Task lighting keeps a large desk illuminated.
Maximize storage space by customizing bookshelves instead of using one that isn't quite tall enough. (Remember to reinforce bookshelves together with L brackets to prevent toppling.) Add a cork backing to a larger shelf to display calendars and photos.
Learn how to add fabric backing to a basic Ikea shelf in our Stylish DIY Bookshelf video.
For more storage tips, see our Organizing Kids' Play & Work Spaces photo gallery.