A Study in Style: 8 Homework Helpers

We’re barreling toward the end of summer. (Don’t shoot the messenger.) That means it’s back-to-school season, which means it’s time for new clothes and school supplies. It might also be time for new furnishings that can facilitate studying and, perhaps, take the sting out of summer’s end. Here’s a look at home décor products designed for a lovely learning environment.


1. Create a solid foundation for learning geography

Lorena Canals washable Vintage Map rug. Find it in New Jersey at Nest in Point Pleasant.


2. Delight beginning readers with this whimsical way to display books

AllModern Tree bookcase.


3. Brush up on biology while looking oh-so cool at this sleek, contemporary desk

Smart Stuff Furniture Axis desk. Find it in New Jersey at Piccolino in Lakewood.


4. Scandinavian chic plus elephants!? Adorable!

Elements Optimal Elephant chair available in the USA through Maisonette.


5. This kid-size classic Barcelona chair is ideal for (design) history lovers

Knoll Barcelona chair, kids’ size. Find it in New Jersey at Design Within Reach in Paramus.


6. Store trinkets as well as textbooks in this dresser-like bookcase

Natart Allegra Gold bookcase. Find it in New Jersey at Sweet Pea in Spring Lake.


7. This desk grows with your student — from ABCs to SATs

Perludi Caspar table in oak.


8. A dog-shaped desk appeals to little learners

Majis Le Chien Savant.