Autumn Reset – The ‘Back To School’ Edit

September has arrived, which is a great time to get organised for the final part of the year. This month, The House Directorys shopping edit is a roundup of smart home office furniture, clever storage options and neat desk accessories, all chosen to level up your working from home game.

Going Green

Evoke a feeling of calm and create a stylish home office with a palette of greens including Pleat (lower wall) and Aquamarine – Mid (cornicing) both from Little Greene.

Little Greene Pleat - in a non-traditional office setup, small desk with accent chairs adds personal style

£54.50 for 2.5l absolute matt emulsion, Little Greene  

Like A Boss

Finished in natural varnished walnut veneer, this executive-style desk by Ligne Roset can be specified with a lacquered glass or black marble-effect ceramic top.

Ligne Roset - POSTMODERNE Eric Jourdan - executive desks

Postmoderne Desk, from £2678, Ligne Roset 

Big Fan

Keep your cool and enhance your work-from-home setup with this smart antique brass ceiling fan by Elstead Lighting.

Elstead Ceiling Fans

Hatteras Bay Fan, POA, Elstead Lighting

Woven Wonder

The natural colours of this on trend, washable rattan waste basket by Must-Have Bins will complement any office scheme, be it classic or contemporary.

Must Have Bins

Plain Weave Rattan Wastepaper Basket, £54.50, Must-Have Bins

Shelf Life

As far as storage solutions go, this shelving unit, originally designed by Charles and Ray Eames, now available at Heal’s is an absolute design classic.

Heal's - Eames ESU Shelf by Vitra - colourful vertical storage

Eames ESU Shelf Unit, £3045, Heals

Super Stripe

Create an under foot focal point while keeping things cosy with this smart striped rug from The Natural Rug Store.

Elevate your floor space with thie Wool Audrey Rug from The Natural Rug Store

Wool Audrey Rug, £284.88 per sq m, The Natural Rug Store

Top Of The Box

Your home office desk will be neat as a pin with Oka’s elegant set of bone and resin inlaid boxes, handcrafted by skilled artisans.

OKA - new arrivals - Set of Three Kalima Bone Boxes - Multi desk organizers

Set of Three Kalima Bone Boxes, £425, Oka

Plant Power

This cool planter by LSA International is the perfect home for leafy friends, which can increase oxygen levels and decrease stress.

LSA Terrazza Planter

Terrazza Planter, £250, LSA International

All Rise

This minimal home office desk from GMT Interiors allows you to stand while working, which can lead to improved circulation, better posture and reduced backache.

GMT Interiors - Standing Computer Table -  stall tall with the ergonomic design of this piece of home office furniture, reducing back and posture issues from sitting for long periods of time

Standing Computer Table, POA, GMT Interiors

Worth The Weight

Add a touch of magic to your home office desk with Anthropologie’s charming paperweight made from crystal and resin.

Charlotte Woodland Decorative Crystal Ball

Charlotte Woodland Decorative Crystal Ball, £26, Anthropologie

Let There Be Light

Designed by The Conran Shop as a compact work companion, this cast aluminium lamp offers balanced light that doesn’t strain the eyes.

desk lamp, the black Axis Task Lamp was designed in London by The Conran Shop

Axis Task Lamp, £155, The Conran Shop

Cup Winner

A classic choice for your mid-morning cuppa, the Regal Peacock design was first introduced to Burleigh’s range in 1913 and still remains a firm favourite.

Burleigh - Green Regal Peacock Footed Mug

Green Regal Peacock Footed Mug, £44, Burleigh Pottery

Neat Seat

With its swivel base, deep seat and curved backrest, this desk chair by Porada at Go Modern is a comfortable addition to any home office.

Go Modern Abby Chair - ergonomic office chairsAbby Chair, £1690, Go Modern

Write On

Turn lists and notes into a labour of love with this chic fountain pen by Papier, exclusively at Selfridges.

Papier Fountain Pen

Wave Copper Fountain Pen, £16, Selfridges

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