104 Office Bookcase 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 child's room has a bunk bed and study area.
A vast, well-lit single space,  the owner uses the ground-floor room as a studio/workspace, but it could be used for other purposes.

The room can be divided in two using full-height bi-fold doors that sweep across the polished concrete floor as this photograph shows
Office
The master bedroom has enough space to accommodate a home office, library, and lounge.
Renewable Plantation Pine was used for the wall frames, floor beams, laminated roof, and plywood lining.
The living/dining room features large expanses of glass walls. These spaces either look out to the green outdoor areas or into the interior voids.
Sticking out above the kitchen, the triangular library showcases a sculpture by Stephen De Staebler.
The new layout maximizes the utility of the home's 4,100 square feet.
The Multifunctional Study Room
The Multifunctional Study Room
Guest/office
The long table accomodates enough room for the client’s business meetings and research materials for writing projects or for guests to use as a breakfast table.
Family art room, the heart of the house where this family's shared passion of creating art together is nurtured.
For a family in Lima, a team from local firm 51-1 Arquitectos built Casa Serpiente, which meanders around 25 existing trees. Husband Irzio’s study is among the few ground-level rooms in the 4,300-square-foot house.
In the den, Lara and Cal read a Hardy Boys mystery on the Flexform Groundpiece sofa by Antonio Citterio while Chris works in his "office." The cozy room where the family spends much of their time once housed the kitchen.
A former 

closet was transformed into a double-height library, complete with a reading nook and a rolling ladder from Spiral 

Stairs of America. “That’s my 

favorite part of the house,” says Dan. 

“When I see Stella reaching for a book, 

there’s nothing better.”
A movable wall clad in wainscoting on one side slides along tracks in the dining-room ceiling, dividing the room into a meeting space and a library. The Shiro Simple Modern Pendant lights can be easily removed and reattached after moving the wall.
The living area and a study corner.
An office nook and library can participate in the open plan or disappear behind pocket doors.
A dining room that was converted to a library.
A communal table sits in the lending library, which features over 2,000 female-written titles, all curated by the Strand Bookstore. A "Wing Women Reading List of 50 must-read titles," composed by The Lantern—a local non-profit bookstore run by Bryn Mawr grads—is also available for use.
The study room and balcony on the second floor.
The front door leads into a tall space where the ceiling rakes upwards toward a generous feature window.
The full height gray cabinets extend into the office space, blurring the boundary between office and kitchen.  Seamless glazing further increases the transparency between spaces.
A light well draws daylight into the piano room, infilling the back of the floor  plate with diffused light.
Study overlooks side yard ascending hillside
The second-floor mezzanine now hosts a chic home office that looks out onto the roof terrace.
A dramatic pink granite table provides a central meeting spot.
The office is a showcase that includes an Eames Storage Unit for Herman Miller, a wall-mounted Eames leg splint, and chairs by Eero Saarinen and Harry Bertoia for Knoll.
Lella Vignelli's office is lined with bookshelves. She designed the desk with legs fashioned by sculptor Arnaldo Pomodoro. The couple were known to host many cultural luminaries in the apartment, including Pomodoro and philosopher Umberto Eco.
The concrete ceiling was intentionally left exposed so that the lighting systems are visible.
The double-height lending library anchors a corner of the open-plan room. The book collection was curated with the Strand Bookstore and includes 2,000 volumes from women authors.
The study area with built-in shelves,  Joyn Conference Bench by Vitra.
The mezzanine, which used to be Sekimachi's main work studio but now serves as an archive, holds a daybed that's ideal for napping.
Technical equipment below is hidden below this furniture unit.
The study room and library on the second level.
Secret doors in the bookcases conceal soundproof phone booths.
View of library at night
The walls are made of exposed bricks in reference to the original Victorian house.
At the top of the stairwell, a sitting area is outfitted with a vintage Eames lounge, a large Jack Goldstein painting, and a 1970s light fixture found by Marcovitz in Paris.
The office space doubles as a play area, so the parents can keep an eye on the kids while they work. The Saarinen Plastic Back side chair from Knoll was a gift from a friend.
Their offices were side-by-side. His in the living room and hers adjacent, making for easy collaboration.
Illuminated by track lighting, a teak wall unit by Poul Cadovius showcases pottery by Eva Zeisel and Paul McCobb, among others. The desk seat is a T chair by William Katavolos, Ross Littell, and Douglas Kelley; the Womb chair is by Eero Saarinen for Knoll.
A built-in desk by NOEM FabLab folds into the wall when not in use.
Freestanding shelving by Miralles holds yet more tomes from the family’s prodigious collection. Irregularly placed tilework on the floor follows the trajectory of the sun’s rays as it travels across the room.
Painted by hand, then photographed, enlarged, and printed digitally, each of Calico’s designs are made to be custom-sized for a space. The result: a visually immersive environment that reads more as a mural, with an expansive, non-repeating pattern. While the Copes recommend carefully priming any surfaces for large-scale installations, a smaller swatch can add an equally impactful accent when framed and hung, as shown in their home office.
Sottsass designed a shelving unit around the couple’s large collection of vintage radios. “We have lots of collections,” says Lesley. “A Pez collection, a chair collection, a perfume collection...Ettore gave us a choice and said we could pick one to have up on display.” A series of the late designer’s Mini Totem earthenware sculptures sit atop the unit. The neon green light accent was inspired by the fluorescent works of artist Dan Flavin. To the right is a First chair from 1983 by designer Michele De Lucchi, who cofounded Memphis.
The office is filled with CB2 finds; its ceiling reveals the roof’s 45-degree pitch.
The two-story structure includes a simple office furnished with desks and cabinets by Hon Voi (below). Nearly all of the home’s 29 windows—which help keep cooling and lighting costs to a minimum—are controlled via the RTI app, which consolidates nearly a dozen apps from Lutron, Honeywell, and others.
Upstairs, their son’s bedroom features a built-in walnut bookshelf and desk. Smart details—like the magnetic paint in lieu of a bulletin board—help keep the space tidy. The chair is an Eames Molded Fiberglass Side Chair.
In renovating a historic brick home for family friends in Washington, D.C., architect Nader Tehrani of NADAAA used ordinary plywood to reconceive the central staircase. Lined with a series of striated, geometric panels, the resulting structure is lit by a polygonal skylight above. Tehrani also designed the Pentavola table—featuring five sides, one for each member of the family—which they use as a communal workspace on the second-floor landing.
Clerestory windows in Tyler's design studio provide plenty of light, while built-in bookshelves and flat files offer ample storage.
Inside the Cube, a Wishbone chair by Hans Wegner pulls up to a built-in painted lacquer desk.
Graham, an entrepreneur, works from a fold-down New Table Concept by Resource Furniture. The reusable earthenware mug, a replica of the classic coffee-to-go cups served at New York’s Greek diners, is his own design.