Ideas for study room : best 25+ ideas

Ideas for study room : best 25+ ideas

For those who study at home or work at home , having a special corner is essential. To make it more comfortable, it’s worth investing in a good office chair and a desk. And to add an interesting touch to the decoration of the space, explore different colors, rooms and formats. Get inspired by the following ideas: 

best 25+ Ideas for study room


1. Study time can be a lot more fun with a little color , isn’t it? In this project by architect Diego Revollo, the old bookcase became a rack and desk in the children’s room .

The base of an old bookcase became a rack and desk in the children's room.  The finish is in lacquer (Photo: Photo: Edu Castello / Editora Globo)
The base of an old bookcase became a rack and desk in the children’s room. The finish is in lacquer (Photo: Photo: Edu Castello / Editora Globo)


2.  With the extinction of a room , space was created for the work table behind the sofa , a relevant item for the resident Priscila Dal Poggetto. It sits next to a bookcase lacquered in Tiffany blue , custom-made to fill a remaining niche. Project by interior designer Helena Kallas.

Clami glass-top office table, Clami armchair with printed fabric from Farm, and blue lacquered bookcase in the background.  Apartment owned by journalist Priscila Dal Poggetto, whose decoration project is by interior designer Helena Kallas (Photo: Victor Affaro / Editora Globo)
Clami glass-top office table, Clami armchair with printed fabric from Farm, and blue lacquered bookcase in the background. Apartment owned by journalist Priscila Dal Poggetto, whose decoration project is by interior designer Helena Kallas (Photo: Victor Affaro / Editora Globo)

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3.  Office of the architect Alexandre Skaff, who is also a painting studio. Underneath the bench, a module with wheels makes it easy to organize and clean . 

Cardboard animal heads, souvenirs from a trip to Australia, make the office of architect Alexandre Skaff, which is also a painting studio, more fun.  On the bench, a module with wheels makes organization easier (Photo: Lufe Gomes/Editora Globo)
Cardboard animal heads, souvenirs from a trip to Australia, make the office of architect Alexandre Skaff, which is also a painting studio, more fun. On the bench, a module with wheels makes organization easier (Photo: Lufe Gomes/Editora Globo)


4. The resident loves to write. To help you get inspired, architect Paula Neder turned her desk to the view of Copacabana beach and Sugarloaf Mountain . Thus, it also managed to take advantage of the natural light that comes from the window . The furniture is from the Contemporary Archive. The globe is by Studio Grabowsky.

Desk overlooking Copacabana beach and Sugarloaf Mountain (Photo: Mariana Orsi / Disclosure)
Desk overlooking Copacabana beach and Sugarloaf Mountain (Photo: Mariana Orsi / Disclosure)

5. Why not put the desk on the porch ? The move can bring fresh ideas by putting you in touch with the view and, of course, it lets in a lot of natural light . Triplex Architecture office project. “Before, the porch was narrow and unused, so we suggested making an office and a bench along the entire length of the porch. That’s because, in addition to making the environment welcoming, it’s more functional”, comments one of the architects of the renovation . 

BALCONY |  The narrow space was transformed into an office thanks to the wooden furniture, which serves as a desk and gives personality to the apartment.  (Photo: Manu Oristanio / Disclosure)
BALCONY | The narrow space was transformed into an office thanks to the wooden furniture, which serves as a desk and gives personality to the apartment. (Photo: Manu Oristanio / Disclosure)


6. In the project by Leila Bittencourt, architect from Rio de Janeiro, books occupy the shelves above the desk and share space with dolls. A glass top was used to facilitate the identification of what is inside the drawers .

In the project by Leila Bittencourt, architect from Rio de Janeiro, books occupy the shelves above the desk and share space with dolls.  The chair is by Hetty Goldberg.  (Photo: Edu Castello/Editora Globo)
In the project by Leila Bittencourt, architect from Rio de Janeiro, books occupy the shelves above the desk and share space with dolls. The chair is by Hetty Goldberg. (Photo: Edu Castello/Editora Globo)

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7.  The hallway leading to the back of the house was the only viable space for interior designer Natasha Frota, from the Garimporio office, to set up her husband’s home office , Danton Coelho. To create the countertop, she removed part of the cabinet . Inside the cabinet there is still space to hide the printer and other items. The carpentry and metalworking door with hollow finish, made by Carcenaria Doffini, is a smart solution to get around the humidity of the apartment .

