Whether you’re working from home, gaming or studying, a good desk is an essential piece of furniture which you should not underestimate. Of course, no single desk is best for everyone. The priorities differ based on what you plan to use the desk for, how much space is available, the style you prefer and all sorts of other things. We can’t tell you which desk you should get but we can share with you our selection of the best desks for home offices and let you decide for yourself which one suits you best.
The Tribedesigns desk has the advantage of being very simple which gives it versatility and allows it to be suitable for a variety of different types of spaces and activities. You can use it as a computer desk in which case you should take your time to organize all the cords and cables because there’s no place to hide them. The desk is very sturdy and durable and has metal legs with adjustable pads which keep it stable even on uneven floor surfaces.
There’s an extra steel support bar at the center of the frame which allows the desk to have a higher load-bearing capacity and to remain perfectly flat at all times. The top is 23.6” wide and 55” long which means it can easily accommodate a computer with two monitors and all the necessary accessories and peripherals. The desk is 29.2” high and offers plenty of legroom underneath, without drawers or shelves to act as obstructions.
An L-shaped desk can be a good option if you plan to set up your workspace in the corner of the room or if find the configuration especially practical for the type of work that you do. The advantage of L-shaped desks is that of a larger surface that’s easily accessible. This one is made from laminated particle board and has a fairly simple and modern design.
This desk is 51” wide (on each side), 19.7” deep and 28.3” high. On one side it features a curved edge while the other side ends with a shelf compartment. There are also two grommets to help organize all the cords. The two open shelves are the only built-in storage compartments so if you need something extra you should consider wall shelves or freestanding units.
3.Industrial Style Folding Laptop Table
If you’re looking for a super convenient desk that doesn’t take up a lot of space and can also be easily stored away when not needed, we think this particular model has all the features you need. This is a very simple and chic-looking desk that offers a huge advantage: portability. By that we mean you can fold it and store it in a corner or inside a cabinet when you’re not using it, as a way to save some space or make room for something else. This can be very useful if you have a small home or if you only occasionally require a desk.
To assemble this desk all you have to do is open the frame and then snap the top on it. It’s easy and convenient and the design is sleek and stylish, giving the desk and subtle industrial feel thanks to the metal frame. The MDF top adds warmth and texture to the design, keeping it balanced.
There’s something about hairpin legs that makes desks look extra stylish and attractive. They look very slender and give the desk a lightweight appearance which really enhances its overall appearance. They can also add a retro touch to the design which can be a very nice touch at times. A nice example in this case is the Ameriwood Home Owen desk. It’s a rather eclectic piece with plenty of character despite its overall simplicity. You can add it to the living room, bedroom or home office with confidence.
The overall dimensions of this desk are 26.75” height x 40” width x 19.5” depth. It has four powder-coated metal hairpin legs which hold a particle board desktop with light brown and grey undertones. It’s rather chic and has a feminine touch which you can enhance even more by adding a posh chair in a beautiful color and with an elegant design.
Glass is not a material commonly encountered in the design of desks, whether they’re for professional or home office use. However, this doesn’t mean they don’t have their advantages. A glass desktop can give you an elegant and refined look and can help maintain a more open and spacious feel throughout the room which is especially important in the case of small spaces. Of course, functionality is just as important and the Walker Edison desk blends them both seamlessly.
The desk has a steel frame and a glass top. It measures 29” in height, 51” in length and 20” in width. It includes a CPU stand and although it is compact in size you can combine two units to make it larger if needed. By joining two desks together you gain more space for extra monitors, peripherals or to use as a work surface in general.
A standing desk has many benefits which we covered in detail a while ago. If you want to see for yourself you don’t necessarily have to replace your entire office setup. You can still use the same desk you have right now but with an attachment. This is the Varidesk standing desk converted. You can place it on top of your regular desk to make the transition to a standing desk and to also still have the option of working while seated if you decide to go back at any point.
It has two tiers. The upper one measures 36” by 12.25” and can hold up to two monitors side by side or a laptop. The lower tier is designed to hold the keyboard and mouse. The design is elegant and ergonomic and the entire unit is made from high-quality materials. It’s stable and sturdy and can fit on top of pretty much any type of desk or table.
