Study Ideas

Study ideas and inspo.

Are you designing a study and looking for inspiration? You’ve come to the right place. Spoak has all the interior design inspiration to get those creative juices flowing. Browse room designs, inspiration images and decor ideas or take our free room design tool for a spin below!

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Office Mood Board designed by Dre Lee
Office Mood BoardDesigned by Dre Lee
Study designed by Paige Weber
StudyDesigned by Paige Weber
Office designed by Dria Sweet
OfficeDesigned by Dria Sweet
Office designed by Hethre Strickland
OfficeDesigned by Hethre Strickland
Office #4 designed by Selena Wyant
Office #4Designed by Selena Wyant
July A/C designed by Lorie Elrod
July A/CDesigned by Lorie Elrod
Office designed by Keely Montoya
OfficeDesigned by Keely Montoya
Untitled designed by Jasmine Fitzgerald
UntitledDesigned by Jasmine Fitzgerald
Summer Time Traditional Concept Board designed by Sarah Griffin
Summer Time Traditional Concept BoardDesigned by Sarah Griffin
LAYOUT designed by Denisse Zavala
LAYOUTDesigned by Denisse Zavala
My Dream Office designed by Camille Hunter
My Dream OfficeDesigned by Camille Hunter
Victor Office designed by Jenna Quinones
Victor OfficeDesigned by Jenna Quinones
Office designed by Kelsey Clark
OfficeDesigned by Kelsey Clark
Commercial Space Mood designed by Spoak
Commercial Space MoodDesigned by Spoak
Commercial Space designed by Chela Shiroma
Commercial SpaceDesigned by Chela Shiroma
Dining Shelf Styling MoodBoard designed by Alicia Hammond
Dining Shelf Styling MoodBoardDesigned by Alicia Hammond
Product List designed by Chanel Jezek
Product ListDesigned by Chanel Jezek
Untitled designed by Anwen Thomas
UntitledDesigned by Anwen Thomas
My Dream Office designed by Eliza Teixeira
My Dream OfficeDesigned by Eliza Teixeira
Untitled designed by Kate Hanson
UntitledDesigned by Kate Hanson
Mitzi lighting 2 designed by Lindsey LaPrime
Mitzi lighting 2Designed by Lindsey LaPrime
Cass Office (a little less minimalist) designed by Kelsey Denczek-Kalczynski
Cass Office (a little less minimalist)Designed by Kelsey Denczek-Kalczynski
Office Mood Board designed by Lexie Perez
Office Mood BoardDesigned by Lexie Perez
Main Office Product Mockup designed by McKenzie Tuttle
Main Office Product MockupDesigned by McKenzie Tuttle

Design tips for decorating a stylish study

Here’s how to achieve the aesthetic room of your dreams.

What’s the best way to design and decorate a study?

The design of your workspace can be as crucial to your productivity as your morning cup of coffee. Whether you're carving out a corner in an open-concept living room or in the process of a remodel to create a dedicated study space, these are our tips to help you create a space that works (pun intended) for you:

  • Desk & Chair: The cornerstone of any office, your desk provides a designated workspace for your computer, monitor, books, and other essentials. It often serves as the focal point of an office or study, so place it where it best suits your workflow, ideally near natural light to boost mood and productivity.
  • Bookshelves or Storage: Every study needs storage. The material you choose for your storage can really help lean into the desired style of your workspace.
  • Seating: Extra seating options, like an accent armchair, or sofa can add a cozy touch and provide a spot for guests or a change of scenery for you. Position these to encourage conversation without disrupting your work zone.
  • Area Rug: An area rug adds warmth and can define a workspace within a larger room. Place it under your desk and chair to anchor the space, ensuring it's large enough to allow for easy chair movement.
  • Paint or Wallpaper: Select a color or pattern that sets the desired mood for the study and complements the style you want to achieve. We are partial to covering walls, ceilings, and trim in a uniform paint color to create a cohesive look. Or consider an accent wall behind the desk to serve as a focal point.
  • Decorative Lighting: Combine task, ambient, and accent lighting for a layered lighting scheme. A desk lamp is common for those late work nights burning the midnight oil. Consider the placement of lighting fixtures to eliminate shadows and evenly light the space. Dimmer switches can adjust the mood.
  • Curtains or Blinds: Window treatments not only help control the light and provide privacy but also serve to tie the room's design together. They offer an opportunity to inject color, texture, and pattern into the living space, making it more inviting and personalized. Whether flowing and sheer for a light, airy feel or rich and textured for a more luxurious look, curtains play a pivotal role in setting the tone and atmosphere of the study. Don’t forget the curtain rod!

Remember, the best study design is one that reflects your personal work style and needs. Experiment with different arrangements until you find the perfect balance of functionality and comfort. If you need an extra hand, check out our step-by-step guide on Home Office Design.

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