Office in the hallway (Photo: Denilson Machado / Disclosure)
Office in the hallway (Photo: Denilson Machado / Disclosure)


8. The desk was covered with laminate and mangrove freijó and gained feet in tubular iron profile. With an industrial-inspired decor due to the visible pipes, the project is by the Estúdio Penha office. 

In Luigi's room, the middle child, the desk was covered with laminate and mangrove freijó and gained feet in tubular iron profile, made by Serralheria Palano Metal (Photo: Edu Castello/Editora Globo)
In Luigi’s room, the middle child, the desk was covered with laminate and mangrove freijó and gained feet in tubular iron profile, made by Serralheria Palano Metal (Photo: Edu Castello/Editora Globo)

9.  Large cans and a colorful poster brighten architect David Bastos’ office in Rio de Janeiro. The base of the entire apartment is white.

Large cans and a colorful poster brighten architect David Bastos' office in Rio de Janeiro. The base of the entire apartment is white (Photo: Tuca Reinés and Denilson Machado/MCA Studio)
Large cans and a colorful poster brighten architect David Bastos’ office in Rio de Janeiro. The base of the entire apartment is white (Photo: Tuca Reinés and Denilson Machado/MCA Studio)


10. The architect Luiza Lessa decided to prioritize organization in the office and invested in a bookcase, with several niches to house the enormous amount of the resident’s books, and a desk with red drawers. 

In the office, DIY was used on the wall, imitating burnt cement.  The bookcase and desk were designed by the architect and executed by Móveis Russo.  The red chest of drawers and the chair are by Tok & Stok and the lamp is La Lampe (Photo: Marco Antonio)
In the office, DIY was used on the wall, imitating burnt cement. The bookcase and desk were designed by the architect and executed by Móveis Russo. The red chest of drawers and the chair are by Tok & Stok and the lamp is La Lampe (Photo: Marco Antonio)

11. The architect Triana Serrano made great references to the young resident’s favorite theme: robots . “We opted for loose furniture and objects brought from a trip , since the family of Spanish descent often goes to Europe “, she says. 

Desk.  Oba's little table!  it's Marc's study corner, who got a Panton mini chair from the same store and a French lamp as Lumini.  Objects of Oba!.  The poster was brought from a trip (Photo: Andre Nazareth / NaToca Design)
Desk. Oba’s little table! it’s Marc’s study corner, who got a Panton mini chair from the same store and a French lamp as Lumini. Objects of Oba!. The poster was brought from a trip (Photo: Andre Nazareth / NaToca Design)


12. The desk with toothpick feet and a light retro feel works as a study bench for the little resident. Wallpaper by Branco for Ameise and project by architect Flavia Pimenta.

Working corner.  The desk with toothpick feet and a light retro feel doubles as a study bench.  Wallpaper from White to Ameise.  Urban Arts colorful comics (Photo: Renata D'Almeida / Disclosure)
Working corner. The desk with toothpick feet and a light retro feel doubles as a study bench. Wallpaper from White to Ameise. Urban Arts colorful comics (Photo: Renata D’Almeida / Disclosure)

13.  With reference to New York lofts , industrial design and clean deco were the main references requested by the resident. The gray dominates the room and Nildo José architect of the project. 

Home office.  On the mezzanine, the Sherlock chair, designed by Etel Carmona, faces the chest of drawers and the matte gray lacquer bookcase, both designed by Nildo José and produced by Ornare (Photo: Denilson Machado / MCA Estúdio / Divulgation)
Home office. On the mezzanine, the Sherlock chair, designed by Etel Carmona, faces the chest of drawers and the matte gray lacquer bookcase, both designed by Nildo José and produced by Ornare (Photo: Denilson Machado / MCA Estúdio / Divulgation)


14. The room was decorated by the Pro.a Arquitetos office, which sought the harmony of colors and textures when choosing green and wood . The desk has several essential compartments, as well as one where you can easily put the sheets in the folder. 

