The Oval Office, created in 1909, is the U.S. President’s formal workspace where he meets and has conference with the heads of the state or diplomats. As an expansion of the West Wing inside the White House, it was inspired by the Blue Room. Whenever a new president takes office, he tends to make several renovation to the White House decor to suit his own taste such as selecting new furniture, putting a new rug on the floor, or changing a new drape. Therefore, many Americans generally associate their commander in chief with the Oval Office. In this article, we will have chances to discover the Oval Office during different presidencies.
John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States between 1961 and 1963, was at the Oval Office on his Inauguration Day
Former U.S. President Gerald Ford’s Oval Office was decorated with pumpkin drapes and a pale gold carpet which has patterns of florets.
The 40th President of the United States Ronald Reagan made no change to the Oval Office decor in his first term. However, he put a new rug in his second term
Like other U.S. presidents, George H.W. Bush worked at the Resolute Desk, a gift from Queen Victoria to President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1880
Clinton’s Oval Office was put a navy blue rug
President Bill Clinton later chose a different color carpet with a new eagle emblem
The 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush renovated the Oval Office in a Western theme with the figure of a cowboy astride a horse on the left
The rug with the radiating lines in President Bush\'s Oval Office was designed by First Lady Laura
The carpet of current U.S. President Obama’s Oval Office features with the presidential seal in the center and is filled with historical quotes around the border
President Obama in his newly redecorated Oval Office
Barack Obama\'s Newly Redecorated Oval Office
The Oval Office
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