Guest Groups: A Luxuriously Functional Office Space

Guest Groups: A Luxuriously Functional Office Space

This year I am seeking to reorganize and make a more productive way of life, particularly with my blog and writing profession. Bearing that in mind, creating a relaxing and practical yet compact office is a must. Whether or not you are self-employed, we all are the CEOs of our lives, and by staying organized with bills, schedules, photographs and imaginative ideas, we can place ourselves in the best place to find success. This ideabook is filled with ideas for creating a tranquil, organized and efficient space that is chic and just luxurious. — Shannon from The Simply Luxurious Life

Ballard Designs

Whitley Desk – $699

Picking a desk with ample workspace, in addition to spacious room for your legs, is a must. I love this desk is 59 inches long, which is perfect for laying out ideas and enabling my laptop to be open and in use without being pushed to the side.

Handmade Heritage Mahal Blue/Gold Wool Rug – $183.99

Having purchased two rugs from in the past with great success, I believe this rug could be a great choice to a luxury-priced thing and still look really stylish.

Ballard Designs

Hudson Upholstered Settee – $799

Insert an element of relaxation to your office with a settee that is stylish and beckons after you have been looking at a monitor and only want to read the most recent issue of Elle Decor or Vogue.

Ballard Designs

Manchester Chaise – $949

For grand relaxing, I would love to put up my feet on this upholstered chaise lounge. Toss on a blanket, and a nap may occur. Shhh, don’t tell; I am supposed to be operating out.

Shabby Chic Couture

Hampton Throw – $118

I’m always searching for a blanket to keep me warm, and I have a feeling that this one would do the trick.

Layla Grayce

Arteriors Paulette White Opal Cased Glass Table Lamp with Shade – $478

Insert quality lighting which isn’t shining down from the ceiling by placing a sturdy yet beautiful table lamp on your desk. Change the shade as it suits your mood.

Shabby Chic Couture

Large White Egg Lamp – $360

Unique yet simple — this is my kind of table lamp.


Adjustable Pharmacy Floor Lamp – $267

Next to a chaise or a small settee, place a floor lamp for reading, relaxing and hunting for more inspiration.

Pottery Barn

Modular Linen Pin Board Tiles, Set of 4 – $119

I like to have a notion board to check at while I am employed as a means to keep ideas fresh and in front of me.

Pottery Barn

Studio Wall Shelf – $299

Minimally invasive, this bookshelf uses the height of this room without needing too much space. Put fileboxes, novels or any other decor that inspires you on it, but remember to not include too much.

The Holding Company

Filebox Using 8 Hanging Documents – GBP 44

This simple yet sturdy filebox is perfect for remaining organized and streamlining your workplace. Stack a few on the floor or a shelf.

Best Buy

Sharp 26″ Class LED 1080p 60Hz HDTV – $269.99

To stay caught up on the news, or watch movies or documentaries for inspiration, have a tiny flat-screen television mounted on your wall. It’ll occupy more space, and it’ll keep you in touch with the outside world when you want to say hello.


DODOcase to get iPad2 – $59.95

I am the new owner of a iPad (which I adore ), and it has become part of my work day and needs a home in my workplace. With that said, I wanted a chic yet practical case that has been high quality. The Dodo Case fits these conditions perfectly, as it resembles a massive diary, is protective and does not shout”tech-y.” Plus, it is created in America, directly in San Francisco.


Besom Holder – $68

This is a simple means to visually display your desk gear.


Mini White Porcelain Vases by Rou Designs – $30

I love to bring the outdoors in, and these simple, small vases are perfect for being put on top of a desk.


Vintage Paris Watercolor Painting by Mighty Finds

With a painting of Paris in the workplace, I would constantly be motivated. Change the framework to match the decor of this room, and you’ll have added just enough of an artistic touch to inspire the artist working out in the area.


Marie Antoinette Bookends – $72

I love history, especially French background, so when I discovered these Marie Antoinette bookends, I thought they would be a perfect finishing accessory into a desktopcomputer.


Ceramic Greek Coffee Cup – $12

My two favorite cities are Paris and New York City, so why not sip my cup of caffeine out of something which reminds me of everything inspires me?

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