Furniture ideas for your Garden Room or Office


An important aspect in the design process of your garden room or office is the furnishings that you choose to include in your relaxing area or workspace.

As we know working from home is becoming ever more popular with more and more people creating an office environment within their home or garden. The more recent trend is having a purpose built garden office to help keep work life and home life separate.  However, why can’t the garden office be an extension of your home in terms of comfortability and practicality?

A garden office is the space where you are going to spend most of the day so it is vital that your office provides the right working environment for you to work at your best.

Current design trends for the garden office is the mix and match style of furnishing, combining cosy comfort with functional practicality.

This presents the two sides of the coin: traditional or contemporary style. Choose one or the other or mix and match?

The traditional style provides a soft, classic feel to your workspace with natural materials and a relaxing ambience whereas the contemporary style provides much sharper lines and a modern feel for more practicality.  Which one is more suited to your needs?

A type of furnishing that encompasses all of these factors is rattan garden furniture.  Comfortable, yet manufactured to endure the worst the english weather can throw at it, is a great choice for both indoor or outdoor use.  It provides the versatility to work or relax wherever you want.  Rattan furniture, with its durability, resistance to splintering and sunlight, adaptability in terms of styles and uses is a great addition to any garden room or office.

Similarly, conservatory furniture, originally designed for the luxury of a conservatory, is another viable option for adding style and comfort to a garden room or office.  It presents itself as an excellent choice for reception seating in a garden office, placing your clients in a superior welcoming atmosphere.

The MGM furniture range comprises high quality cane and rattan furniture that is hand-made and long lasting.  Along with a collection of accessories, including coffee tables, side tables and footstools the range offers a stylish choice of suites to complement and enhance any workspace.

Ocean Designs conservatory furniture also offer natural and elegant pieces, specifically for traditional conservatories or modern reception rooms.  Either made from natural rattan or twisted banana leaf, each piece embodies an individual character.  Ocean Designs also include additional extras, free of charge, such as scatter cushions to finish off the design of your garden room.

An alternative choice is the Performax range which is manufactured from high-quality water hyacinth.  This furniture resembles efficiency, simplicity and a consciousness towards the environment. From the cleopatra to the monte carlo suite, these collections exude a real sense of luxury and elegance.

After a long day at work in your garden office, why not unwind in a classic set of patio furniture and accessories? Patio furniture can feature as an extension to any garden room or office and is perfect for dining and drinking outside during the summer months. With a great selection of garden chairs, sun loungers, patio furniture sets, gazebos and parasols, there’s everything you need to create that outdoor summer experience.  Heavy duty choices such as teak and merbau hardwood provide a classical, solid and long-lasting choice, whereas the clarence folding range favours versatility with a teak and wrought-iron structure that can be moved around quickly and easily.

All of these collections of rattan, conservatory and patio furniture serve to complement or enhance your garden room and the space outside, coupling both style and functionality so that working and living at home is the most comfortable and efficient place to be.

All of the above brands and items are available from the Garden Furniture Centre

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