Desk.  Desk Owner, from Oslo Design.  Brunello Vase by ReWine.  Esferinhas Luminaire, da Tomada (Photo: Edu Castello / Editora Globo)
Desk. Desk Owner, from Oslo Design. Brunello Vase by ReWine. Esferinhas Luminaire, da Tomada (Photo: Edu Castello / Editora Globo)

15. Use the wooden crates to build your own desk and bring charm and character to your home office. 

Wooden Crate: How about turning them into a desk?  (Photo: Pinterest/Reproduction)
Wooden Crate: How about turning them into a desk? (Photo: Pinterest/Reproduction)


16.  The office was designed by architect Paula Neder with carpentry made of freijó wood. The hollow desk, without niches and compartments, gives an elegant and clean look to the room. 

HOME OFFICE |  The side furniture that extends throughout the office was designed by architect Paula Neder and executed by Mallc Marcenaria, with freijó wood.  Novo Ambiente table and chair.  Bank for sale at LZ Studio.  Desk lamp (Photo: Denilson Machado - MCA Studio/Disclosure)
HOME OFFICE | The side furniture that extends throughout the office was designed by architect Paula Neder and executed by Mallc Marcenaria, with freijó wood. Novo Ambiente table and chair. Bank for sale at LZ Studio. Desk lamp (Photo: Denilson Machado – MCA Studio/Disclosure)

17.  In this project by the architect Hana Lerner, the color in the desk drawers match the world map, which highlights the favorite football stadiums of the small residents.

CHILDREN'S ROOM |  Custom world map made by Hana Lerner in partnership with Ateliê Nina Moraes.  Desk designed by Hana Lerner.  Abracasa's chair.  (Photo: Flavia Martins / Disclosure)
CHILDREN’S ROOM | Custom world map made by Hana Lerner in partnership with Ateliê Nina Moraes. Desk designed by Hana Lerner. Abracasa’s chair. (Photo: Flavia Martins / Disclosure)


18.  Interior designer Paola Ribeiro’s project brought the desk positioned under the stairs , whose interior steps are niches for objects. The furniture is shared by two residents.

The solution for this brothers' bedroom was to suspend one of the beds, designed by interior designer Paola Ribeiro.  Positioned under the stairs, whose interiors are niches for objects, the desk is shared by the boys (Photo: Celia Weiss/Courtesy)
The solution for this brothers’ bedroom was to suspend one of the beds, designed by interior designer Paola Ribeiro. Positioned under the stairs, whose interiors are niches for objects, the desk is shared by the boys (Photo: Celia Weiss/Courtesy)


19.  From Ateliê Vanessa Guimarães, the wooden desk is ideal for organizing books and school supplies. The frames bulletin, 42 x 62 cm, marked the week’s activities.

From Ateliê Vanessa Guimarães, the wooden desk is ideal for organizing books and school supplies.  Notice boards, 42 x 62 cm, mark the week's activities (Photo: Lilian Knobel)
From Ateliê Vanessa Guimarães, the wooden desk is ideal for organizing books and school supplies. Notice boards, 42 x 62 cm, mark the week’s activities (Photo: Lilian Knobel)


20. Use the desk for functions other than writing and web browsing. In the project signed by the a:m studio of architecture , she receives a sewing machine. In the environment there is also the chair created by Ray and Charles Eames and the floor lamp that already belonged to the couple.

The 7 m² mezzanine area serves as a reading corner and houses a sewing machine, on an old table.  In the environment there is also the chair created by Ray and Charles Eames and the floor lamp that already belonged to the couple (Photo: Edu Castello/Editora Globo)
The 7 m² mezzanine area serves as a reading corner and houses a sewing machine, on an old table. In the environment there is also the chair created by Ray and Charles Eames and the floor lamp that already belonged to the couple (Photo: Edu Castello/Editora Globo)

21. Interior designer Paola Ribeiro explored comfort and maximalism, exploring the mix of furniture. The decoration features objects brought from travels and many artistic references. 

Corner of the suite: with a lamp brought from New York, the Chinese desk by Rug Hold harmonizes with the armchair panned from an antique shop.  The back wall, covered with Palimanan bricks, features a drawing by Tarsila do Amaral (Photo: Edu Castello/ Editora Globo)
Corner of the suite: with a lamp brought from New York, the Chinese desk by Rug Hold harmonizes with the armchair panned from an antique shop. The back wall, covered with Palimanan bricks, features a drawing by Tarsila do Amaral (Photo: Edu Castello/ Editora Globo)


22. Architect Tulio Xenofonte, from Urbano Studio, was responsible for giving a safari atmosphere to Tomás’ bedroom, who loves drawing and was given a place especially to do this. 

