84 Office Study 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.

Built-in shelves run along the entire length of the wall of the mezzanine study loft.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Study Desks with mountain view.
A dining room that was converted to a library.
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.
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.
A dramatic pink granite table provides a central meeting spot.
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.
The study area with built-in shelves,  Joyn Conference Bench by Vitra.
Technical equipment below is hidden below this furniture unit.
The heart of the space is the sunken velvet couch and conversation pit.
The architect's former home holds his office space.
The now Family Room is filled with mid-century furnishings and accessories.  Bauhaus chairs, a Danish design credenza from the owner's vintage collection, a wood fire stove, a record player, and shelves of books create a comfortable family hang out space.
The office space doubles as a play area, so the parents can keep an eye on the kids while they work. The Saarinen Plastic Back side chair from Knoll was a gift from a friend.
Damen, who is the chief technology officer for Jonathan Adler’s eponymous studio, filled the house with the designer’s work, like the Lucite-and-mappa-wood Bond desk and the Regent armchair in the shared office.
A built-in desk by NOEM FabLab folds into the wall when not in use.
The two-story structure includes a simple office furnished with desks and cabinets by Hon Voi (below). Nearly all of the home’s 29 windows—which help keep cooling and lighting costs to a minimum—are controlled via the RTI app, which consolidates nearly a dozen apps from Lutron, Honeywell, and others.
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.
A 106 Harold Desk by Luca Nichetto sits in the study.
Inside the Cube, a Wishbone chair by Hans Wegner pulls up to a built-in painted lacquer desk.
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.
The den’s first-production Eames Desk Unit (EDU) was “rescued” from a Gregory Ain house.
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.
Net Zero Energy House 

The goal, a new two-level home that could score as high as reasonable in the "GreenPoint Rated System”. The owners de-constructed their existing home when they realized that any single-story design would completely eliminate their back yard.