If living space permits, setting up a home office can be a rewarding experience to separate work from other parts of your life. Having a home office desk and storage furniture is the key in an office setup.
Many decorators are setting up home office spaces similar to what may be found at a commercial office. The Outline series from Bernhardt offers several options of complete home office setups.
There are different choices in wood colors along with choices to be made in the different types of storage furniture that best suit your needs. The advantage to this type of setup is having all of those files, bills to pay, and books in the home office as opposed to cluttering up other areas of the home.