The OUT Guide to Office Decor

The OUT Guide to Office Decor


Photography by Frances Janisch

Pity the nine-to-fivers who spend their waking hours entombed in a corporate prison. When we decided to ditch our dreary office building, we enlisted CB2 to help kit out a cosier, less expensive new home base. The following pages detail the renovation, where we added homey touches to our new hive of productivity.

Clockwise from left: Carpenter carbon gray lamp, $69.95; French-Belgian white linen panels, $59.95; Tesso desk, $329; Bubble white leather office chair, $229; FLOR Fedora charcoal tile, $10 per 19.7" sq.; TPS filing cabinet, $159. All items available at

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The new Out office before. See the improvement after the jump.

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Associate editor Max Berlinger (left) and editor in chief Aaron Hicklin buckle down to work on the October issue, with a little help from tea and cake (both edible non-props!).

Pony tweed chair, $125; Draught dining table, $499;  Horqueta chair, $99.95; Cage brass pendant lamp, $119; Gold pig bookends, $29.95 for set of two;

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Every office should offer ample liquid rewards (and therapy) for their hardworking staff.

Above: Taittinger Brut Reserve, $44.99,; Galvanized Metal 6-Pack Drink Caddy, $29,

Right: Ernest white bar cart, $149; Astilla double old-fashioned glasses, $3.50;

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Gold pig bookends, $29.95 for set of two;

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