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Quick Study: 7 Stylish Desks We Love

Drawing inspiration from the den at the 2021 FLOWER showhouse at Brierfield Farm, we highlight some of our favorite finds from High Point Market
home office, Flower Showhouse 2021

Flower magazine’s 2021 showhouse features the Charleston Desk ($2,160) and Leatrice Side Chair (from $1,425), both from Century.

Decorating Details:

Wall color, Baffin Island by Benjamin Moore

Painting, “A Kaleidescope Moment” by Dawn Whitelaw, $2,750, from Beverly McNeil Gallery

Custom Wool and Jute Rug from Paige Albright Orientals

Beaujon Table Lamp, $490, from Currey & Company

“After we all spent more time at home over the past year, furniture manufacturers are responding to the immediate demands in the home office for both form and function without sacrificing beauty,” says Amanda Smith Fowler, style editor at Flower magazine.

More Favorite Desks of 2021

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Product description via Hickory Chair: True to Suzanne Kasler's aesthetic, the Asheworth Campaign Desk is inspired by a vintage modern piece of French furniture in Suzanne's personal collection. The desk is a beautiful piece with clean lines, classic Golden Brass hardware and X-legs that could be used as a sofa table, dressing table, or as a desk.

HICKORY CHAIR

Asheworth Campaign Desk by Suzanne Kasler. From $7,239, hickorychair.com

Product description via Hickory White: Highly architectural with Asian design influences the Seth Desk provides great surface area and functionality. The design lends itself to providing great bones for the many custom finishes available and would fit nicely use in many style settings from contemporary to traditional. Center pencil drawer on front side.

HICKORY WHITE

Seth Desk by Lillian August for Hickory White. $6,090; lillianaugustfinefurniture.com

product description via Ambella: Mahogany writing desk with beautiful carving detail, twisted legs and stretcher. Three drawers.

AMBELLA HOME COLLECTION

Modesto Writing Desk. ambellahome.com

Product description via Summer Classics Home: Beautifully styled in white cerused wood and accented with antique brass framing, this desk offers additional space with its elevated shelf and single drawer, which just happens to be lined with faux shagreen for a luxurious finishing touch.

SUMMER CLASSICS HOME

Ember Desk. $2,539, summerclassicshome.com

product description via Theodore Alexander: This Russian Neoclassical stunner features inlay brass details on the apron and drawer faces in a classic modernized diamond pattern that stays true to historical influences. A leather inset top compliments the fluted legs and brass cappings bringing balance from top to bottom.

THEODORE ALEXANDER

Eugenia Desk. $6,585, theodorealexander.com

product description via CARACOLE: This desk’s rounded silhouette features fluted detailing highlighted in a palette of Matte Pearl and touches of Whisper of Gold. The center drawer offers a drop-down for a keyboard and cord access while the left drawer provides a removable jewelry tray. Look behind each of its two doors and you’ll find generous interior storage, cord access and a center shelf. The acrylic legs are capped with Whisper of Gold ferrules.

CARACOLE

Lady Love Desk. $3,057, caracole.com

Produced by Amanda Smith Fowler

On the Cover: The inviting living room at Brierfield Farm, our countryside showhouse, exudes warm and comfort with a palette that takes its cue from the surrounding setting. Photographed by David Hillegas.

This story appears in Flower magazine’s September/October 2021 issue on newsstands August 31. Subscribe or find a copy in a store near you.