10 of the Best IKEA-Worthy Desks To Add To Your Work From Home Office

I spend a substantial amount of my day on my desk, typing away to glory. Most of the time I also end up eating my meals on it! And binge-watching on Netflix as well. And I’m sure that’s the case with most of us, since working from home became the new norm, and our home offices became our new hang-out spots. But having a great desk is important! Simply a ‘good’ desk won’t do either. A great desk helps us work comfortably and effectively. It puts us in the right mindset, helping us achieve our daily productivity goals and checkmark all the tasks on our to-do list! Not only should our desks be clean, but they should also sport an ergonomic and functional design! And good looks are a bonus. And finding a desk that does all of the above can be a Herculean task. But worry not! We’ve curated a collection of innovative, highly functional, and aesthetically pleasing desk designs, that will end your hunt for a great desk once and for all! From a desk chair that swivels around to a modular table that pivots from a work desk to a dining table  – there’s a perfect desk in here for everyone.

1. The Time Table

This unique desk makes the passing of time pretty visible and tangible, as it allows people to have and maintain a personal relationship with the time they invest in projects, activities, and other work.

Why is it noteworthy?

It features a sub-table, and this sub-table moves up and down, changing its elevation as time passes before returning to its base state at the lowest point. Think of it as a time, like a reverse hourglass, that slowly demonstrates the movement of time in a very visual manner.

What we like

  • Allows users to measure, log, and be aware of how much time they’re spending there

What we dislike

  • The desk could also become a bit distracting

2. Float Mini Desk

Office furniture brand Humanscale unveiled the Float Mini desk, which as its name implies is a compact sit-stand desk that can effortlessly fit into any room in your home!

Why is it noteworthy?

Designed to be a miniature version of HumanScale’s Float desk, it is equipped with a small cantilevered work surface, and a single-leg frame that doesn’t occupy much space at all.

What we like

  • Equipped with optional casters and easy-to-move
  • Doesn’t require to be plugged into a power source, hence it can be taken outdoors

What we dislike

  • The desk surface could be small for those who need more space to work

3. The Den Desk

The Den Desk provides you with the building blocks to build your desk just the way you like it! It feels like you’re playing with LEGO.

Why is it noteworthy?

You can start with the most basic setup and then grow your desk by adding other parts or accessories, from monitor mounts to even a cabinet on the side. You can slot in a desktop at an angle, and build a corner desk if you like!

What we like

You can assemble and disassemble the various pieces with relative ease

What we dislike

4. The Hit Desk

Designed by Nahtrang, the Hit desk is a functional and flexible furniture piece that will add an elegant and contemporary touch to your living space. The desk can be used as a workspace, vanity table, or however else its horizontal surface can assist.

Why is it noteworthy?

The Hit desk is inspired by Mediterranean architecture, and its wavy front creates an intriguing play of light and shadow, making it a beautifully designed contemporary desk that would make an excellent addition to your work-from-home office.

What we like

  • Can be customized according to your personal needs

What we dislike

  • Could have been equipped with more storage space

5. The Pallas-Executive Work Station

The Pallas-Executive Work Station is designed to be a replacement for executive workspaces with a utilitarian setup and is designed to be a masterpiece that perfectly merges personal expression and shared values.

Why is it noteworthy?

The exterior of the desk is much like any other ordinary desk, however, the interactive exhibition hall within is the main star attraction. It is a canvas that boasts the essence of the occupant’s personality, aspirations, and interests while maintaining a sense of privacy and exclusivity on the other side.

What we like

  • Features a unique dual-layered design

What we dislike

  • It’s a concept, so we don’t know how well it would translate into an actual product
  • The desk is quite massive and suited for larger offices

6. Sui Desk Chair

Dubbed the Sui Desk Chair, this intriguing chair can transform from a working desk into a casual chair where you can enjoy your favorite book, or sip on a cup of coffee with a little swivel.

Why is it noteworthy?

It’s built to be a hybrid and multi-purpose structure. Even when it’s a desk, you still get some freedom of movement (at least in the physical sense) as the design brings you wide and generous angles, letting you have both private and semi-public spaces, depending on which way you want to swivel.

What we like

  • Made using wood that is “grown with respect for the land” and the metal parts that are built from 99% recylable steel

What we dislike

  • Could make your sedentary lifestyle more sedentary if you already have one

7. FTP Desk

This unique table design concept functions as a multi-purpose setup that can transform into something like a puzzle game, wherein different pieces can be fit into different places, depending on what is the needed functionality for the furniture design.

Why is it noteworthy?

Features an orange circle that can be moved around and away from the rest of the table. Moving this shape around and changing its position becomes both a symbol and a ritual that can help your mind shift to a different kind of activity, whichever one you decide to associate with its position.

What we like

  • Modular and shape-changing design that can be used for multiple functionalities

What we dislike

  • Shifting the various modules can be annoying for those who prefer one steady furniture piece

8. Eto Desk

Designed by Australian designer Tom Fereday for the furniture brand King, the Eto desk features minimal angles and integrated smart accessories.

Why is it noteworthy?

The desk is quite sleek and minimal and includes an aluminum frame and a timber veneer top that is available in three finishes – Smoked Oak, American Walnut, and Congo.

What we like

  • Equipped with a slim desk built into the design that provides discreet and easily accessible storage for stationery

What we dislike

  • Aesthetics are a bit simple and unassuming

9. Refold

Refold is a foldable desk built using cardboard. Using a few pieces that can fold down into a relatively thin rectangle, you can have a standing or sitting desk to use.

Why is it noteworthy?

Serves as a more sustainable option for those who do find themselves trying to set up a desk outdoors. That said, it can also be used indoors as well, either to provide a unique aesthetic or to have a space-saving desk that you can assemble and disassemble in just minutes.

What we like

  • Sustainable and flexible design

What we dislike

  • Will be difficult to carry a large canvas with you everywhere, and you may get funny looks from people

10. Buddyhub Desk

Designed by Busetti Garuti Redaelli for Pedrali, the Buddyhub Desk is a cozy-looking round-edged desk equipped with a sound-absorbing fabric panel that is wrapped around the outer edge of the desk.

Why is it noteworthy?

It functions as a private cocoon for employees to work in without being disturbed by other employees. The sound-absorbing fabric panel is available in a range of soft and pastel colors which team up with the rounded and cushy form of the desk to create a furniture design that is soothing, fun, and playful.

What we like

  • Can be customized with a wide range of optional accessories

What we dislike

  • There are similar designs in the market

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