Desk/Work

Moorish Mosaic Table

Remember the Lagarta Stool? This table is from the same designer, Ana Mestre, and utilizes the same natural agglomerate cork, except this time the cork is printed with an intricate Moorish pattern inspired from the historical tiles of the city Beja.
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Covet Desk

A glass top desk often appears sharp and sleek, but most lack drawers which can be a little annoying when it comes to desk miscellany. This desk has a drawer plus a storage solution built into its frame which solves that ‘where-do-I-put-my-paperclips-and-files’ question without sacrificing the clean look of a glass work surface. Available in Oak or Walnut.
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Purchase Information:

Price: $1500.00
Available from: YLiving

MUJI Table

Where do you go for minimal furniture that doesn’t cost an entire arm and a leg? MUJI, of course. And what do you know, MoMA Store has this MUJI Table for $420, which is a pretty good price for a dining/work table. Made of ash wood veneer and MDF; easy to assemble.

28.5h x 59w x 11″d

Purchase Information:

Price: $420.00
Available from: MoMA Store

Hathaway Desk

So, this looks pretty simple from the front, but what makes it stand out is the handy storage space in the back for power strips or cable management. Power strips aren’t the nicest things to look at, and a desk that has a specific space to hide that and computer cords deserve a mention. I suppose you could float it in a room as well (as shown by the happy guy in sneakers below), though take note of the perforated panel detail.

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Purchase Information:

Price: $799.00
Available from: HORNE

Metal Truss Work Table

This work table caught my eye the last time I visited West Elm (had to check out the Glass Greenhouse in person), and despite its rather small footprint, it’s a great price. While the size is a tad small for my own personal workspace, it would do well in a tight spot or as an entryway console.

Solid mango wood top with weathered finish; iron legs.
54″w x 28.5″d x 29.5″h.

Purchase Information:

Price: $399.00
Available from: West Elm

Grove Office Center

This piece would be perfect for tucking away a home office. The size is big enough to hold a computer, accessories and files, yet it’s not too large… as in, it’s not a wooden behemoth crouched in the corner of your living room. There’s the mid century feel that most of us are fond of, and it’s handcrafted (domestically) of solid cherry wood, which means it’ll last long enough to pass down to your children/relatives.

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Purchase Information:

Price: $1,699.00
Available from: Room & Board

Stash Desk

Well, hello there $399 little desk. Just enough room for the task at hand, this desk from Blu Dot hits the right note with its modern lines and low price tag. A pencil drawer keeps small tools corralled while the 42″ width and 24″ depth means it’ll fit in a small space without worry.
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Purchase Information:

Price: $399.00
Available from: 2modern

Animate Writing Desk

Hold onto your pants, dear, because this beauty is not stateside. I know, it’s so frustrating when not all beautiful things are available to us right away and without shipping fees, but, such is the nature of our world. So, if you live in a European country or if you have loads of cash, consider this writing desk by Young & Norgate. The sleek silhouette has its drawer mechanics exposed, making a feature out of the function. Sized for your correspondence needs (laptop or pen and paper), there’s adequate surface and storage space, with an optional cable well hidden into the back. Having a desk like this would make answering emails less of a chore and more of a pleasure, I’d think.
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Purchase Information:

Price: £2,449.00 - 2,679.00
Available from: Young & Norgate

Slope Desk by Jenk Design Office

I’m really digging this new Slope Desk by British via Norway designer Thomas Jenkins.

It gestures at traditional sloped drafting tables with a downward angled surface and adds two hinged doors revealing felt-lined compartments for storage and organization. Two included wedges create a level surface for holding pens and your favorite drink. Solid maple legs support a desk surface constructed from a mix of birch veneer MDF and plywood.
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Purchase Information:

Price: €1000.00
Availability: Buy Slope Desk by Jenk Design Office here

Primary Desk by Nathan Yong

This desk is an odd sort of fellow with its angles and points and slim drawers. Inspired by mid-century furniture in the designer’s childhood, the desk looks both classic and futuristic, which by no means is an easy task. Solid walnut makes for a sturdy frame with just enough worktop space for a small computer and writing space, and five drawers are available to squirrel away odds and ends. There’s also another thoughtful detail worth mentioning: the angle of the top drawers allow for the pitch of an open laptop.

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Purchase Information:

Price: $1,805.00
Available from: DWR

Loop Stand Frames

Sure, the Loop Stand Table ($1,265.00) is an excellent choice for a dining or work table. However, if you’re on a tight budget, you might think about purchasing the Loop Stand Frames (2 pcs, $289.00) instead and then figure out an alternative top for yourself. (Personally, I’ve stained and sealed a plywood top for my own dining table for around $100 and been quite pleased with the results.)

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Purchase Information:

Price: $289.00
Availability: Buy Loop Stand Frames here

Trestle Desk

The budget-conscious among you might just appreciate the $399 price tag attached to this trestle desk. It looks pretty decent (considering), with hardwood legs and ash veneer over a MDF core (you can’t ask for fancier stuff than that without paying more).

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Purchase Information:

No longer available.

Cant Desk by Blu Dot

I don’t know how we missed posting this when it first came out. It’s the perfect desk for a small workspace (42w x 34h x 25d) so you can fit it into a tight corner space with no worries. The walnut veneer is a nice contrast to the grey or red steel as well.

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Purchase Information:

Price: $599.00
Available from: 2modern

Compass Trestle Legs

The best part about investing in a pair of trestle legs is that you can change out the top at any time, lending a new look to your home or office instantly. Go from glass to natural wood to a bright colored panel… lots of possibilities. These particular trestle legs are quite a bit pricier than the simple steel ones you can get from a hardware store (see Crawford or Fulton Sawhorse), but they are, of course, made of solid beechwood and have a little more elegance/refinement.

Adjustable height.

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Purchase Information:

Price: $750.00
Available from: HORNE

Treasury Table

If you’re after functionality and storage, this may just be your table, because literally every inch of this table is a sliding drawer. Smaller drawers hold stationary and office supplies, while the larger ones are designed around standard paper sizes from A5 up to A2. My favorite detail is the frosted glass top, which is translucent enough to see the contents inside, yet is opaque enough to quickly hide things from view and adds an overall “soft” effect to the table. Each table is made to order and available in any RAL or NCS color.

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Purchase Information:

Price: $2,900.00
Available from: Process