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    Updated on Sep 11, 2020. Posted on Sep 7, 2020

    22 Desks That Reviewers Truly Love

    "It is great to have a dedicated workspace that is organized." —A customer who could also be you one day

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    1. A stylish metal computer desk with an open shelf underneath for all your organizational needs. And just look at those sleek, clean lines!

    The black Project 62 Glasgow Metal Writing Desk with Storage in a display office

    Promising review: "I love this desk. It is minimal and modern. The shelf underneath allows me to store items there and keep the desk space clean. The height is comfortable also. Definitely recommend." —Target Customer

    Get it from Target for $100.

    2. A professional gaming desk complete with built-in storage, metal accessory holders, and cable slots. All you need to do is make sure your graphics card is up to scratch.

    Promising review: "I bought this desk for myself primarily for PC gaming. It has plenty of space for my keyboard and mouse and perfectly fits my Xbox One underneath the monitor shelf. Speaking of the monitor shelf, I was surprised it fit my 32-inch monitor without any problems considering it says it supports up to 27 inches maximum. The finish on the top is a very nice smooth but stylish carbon black that nicely accents my peripherals. The charging station works very nicely with a tablet and is extremely handy. The media rack is also very sturdy and has no problems fitting two (or three with the optional third rack) Xbox One Controllers. Another good mention would be the cable management slits along the back which are very useful for running wired mice and keyboards through to keep the whole desk clean and clutter free." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $142.99.

    3. A wood writing desk with a contemporary flair *and* a huge drawer, because you shouldn't have to sacrifice your style for living with less clutter.

    The white Threshold Cambridge Wood Writing Desk with Drawers in a display office

    Promising review: "This is a beautiful, clean desk. I was looking for something simple but elegant with a larger workspace, and this desk is perfect. The surface is large enough to decorate without feeling cramped when working. The one drawer is the right size for basic desk/office supplies. I'm very pleased with the product." —Target Customer

    Get it from Target for $170.

    4. A sturdy computer desk that has a shelving unit built-in for easy access to your books while you type up that research paper. This desk also has adjustable legs so you can create the most comfortable workstation for you!

    The black Costway 47.5" Computer Desk Writing Desk Study Table Workstation With 4-Tier Shelves in an office

    Promising review: "This is perfect for small spaces. I am able to have my printer, laptop, and second monitor all on this desk! I also still have room for taking notes in my notepad. It was easy to put together, and the crossbars allow the shelves to be the perfect bookcase. It is great to have a dedicated workspace that is organized." —Walmart Customer

    Get it from Walmart for $209.99.

    5. A large, multi-functional industrial desk with an adjustable center shelf, so you can fashion your own standing desk or lower it to the perfect seated height. The desk also has wheels on it, so you can roll your office can truly be anywhere!

    Promising review: "I was seeking a small-space solution for someone that works from home full time during the pandemic. My largest concern was conserving floor space but maintaining enough actual desk area for two monitors. Having a portion on wheels has been great to that effect and gives the added benefit of feeling that you’re putting the task truly away when you push it back. The second shelf sets a repurposed television that I believe was 38 inches. Five months in and zero issues. Assembly was intuitive with adequate instructions and came together quickly between two people.

    Dark wood option looks good aesthetically, hitting in a natural-note industrial style that I personally feel will age well and be able to re-incorporate into more adult spaces as small-spaces get bigger." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $219.99.

    6. A writing desk that boasts a large surface so you don't have to choose between your laptop, computer monitor, notebook, and cup of coffee. It comes with a hutch that offers even more storage space. Dreams really do come true.

    The Tribesigns Computer Desk with Hutch and Bookshelf being used as a computer desk

    Promising review: "After a long search for the perfect desk, I believe I found the one! It was easy for my husband to assemble. We love the color, feel, and it's sturdy without being too heavy to tote up a flight of stairs or move once it’s assembled. Lots of storage in the hutch as well as underneath with the bookshelf. Great value for price" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $169.99.

    7. A corner desk for any space-challenged folks who refuse to continue working from bed. Its mesh backing (which includes a removable pen cup) keeps your desktop essentials from slipping onto the floor while also elevating your room's chic status.

