Minimalist-in-chief: Crafting the home office

For many, the primary place of work has blurred in recent years: moving from a collective team space to the home office. 

As a result, a new challenge has emerged — centred around maintaining separation between work and play, productivity and relaxation. 

Scandinavian design company, Muuto, believes it is important for intuitive senses to be stimulated and inspired while spending a workday at home. In doing so, it crafts versatile office furniture fit for every space, function, and aesthetic.

The 70/70 table's design is minimalistic, with a light expression that creates a striking profile.

Muuto’s dedication to practical yet appealing craftsmanship is exemplified in its 70/70 table. The design is simple and minimalistic, with careful detailing within the plywood layered table top and angular frame. The desk is available in three sizes with the choice of three base colours and five top options, from solid oak to white laminate. 

Similar to the 70/70 table, the Fiber armchair by Muuto is characterised by the opportunity of choice. From the upholstery to the design of the base, the armchair has numerous iterations to suit any decor. The design was envisioned as a way to maximise comfort in minimum space, reflecting the notions of contemporary Scandinavian design. The refined style adds elegance to the workday, embracing shape and innovative materials for a tactile expression.

The Fibre armchair was designed to balance maximum comfort with minimum space.

By utilising minimalist pieces such as these, the home office becomes an ordered space for focus with a clear delineation between home comforts and productive working space. 

Muuto’s collection is available from Bauhaus.

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