Here’s how ‘The Office’ characters would style their work-from-home setup

If “The Office” was still on today, it would probably look a lot different.

With the global pandemic forcing many offices to have their employees work remotely, the Dunder Mifflin crew would most likely be working from home, too.

In a fun, re-imagined version of the set, online interior design service Modsy came up with what some of the characters’ home offices might look like right now.

Below, see the newly designed spaces for Michael Scott, Dwight Schrute, Jim and Pam Halpert and Kelly Kapoor — and decide who deserves the Dundie Award for best WFH setup.

Michael Scott

The Office work-from-home setup (Modsy)
The Office work-from-home setup (Modsy)

He may be the boss, but he also wants to be your best friend. That’s why Modsy designed an approachable and casual home office for Michael Scott (played by Steve Carell). Alessandra Wood, Modsy’s vice president of style, said Michael would probably want his office

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Elliott Holt was always firmly opposed to letting employees work from home.

“There’s no control over it,” says the CEO of a Nashville-based medical records company. “We like to be in control.”

With MediCopy growing at breakneck speed, its work-in-the office ethos spelled a feverish expansion of its physical presence in Nashville. After adding a second office two years ago, the firm was poised to lease a third last month.

But since the coronavirus pandemic has forced nearly all of MediCopy’s 200 employees to work from home, Holt has had an abrupt change of heart. He says he’ll let staffers continue to telecommute for the long term, prompting him to relinquish both of the additional offices, convert his headquarters into a training center, and save $350,000 a year in leasing costs.

“Things are working the way they are,” he says.

Elliott Holt, CEO of MediCopy

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Need some me time? We get it. (Photo: Getty Images)
Need some me time? We get it. (Photo: Getty Images)

With all of us conducting business from our counters and sofas these days, having a dedicated home office is on everyone’s wish list. Case in point: Havenly, an online interior design service, says that requests for home offices skyrocketed from 6 percent in 2019 to 26 percent today. And since February requests have gone up 160 percent.

“It all jumped the week of March 16, when the world went indoors,” says Lee Mayer, CEO of Havenly. “Even when we can go back, more people will work from home than ever before. So having a space you can be productive in will continue to be

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