Sarti’s upstairs office provides a cozy corner for work and relaxation. The large windows allow him to search the surrounding backyards for inspiration when stuck in a rut.
With Gregory and Caryn both working from home, it was crucial that their office (a communal space located off the landing upstairs) accommodate separateness of space and privacy.
Langston-Jones works tucked in his office beneath the stairs.
Dawn Farmer sits at her desk made of multi-ply apple core with rift-oak veneer, manufactured by Pietrarte. The garden is planted with lavender, red ginger, flax, and California pepper trees.
A nook between two walls or two closets can be the perfect spot to squeeze in an office cubby. Look for a small-sized desk or have one custom-built to fit the exact measurements of your space.
Unlike the ornate exterior, there wasn’t much interior detail left to reuse—but the Berniers did their best. Dan says, “There was a wall that had octagonal shapes in it that we took out, and when we rebuilt it, we kept the shapes.”
A row of windows casts light into the office, where Bellemo keeps a model of the house. The office is separated from the garage by a bright yellow sliding door.
The open office and bedroom reside on either side of the second story catwalk. Below, Walz rests on a George Nakashima–inspired bench designed by architect Harry Levine’s Uncle Murray, while industrial designer Scott Summitt sits in a vintage Eames rocker.
What was once a bathroom now serves as a walk-in closet and Nelson’s office. The closets are from IKEA.
The office space is situated above the loft and is illuminated by Jielde steel lamps from France, which Dolce collects.