122 Office Shelves 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.

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.
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.
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Artists' home studio/office with custom work table
Work space
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 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.
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.”
The Multifunctional Study Room
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 living area and a study corner.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.