Project Description

Office Bliss

She cheers for bright colors. He bleeds nothing but MSU Green. So how does she seamlessly blend her feminine aesthetics with his long-established collection of all things Spartan? And how is this captured in a shared office space, all while embracing their home’s traditional architecture? These design questions were quickly answered after LiLu developed a materials palette that combines energy with serenity. Staining custom-designed, traditionally detailed built-in cabinetry a cool gray contrasts the warm oak floor. Painting the cabinet insets with vertical colored stripes offsets the gray stain, grounds the space, and creates a visual rhythm. The colors of the stripes reflect her favorite hues and his Spartan green. And we integrated small touches of his favorite sports team such as a Letterman ’S’, collectables and Spartan green in subtle ways. From there our design team created a highly functional floor plan, complete with individual storage and separate work stations. We used wall space strategically to accommodate file and book storage, careful not to overwhelm the cozy room. The result is a his and hers home office that has become quite the fan favorite.