A home office is a unique space. It needs to function as a productive room where you can get things done, but it has potential to have a personal sense of style, too. Unlike an out-of-home office, there are no workplace mandates on correct decor. It’s not a cubicle, and it may even serve multiple purposes. For instance, you might have a sleeper sofa in your office for guests.
That’s why you want to think carefully about your wall decor. Your home office should help create an environment for focus, but also an environment that works as part of the overall picture of your home. We’ve found a number of photos of fabulous home offices with unique wall decor that we’re going to talk about below.
1. Family Photos And A String Of Hearts
Unlike the sterile environment of an office full of cubicles, your home office can feature all the faces you love. And how better than to offset those beautifully framed family photos than with a string of charming paper hearts? There’s no need to pare down your personal touches in a home office.
2. An Eclectic Blend Of The Things You Love
This home office with its chic concrete walls and large loft windows doubles as an office corner and living space. The decor is eclectic but speaks more to living space than an office with its utilization of floating shelves, flower wreaths, and carefully chosen framed pieces. We particularly love the little tin bucket with dried flowers and twinkly lights cascading onto the sofa.
3. Keep Things Clean With A White Floating Shelf
This lovely home office nook takes advantage of the stark white of the space and keeps things neutral with a natural wood desk, white chair, and simple floating shelf in white. On the shelf, small lidded boxes are used to keep office materials tucked out of sight for minimum clutter.
Lidded photo boxes make really contemporary storage solutions.
4. A Pop Of Color On The Wall To Match Your Colorful Desk Chair
In your home office, you don’t have to ask the boss if you can have the hot yellow chair of your dreams. You are the boss of your home office design, which means you can have it any which way you like. Go for color if color is what you love.
5. Mirror Other Office Details With Your Home Office Wall Decor
If you want a cohesive look for your home office design, considering mirroring some of your other design elements with your wall decor. Here, a framed print of a palm tree mimics the fronds of the planted palm, and an origami wire flamingo speaks to the blush pink curtains hanging on the window.
This silhouette of five sparrows is a fun piece that you can hang on your office wall.
6. An Inspirational Quote For The Home Office Wall
Maybe you’ve recently made the move from an office to a work-at-home dream job. Why not remind yourself of your boss attitude with a letterpress printed inspirational quote to greet you every day? If you use decorative thumbtacks to hang it, then you can change out your quote for each season or each new project.
Pushpins don’t have to be boring. These are made of walnut to match many decorative tastes.
7.Uncluttered Task Lists For The Home Office Wall
You want to keep yourself on track but don’t want chaos on your wall. Consider the use of a few simple clipboards to give you ready access for the things that need to be done. They’ll keep your look clean while keeping you on task.
These handy push pin clips go straight into the wall and will hold your paper in the clip part.
8. Use Some Metal Grids And Office Clips Instead Of A Cork Board
If you need somewhere to put a few reminders or a postcard for the latest gallery opening but don’t like the idea of a corkboard or pinning things to the wall, then consider using a grid. This metal grid is both elegant and practical, and the clever use of clips makes changing out the content easy.
9. Use Standard Cabinetry With No Doors For Your Home Office
This is a cool way to get maximum storage but have it feel open and airy and more office than kitchen. Use standard wall mount cabinets but forgo the doors. Then fill it with a few decorative objects and some baskets for hiding the clutter and your home office is both attractive and practical.
10. Juxtapose Abstract Prints With A Textured Brick Wall
A handful of black-framed abstract prints is the perfect contrast to this textured brick wall. And the frames work super well with the black-framed loft windows and doors, too.
11. One Perfect Print On The Wall
If you like a clean uncluttered feeling in your home office, consider adding one perfect print above your desk. Here the placement draws your eye up and away from the printer, and instead, you get the calming beauty of a landscape photograph.
12. A Bold Floral Framed Print Is The Perfect Touch In This White Office
This tidy office is clad in calming light and natural wood tones but the personality shines through with the floral touches. A matching upholstered desk chair and throw pillow balance against the bright pop of color in this original print. Find your favorite artist, buy a piece, then build the room off of it.
13. A Textile Hanging For The Home Office Wall
Textiles are intricate, large, and neutral. Often, they are overlooked as wall decor, but they are a great way to fill a large amount of space with something unique and calming. Whether it be a hand-knitted blanket, a rug, or some other textile application, this look brings a mellow vibe to the home office space.
Don’t overlook macrame when you’re thinking about a textile piece for your wall.
14. A Changeable Calendar For The Home Office Wall
There’s nothing wrong with a functional desk in your home office. So why not use the grid system and clips but add a great calendar that can be changed for each month?
This perpetual calendar can be changed with the red magnet markers. Made of rustic wood.
15. One Simple Floating Shelf
With the gorgeous texture of this wall and other elegant details in the furnishings, going simple for the wall decor works beautifully. In this case, a single floating shelf with a few personal items provides a sweet focal point against the business of a working desk.
16. A Dark Painted Wall And The Items You Need
Your home office is a workhorse. It’s where you spend your time making the work that matters. Why not paint the wall in a strong tone, then use that as a backdrop for the documents you need to see on a daily basis.
17. Pages From A Sketchbook As Home Office Decor
You’ve got a perfect nook in the corner of your sunny attic room. Large monitor, comfy desk and chair, but it’s a dual-purpose room and you don’t want the clutter of business-related ephemera. Hang up some sketchbook pages instead. They will brighten the space and maybe provide inspiration for what’s around the corner.
18. A Tisket, A Tasket, Yes You Can Hang The Basket
Don’t discount some of your everyday items as wall decor. Here a gorgeous market basket hangs from the wall above the desk. It’s a clever way to hide away needed items, or just a way to store something used occasionally while letting it have a double life as art.
19. A Bold And Big Analog Clock
There’s something so beautiful about a big analog clock. It keeps time and keeps us on track. When your phone loses battery, the clock is there so you never miss a meeting. And it looks great mixed in with favorite framed pieces.
This stainless atomic clock automatically sets the time to the exact second. Operates with one AA battery.
20. Peg Board And A Large Round Mirror
Maybe your home office is about being a maker. You have a slew of small things for your creativity. A large pegboard is a great solution for an interior wall. It allows you to hang a ton of hooks and baskets without drilling into your sheetrock. The large round mirror provides a nice reflection of the exterior light into the space.
21. A String Of Festive Lights
You want your home office to feel like your own personal party. Happiness is your aim as you settle into daily tasks. So why not hang up a string of awesome lights to give your desk area that fiesta vibe.
These retro lights will turn any space into a happy place.
22. Shadowbox Shelving
This tidy space plays off of the theme with a tidy shadowbox shelf to hold some small decorative items. It’s a way to keep things, nostalgic and acquired, close at hand for workday inspiration.
23. More Shadow Box
In this office, the top shelving is utilized for display in such a way that it becomes its own work of art.
24. Keep It Elegant In A Mixed-Use Space
If your desk lives in your living room, think of your decor as less office, and more household. Here, carefully chosen framed pieces grace the wall above the couch, while a tiny nod to office life, in the form of a contemporary clock, hangs opposite.
25. Three Clocks Set On Three Different Time Zones
Does your work have you doing business in different parts of the word or the country? Take the analog clock idea and multiply it by three (or four, or five, or however many time zones you need). Take it a step farther and label them on the wall so you know which is where.
A two-timezone clock comes with chalk so you can write in the cities where you’re keeping time.
Hopefully, you’re full of home office ideas. If you want some more wall decor ideas for other spaces, please check out these other inspirational posts –