1 BEST FOR MAD MEN - AND WOMEN

Enigma wallpaper, £101 per roll, Farrow & Ball.

It’s time for a retro revival.

A utilitarian form that will light up your life.

Add a punch of pop art.

Get organised with beautifully balanced storage.

Take a spin in a marvellous mid-century Danish design.

This super-smart tableis topped with black vellum.

2 BEST FOR URBAN CRAFTERS

A mix of woods and whites for a slightly Scandi feel.

The perfect backdrop for your mood boards.

Calming wood tones will put you in the right frame of mind.

Get ready to brainstorm!

A soundproof cocoon to help you get stuff done.

Channel positive vibes with bright expressions.

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3 BEST FOR DIGITAL NATIVES

A small but mighty assistant with all the answers.

This winning design will give you more options.

Breathe in clean air.

Get comfy in an adjustable fabric-covered seat.

As sharp as a circle has any right to be.

Keep your feet on the ground even if you’re a high-flying dealmaker.

4 BEST FOR GLAM STYLISTS

Dress a wall with beautiful blooms. It’s even better than the real thing.

Curate your own cabinet of curiosities.

This bronzed beauty will bounce the light around your workspace.

Another way to adda little hint of glamour to your working day.

Strokeable textures will also make the working day just a little bit more luxe.

An investment piece with timeless Twenties styling.

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Jacky Parker is a London-based freelance journalist and content creator, specialising in interiors, travel and food. From buying guides and real home case studies to shopping and news pages, she produces a wide range of features for national magazines and SEO content for websites


A long-time contributor to Livingetc, as a member of the team, she regularly reports on the latest trends, speaking to experts and discovering the latest tips. Jacky has also written  for other publications such as Homes and Gardens, Ideal Home, Red, Grand Designs, Sunday Times Style and AD, Country Homes and Interiors and ELLE Decoration.