Getting an ample sofa was on the top of the priority list. Reed is a tall guy (6' 4" to be exact), so they went with a large West Elm <a href="http://www.westelm.com/products/urban-3-piece-sectional-h1428/?pkey=csectionals%7Call-sectionals" target="_blank">sectional</a>.
In the absence of a dedicated home office, the next best option is to carve out some space out of another room. The most popular target? The living room, since it's a centrally located "daytime" space that keeps work from bleeding into the bedroom.