May 26, 2024


Design with distinction

This Colorful Studio Is Full of Ideas for a Happier Home Office

Space of the Week: This Colorful Studio Is Full of Ideas for a Happier Home Office

Design a cheerful, productive home office.

Bold colors don’t intimidate Danielle, who founded the clothing line Dazey LA and the interior design firm Dazey Den.While some creatives prefer to work in a white box for its lack of visual noise, Danielle has painted her entire Los Angeles apartment—including her home office—in cheery hues. All that color fills her space with energy, she says, and she feeds off it as she sits at her easel. She also gets inspiration from meaningful art, including her grandmother’s pastels and some vintage finds. To set up your own little happy place for working or making, try Danielle’s best tips.

RELATED: Here’s How a Pro Organizer Arranges Her Home Office

Get the Look

Hang Eclectic Art

For an interesting gallery wall, include different media, like framed prints, macramé, and canvases. Select an anchor piece, lay it on the floor, and arrange the others around it. After settling on a combo that feels right, snap a photo so you can refer to it as you hang.

Danielle hangs pieces from her shop (like this threaded artwork by Emily Keating Snyder), but she also likes art from