    The Welwick Designs 42 in. Corner Dark Walnut Computer Desks with Cable Management in a corner of a room
    The Home Depot

    Promising review: "This desk is perfect for small spaces. It has enough room for a laptop as well as writing room for school assignments. Easy to assemble in under an hour while your husband watches television." —Home Depot Customer

    Get it from The Home Depot for $155.

    8. An adjustable standing desk converter designed for dual-monitors, so you can still drag and drop while standing.


    Promising review: "This is a great product, and it definitely outplays its price point. While I’ve only had it for about a week, the spring allows easy change in height. One of the primary reasons I bought this versus others was due to the low profile. As you can see, it takes up less than one fourth of my dining room table, which is a big hit with my spouse. My work sprawls far less since I can consolidate everything in this space.

    For those wondering about the height, dining room chair height is very comfortable with the keyboard location. And as someone who is 6-foot-1, I find the maximum height allows me to remain fully vertical, which was a big concern prior to this arriving. Overall about the happiest I’ve been with any of my most recent purchases over $100." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $129.87 (available in two colors).

    9. A reversible L-shaped desk that gives you ample space for your working/gaming/writing needs, but also ample leg space. Feel free to swing them carelessly in the breeze (floor fan not included).

    The Latitude Run Allare Reversible L-Shape Desk in a display office

    Promising review: "This desk is wonderful! It was easy to put together and took no time at all. It's spacious without being too big for any home office space." —Wayfair Customer

    Get it from Wayfair for $179.99.

    10. A mid-century inspired glass desk whose gold boomerang-shaped legs will make you feel like the boss that you are!

    The Archtech Desk in a gray office

    Promising reviews: "Love this desk way more than I thought I would. Easy to assemble, minimalistic and perfect for what I needed. Looks awesome in our bedroom." —AllModern Customer

    "Love, love, love this desk! It is the perfect size, is well-made, sturdy, and very pretty!" —AllModern Customer

    Get it from AllModern for $417 (originally $569.99).

    11. A mid-century modern desk that perfectly balances its black wooden surface and its brassy legs. Two drawers give you space to hide away important documents. And if you're sitting at *this* desk, all of your documents are important.

    The Evelyn Desk

    Promising review: "Elegant and understated. The drawers have a lot of room for desk tools (notebooks, stapler, paperclips, etc.) and open and close smoothly." —AllModern Customer

    Get it from AllModern for $269.

    12. A writing desk with a two-tier top-shelving system that can help you stay *on top* of all your work!


    Promising review: "I love this desk! I used to keep my PC on my desk, but my son kept climbing my chair and turning it on lol. So I set it down below. The X-shaped legs hide the power button, so he can't press it haha. It's a nice little perk. I can put my PC on the desk and still have space to move my mouse and have elbow space. It's so roomy and totally sturdy! My stubborn son has climbed and jumped on it a couple of times (yes I know), and it stayed strong and sturdy.

    I'd totally recommend it if you like a big desk and want all kinds of decors on it like me. I like to display my little figures, picture frame, stuffed toys, and favorite books." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $165.99.

    13. A cradenza desk that is the epitome of modern meets industrial with its clean lines, wood finish, and metal detailing. And the three-drawer base is perfect for all your nuts, bolts, and washers...or your work files.

    The Jamal Credenza desk in a display office

    Promising review: "I am very happy with this purchase! My grad program is almost entirely online, so I needed a desk that allows me to have enough surface space, and this desk does not disappoint. I put this desk together by myself with no issues in under two hours. The directions are completely visual, but I did not have any trouble understanding them." —Wayfair Customer

    Get it from Wayfair for $279.99 (originally $403).

    14. A wall-mounted floating desk to take space-saving to a whole new level.

    The Solid Wood Wall Mounted Rustic Folding Desk in an office
    Tucker Haus Co

    Promising review: "LOVE IT! Great quality and craftsmanship and excellent customer service. This is perfect for eLearning and doesn't take up a ton of space! My daughter loves it and is working on personalizing her new space. Will be buying one for my son too!" —Etsy Customer

    Get it from Tucker Haus Co. on Etsy for $229+.

