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Your home office has probably seen a lot of use these last few years. So why not treat yourself to a new computer desk that’s stylish, comfortable and practical? Single Bed Size
Home-based work has seen an increase in popularity these last few years — both due to necessity and ease. Today, more and more employees are demanding hybrid and work-from-home options, feeling it boosts productivity. Whether you run a business or work from home, your home office is the space you retreat to, to get stuff done.
And the key to this at-home productivity? Finding the right computer desk to fit your needs.
Whether you're after a corner, small, gaming, designer, adjustable or budget computer desk, we've sourced the top computer desk for you and your at-home workspace.
Read more: How to increase productivity when working from home
Are you looking for a desk that ticks all the boxes, particularly when it comes to style and affordability? With its fair price and extreme durability, the stylish Vasagle two-shelf computer desk is the perfect option. Its premium aesthetic, strong steel frame and ample desk and storage space, makes it perfect for almost any home office setup.
Available in rustic brown or greige (a grey/beige mix)
Fits various computers and accessories
Just because you’re minding your budget doesn’t mean that you can’t have a stylish computer desk for your home office. This affordable HOMCOM two-shelf computer desk features everything you need, including space for a monitor, laptop, accessories and work essentials. Plus, with two handy shelves there's room to store your books, folders and any other work-related paraphernalia.
Sturdy, durable X-bar steel frame
Working from home can be a nightmare if you don’t have enough space to set up a desk. Luckily, the computer desk range from Argos offers some exciting compact and foldable options — including this Habitat compact folding desk. This small computer desk is affordable, comes assembled, looks great, folds flat in seconds, and stows away in tight spaces. What more could you want?
Also available in two tone
Folds and unfolds in seconds
Folds flat for easy storage
Limited desktop and shelf space
Corner office spaces offer the opportunity for bigger desks with more legroom and countertop space. If you're someone who likes to spread out as they work, the Alyssa L-shaped corner computer desk is the desk for you. Featuring a sleek modern aesthetic, a pull-out keyboard tray and ample countertop space, this desk can also be divided into two separate tables — perfect for accommodating more than one person in your home office. Plus, it's available in multiple colours to suit various decor styles.
Available in white, black, and silver
Clear and opaque glass top options
When it comes to sturdiness, craftsmanship, durability, and storage space, few modern desks can beat a traditional wooden computer desk with drawers. This gorgeous BEVEL solid oak computer desk pays homage to the desks of old, whilst its brushed metal handles provide a stylish, contemporary aesthetic. Complete with a discreet foldout keyboard drawer, its lower cupboards are also the perfect size for stowing away a PC tower.
Made from solid oak wood
Two cupboards with cable holes, large enough to store PC towers
Working at standing desks is becoming more and more popular due to recognised benefits such as improved posture, decreased back pain and increased productivity. That's why we love this top-rated Symple Stuff standing computer desk:Featuring a minimalistic look, lockable wheels, pivoting shelves and a height-adjustable frame, it’s the perfect choice for active workers. Plus, it's easy to pack down and transport as needed and is a massive space-saver for your at-home office.
Separate accessory and cup shelf
Easy to wheel around the house
Only holds one laptop or notebook
We're obsessed with this Ivy Bronx Gila C desk. As stylish as it is functional, this corner-shaped desk offers plenty of working space, two spacious drawers and four storage shelves, while its wood and smokey glass combination aesthetic adds a modern, funky touch.
Available in a rectangular design
Not ideal for uneven floors
While natural wood finishes are most common for office desks, these tones aren’t always the most versatile, decor-wise. Hence the need for alternative styles like this white Argos Home Lawson computer desk. Apopular choice for those looking for something both modern and versatile in nature, it’s also affordable and features both a cupboard and two shelves for storage.
Also available in black and grey
Not made from solid wood
Whether you’re a pro or a hobby gamer you're likely to spend a lot of time at your desk, so investing in one designed specifically for gaming is in your interest. The acclaimed Seven Warriors 60” computer desk for gaming is a great option, featuring ample counter space that's strong enough to hold multiple computer monitors, electronics, and accessories.
With added extras, including an accessory rack, monitor mount, charging ports, gaming headset racks, cup holder, and cable holes, it’s a winner. Plus, it also features a real carbon fibre tabletop, full-table waterproof mouse pad and height-adjustable leg pads for easy levelling. This desk offers it all.
No replacement mouse pad available
When you think designer, you think expensive. However, thanks to the Patrizia designer computer desk by MADE Studio, you can snap up a modern, funky and versatile desk at a reasonable price. Featuring a sleek black glass countertop and asymmetrical brass legs, it’s a contemporary office piece that fits various decor styles.
Also available in copper/clear glass
Ample legroom and desktop space
Desk legs aren’t secured
Setting up a successful, productive and comfortable at-home work environment begins with choosing the right desk. Look for a computer desk with enough desktop space to spread your work and computer monitors, and enough storage and shelving to accommodate folders, PC towers, books and any other work-related items. Another key consideration is ensuring it can accommodate your office chair’s width and height, so that you're able to sit comfortably upright and the appropriate distance from your screen.
In conjunction with the above, we suggest measuring your at-home office space prior to purchasing any desks to make sure you can confidently select the preferred style and shape desk for your space.
There's no right or wrong answer to this one. It all comes down to your style preferences and budget. While designer desks and those made from premium materials like solid wood, steel, iron and glass panels are likely to last longer, they'll also cost more to purchase upfront. However, with the rise of at-home working there are now an array of funky, practical desks available at lower price points that will still get the job done.
Stylish, spacious and well-priced, the Vasagle two-shelf computer desk is our top pick. Unintrusive in aesthetic, it offers ample desk space and storage, whilst being easy to assemble and light enough to move around as needed.
If a corner desk is more your vibe, you can't go wrong with the Ivy Bronx Gila C 150 Writing Desk. Fashioned from wood and smokey glass, this desk is space efficient, funky and adds instant character to any home office.
If you're after a more mobile option, we suggest the Habitat compact folding desk. This nifty wee desk folds and unfolds within seconds and is easy to pack away or transport, making it perfect for those with limited workspaces.
Prices updated on 02/08/2022. We are not responsible for any changes on the prices mentioned above.
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