Great Options Whatever Your Decor Or Budget
No matter what your taste or your price limit, you'll find something to love among these desks, listed from least to most expensive, up to $799.
Whether you're outfitting a small student study space or a full-fledged office, this compact student desk takes up little space and fits a small budget: Essential Home student 'Z' desk (Kmart, $25).
Sleek and space-saving, this laptop desk can go up against a wall or behind a sofa: VITTSJO laptop table, black-brown steel and glass (Ikea, $40).
A corner computer desk doesn't have to be bulky. This system's glass top makes it light and airy: Glass and metal corner computer desk (Wal-Mart, $80).
Love color? This fun little desk comes in six different color combinations: MICKE desk, available in yellow/white (shown), white/pink, white/green, white/birch effect, white and black-brown (Ikea, $90).
Portability is good when space is scarce. And orange, this season's hot color, adds a bit of cheer: Go-cart bright orange desk, also available in white (CB2, $126).
Love the cottage look? Get it here without breaking the bank: Hamilton X-slat office desk (Target, $130).
An unused corner of the bedroom or living room is the perfect spot for this desk: Corner desk (Sturbridge Yankee, $160).
Contrary to its Swedish origins, this laptop desk has a French country flair: ISALA laptop desk (Ikea, $199).
Prefer a traditional look but want the option of stowing your desk away? This foots the bill: Easton folding desk (Sturbridge Yankee, $200).
Always dreamed of scoring the corner office? Now you can set up your own in your home: Altra Chadwick Collection corner desk, available in nightingale black or Virginia cherry (Staples, $200).
Love to work outdoors on the balcony or deck? Here's a great solution that takes up minimal space: Basic Plus hanging balcony table with folding resin top (Plow & Hearth, $280).
Simple and space-saving, this desk rolls back to half its depth when not in use: Java roll-out desk, also available in white (Container Store, $299).
Love the look of a leaning ladder? This system incorporates a desk with it: Sloan java leaning desk with two bookcases (Crate and Barrel, $329).
Curvy and feminine, with an Old World style, this desk can do double duty as a sofa table or sideboard: Provence writing desk (Home Decorators, $332).
Drawn to sleek and natural? This piece's quiet style closes up when not in use: Initmo secretary desk (CB2, $339).
This groovy and glossy green parson's desk adds drawers for extra storage: Parsons desk with drawers (West Elm, $349).
Have a million desk accessories and papers to keep track of? This desk's cubbies add organization to traditional design: Martha Stewart Living Larsson desk (Home Decorators, $359).
Shutters aren't just for the outside of the house. Bring the feeling of the outdoors inside with this unconventionally styled desk: Shutter desk (Home Decorators, $449).
For traditionalists with a sense of fun, tassel drawer pulls put an unexpected twist on a traditional piece: Moreland desk, available in Old World brown (shown) and rustic pine (Ballard Designs, $499).
Resistant to fussy or feminine decor? Try a rugged trestle desk: USA-made Eastern pine trestle desk (Plow & Hearth, $500).
Guests will never suspect this is a desk until you unfold it: Mirage wall desk (JCPenney, $500).
Not just for teens, this desk is simple and cool: Customize-it simple A-frame desk, antique white or Tuscan stain (PB Teen, $599).
Cubbies, under-desktop storage and scrollwork make this desk a true conversation piece: Captain's desk (Plow & Hearth, $700).
Sporty and functional, the locker desk shows you're a good sport: Locker desk (PB Teen, $799).
Take a step away from the one-color blahs. A two-tone secretary makes work pleasant anywhere in the house: Eastman secretary, available in rubbed black with gray interior (shown) and other finishes (Ballard Designs, from $599).
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