Story at a glance:

  • Revamp your workspace with this list of 15 design-forward sustainable home office furniture pieces.
  • Get down to business at the Viesso Minimal Float Wall Desk and Dims. Cleo Chair.
  • If space permits, create a relaxing break area with pieces like the Patricia Urquiola Lud’O Lounge Chair.

Working from home isn’t for everyone. But whether your workspace is small or large, brightly lit or dim, bare or lots of detail, these 15 sustainable home office furniture pieces will give your space the design revamp it needs to put you into work mode.

1. Dims. Cleo Stool and Chair

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Cleo is offered in the recently released stool as well as a table-height chair. Photo courtesy of Dims.

Made from sustainable wood and chemical-free paint, Dims.’ Cleo stool and chair bring Scandinavian design straight to your home office. With a focus on minimalism and function, these seating options are sure to keep concentration up and productivity high without any distractions.

2. Stickbulb RAY Sconce

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Stickbulb’s new RAY Sconce Collection incorporates sustainably sourced woods. Since its start Stickbulb’s mission has been to source only from demolished buildings, decommissioned water towers, trees that have already fallen down, and sustainably grown forests. Photo by Joseph De Leo

Whether it’s above a desk, display, or effortlessly on an empty wall, Stickbulb’s RAY Sconce adds a minimalist touch of light to any room. Stickbulb also uses sustainably sourced woods and energy-efficient LED lighting—another reason we think this light shines.

3. Viesso Minimal Float Wall Desk

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Photo courtesy of Viesso

Maximize your space with this futuristic Minimal Float Wall Desk by Viesso. Viesso uses no-longer-in-use teak wood from the island of Java, which makes their products long-lasting and durable. With two sizes and five finishes to choose from, this desk comes fully assembled and is easily attaches to the wall.

4. Inova WorkCube

The concept of work-from-home has never been more efficient with Inova’s WorkCube—the portable office for your home. This pop-up desk starts as a cabinet and expands into work surfaces with plenty of storage. The work surfaces raise on both sides and lock in for a bigger or smaller desk. US-built, the WorkCube is made from decorative laminate and recycled wood materials.

5. Ligne Roset Pukka Seating

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Yabu Pushelberg and Ligne Roset designed the all-foam Pukka as a cozy, tactile seating solution. Courtesy of Ligne Roset

Inspired by Italian designer Gaetano Pesce’s bubbly UP 50 collection from 1969, Pukka seating designed by Yabu Pushelberg for Ligne Roset is fun-yet-elegant modern sustainable furniture piece. Made from soft 100% wool stretch velvet, this collection is perfect for when you need a quick break from work.

6. Europlac Wall and Floor Coverings

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Pythagoras combines geometry and color to create a wooden tile system to transform any space. Courtesy of europlac

Give your office a makeover with europlac’s Pythagoras wall covering and flooring system to liven up your work days. This wooden tile system is completely customizable and made from sustainably managed PEFC- and FSC-certified wood. Choose from three geometric shapes, six types of oak, and even sound technology to create a soundproof wooden mosaic in your home office.

7. Armadillo Lucine Rug

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Photo courtesy of Armadillo

Braided by hand and made from naturally sourced fibers, Armadillo’s circular Lucine rug is a great piece to add some warmth to your workspace. Measuring 4 feet in diameter, this sustainable rug is great for any size office. Plus, every purchase from Armadillo goes toward The Armadillo Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that helps underprivileged communities.

8. Dounia Home Amur Table Lamp

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Photo courtesy of Dounia Home

Let there be light with this bold, slim, architectural floor lamp by Dounia Home. The Amur Table Lamp is made from solid brass and designed with natural minerals mined in Morocco. This eye-catching piece comes in gunmetal, silver, brass, and copper.

9. Benchmark Sage Bench with Table

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The Sage collection Bench with table was designed by David Rockwell. Courtesy of Benchmark

Kick your feet up on this innovative, modern bench-side table from Benchmark. Perfect for a place to set your coffee, or a notebook while you work, it’s the perfect built-in-table you never knew you needed. Certified by FSC and PEFC, Benchmark is entirely sustainable with nontoxic finishes and is upholstered in natural wool.

10. Resource Furniture Tango Sectional

The Tango Sectional. Courtesy of Resource Furniture

Short on space? This modern day pull-out couch from Resource Furniture is everything you need and more for a clean and functional home office-turned-guest room. The Tango Sectional has a vertically opening bed, hidden storage, premium mattress, and hundreds of customization options to fit any vision and square footage. Built with 90% recycled or reforested wood, and VOC-free finishes and paints, this piece can transform a room for work to bedtime in seconds.

11. Sabai Essential Sofa

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BIPOC-founded, sustainable sofa brand Sabai uses recycled velvet made from 100% recycled water bottles. Courtesy of Sabai

When duty doesn’t call, Sabai Design’s Essential Sofa is perfect for all kinds of relaxing and break-taking. This luxurious-yet-practical couch comes in eight colors and either a three-cushion sofa, or one-cushion chair. US-made in North Carolina, the fabrics are made from natural fibers and recycled water bottles, and the boxes are 100% recyclable.

12. Konstantin Grcic Bell Chair

The Bell Chair was made using excess polypropylene generated in Magis’ own furniture production as well as the local car industry. Courtesy of Magis

Need a change of scenery? Take your office outdoors with the Konstantin Grcic-designed Bell Chair for Magis. Coming in three neutral colors—Sunrise, High Noon, and Midnight—these stackable chairs are lightweight, 100% recyclable, and comfortable for everyday use both indoors and outdoors.

13. Medley Atten Credenza

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Photo courtesy of Medley

The Atten 3-Door Credenza from Medley is the perfect final touch for your home office. Made from domestic FSC-certified hardwood finished with a low-VOC protective coat, the credenza is a creative, design-forward way to store files and other work materials.

14. Patricia Urquiola Lud’O Lounge Chair

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Patricia Urquiola was onspired by Ludovico Magistretti when she set out to design the Lud’O Lounge Chair. Courtesy of Patricia Urquiola

This cozy chair is made to dress up any room—quite literally. With interchangeable upholstery, “a change of clothes” is a fundamental concept of the chair. From the fabric to its base, the Lud’O Lounge Chair is also entirely recyclable.

15. Eskayel Wallpaper

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Eskayel’s wall covering in Morinda–Ikat pattern. Photo courtesy of Eskayel

From boho to abstract, Eskayel’s beautiful wallpaper and fabric wall coverings add character to any home office. Based in New York, Eskayel’s eco-friendly methods include sustainably sourced products, regional production, and water-based pigment ink. They even donate a percentage of sales to environmentally friendly organizations like Union of Concerned Scientists, Mission Blue, and Sea Shepherd Conservation Society.