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The 18 Best Modern Desk Designs for 2022

Let's create an office worth of work with a stunning modern desk!

In the last decade, there has been a steady increase in the number of people working from home. This can be attributed to multiple factors, such as the rise of technology that allows for remote work, the increasing cost of office space, and the growing trend of flexible work arrangements.

Whichever reason you may choose to work from home, one thing is for sure: you need a functional and upscale desk to get the job done. Check out some of the best modern office desk designs that will be sure to make an impression in your home or office space this year!

The 18 Best Modern Desks

  1. Arundel Executive Desk $$$$$
  2. Archer Glass Desk $$$$$
  3. Gabrielle Desk $$$$$
  4. Verwood Adjustable Desk $$$$$
  5. Santa Cruz Leaning Desk $$$$$
  6. Amsterdam Desk Set $$$$$
  7. Watts Desk $$$$$
  8. Drift Glass Office Desk $$$$$
  9. Styx Modern Office Desk $$$$$
  10. Broome Desk Set $$$$$
  11. Chet Mid Century Desk $$$$$
  12. Barrow Desk $$$$$
  13. Stella Writing Desk $$$$$
  14. Studio Plus Bamboo Desk $$$$$
  15. Soren Writing Desk $$$$$
  16. Stanley Writing Desk $$$$$
  17. Walker Wall Mounted Desk $$$$$
  18. Arundel Desk $$$$$

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Arundel Modern Executive Desk

If you're looking to make a statement in your office, the Arundel Modern Executive Desk is the perfect piece for you.

No wonder it's one of our most popular desks ever!

With its elegant lines, detailing and striking materials, this desk is sure to turn heads. The chromed steel legs and large rounded top give it a sleek, modern look, while the privacy panel adds a touch of sophistication.

The cabinet with drawers is spacious, with two vented one-door cabinets perfect for storing your office supplies or even a CPU, making it an ideal computer desk. And with a pencil drawer and filing cabinets built into the return, you'll have plenty of room for all your paperwork. Arundel makes an ideal computer desk.

Available in white lacquer or Zebrano wood veneer. Ships curbside.

Made with high-end finishes, the Arundel Executive Desk is the perfect L-shaped solution for the modern professional.

Pros:

High end quality, L shaped design offers generous work area, bold design, great to float or place in a corner, ships free

Cons:

Large footprint means you need a big room

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Archer Glass Desk

Archer Glass Desk with drawers - The ultimate in modern design and minimalist aesthetic.

Our Archer Modern Glass Desk with Drawers is the perfect example of form meeting function. The sleek, tempered glass desktop is supported by two ample drawers that appear to be suspended on either side - giving you the feeling of being in your very own cockpit!

And the best part is, it's finished in cool, crisp white that is sure to refresh any office space.

So if you're looking for a desk that is both striking and functional, look no further than the Archer Glass Desk. It's the perfect addition to any modern office!

Pros:

Affordable, modern styling, quick shipping, ships free

Cons:

Glass shows fingerprints

Gabrielle Office Desk

Introducing the Gabrielle L Shaped Desk - a clever combination of functionality and great modern design!

The desk features a built-in "S-shaped" bookshelf, perfect for organizing, storing and displaying your accessories. And, as you'll note, it also features an L-shaped design. So, it's got the whole alphabet covered!

Whether you're looking to impress customers or simply keep your office organized, the Gabrielle Computer Desk is perfect for you!

It comes in either a high gloss white lacquer or classic matte gray wood finish, so you can choose the look that best fits your space.

Pros:

Compact design for L shaped desk, cool, clean lines, ships free, might save on bookcases

Cons:

No concealed place to store pens, pencils, etc.

Verwood Adjustable Desk

The Verwood Adjustable Desk is perfect for anyone who wants to add a little bit of fun and functionality to their office space.

With its cast aluminum frame and variety of PVC tops (from colors to wood), the Verwood Adjustable Desk is both compact and practical. Its unique gas piston technology allows the desktop to adjust from 28" to 41" high, so you can choose to sit or stand as you work.

The casters make it easy to move around, and the two locking casters ensure that your desk stays exactly where you want it. Ships small parcel.

Whether you're looking for a new piece of furniture for your home office or want to add some life to your corporate cubicle, the Verwood Adjustable Laptop Computer Desk is the perfect solution.

Pros:

Versatile, great price, free shipping, customer favorite

Cons:

Small surface area

Santa Cruz Leaning Desks

Functional design at its best, the industrial chic Santa Cruz leaning desk is a great space saving solution.

Sturdy and elegant, the light modern style of Santa Cruz stands alone, or grouped with the Santa Cruz leaning shelf, creates a complete and efficient workspace when space is a premium.

The Santa Cruz office desk is one of our favorite leaning desks as it includes a work surface, plus two solid bamboo shelves crafted in nature-inspired wheat finish. Graduating depths ladder up slim black powder coated steel uprights and attach securely to the wall.

