Make desk the darker finish of the island.
with the desk is a good idea
cork behind the whole desk...I like
IDK why, I just like this space. I could see scrapbooking at the desk. I would choose
Painted wood desk with stained cabinets flanking
High desk, high cabinets, large drawers, lap drawer, lighting
Love the different color for the desk - not this color, but the idea of color & the chalk board on the pantry door
9. Desk. A counter and place to sit turns a command center into a place to get real work done. This is a great use of space in this dining nook area. The cabinetry gives contrast to the command center.