6 small desks for compact spaces

Our pick of smaller desks that are perfect for creating a practical and stylish work space.

By Becca Green | 27 September 2019

If you want to utilise an unused space and turn it into a home office, take a look at these compact sized desks.

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Sometimes it’s hard to justify an entire room dedicated to a seperate home office. However, if you still want to create a functioning work space that doesn’t take up too much room, opting for a compact desk is a must.

Micke desk, £40

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The small and stylish Micke desk from Ikea is perfect for seamlessly integrating into your current space. Available in white, black or oak-effect, you can also add storage to it with other pieces from the Micke range to make it your own.

Marcell desk, £249

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Create an industrial-style office with the Marcell desk from Made. It’s got a matt grey finish with metal hardware, slim legs and a handy drawer to store any odd bits of stationery. Add a pop of colour to this desk with a potted plant or two.

Cato desk, £150

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This Scandi-inspired Cato desk is a simple design, but definitely makes a style statement. Hide unsightly desk accessories in the recessed shelf and organise your wires by feeding them through the designated port at the back.

White wall-mounted desk, £34.95

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If space really is at a premium and a home office isn’t a priority, this wall-mounted desk is an unobtrusive option. With a seperate compartment for your laptop, desk accessories and your stationery, it’s a practical storage solution,

If you want to utilise an unused space and turn it into a home office, take a look at these compact sized desks.

made desk opener - 6 small desks for compact spaces - home improvements - granddesignsmagazine.com

Image: Made.com

Sometimes it’s hard to justify an entire room dedicated to a seperate home office. However, if you still want to create a functioning work space that doesn’t take up too much room, opting for a compact desk is a must.

Micke desk, £40

ikea desk - 6 small desks for compact spaces - home improvements - granddesignsmagazine.com

Image: Ikea

The small and stylish Micke desk from Ikea is perfect for seamlessly integrating into your current space. Available in white, black or oak-effect, you can also add storage to it with other pieces from the Micke range to make it your own.

Marcell desk, £249

made desk opener copy - 6 small desks for compact spaces - home improvements - granddesignsmagazine.com

Image: Made.com

Create an industrial-style office with the Marcell desk from Made. It’s got a matt grey finish with metal hardware, slim legs and a handy drawer to store any odd bits of stationery. Add a pop of colour to this desk with a potted plant or two.

Cato desk, £150

habitat cato desk - 6 small desks for compact spaces - home improvements - granddesignsmagazine.com

Image: Habitat

This Scandi-inspired Cato desk is a simple design, but definitely makes a style statement. Hide unsightly desk accessories in the recessed shelf and organise your wires by feeding them through the designated port at the back.

White wall-mounted desk, £34.95

amazon wall desk - 6 small desks for compact spaces - home improvements - granddesignsmagazine.com

Image: Amazon

If space really is at a premium and a home office isn’t a priority, this wall-mounted desk is an unobtrusive option. With a seperate compartment for your laptop, desk accessories and your stationery, it’s a practical storage solution,

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Arno desk, £117.97

 

Desks don’t need to be clunky and overbearing, just look at this stylish Arno industrial desk. This piece is handmade and has a gorgeous chevron design. Its unconventional design has it looking more like a console table than a desk, which we love.

Clockhouse tray desk, £180

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Opting for a desk that’s portable is a great option for those who want to avoid a designated working space. This Clockhouse desk can be completely stowed away as the top tray can be lifted off and the legs folded together – perfect for remote workers!

 

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