1007 Office Design Photos And Ideas

Whether it be a study, library, or craft room, the modern office is a tranquil place for you to flex your creativity, conduct meetings, and carry out day-to-day business. Cram the shelves with your favorite books, put the table in the middle of your room, or splurge on the perfect desk lamp—a great office should reflect your personal taste and inspire your best work.

The library looks out on the inner courtyard.
The library and home office space were painted a bold shade of black. The red leather Golfo dei Poeti lounge chair is by Matteo Grassi.
When the team found keyhole wood paneling in the basement, they reinstalled it here to amp up the cozy factor and give the room some historic character.
The historic doors were preserved and converted to pocket doors. Now, occupants can watch television inside without disturbing family in other rooms.
Despite events being cancelled, Jule’s workflow remains about the same, especially as she’s used to working from home. Here, she sits at her World Market desk over a playful NuLoom rug.
The office space sits at the top of the stairs which then opens to the master bedroom and a "secret room" beyond.  With plumbing already in place, this area can easily convert to a kitchenette when the time comes.
"Stephanie used every inch of crawl space for built-ins so there is a ton of storage," shares Hixton. Dyer also added a washer and dryer discretely set behind doors for added convenience for the couple and any future caretaker.
Charlotte Perriand’s LC7 chair stands in the bedroom’s office nook, which also has a desk lamp scooped up from a Marseille flea market.
A built-in desk makes good use of the small footprint in the study.
“We all use the open study far more than we envisioned, and it functions well as a second lounge space for visiting kids,” say the owners.
At the top of the stairs lies a small study nook with a Thonet B29 Le Corbusier chair. The custom solid timber shutters with leather pulls are by Oliver Throsby.
A bespoke oak desk in the more private family room on the first floor offers a space for family members to work or study in private.
Made of oak, a wall of shelves accommodates an office nook accented with a slim Superlight table lamp from Pablo.
Built with an R-21 envelope, Drop Structures’ Micro unit is clad in a maintenance-free standing-seam metal exterior and features a Baltic birch interior with luxury vinyl flooring.
A third-floor study room overlooks the atrium.
Ms. Yeh’s desk features integrated stairs for the cats to climb.
While initially only Danielle occupied the office for her design and art direction work, Bryan now shares the space with her. Here's a peek of her desk.
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A home office set up by Fernish. If you love what you rent, you can keep it. And Fernish promises that you will never pay more than retail.
The clients' request for a more flexible space that could accommodate guests and a home office was met by removing the wall and building closets in each corner. The original space featured a sloped ceiling, which was preserved, while two custom day beds make room for a centered desk and chair.
Hidden storage and flexible living are prioritized in this modern apartment of just 500 square feet in Taipei. Clever space-saving strategies and smart style choices by Taiwanese firm KC Design Studio created a chic, multifunctional home. The pegboard wall makes it easy for client Mr. Xiao to reorganize whenever needed. Anchoring the office is a chic Paulistano lounge chair by Objekto in the corner.
The ceilings in the living areas are covered with red cedar.
The entire unit is a custom design, fitted with drawers and a writable magnetic surface—just like a proper office.
The wife’s workspace is in the dining area. Her desk is concealed behind closet doors and can be neatly tucked away as needed.
For this remodel in San Francisco, Mary Maydan chose Olivari hardware for a privacy handle on the door between the office/living space and the bedroom. A Ligne Roset chair and shelving unit by B&B Italia are illuminated by an Eden Lighting up-lamp and Koncept Lighting desk lamp.
All three floors are connected by a singular sculptural stair that unifies the experiences within the home.
The study area on the second floor leads to a bridge that extends into hillside in the rear garden.
The stair is quite porous, directly connecting the dining room, the study, and the master suite when desired. One of the study nooks on the second floor—adjacent to the kitchen and dining area—looks through the stair toward the front garden.
Heliotrope Architects created a lofty space that allows the residents to connect fully with the outdoors while at work.
Originally intended as a play structure for the couple's daughter, the tea house instead became an office, stocked with Charles and Ray Eames-designed furniture in honor of the nearby Eames House.
A Noguchi paper lamp, gemstones, and encased butterflies connect the tea house office to the natural setting just beyond the glass.
The client needed a spot to work from home, so Astrain designed this angled desk that works with the quirky geometry of the home. "When the client saw it being installed, she liked it so much she wanted more of them, and asked for another by her bed and by the entrance," says Astrain.
Bobby Berk's makeshift work-from-home setup while filming in Austin, Texas.
The study nook features a long desk that provides access to the home’s side entrance when partially folded up.
The study nook is tucked away beneath the stair, making clever use of otherwise dead space. The glass No.10 pendant lights are by local lighting brand Lumil in a custom purple color that echoes the purple upholstery in the retreat.
Custom steel shelving runs in front of two large windows in the bedroom. The designers wanted to keep a thin profile to avoid blocking natural light.
The first-story study is a dynamic double-height space with a full view of the grown trees in the courtyard. The Twig armchair designed by Nendo for Alias has an equally vertical design language.
The renovated Copper House by Charles Rose Architects charmingly pays homage to midcentury sensibilities.
A look at the office workstations and conference room designed by Studio Zerbey Architecture & Design.
This detached home office unit by FORWARD Design | Architecture features a fire engine red exterior and ample storage within.
The office of Inwood Place offers a quiet reprieve from the hubbub of daily life.
The home office of 19th St. Residence by Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects peeks into the lush side yard.
The upper floor layout was rejiggered so that the kids' bedroom could be relocated, and now a cantilevered addition at the back of the house hosts a library space with full-height glass capturing a view to the backyard. The built-in shelving has a rich blue laminate, and the tiled wall to the left denotes the light well into the kitchen.
A workspace was installed below the preserved hutch cabinets. The staircase was also kept. Wood lines new openings, in contrast with retained casework.
Sackett Street residence by Frederick Tang Architecture
Walk Street House by Ras-A Studio
A study nook with a concrete desktop adjoins the kitchen bench, making clever use of otherwise dead space.
This room is located in a brick addition that the architects estimate was built in the 1950s. "Because this space was an addition and of a different material and construction than the original home, we felt exposing and celebrating this difference would be best," says Hazelbaker. They did so by removing a built-in closet, exposing the brick wall, and installing the Vitsoe system that doesn’t obscure the difference between old and new.
A desk area makes use of space next to the kitchen—in case one of the daughters has homework.
Ed’s study—which includes a Jahi Plaid rug by Lauren Ralph Lauren, an Eames chair, and desk lamp by Project 62 for Target—is the only enclosed room on the upper levels.
The guest house also features a quiet work area, complete with a custom-built, L-shaped desk.
The new mezzanine’s envelope responds to the climate in Quebec. It’s designed to offer the highest thermal insulation performance to effectively reduce heat loss during the wintertime.
The floors, walls, and ceiling of the mezzanine are all clad in clear-coated fir plywood panels. To respect Montreal city bylaws, the mezzanine was limited to 40% of the area of the level below.
A designated work space overlooks the train tracks.