Making the most of every nook, the space around the staircase doubles as as sitting area and office. The Asian-inspired secretary house decorative items, but pulls down as a simple desk that combines with a cowhide armchair. Black-and-white abstract art makes a bold statement on the creamy white walls, while a more traditional area rug grounds the space.
The home office space needed to have plenty of storage and function, so designers added a lacquer and stained oak custom built-in unit with open shelving, cabinets and drawers, as well as a usable workspace for the desktop computer. When the computer is not in use, the free-standing desk provides another work space. To warm up the space and create a contrast from the monochromatic colors, designers brought in a brown, swivel, office chair for a comfy place to sit.
A simple white desk and dainty metal chair create a functional desk area in this stunning master bedroom. Large windows allows plenty of natural light to brighten the room while heavy traditional draperies soften the space.
Contemporary Hallway With Polished Tile Floor, Desk Space Under the Stairs and Colorful Wall Art
Space beneath the staircase is fitted with a desk for a simple work space. Mounted wall art with brilliant, bold color pops against the white walls and neutral tones of the space. Glossy neutral tile reflects the light for a glowing finish.
In the last of the home's expansive bedrooms, designers made functional use of the space by creating a sleeping space, defined by a neutral, shag carpet, a sitting area that faces the beautiful view of New York City and a work space with a simple, modern desk.
The small cottage lake house boasts a loft guest space that houses two twin beds, plenty of built-in storage, access to a kitchenette, a dining table, a desk and a dresser. To fit all of this functionality into the private space without making it feel cluttered, designers exposed the high ceilings and used an elegant, neutral color palette.
This long master bedroom serves many functions for the homeowners. A fully retractable fourth wall reveals access to the homeowners' semi-private patio; a bed with plush bed linens completes the relaxation space. For a sitting area, designers brought in a gray, Contemporary sofa and clear coffee table to add a place to enjoy a good book, while a wood, Midcentury Modern desk adds an office space to the room.
This multi-functional space perfectly fits the family perfectly. A comfy, gray sectional, upholstered ottoman and playful striped slipper chair create the TV viewing area, while brass étagères flank a coordinating TV console house metallic woven baskets that act as toy storage for the kiddos. Finally, a cream lacquered and brass desk was placed against the back of the chaise sectional where the homeowners can catch up on work while their kids watch a movie or play within eyesight.
Classic double doors open the hallway balcony up to a traditional home office. Open bookshelves and cabinets provide much-needed storage, while a comfortable leather chair is situated between the built-ins and a beautiful wooden desk. The office has a bird's eye view of the double chandelier above the entryway.
A pass-through space between the kitchen and living room is put to full use as a functional home office. Dark wood pops against the white walls, while a leather desk chair complements the home's terra cotta tile flooring.
The kitchen flows freely into the home, where a double-sided partner’s desk is perfect for the homeowners' needs. The space also works as a homework area, complete with oak cabinetry that stores shoes and backpacks.
Once closed in and dark, this newly renovated second floor landing is now light, bright and open. It is part office space, part reading room, part hangout area for the family to plan their day's activities. Custom, built-in book shelves house games, vintage first edition classics, family mementos and objects d'art, and the desk provides a space for reading and writing, adding extra function to the space.
A corridor in the master bedroom suite of a Brooklyn, N.Y., townhouse maximizes storage and utility space with side-by-side closets. Wood floors and glass doorknobs are traditional touches in this functional space, while a beaded flush-mount ceiling fixture adds a touch of pizzazz.,
In this master bedroom, a long, simple wood table doubles as a nightstand and desk. It's a clever way to make the room more functional without requiring additional floor space. The stylish two-toned canopy bed is by Tara Shaw.