Modern Furniture Pieces That Are Perfect for Your Home Office

Though working from home was once considered a luxury, it has fast become the norm for most professionals. Many people now work at least part of the week from their homes. This change has brought with it some unique challenges. Key among them is how to create a modern home office that is functional, comfortable, and beautiful.

Your home office must be thoughtfully designed, allowing you to reach everything easily and with minimal disruption to your work. However, it must also be interesting and inspired, allowing you to be creative. These items are some of the many unique pieces carried by Carrocel that can help you create the perfect office.

Home Office Essentials You’ll Find at a Modern Furniture Store


This is your command centre and the most important piece in the whole setup. If you get this piece right, everything else will fall into place much easier. That said, you will have to balance the space you need on your desk with the available space in your office. Modern office desks are available in a variety of sizes and shapes, so it is easy to find one that meets your needs.

If you have more room available, selecting an L or U-shaped desk will provide you with additional workspace. For smaller areas, a typical rectangular desk may be your best option. Look for a desk with storage options in the form of drawers or shelving to help you stay organized. Whichever desk you choose, ensure that it is comfortable and functional for your needs.

Modern Black Desk Credenza by Jacques Garcia Baker Rachmaninov

Modern White Desk

  • Modern White DeskWhite lacquer finish
  • Modern brass hardware
  • Modern White Desk

Office Chair

After you have set up your desk, the next thing is to get a chair that offers you sufficient support and comfort. If your home office does not feel comfortable enough, the first thing you need to double-check is your chair. Consider these factors:

  • Is it comfortable to sit on for extended periods?
  • Does it provide enough support around the neck and back?
  • Do your hands rest comfortably on the desk?
  • Is the chair as mobile as you need it to be?

Not every office chair needs to be on wheels. If you don’t often move around your office, a stationary chair can work just as well. As you browse for the right one, remember that a good chair is a worthwhile long-term investment in your health.

Pair of Leather Vintage Modern Roll Back Accent Chairs

  • Pair of Leather Vintage Modern Roll Back Accent ChairsVintage stainless-steel frames
  • Distressed mint leather upholstery
  • Pair of Leather Vintage Modern Roll Back Accent Chairs

Pair of Brno Flat-Bar Chairs in the manner of Mies Van Der Rohe


As is the case with a conventional office, organization is essential. Your ability to find important files and documents quickly can significantly impact your satisfaction with your office. Fortunately, you have options to get the storage you need.

Whether you’re looking for a small cabinet you can place near your desk or a more involved storage and organization solution, a modern furniture store will have various pieces that will do the job and suit your space.

Carrocel Custom Ribbed Facade Chest of Drawers

Pair of Modern Leather Clad Bookcases

  • Carrocel Custom Ribbed Facade Chest of DrawersSatin brass accents
  • Clad in olive leather with a teak interior
  • Pair of Modern Leather Clad Bookcases


Having adequate lighting is essential when creating a productive and comfortable workspace. Too much or too little light can cause you to experience headaches, fatigue, and eye strain. Enter your office at different times throughout the day to see how the natural light from the sun brightens the room. Once the sun goes down, check the brightness of any overhead lighting to determine if you need additional lamps.

It also helps to sit at your desk with a book or typed piece of paper to see if it is readable or if you need more direct light in that area, such as a desk or floor lamp.

Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamp in the Style of Arko

  • Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamp in the Style of ArkoLarge, curved metal design
  • Weighted wood clock base
  • Mid-Century Modern Floor Lamp in the Style of Arko

Pair of Mid-Century Globe Table Lamps


After your office is complete with the basic elements, it is time to customize it. Using a few décor pieces that accentuate the space and infuse your personality throughout is an excellent way to make it feel comfortable. Your selection of décor pieces could include functional items like additional storage or something that relaxes you, inspires you, or makes you smile. The space should reflect who you are and your work style.

Black Hair on Hide Storage Ottoman

Hand Carved Stylized Stone Sculpture by Daniel Pokorn

Personalize Your Home Office Space with Carrocel

Working from home does not have to mean that your dining table also functions as your desk. It is possible to create a sleek, modern, and comfortable home office that is functional and stylish.

For over 30 years, Carrocel has provided our customers with an extensive selection of high-quality furniture options to match different needs and preferences. We believe that furniture is more than a commodity; it is an extension of your lifestyle, personality, and taste. Our team can help you find the right furniture pieces to create a truly unique home office.

Visit our 20,000 sq. ft. furniture showroom in Toronto and let our friendly and resourceful staff show you our selection. You can also contact us to discuss your ideas, and we will be happy to help you choose the pieces that will suit them perfectly.

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