Floor-to-ceiling bookcases give depth to the dining room — office-library; artfully arranged objects on the shelves engage the eye. "You need air around things — give them room to breathe," Barrett says. A Danish Baroque desk doubles as a dining table.
I love the nail head detail on the desk. Check out this neat STEEL table Wow! Someone thought of everything --- rolling chairs, dynamite style table desk, a wall of neat art. Great home office. or place for games, tea, or you-name-it!
In the library of Connie Newberry's Dutchess County, New York, house, a sofa covered in Holland & Sherry moleskin blends into the walls. A coffee table from Gerald Bland "adds the pop of red every room needs," Newberry says. Antelope carpet by Stark.
An otherwise dark and traditional manly office with leather wrapped desk, and horsey prints on the wall is given a bit of New England lightness with cream beadboard wainscoting and antelope print carpet.