442 Office Desk 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.

A cozy office space boasts a corner fireplace.
Brandon and Amy set up different workstations in the living area.
The second-floor mezzanine now hosts a chic home office that looks out onto the roof terrace.
The apartment underwent a renovation by architect Andrew Berman before interior designer Justin Charette outfitted the interiors. The renovation restored the existing tin ceiling and wood beams.
Located off of the kitchen, Vivi’s office disappears behind sliding walls covered in black chalkboard paint from Behr.
Full-height case work includes a built-in desk, which can be concealed behind pocket hinge doors when not in use.
Open workstations combine with collaboration spaces. Herman Miller Sayl Task Chairs provide just the right support for getting work done.
Throughout the space, the culture of the company is represented in the design. Here, a bolt LED Wall Sconce and wall graphic nicely highlight the brand. Pull up a seat on the bench or ottomans from BluDot, and start conceptualizing ideas on this writable table from Turnstone.
A peek inside the office attached to the master bedroom suite.
The office is filled with CB2 finds; its ceiling reveals the roof’s 45-degree pitch.
The new study lounge features ceramic tile flooring from Ann Sacks along with a custom plywood desk with a Formica top, Eames desk chairs, and an ottoman from Blue Dot.
It's up to the homeowner to decide what to do with the additional 160 square feet; here, it's staged as an office. The shipping container features track lighting, wall sconces, a full-height cabinet to hang clothes, and a mini split air conditioner. The floors are a mix of engineered wood and hand-painted tile from Clay Imports. From inside the container, you can see through to the front of the house.
There is a small workstation on the upper level of the house.
A Japanese-style legless chair in the home office space.
A cozy, carpeted, lofted office is one of the highlights of this tiny home.
A Paul McCobb reeded glass panel provides a contemplative backdrop for a walnut Knoll writing desk and Bertoia Side Chair.
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.
For the couple’s shared office, which is windowless, the team installed backlit panels to give the illusion of daylight entering the room.
One of the home's four bedrooms can easily serve as an office space.
A sunlit workspace.
The wraparound mezzanine has a massive skylight. This space could be used for a variety of purposes, including being converted into a fourth bedroom.
Kevin scoured high and low for this 1956 Quadreflex mono speaker designed by Charles and Ray Eames for Stephens Tru-Sonic.
The dedicated office features a built-in workspace and a wall of built-in cabinetry.
The “desk window” features small, horizontal openings which frame curated views of the trees beyond. Marvin Direct Glaze windows, and Ultimate Clad Casements make the quiet, reflective vantage point possible.
One of the bright and airy bedrooms, currently used as an office space, features a Haiku Home ceiling fan.
The lower spaces of the house give onto the meadow and its private world, while the upper spaces open to the long views across Chilmark’s fields, ponds, and the Atlantic.
The office on the second floor backs up to the laundry unit concealed behind a door.
A bookshelf from Ferm Living.
Some of the couple’s favorite curios are displayed in their shared workspace, a Vitsœ wall unit. The Tab T lamps are by Flos.
The table lamp in the office was made by Travis Ekmark.
“Walking through the apartment, one cannot help but notice the vibrancy of muted tones reflected in the harmony of distinct textures,” says Balbek.
A Tizio lamp by Richard Sapper sits on a custom desk.
The interiors were designed with a "minimal and rustic Texas feel,"  say the architects. The ceiling is tongue-and-groove pecan wood.
Upstairs, the third bedroom is currently configured as a cozy study—complete with a wood-burning fireplace.
A peek at the skylit loft office.
The office desk was made onsite by Shields Custom Carpentry.
The floors are Douglas Fir with OSMO finish. The angled walls and ceiling are Douglas Fir Marine Grade Plywood with a whitewash finish.
The custom-made skylight "marries traditional boatbuilding materials with details borrowed from a car sunroof." The worktops are Formica 2297 Terril.
The L-shaped bedroom accommodates a private workspace around the corner.
A view of the L-shaped desk from the loft bedroom.
A study boasts built-in shelves for books or decorative vignettes.
The third bedroom is currently configured as office space.
The owner uses the ground floor as a studio for art and music.
“There are a lot of well-loved, well-used pieces that were destined for this house,” Andrea says of the couple’s furniture collection. They placed a solid alder Homestead table from Whittier Wood Furniture in the office, which also overlooks the pond.
Desk scene from the Dwell office.
Dark, traditional, Japanese-style furniture were swapped for light, modern Lauan plywood built-in cabinetry that helped open up the living and dining areas.
The renovated house maximizes available daylight, and was designed to provide passive cooling in summer and increase solar gain in winter.
The stable was repurposed as a garage and a retreat space for the parents.
Giotto shelves, a Treetops floor lamp, and an Olivetti chair—all by Sottsass—furnish the home office. Adrian designed the desk, and the painting is by Nathalie Du Pasquier, one of the original Memphis designers.
One of the home's two private office spaces.
The work desk spans across 19 feet.
The office interior features Flor carpet tiles and walls of pre-finished birch plywood.
The office area features a Tolomeo Mega floor lamp by Michele De Lucchi and Giancarlo Fassina for Artemide.
This view from the open-plan living space shows the loft bed and sunken office on the right, as well as the storage room illuminated by a window on the left. The storage room is opposite the entrance.