    15. An eco-friendly corner desk with shelves and two drawers proving that just because something is compact doesn't mean it's lacking in storage potential.

    The 48 in. Corner Cappuccino 2-Drawer Computer Desk with Shelf in the corner of an office
    The Home Depot

    Promising review: "Assembly was easy and the instructions were very good. The fit and finish is excellent. It is functioning as I needed it to, so I am super happy that I got it. It has met my expectations." —Home Depot Customer

    Get it from The Home Depot for $400.95+ (available in three colors).

    16. A traditional antique writing desk to help make everything you're writing feel timeless. Made of cherry wood, this desk is sure to last you a long time.

    The Monarch Desk 36"L in Dark Cherry Traditional against a wall

    Promising review: "I effin love it! I am so in love with this desk. It looks grand and is great for organizing desktop items. It was very easy to put together; my roommate helped, but you can definitely do it solo. Super sturdy." —Walmart Customer

    Get it from Walmart for $175.59.

    17. A retro Scandinavian desk for the minimalist. The formica coated birch table top becomes complete when paired with a set of hairpin legs. Can you say, "Hallå!"

    The Scandinavian look white formica coated birch table completed with hairpin legs against a white wall
    Sky High Designs

    Promising review: "This was the perfect addition to my work-from-home setup! It does not stain or get marked-up easily. Plus, it feels sturdy and assembly was simple. Excited to have this desk long-term :)" —Etsy Customer

    Get it from Sky High Design on Etsy for $251+ (available in 12 leg colors).

    18. A colorfully distressed wood desk made of pine and maple can help brighten your workday.

    The Distressed Wood Desk or Table with Wood Legs
    The Appel Shop

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE my desk!!! Exceptional craftsmanship went into creating my desk, and it exceeded my expectations by far! Very solid and sturdy. It was nice that I was sent a photo of a “mock up” of what the desk would look like which allowed me to make changes if I wanted to. Teleworking will be so much more enjoyable with my cheery, mood lifting desk 😃 The only problem is, I don’t want to cover it up with my computer now as it is too pretty!" —Etsy Customer

    Get it from The Appel Shop on Etsy for $349+ (available in five sizes).

    19. An ergonomic gaming desk with an elevated monitor shelf to ensure you're always gaming at eye-level. Featuring built-in raised speaker shelves and headphone and cupholder supports, you'll be ready to vanquish demons for hours to come.

    The 42 in. Rectangular Red Computer Desk with Shelf
    The Home Depot

    Promising review: "This is a simple and sturdy desk that's a great size for a small space. It completely met my expectations!" —Home Depot Customer

    Get it from The Home Depot for $184.21.

    20. An L-shaped desk featuring a fun and sleek blend of gold and marble details that might have you writing a weekly column for The New York Star ;)

    Promising review: "With working from home the standard now, I finally upgraded to a new desk, and this one is great. It's easy to assemble, all the parts were present (including an Allen wrench that fit all bolts), and the directions were clear and simple. Easily supports a lap top, monitor and keyboard. Will likely add a printer. It fits nicely into the corner of the room. Wish I had found this sooner." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $139.99 (available in three styles).

    21. An adjustable standing desk made to look like a wave because when it comes to working from home, sometimes you just have to go with the flow.

    The Wave Standing Desk on a countertop
    Trimmed Out Wood

    Promising review: "This desk is gorgeous, sturdy, and so easy to put together! It’s made my life so much better already!" —Etsy Customer

    Get it from Trimmed Out Wood on Etsy for $109.50.

    22. And an adjustable lap desk because sometimes working (or eating) from bed is self-care. It has a built-in storage tray because being cozied out on your bed doesn't mean you can't be organized!


    Promising review: "I can’t say enough positive things about this product! I have owned many bed trays. Most were too small or poorly built and unable to handle the weight of books/laptops. But everything fits on this lap desk. The slide out tray is big enough to hold everything from pens to glasses, and the added book holder which slides out from the bottom will not only hold a book but hold a tablet and a phone with enough space next to your laptop to have a journal for notes. Plus, it’s easy to slide back and forth for work breaks. Easily adjustable surface top and legs for tons of comfortable positions. This is one well thought out product." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $62.89+ (available in two colors and sizes).

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