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The OUT Guide to Office Decor


The cure for the cubicle blues.

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


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


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;


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;


Gold pig bookends, $29.95 for set of two;

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