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17 stunning royal home offices that will leave you speechless

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Bridie Wilkins
Senior Health & Fitness Writer
7 May 2021
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Creating the perfect home office space has been particularly important following the coronavirus outbreak, with everyone working at home more than ever before – including the royals.

Luckily, Duchess Kate, Queen Maxima, Prince Charles and more have stunning workspaces to carry out their royal engagements from home, many of which have been revealed via photos and video appearances during the lockdown. Keep scrolling to get some serious interiors inspiration…

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Duchess Camilla unveiled her new office set-up inside the Morning Room at Clarence House. The royal sat at an oval-shaped oak desk with a glass top, where she had showcased a framed photo, a vase of pink tulips, a pen pot and a drinks tray. In the background was a large open log fireplace, with the carpet and alcove adding touches of blue accents.

READ: Why Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla won't redecorate

WATCH: Prince Charles films from inside private home office

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Prince Charles 

Prince Charles revealed his home office at his Scottish residence, Birkhall, when he joined a Zoom call via video link. It features a large wooden piano lined with family photos, two side tables with fringed lamps, and a large central dining table where Charles works. 

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Queen Maxima of the Netherlands

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands gave a rare look inside her and King Alexander's royal residence, Huis Ten Bosch, when she revealed her home office complete with very unexpected feature: a mural wallpaper featuring an image of palm trees in the countryside. The room is finished with gold accents including a desk lamp and ornament. 

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The Queen

The Queen shared a look inside Windsor Castle during the coronavirus lockdown. The room where she held weekly audiences with Boris Johnson features white walls and red carpets, with two sofas. There is also a selection of antique ornaments and a large lamp on one side table. 

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Duchess of Cambridge

In a post discussing the importance of mental health during self-isolation, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge shared photos of their home offices, and Kate's revealed a collection of Penguin Clothbound Classics. The books, which are stacked in a row on her desk, retail at £11 each. As for the rest of the area, Kate has a large wooden desk and a striped chair with wooden framing.

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Duke of Cambridge

Prince William's home working space has a similar large, wooden desk to Kate's. He also has an antique-style desk lamp, and an additional chest of drawers in a lighter, chestnut wood with a white printer on top. Behind him, there is a large fireplace and mirror.

SEE: Inside Kate Middleton and Prince William's stunning country home Anmer Hall

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Countess Sophie

The Countess of Wessex joined forces with TV duo Ant and Dec to formally open the new NHS Nightingale Hospital North East, in Sunderland via video message from her Surrey home, Bagshot Park. She dialled in from her home office, revealing salmon pink and yellow walls, and two large antique paintings in gold frames.

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Prince Edward

The Earl of Wessex revealed a look at what seems to be another office space at Bagshot Park in Surrey, featuring a floor-to-ceiling wooden bookshelf. The father-of-two lives with his wife, the Countess of Wessex, and their children, Lady Louise and James Viscount Severn.

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Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit

The Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway shared a look inside their home office as they joined a video conference from home, and fans were surprised to see that a framed photo of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge sits on top of a piano in the back of the room alongside a selection of other photos and books. As for the rest of the decor, the room has a blue colour scheme, with wooden panelling and gold decorative touches. 

MORE: Kate Middleton’s genius rotating iPad stand is a home office must have

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Crown Princess Victoria

The Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden live in Haga Palace in Stockholm and have also been working from home amid coronavirus. A recent post of the couple conducting calls to organisations that have been helping the country during the COVID-19 crisis revealed that they have set up their own home office in the palace's dining room, featuring gold gilded chairs and a large oil painting hung against flocked wallpaper.

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Crown Princess Mary of Denmark

Crown Princess Mary of Denmark lives in Amelienborg Palace in Copenhagen with their children: Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine. The couple often hold important meetings at home, and their office space features a walnut oval-shaped table and cream walls with gold trims.

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Crown Princess Victoria, Mary and Mette-Marit

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Crown Princess Mary of Denmark and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway recently appeared for a virtual call from their respective properties – and they all shared new looks inside their office spaces.

Victoria's home Haga Palace in Sweden featured a large white sofa and a wooden desk and chair; Mary sat inside Frederik VIII's Palace at Amalienborg showing off the large fireplace and abstract wallpaper; and Mette-Marit's home, the Skaugum Estate, features a bold blue and white colour scheme with floral walls.

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Princess Sofia of Sweden

Princess Sofia and Prince Carl Phillip have lived together in Villa Solbacken in Stockholm since 2017, and also have their own home office space. The room has a round wooden desk in the middle and a large window seat behind them.

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The walls are white and the couple also has a large house plant next to them. It looks like the couple have also opted against a laptop or computer, in favour of iPads.

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Grand Duchess of Luxembourg

Maria Teresa, the Grand Duchess, has blue and white baroque-print wallpaper in her home office, with a circular table and woven wooden chairs. 

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Grand Duke of Luxembourg

Henri and wife Maria Teresa, the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, have been working hard at their royal residence, the Grand Ducal Palace, and each have their own offices. The Grand Duke's working space features a mahogany desk positioned in front of the windows of his office, with cream walls and marble windowsills that have been lined with an array of old family photos and a large lion ornament.

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