"Since we finished renovations, it’s been encouraging to gather here for meetings because it never actually feels like work—it feels like we’re just hanging out in a cool space!"

By Perri Ormont Blumberg
August 5, 2019
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Sure, Joanna Gaines knows how to make the decor in a bedroom or living room pop, but the design guru is also a master of workplace design.

Following a renovation of Chip and Joanna Gaines' Magnolia headquarters in Waco, Texas, Jo has shared a behind-the-scenes look at the company's work space and revealed the newly transformed library and meeting room.

"This space was a standard conference room here at our office in Waco, TX where a few of our weekly meetings are held, and there was one long table and a handful of chairs around it. Every time we’d meet in here, I couldn’t keep my mind from daydreaming about what it could look like—the things that might make this space come alive, and, in the process, make us all come alive during these meetings. I kept thinking to myself, We’re a creative company… but this room is anything but that," Gaines said in a Q&A regarding the library redesign on the Magnolia blog.

Now, the space is a bastion for creativity, featuring "modern and eclectic" design styles with  a gorgeous rug, handsome decor, plenty of books, an inviting coffee table, a rich forest green paint on the walls and ceiling tiles, and other thoughtful details.

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"Since we finished renovations, it’s been encouraging to gather here for meetings because it never actually feels like work—it feels like we’re just hanging out in a cool space!" Gaines quipped of the room in the same blog post.

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The new space even features a special chair for baby Crew so he can have a chance to brainstorm alongside the team during Mangolia meetings.

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You can see the full tour of the renovated space on the Magnolia blog here.

What do you think of the "library?" Ready to steal a million and one ideas for your own home? We sure are.

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