For an International Oil Executive living in the posh neighborhood of Memorial in Houston, TX, this dull, unorganized office space was less than desirable. Designer transformed this dark office into a bright, energetic, multi-purpose space that allowed the owner to not only get work done, but enjoy time with his family.
The office was divided into 3 areas—the office, a library and lounge area. The wood wall paneling and dental moldings were painted white and wainscoting was added to the existing molding to create a lighter, brighter workspace. The desk was custom-made to be functional for 3 people, so the executive and his kids could work together. The existing fireplace was replaced with a gorgeous Carrera marble surround and the worn out carpet was switched for sleek hardwood floors. Coupled with a chandelier, cowhide rug and rock coffee table, varying textures give and instant dose of luxury.This article originally appeared on