Whether you’re working from home as a freelancer, running a side business or just checking a few work emails, you’ll need a comfortable home office desk to carry out any work. And why stick with a boring desk when you have the world of options?
To get you in the mood for work, you need a super cool desk that will inspire you for greatness; something that is stylish and practical and that fits in with your décor.
So, without further ado, here are 15 ideas that offer more than storage space and that will be sure to get you into the working spirit.
1. SHW L-Shaped Home Office Corner Desk
This corner desk has everything you need and offers a generous workspace with two storage shelves for your most important documents. It’s a sophisticated-looking piece of office furniture that allows plenty of space for your computer and other office supplies – ideal for the spacious home office.
2. Need Small Computer Desk Folding Table
This folding desk is convenient if you’re dealing with a small space. It’s minimal-looking, and it can be used as a reading desk or as a design or computer station. With adjustable legs, you can amend the height to meet your seating requirements and make a comfortable addition to your room.
3. Southern Enterprises Knightley Tilt-Top Drafting Table
An excellent choice for antique lovers. The vintage style is perfect for someone who appreciates the beauty of the oak. What’s great about this desk is the adjustable table top which offers plenty of hidden storage space. It might be a bit pricey in contrast to other desks, but the high-quality weathered oak and antique brass will make a great contribution to a stylish home.
4. GFURN Swag Desk
Who needs drawers when you can get a desk with cute cubby holes instead? This luxurious swap desk is ideal for the super organised worker. With a minimal look and small compartments, you can keep all your essentials out of sight. The Swag Desk also comes with grommets for wires to accommodate your technological needs like your mobile and laptop chargers.
5. AZ Studio Workstations Spike 88 Keyboard Studio Desk
If you’re the musical type and you want to set up your own home studio, then this desk is what you’ve been looking for. You can even keep all your professional tools at arm’s length with a pull-out keyboard shelf and six rack spaces, and grommet holes for wiring.
6. Convenience Concepts Oslo Desk
What’s great about the Convenince Concepts Oslo Desk is that it has a pretty and minimal design that allows space-saving solutions and a tangle-free work environment. It's useful drawer allows you to store any accessories or documents that you don’t want to keep on show, making a clutter-free working environment.
7. Sunny Health & Fitness Asuna Treadmill Workstation Desk
An excellent choice for gym bunnies who want to stay fit while getting some work in. Because sitting for long hours every day can cause back problems, Goplus has found a simple solution with this walking desk, allowing you to kill two birds with one stone.
8. STUDIO DESIGNS Comet Center with Stool
This modern studio desk is ideal for aspiring artists. With a tilting top ledge, users can adjust the slant to the angle and height that they need. Side drawers also come in handy by allowing you to keep all your tools in one place. And if that wasn’t good enough, this affordable unit comes with a cushioned stool to complete the set.
9. Christopher Knight Home Camey Tampered Glass Desk
The tempered glass-top makes a great addition to an elegant workspace. With a unique wooden frame, this resilient desk will last a lifetime, and the style will fit through the ages with such a timeless design.
10. DOEWORKS Mobile Stand-Up Desk
If you’re not too fond of the treadmill desk but want the option to stand and work, you can opt for this slim-lined stand-up desk. What’s great about this desk is that it’s on wheels, meaning it can be transferred to any part of the house or office. And it’s adjustable, so if you get bored of standing, you can adjust it to a seated level.
11. STUDIO DESIGNS Comet Sewing Table
If your work involves designing and making garments, then you’ll definitely need a nifty workstation to see you through your day. And rather than plonking your sewing machine on the kitchen table, you could invest in this handy sewing table that is perfect for sewing projects. With extra space for cutting and pattern making, it won’t disappoint!
12. Tribesigns Writing Desk and 5-Tier Bookshelf Set
If you’re a university student or just a bit of a bookworm, you’ll need extra space to store all your books. The versatile Tribesigns desk is a great option, and can be attached to the bookshelf or kept separately to work with the space that you have.
13. Kings Brand Furniture Contemporary Desk
This contemporary Kings Brand industrial desk is ideal for modern environments. With sleek iron legs and a white glossy finish, the desk is perfect for the simplistic worker. Equipped with two single drawers and a pull-out keyboard tray, the desk offers enough storage space for the minimalist.
14. GreenForest Folding Desk
This sleek and simple design is ideal for any freelancer. You can keep all your paperwork or books on the useful shelf and keep the actual desk surface clear from clutter. In a light espresso colour, the GreenForest desk ties in perfectly with any rustic or urban décor.
15. Simple Living Seneca Home Office Desk
Another simple design offered in a darker colour is the Seneca home office desk that provides enough space for any type of desk chair. With elegant metal legs, this desk will tie in with any urban office, making a great addition to a stylish area.
Choosing the right desk can make a world of difference when it comes to your productivity. So, make sure you choose wisely and invest in something practical and visually appealing.
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This article is an updated version of an earlier article originally published on 5 May 2017.