Many of today's home offices are more of a family affair than a place of business. Children do homework on the computer, while parents pay bills online, keep files, and organize everyone's schedules. For such a well-used room, however, it's often lacking in decorative appeal. So think about an update. This office in a new home picks up elements from the adjacent kitchen, such as granite countertops, white cabinetry, and a Country French armchair.