Have you been working from home for months now? It could be the perfect time to elevate your home office with a new desk, bookcase, or other office furniture. With the holidays around the corner, consider giving the gift of a new piece, or gift yourself! Our Guild members have seen a decided uptick in the number of requests for custom home office furniture. We’ve compiled a few of their recent client projects to inspire you to change your space and make your working-from-home experience optimal.
This ‘studio style’ cherry straight-legged desk from Guild member Dan Moshiam of Dorset Custom Furniture features black milk paint, natural cherry, ebony, bubinga, and maple edge inlay. It lends a home office a modern look.
This bookcase by John Lomas of Lomas Custom Furniture is a beautiful and practical addition to any office. The breakfront design provides the correct depth for books and allows for larger items to be stored behind the two doors. It is shown here in ribbon Sapele with quilted Sapele door panels and Wenge detailing. Additional coordinating items in Lomas’ Pinnacle furniture collection include a desk, media cabinets, and bookcases.
Sick of sitting? This unique stand-up desk by Guild member David Boynton features a trestle design that allows for maximum movement around the desk while working, whether standing or sitting. Boynton incorporates figured yellow birch and cherry from Tree House Hardwoods, a supporting member of the Guild. Price available upon request.
Have a seat in this Windsor office chair from Guild member Timothy Clark. This chair is a nice addition to the home office which may be in the living room of part of an open living space. The swivel adjustable height and back spring take this Windsor chair into the 21st century. Shown here in black milk paint and varnish.
This Ming Shaker Writing Desk by Guild member Jim Becker has been modified to accommodate a computer. Complete with a slot for wire routing, it’s ready to accommodate all your devices. Made of cherry with birdseye maple panels and ebonized (blackened) walnut drawer pulls. Jim can modify in any way to support your computer, screens, printer, etc. to make your working from home experience technologically seamless.
This Shaker-inspired design from Guild member Nick English was named the “Maynard” desk as a dedication to English’s maternal grandmother and great-grandmother. And it honors her well as it is elegant, strong, and timelessly capable. The choice of wood and styling may be customized to suit your space. Nick has a neat video that shows how the desk was made. Click here to watch it!
Originally crafted for writers’ retreat, this desk by Guild member Pete Michelinie offers a central drawer that is joined with hand-cut dovetails. The thin pins are truly unique as they are only possible by sawing by hand. The front and side aprons are made of a continuous board, simplifying the look. Shown here in Black Cherry with Tulip Poplar drawer parts.