A vibrant orange desk paired with a contemporary gray chair sits against a yellow wall in this kid's bedroom. The carpet is shades of black-and-gray rectangles to contrast against the bright colors of the room.
This built-in desk/homework station/imagination central has everything a kid could want: pegboard storage, a magnetic white board, plenty of countertop space for work and projects. It even includes walls you can write on!
For unique character, the designer included vintage details like the globes above the desk and the brass animals. Like the window seat, this built-in desk is a smart choice for a smaller space, fitting handily into the sloped ceiling alcove.
A small niche is transformed into a cool kid's work area with the addition of a simple built-in shelf. Cork board painted bright yellow brightens the space and provides a spot to stick artwork and reminders.
A tall wood frame features thin shelving built in over a modern white desk. A modern rolling desk chair is placed over a trio of polka dot navy rugs bringing color to the hardwood floor and complimenting one of the thick paint stripes decorating the wall.
Consider desks or bookcases that hang on the wall, which allow for more flexibility in your space planning. Take advantage of vertical wall space—floating shelves don’t require a lot of room and offer an additional place to corral clutter.
This boy's bedroom uses texture to create tons of visual interest, from the stripes of the wood grain to a tailored, menswear-inspired wallpaper. A homework niche fits tidily in between tall sets of cabinets.
This small white desk is the ideal work space for a 10-year-old's bedroom. The inspiration started with the colors blue and purple, adding them in to look nice and girly without being too overwhelming.
Susan Alisberg of Alisberg Parker Architects designed this kids' space with an L-shaped desk, creating plenty of room for homework or creative endeavors. Bright green chairs add a splash of color to the space.