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Home Office

January 2015
Home Office
The New Year is a perfect excuse to shake up a tired design­—so we asked Karoline Kable of Karoline Kable, ASID to dream up a bold look for the home office. “No matter what field you’re in, this is the place where you want to work and be creative—so it’s perfect for elements that are sure to inspire,” she says. Here’s her vision for a work space that aims to spark your most bold and brilliant thoughts





Textiles by Abnormals Anonymous, Maharam, and Hines & Co., prices vary, at Karoline Kable, ASID




Metal shelving unit, $4,950, at South of Market




Spring Marsh painting by Linda Fantuzzo, sold, similar available through the artist at





Orchid arrangement, price upon request, at Lotus Flower



Custom desk, starting at $1,200, by Landrum Tables






Vintage carpet, price upon request, at Karoline Kable, ASID





Dover Ball chandelier, from $2,530, by The Urban Electric Co.

Karoline Kable
Who she is: An interior designer who specializes in residential and boutique
commercial spaces
How you know her: Before launching her own biz, Karoline worked under noted area designers Cortney Bishop and Amelia Handegan.
Karoline’s tip for building a bold design:
“Layer, layer, layer! A bold piece is only as good as the backdrop on which it is placed.”
Find her at: