30 Office Shelves Library Room Type Design Photos And Ideas

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.
A dramatic pink granite table provides a central meeting spot.
Secret doors in the bookcases conceal soundproof phone booths.
The heart of the space is the sunken velvet couch and conversation pit.
A dining room that was converted to a library.
Their offices were side-by-side. His in the living room and hers adjacent, making for easy collaboration.
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.
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.
Eric Lamers of Hammerhead, a craft-based contractor specializing in midcentury renovation projects, worked on the house before Andrew and his wife, Dustin Ferrer, acquired it in 2013, but it still needed a good deal of restoration. The home features an impressive collection of vintage furnishings, including an Elephant Stool by Sori Yanagi and a Luther Conover chair.
View looking from office space toward guest suite
View looking from office space toward guest suite
View looking from office space toward guest suite
A small library is positioned just outside of the courtyard for easy access to lazy day outdoor summer reading and warm winter sun soaking.
Recalling the form of an airplane engine, his cylindrical D2V2 pendant hovers above his sculptural Easy Rider, a mobile desk-seat hybrid set on castors.
Guelph Deep Energy Retrofit - Office
Home Office
An interior fit out of an existing Coach House, previously renovated by Dubbeldam Architecture + Design
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.
Studio + Workshop Space
Studio Meeting Space
Architect Gustavo Costa calls the home library the “project’s heart.” This central space houses the owner’s expansive collection of about 5,000 books, and acts as a meeting place for friends and colleagues. A Gerrit Thomas Rietveld Red and Blue chair completes the space.

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 slurge on the perfect desk lamp—a great office should reflect your personal taste and inspire your best work.

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