Best of 2023: Home Offices

It’s the last week of the year, so it’s time to look back at the best interiors and outdoor spaces posted on The Nordroom in the past twelve months. In the Best of 2023 series, you will find this year’s most beautiful rooms and gardens.

Many people are still working at home, and it’s important to have a good home office to help you be productive. In this post, you will find some great workspaces that have been published this year.

It’s been a joy to share all these beautiful homes with you this year. And I hope you will stick around next year to see more beautiful home tours, design news, and more. If you want to stay up to date with the latest blog post of The Nordroom, you can subscribe to the newsletter.

Make sure to check in with The Nordroom this week to take a look at all the best interiors of this year. In this post, you will find the best home offices of 2023. Enjoy!

photo: The Modern House
photo: The Modern House

A restored London townhouse is decorated with blue color accents. The owners created a home office in a nook of the master bedroom. It’s a cozy space with dark blue built-in bookcases, a comfy reading chair, and a desk.

styling by Annica Clarmell and Emma Fischer, photography by Maria Sahlander for Bjurfors
styling by Annica Clarmell and Emma Fischer, photography by Maria Sahlander for Bjurfors

The top floor of an early 20th-century apartment complex in Sweden has been turned into a stunning attic apartment. The home office can be reached through a glass door in the living room, making the room feel open and light.

The home office is furnished with a built-in desk and custom wardrobes with shelves under the slanted ceiling.

photo: Inigo
photo: Inigo

One of the sitting rooms in a former English chapel is turned into a lovely office space with shelves flanking the fireplace and a wooden desk in front of the window.

photo: Inigo

Near the English coast stands a unique historic home that features this cozy home office with an antique desk, bookshelves, and a rug.

home office built in desk cabinets
styling by Lindholm and photography by Boukari for Historiska Hem
home office built in closet with washing machine
styling by Lindholm and photography by Boukari for Historiska Hem

The inner hall in a calm Swedish apartment is home to a combined office and laundry room. The owners gave the apartment a serene look using cohesive, light, and sober colors from Auro’s organic paints. The beige colors in the home office add a calm vibe to the space.

photo: Entrance Mäkleri

This bright home office with a vintage desk is featured in the ‘Two-Tone Walls Ideas: Create A Color Blocking Accent Wall’ article.

home office bookshelves gray tones nordroom
photo: The Modern House

A historic building in London has been turned into a unique apartment with this home office with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves, a midcentury desk, and a color-blocking rug.

photo: Inigo

A former cloth merchant’s villa was turned into two residences. This home was originally redesigned by theater designer Niki Turner but the current owners put their own spin on the unique home. In the grand kitchen and dining room they created a nook that is used as a home office.

photo: Inigo
photo: Inigo

An apartment in a grand historic country house in England was transformed by the designers Clarence and Graves. Between the drawing room and the kitchen lies a small room that is now used as a home office. The wallpaper is from House of Hackney and the pastel checkerboard floor tiles are sourced from a hacienda in Seville.

photo: Knight Frank

Cairness House is a Greek Revival country house in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The house, designed by James Playfair and Sir John Soane, is considered as the most important Greek Revival house in Scotland. It features this typical country house library/office space that makes my history-loving heart beat faster.

photo: The Modern House

A small Victorian home in London was transformed by architect Andrew Tam into a modern home. In one of the bedrooms, you will find this minimalistic home office with plenty of storage space around the window.

styling by Lindholm and photography by Johansson for Historiska Hem

A small niche in a serene beige apartment in Sweden has been turned into a small home office with a simple desk and small floating shelves.

photo: Nils Timm

The Beverly Hills home of Fredrik Eklund is decorated in many pink shades, but in the home office they also opted for a pastel blue shade. The bright room is connected to the beautiful garden.

styling by Fransson and photography by Boukari for Historiska Hem

A small rounded niche in the bedroom of a beige vintage apartment in Stockholm is used as a home office with a custom-fitted desk and shelves above.

home office green built in closets
photo: Domus Nova

A maisonette home in London is decorated with bold color pops. In the tiny home office, the built-in wardrobes are painted in a green shade that is also visible in the kitchen.

These were my favorite home offices of 2023. If you want to look at the best spaces of previous years, you can check out the entire best of category by clicking here.