Build a home of­fice for the job you want with these stylish desks, lamps and task chairs

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Pivot shelf by Hay Stash your sta­pler in plain view and avoid hav­ing to dig through draw­ers be­fore that big meet­ing. Lex Pott’s pow­der-coated steel pedestal is equal parts wall art and func­tional stor­age space. Choose from var­i­ous colours and con­fig­u­ra­tions – in­clud­ing one de­signed for cor­ners that max­i­mizes tight real es­tate. FROM $175, AT UR­BAN MODE, 145 TECUMSETH ST URBANMODE.COM

Cupertino by Bo­con­cept This white lac­quered wall desk is ideal for a home that tran­si­tions be­tween work and play. The oak-ve­neered lap­top tray folds down to re­veal stor­age com­part­ments and a ca­ble man­age­ment slot. A Blue­tooth speaker can be in­stalled be­hind the top felt panel to pump out am­bi­ent jams. $930, AT BO­CON­CEPT, 230 ADE­LAIDE ST E BO­CON­CEPT.COM

Dotty clock by Alessi Mod­elled af­ter as­tron­omy in­stru­ments, Abi Alice’s steel time­piece is sure to ap­peal to graphic de­sign­ers who wor­ship at the al­tar of sim­ple geo­met­ric forms. The sec­ond hand makes a con­tin­u­ous sweep, mean­ing no sonic tick­ing to dis­tract you from tasks. Choose from blue, white and yel­low colour­ways. $170, AT BERGO DE­SIGNS, 28 TANK HOUSE LN BERGODESIGNS.CA

Triplet by Um­bra Shift Still build­ing a li­brary of in­dus­try-rel­e­vant lit­er­a­ture? Not to worry – Fer­réol Babin’s Douglas fir and pow­der-coated steel shelv­ing unit looks best when min­i­mally propped. At just un­der a me­tre tall, it keeps ev­ery­thing within arm’s reach when you’re seated in your desk chair. Pair up mul­ti­ple shelves as your col­lec­tion grows. The back panel can be in­stalled on ei­ther side for op­ti­mal vis­ual balance. $400, AT UM­BRA, 165 JOHN ST UMBRASHIFT.COM

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