171 Office Shelves 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 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.
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 study boasts built-in shelves for books or decorative vignettes.
Books are a bright spot of color in the reading room.
The work desk spans across 19 feet.
The office interior features Flor carpet tiles and walls of pre-finished birch plywood.
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.
The black staircase and storage wall act as a threshold between the bedroom/office and the living spaces. Concrete-like faux finishes were used for the walls and floors of the living spaces.
The pegboard wall makes it easy for Mr. Xiao to reorganize whenever needed. Anchoring the office is a chic Paulistano lounge chair by Objekto in the corner.
Custom walnut millwork by contractor; chairs by School Outfitters.
A built-in bookcase, for stacks of memories.
Here is another one of the built-in office nooks.
A detail of the office nooks with a teal daybed and built-in shelving.
The second-floor bedrooms feature built-in nooks with storage.
The kitchen/office nook.
HOME OFFICE
Built-in shelves run along the entire length of the wall of the mezzanine study loft.
Study
Office
Artists' home studio/office with custom work table
The wooden Windsor chairs placed by the recessed shuttered windows in the study create a cozy reading corner.
Work space
Custom made tv bench of birch plywood.
Introducing
Canny 'The New' Office
Oak parquet was used throughout the apartment.
The child's room has a bunk bed and study area.
The master bedroom and a study are located on the upper floor.
Office
The library overlooks the courtyard and the two guest bedrooms.
The master bedroom has enough space to accommodate a home office, library, and lounge.
Separated by a level change, a small office can be found behind the living area.
Located off of the kitchen, Vivi’s office disappears behind sliding walls covered in black chalkboard paint from Behr.
The V-shaped floor plan allows both wings to be connected. One wings features the garage and the owner’s ceramics studio, while the other contains the common areas.
The new layout maximizes the utility of the home's 4,100 square feet.
A vintage stool, a design that once was a staple of Greek classrooms, is tucked under the office desk on a landing leading to a balcony. The visual theme of the vertical wooden slats repeats itself here, including on a closet door. “They have no handles,” Ritenour says of the closet doors. “The lines are the door handles; you have to know to grab them.”
Verda Alexander and her son, Apolo, collaborate on a project in their first-floor studio.
Resident Ty Milford peruses a book by the George Nelson–inspired built-ins fabricated by Big Branch Woodworking
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.
Pirman, an illustrator, works on a vintage Florence Knoll table in his studio at the front of the house.
Similar to other Eichlers in this style, the office looks through the courtyard and into the living room. Klopf Architecture made minor necessary adjustments to the windows but preserved the bulk of the clerestory windows.
Reading Room by Studio Carver
A study area on the second level looks down to the first level.
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.
Study Desk
The office houses the letter “U" as well as cameras.