9 Awesome Laptop Desks With Flexible And Practical Designs

Whether we’re using our laptops for work or for fun and personal stuff, it doesn’t really matter. What matters is that we need a comfortable and practical way to do all those things. The solution: a laptop desk. There are many different types to choose from. Some are miniature desks which can be attached to a wall while others are lap desks. Today we’ll have a look at how you can build your own laptop desk according to the specifications you require.


Laptops are appreciated for their portability but this doesn’t mean you can’t have a special place just for it in your home. In fact, that would be quite nice. So let’s see how such a design would look like. It could be a small desk with two angled legs which is attached to the wall on one side. It can even have a small shelf for storing chargers, docks and other things.

Small balcony desk design

If you want to work on your laptop and, at the same time, spend some time on the balcony enjoying some fresh air and lovely views, check out this laptop desk which can be attached to the railings of a balcony or terrace. It’s a modern and very practical accessory you’ll definitely enjoy.

Small space with laptop working stand

If you’re used to using your laptop in bed, you could have a fold-down desk built especially for that. Doing this would be easy if the bed were placed adjacent to a wall and not perpendicular to it. The idea would suit well small spaces. You could have the desk built into the wall’s design.{found on treehugger}.

Wire desk design in corner

Corner spaces are pretty much perfect for individual work stations. Sure, the space is small, but it should be enough room there for a laptop desk and maybe some shelves for storing books, documents and other things. You could have such a piece custom made and you could even build it yourself.

Hairpin desk legs

Another idea for a small corner can be to make a simple desk which is supported by the walls on two sides and only needs one corner leg to stand up straight. This one is very chic and its simplicity is inspiring. Don’t forget to decorate the walls to make the corner more comfortable.

Bedside laptop table

For those moments when you want to relax on the sofa but you still need to take care of some things on your laptop, check out this lovely lap desk which you can also use a small side table the rest of the time. It has a simple design and you could turn it into a DIY project if you wanted to.{found on etsy}.

Fold up pallet desk

Speaking of DIY projects, a pallet desk can be just the thing you need to keep you occupied this weekend. The idea behind the design is very simple: you take a wooden pallet and you mount it vertically to a wall. You add a wood board which will be your work surface. You can then also choose to make a shelf.{found on infarrantlycreative}.

ikea raskog cart desk

One of the easiest ways to get a laptop desk is by repurposing an existing item or piece of furniture. For example, a Raskog cart from Ikea can be just the thing you need. The cart’s top surface {a storage shelf placed upside down) can be used as a sort of desk for the laptop while the shelves underneath can be used for storage.