The best feature is the series of 11 different height settings which allow you to find the best configuration for you so you can work comfortably while standing.View Deal
If you want to be able to use your desk both while seating and while standing then your best option is a height-adjustable model such as this one. The Seville Classics Airlift desk is very versatile and very convenient. It has a solid single-piece top that measures 54” by 30”. It’s made of wood and features an ergonomic curve at the front. It has an elegant, high-end appearance and a subtle industrial vibe curtesy of the heavy-duty frame.
The best feature about this desk is definitely the built-in height-adjustable system. The dual motors are very quiet and they allow the desk to go as high as 51.4” or as low as 25.6”. The desk moves quietly at 1.5” per second and you don’t have to do a single thing except select the desired height with the touch of a button and wait.
In some cases all you need is a tiny desk for your laptop which you can use casually or for presentations. For those scenarios you might want to consider something like the Seville Classics Desk Cart. It’s small and that’s exactly what makes it special and so practical for some people. You can only use it with your laptop or tablet and the idea is it left you create a personalized and ergonomic workspace.
You can tilt the top to place your device at the perfect angle. A pair of built-in ledges prevent the device from sliding off as you tilt the surface on either side. You can of course also use this mini desk as a stand for document or books when giving a presentation, doing some research or taking some notes. The height of the desk can be adjusted from 27.5” to 40”. You can adjust it manually at any level you prefer and secure the desk using a twist-lock knob. The side table extends your workspace and offers space for the mousepad in case you’re using one. You can install it on the left or the right, depending on your preference.
Obviously, a major advantage for this particular model is the mobility offered by the four caster wheels. Two of them can be locked in place.View Deal
This Tribesigns L-shaped desk may not be the best option if you’re dealing with a small home office but would definitely be great for a large space. It’s designed to fit in the corner and has an L-shaped structure which provides an ample work surface for a variety of different tasks. One side of the desk is 66.1” long with the other one measuring only 49.2”. There’s also a 16.5” edge in between, marking the corner section.
The design of the desk is simple and modern. The frame is made of steel which makes the desk highly sturdy and durable. The top is made from particle board and is available in a variety of different finish options, including a few neutral ones such as grey, white and black if you prefer the minimalist approach.
While it’s nice when you’re able to enjoy the minimalism of many modern desks because devices are smaller than they used to be and you can store everything in the cloud, sometimes you still need a file drawer for actual physical documents. If that’s the case you should check out this L-shaped Sauder August Hill desk. It includes a variety of useful features such as the file drawer we just mentioned as well as an open shelf directly above the drawer and a larger shelf on the inside of the second module where you can store books and other things.
The desk has an elegant design with just a hint of traditional charm. It maintains a simple and modern aesthetic while preserving a few key features that ultimately give it a retro vibe. Its overall dimensions are 59” length x 58.74” width x 29.25” height. It’s made out of engineered wood with a pleasant oak finish and Slate accents.
This desk is unusual, even given all the different designs we’ve looked at so far. This is a very eclectic piece. It’s not small but it’s not very big either. You can use it as a computer desk but it can also be a good writing desk as well. It has a good amount of built-in storage but doesn’t include any drawers, cubbies or closed compartments. Instead, it’s designed to be a workstation that has a little bit of everything and isn’t specialized for a very specific usage scenario.
We imagine such a desk would be a good fit for a student’s room or for a kid’s bedroom. There’s enough space on the bottom shelf for a PC tower and even for a printer and some storage boxes or other accessories. There’s also a built-in keyboard tray which slides out and sits beneath a clear tempered glass desktop which can be used in a variety of different ways. It can hold a laptop or it can serve as a writing surface.
There’s another type of desk that we should really mention: the wall-mounted kind. The advantage here is that you can install the desk at any height you want. Also, there are no legs to get in the way and that leaves the the floor nice and clean, free of clutter. That makes cleaning a lot easier and really helps to maintain a minimalist design throughout the space. However, the desk remains fixed and there’s no way to move it around and adjust its position which can become an issue. It’s important to choose the placement right in the first place.
This particular desk offer a variety of additional advantages. First of all, it’s very compact and that means you can install it pretty much anywhere and tiny rooms shouldn’t be a problem. Also, even though small it’s very practical and includes plenty of storage for devices, office supplies and all sorts of other things. The overall dimensions of the desk are 32.28” width x 8.66” depth and 23.6” height.