barry Vanity / Desk

Isn't it gorgeous?!
Bernhardt Furniture has teamed up with Hadley Court making this gorgeous HAVEN  Desk available as the last prize in Leslie's Timeless Design Giveaway series, that launched on Hadley Court today. The winner will be announced on her blog, October 23, 2014.

 You can enter to win at:  
Hadley Court Interior Design Blog Timeless Design Giveaway

While at Hadley Court blog, also be sure to view my guest post, including info for the 12th inspiration above:
Runway to Room Workspaces: Pairing Pantone Fashion Colors from Fall 2014 and Spring 2015. 

Thank you for stopping by!

1 comment:

  1. I seriously think you are a genius! My favorite is Fancy the Fur. Nice giveaway.



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