Bond Group Entertainment:
Kathleen Clifford’s Multi-Tasking Office
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Kate is the executive who is most often in the offices. As such, she had unique considerations and needs to take into account when we brainstormed the design of her space:
“I had three requests for my office design — that I have a comfortable place to read the many scripts and novels that get sent my way; a standing desk, so I don't fall into the bad habit of sitting all day; and comfortable and inviting style that will be welcoming to guests. I love that Whitney has created a space that is at once beautiful and functional. We're all so excited to grow this company and now we have a gorgeous space that reflects the thoughtful attention to detail we're going to put into our projects.” - Kathleen Clifford
To enable Kate’s office to flow with the other rooms, I matched her overhead lighting to Amy’s and Stacy’s (but in a darker color), and selected the same Marcel Concrete Desk and Marleigh Side Chairs as Stacy’s, but in a darker tone.
Since Kate’s office is fairly compact, we wanted her standing desk to be just large enough to accommodate a laptop. We used a simple design from Ikea, which Kate tops with a potted plant when it’s not in use, so the desk looks like an accent table.
For Kate’s reading nook, we needed a small but comfortable chair. The Margie Swivel Chair from Lulu and Georgia was just the right size, and paired perfectly with a concrete side table and versatile ottoman Next to the reading nook is a floor lamp, and a handmade charcoal jute basket from The Dharma Door USA filled with Parachute throws. When Kate needs a bit of extra back support, there’s an Azulejos Pillow designed by Justina Blakeney for Loloi rugs at the ready.
My absolute favorite piece in Kate’s office is the hand-knotted Heirloom Collection Bone+Charcoal rug from Loloi Rugs. (I made the mistake of unwrapping it at the Cottage before taking it to the office, and I was so tempted to keep to for myself…)
Kate wanted the works of a particular photographer on her walls, but his prints were beyond our allotted budget. I purchased a catalog of his artwork from a vendor selling rare books, and removed select pages, which I then suspended them from the walls via handmade magnetic frames that I found via Etsy.