Best Work from Home Desk

What makes your home office space great? A good desk to work on.

I personally believe that I work better if I have a good desk. And for good reason. It’s where you will be spending most of your time and it’s also the one that holds your computer or tools you work with.

A home office desk can make or break our productivity and we should spend time looking for the best. Which I have. Here are some of the best work from home desk that you might want to check out if you’re planning to buy a new desk, or replacing your old one.

Read on to find out more!

Coleshome  55″ Computer Desk

Simple, durable, and contemporary.

For those who are looking for a desk that’s as simple as it can be but still functional and stylish, this is the way to go! The wood panel is beautiful and clean while the metal legs and framework give it a nice modern and stylish look and make the whole desk durable.

The desktop is not made from real wood, but rather, from Medium Density Fibreboard or MDF. Its surface is waterproof and scratch-resistant which is great if you work on your desk a lot. It’s also super easy to clean.

The metal legs have adjustable leg pads to make the desks stable and balanced even on uneven floors, which, sometimes we all got. The durable metal frames and brackets secure the desk in place. They are powder-coated steel which makes them look stylish and modern, perfect for any space.

Its desk dimension of 55″ L x 24″ W makes it a rather large desk to do work on. And with its height of 29″, you’ll have a lot of legroom for whatever purpose it may serve you.

Pros
  • Elegant and modern
  • Durable
  • Large surface area
  • Can be used for writing, drawing, sketching, etc.
  • Water and scratch-resistant surface
  • Adjustable leg pads
Cons
  • You have to be careful with the assembly

Techni Mobili Computer Workstation Desk

The solution for small spaces with multiple computer needs.

While the first desk can be used for other purposes, this desk is more specifically designed for computer users, specifically a desktop computer. You know, the one that has a central processing unit (CPU) that’s separate, and other compartments that a computer and computer-user will benefit from.

You can use this for laptops, but you will get more use out of this if you have a personal or desktop computer.

This is a heavy-duty desk for the heavy-duty user. Aside from the desktop, you also get a raised accessory shelf, slide-out keyboard shelf/drawer that has a safety stop, 2 storage drawers, and an open CPU cubicle with a shelf above that you can move up or down, or just remove.

Construction-wise, the shelves, and drawers are made from high-grade MDF boards with a moisture-resistant PVC laminate veneer. They are held together by powder-coated scratch-resistant steel.

The desktop has a capacity of 80 lbs, the drawers 22 lbs, and the shelves 30 lbs.

Pros
  • Multi-storage
  • Heavy-duty
  • Moisture-resistant surface
  • Scratch-resistant steel
  • Hold up well even with heavy items and heavy usage
Cons
  • Assembly is challenging

Sauder Beginnings Computer Desk

The solution for small spaces with fewer computer needs.

Like the Techni Mobili one, this computer desk can be the complete desk if you don’t need a lot. It fits perfectly in any space and can provide the basic desk needs for desktop computers and laptops.

The design is simple, straight-forward, clean, modern, and sharp. It has an elevated monitor or printer shelf, a slide-out keyboard and mouse shelf with safety stops, a vertical CPU tower compartment, and storage underneath. It is made from engineered wood and no metal frames which makes it more sustainable and eco-friendly.

Pros
  • Ideal for tight spaces
  • Not crowded
  • Simple and modern design
  • Has all the basic storage compartments
  • Has a dedicated compartment for a vertical CPU tower
  • Smooth metal runners in the pull-out shelf/tray
  • Made from engineered wood
  • Sustainable and eco-friendly
Cons
  • Assembly is a challenge
  • No leg pads

Different Materials Used for Desks

Solid Wood

Desks this type, as are other furniture, are of the most excellent quality. They are highly durable, strong, long-lasting, and stunning. But they’re also quite hefty in price.

Laminate

Laminate imitates how wood grains resemble. It features a particle board when it’s made into furniture. Desks made from laminate are best for a high-traffic environment because laminate is almost scratch-proof.

It’s also relatively easy to clean, easy to find, and affordable. So if you’re someone who works a lot on your desk or uses it for several purposes, this is the way to go.

Wood Veneer

Wood veneer desks, like laminate, can have particle board or other bases but the surface is real wood. Veneer is sometimes referred to as a mix between real wood and laminate. This material is not the easiest to maintain but gives that real wood appearance.

Glass

Glass desks are made of tempered glass or another type of strong and shatter-proof glass. Desks made with glass are usually held by metal structures and sometimes wood. It is easy to clean and gives off that clean and fresh vibe.

Metal

Metal desks can be fully made from metal or metal and wood or metal and glass. Many people prefer metal desks because they are strong, durable, and contemporary.

Conclusion

We may not realize it, but having the right office or work from home furniture can significantly improve work productivity and efficiency. A desk helps mostly by way of its height and surface area that we can work on.

Having the right desk can be all or nothing in my opinion. There’s no one height for everyone and we have different needs as well when it comes to the surface area of the desk. Which is why doing research is important.

The desks in this list have features that can cater to different people with specific needs and I do recommend all of them!