137 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.

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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.
A walnut-clad studio is tucked behind the wall in the living room.
A closer look at the front desk with painted paneled walls, built-in bookshelves. a decorative fireplace, and a framed sketch of a figure evocative of Eliza Jane.
Located off of the kitchen, Vivi’s office disappears behind sliding walls covered in black chalkboard paint from Behr.
A "light cannon" illuminates the studio, while massive east-facing skylights point light toward the lime-covered vertical veils.
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
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.
The living area and a study corner.
An office nook and library can participate in the open plan or disappear behind pocket doors.
The second-story home office is paneled in wood with perforated steel shelving.
Adjustable pegboards help lawyer Dan Franklin manage his compact apartment in downtown Manhattan. The Executive Chair is by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller.
The bedroom/studio shares a wall with the bedroom/office.

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A familiar scene in the Benoit home: Peter paints at the Steelcase desk—"I do all my work here," he says—while Ando sits nearby, waiting for attention.
Study Desks with mountain view.
Inspired by modern Japanese minimalism, Hong Kong practice JAAK demolished the walls of this two-bedroom apartment and remodelled it into a studio with an
A dining room that was converted to a library.
Inspired by modern Japanese minimalism, Hong Kong practice JAAK demolished the walls of this two-bedroom apartment and remodelled it into a studio with an
The cellar now houses an office, studio, and exhibition space.
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 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.
Custom built-ins provide functionality in every nook.
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 playroom later became Xenia’s office.
The second-floor mezzanine now hosts a chic home office that looks out onto the roof terrace.
Upstairs, a breezeway is used as  a workspace. Metal and glass louvers by Maxim bring light and air into the master bathroom.
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.
Designer and digital fabricator Shawn Benson shares his 595-square-foot second-floor space with his wife, Jessica, and their daughter, Roux. The 15-foot-high ceilings allow plenty of room for a full-size ocean paddleboard.
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.
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In one corner of the studio, Spellman has an area dedicated to ceramics, as pictured above.