2. Get rid of cord clutter. Few things make a space look more messy than a pile of tangled wires on the floor. Control cord clutter at a desk like this by drilling a few well-placed holes. Either drill a small hole into the top of the desk to thread the cords through, or drill a hole into a nearby cabinet and tuck the cords and a power strip inside. The little nook for the printer in this space is great too — the printer is small enough that it can be easily pulled in and out of its storage space as needed.