To create a room for work or sleep, chose a soft pastel colour palette, practical laminate flooring and multitasking furniture that works as well for an office as it does for a bedroom.
A day bed provides a comfy seating area by day and a bed for guests by night. The drawers are handy for storing your spare bedding, too. Get a similar day bed from IKEA.
A simple slip-on cover made from pretty floral fabric with a roll down front panel is a great way to hide a file-packed shelving unit. Find a similar shelving unit at Argos and similar fabric at Cath Kidston.