DESK |  The space is perfect for Tomás to do what he likes most: drawing.  The bench and the tree-shaped bookcase are also from Madeira Viva Joinery.  Baskets from the Reggio basket and chair from SunHouse.  (Photo: Evelyn Muller/Disclosure)
DESK | The space is perfect for Tomás to do what he likes most: drawing. The bench and the tree-shaped bookcase are also from Madeira Viva Joinery. Baskets from the Reggio basket and chair from SunHouse. (Photo: Evelyn Muller/Disclosure)

10 Tips For Setting Up The Perfect Study Environment

1. Find An “Empty” Or “Usable” Space To Call Your Own

1. Find An "Empty" Or "Usable" Space To Call Your Own

There is no set rule here: It’s worth a little space in your room, a little corner in the living room, a makeshift balcony, anything! What matters is that it is a place where you can study and organize your objects of study, which we will give tips in this post (:

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2. Have A Small Table For You To Organize Yourself

2. Have A Small Table For You To Organize Yourself

You can’t study law while lying in bed, right? Give it a go… A desire to open Netflix! So the tip here is to have a table for studying, but don’t worry if you don’t have one! It’s very easy to make one from scratch or even give a makeover to that old piece of furniture that used to belong to your grandmother, what counts is creativity

3. In This Space You Can Use And Abuse Colors And Decoration

3. In This Space You Can Use And Abuse Colors And Decoration

You can not only use and abuse your personality. If you are a person of colors, send bullets, color everything! If you already have that more discreet style or even the dark ones, it’s also okay. The important thing is to be YOUR little corner.

4. It Is Very Important To Always Keep It Clean And Organized, No Matter What It Looks Like.

4. It Is Very Important To Always Keep It Clean And Organized, No Matter What It Looks Like.

You can be the cleanest type or the vintage type, no problem, as long as everything is always tidy and clean. The essential thing when studying is to find yourself. If you’re not using it, take it off the table and put it away, the less thing bothering you, the better. Organization is the heart of the business, so get to work.

5. Having A Calendar Is ESSENTIAL For Finding Yourself

5. Having A Calendar Is ESSENTIAL For Finding Yourself

No, it’s not a cliché, having a calendar is really important for studies. So, set up a study calendar, put it on the wall, decorate it, and write all your assignments for the week there. Organizing and detailing your tasks makes everything more objective, just don’t forget to be realistic according to what you can do each day!

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6. Putting Reminders And Color Divisions Makes Everything Happier

6. Putting Reminders And Color Divisions Makes Everything Happier

Using a color for each objective (review, reminder, study more) is a cool idea. You just have to always use the same colors for the same purpose and when you least expect them the colors will really help you memorize the things you need.

7. No Phone In The Study Corner

7. No Phone In The Study Corner

GEP isn’t fooling around when it teaches you that cell phones and studies don’t mix

So, when you’re reading, reviewing material or doing exercises, don’t exchange messages or watch Facebook. Leisure is leisure, study is study!

8. Motivational Phrases That Are Just Like Your Little Corner Add The Finishing Touch

8. Motivational Phrases That Are Just Like Your Little Corner Add The Finishing Touch

Do you know that phrase from your favorite movie or that song that always motivates you? So, take a sheet, a comic and write it to give you an energized in the most difficult times. Phrases and photos that motivate you are the icing on the study cake!

9. You Can Be Creative And Put In Do-It-Yourself Things

9. You Can Be Creative And Put In Do-It-Yourself Things

If you love doing little things to decorate your house or your room, don’t hold back. You can use your talent to make your corner your own. Doing things to organize the midfield to decorations to make your place even more yours!

10. And Most Importantly, Studying Can Be Relaxing Too! =)

10. And Most Importantly, Studying Can Be Relaxing Too! =)

Stop for five minutes, stretch, listen to music, light a candle. Studying is awesome, but freaking out doesn’t happen. So taking a break for two minutes and relaxing is really cool. Even putting a little music in the background during studies and lighting a candle with a scent is valid. Whatever makes you relax is valid.

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