With its clean lines and natural good looks, the Santa Cruz leaning desk is perfect for any home office or study, and a great "green" alternative to wood. Ships curbside.

Pros:

Offers matching bookcases, eco-friendly, fits in with many styles, great for crafts or kids, shelves give you easy storage

Cons:

No concealed storage or drawers

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Amsterdam Desk Set

Step up your home office game with the sleek and bold Amsterdam Corner Desk Set.

This streamlined desk set features an expansive concrete top and black powder-coated infinity legs for a clean, spartan look that is sure to make a statement. The matching desk return can be positioned on either side of the desk, depending on your space, and provides a lower surface convenient for writing or extra space. The ideal L shaped computer desk with drawers.

The set also includes a low-profile, four-caster, two-drawer mobile filing cabinet that rolls smoothly wherever it's needed. The filing cabinet drawer holds either legal or letter size folders behind European smooth-gliding and soft-closing drawer actions.

Finished in gray oak veneer, the Amsterdam Computer Desk Set is the perfect addition to any modern home office.

Pros:

Upscale construction, bold styling, ships with inside delivery and assembly

Cons:

Limited availability

Watts Office Desk

As functional as it is beautiful, the Watts Wood Desk is a sculptural and versatile work surface that is sure to command attention in any setting.

Crafted from solid wood with a steel rear sled base, the desk features an expansive top shelf that is perfect for organizing papers and office supplies.

The sleek and modern design of the office sdesk makes it a perfect addition to any home or office. Ships with inside delivery.

Pros:

Unquestionable design, high-end design, customer favorite modern office desk, option to ship with assembly

Cons:

Limited availability

Drift Glass Office Desk

If you're looking for an office desk that is both simple and functional, look no further than the Drift Glass Office Desk with Drawers.

This sleek and modern desk is designed with clean lines and a high gloss finish, making it the perfect addition to any home or office.

Made with ultra-thick tempered glass, the Drift Glass Office Desk is not only beautiful, but also durable. The large desktop surface has plenty of space to hold your laptop, printer, mug, notes, clock, and a few office supplies or decorative items. Plus, two soft-close drawers are integrated into the design to keep the desk looking clean and clutter-free.

The best part about the Drift Glass Office Desk is its versatility. The desk can be rotated 360 degrees, so you can easily orient it in your space according to your needs. Whether you're looking for a classic L-shaped desk in a corner or a long workstation, the Drift Glass Office Desk can be customized to fit your needs.

So if you're looking for an office desk that is both minimalist and functional, the Drift Glass Office Desk is the perfect choice for you. Ships curbside.

Pros:

Stunning modern design and finishes, L shaped design is useful and versatile

Cons:

Glass legs made it difficult to hide wires

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Styx Office Desk

A work of art, the Styx Modern Angular Desk with Pedestal is a fusion of exquisite design and functional practicality.

The ingenious use of walnut wood veneer and steel supports come together to make Styx a sturdy and geometric desk for your home or office. A small space gem, our Styx Desk's compact design will fit just right in any office, while also making a big impact, visually.

Rounding out the list of pros are the two large drawers that provide ample storage and balance out the otherwise modernist design.

Whether you're looking for a chic wood desk for your home office or an eye-catching addition to your corporate workspace, Styx is sure to impress. Ships curbside.

Pros:

High quality, designer favorite, free shipping

Cons:

Difficult to conceal computer wires

Broome Computer Desk Set

The Broome Desk Set is the perfect addition to any modern office.

The main structure is made of distress HPL concrete, which is both sturdy and stylish. The desk is topped with latte walnut wood veneer, which is smooth and deep in color. The wire tidies to the back corners ensure you have an uncluttered workspace in which to meet your goals.

Add a Broome mobile filing cabinet for concealed storage of desk essentials, or the Broome Desk Return for extra working space.

With its mix of industrial chic and modern style, the Broome Computer Desk Set is sure to make a lasting impression.

Pros:

High-end construction and design, unique, ships with optional assembly

Cons:

Limited availability

Chet Mid Century Desk

The Chet Mid Century Desk is the perfect desk for your home office or bedroom.

Featuring American poplar hardwood construction and a transitional design motif, this desk is sure to turn heads. The two prodigious pencil drawers make it easy to store pens and paperwork. Slightly rounded and beveled sides are the perfect finishing touches to this unique workstation.

Ships curbside.

With its four splayed wood legs with antique brass leg caps, the Chet Desk is sure to create a statement in any space. Don't miss your chance to own this one-of-a-kind desk!

Pros:

Classic MCM styling, great quality, free shipping

Cons:

Smaller desktop is best for laptop computers

Barrow Desk

The Barrow Desk is the perfect blend of form and function.

Its sleek, modern design is complemented by strategically placed side drawers, providing easy access and store to your belongings without having to slide out your seat. Opt for the Walnut or Smoked Oak wood finish.

Either way, the luxurious wood veneer surface gives you plenty of workspace, while the steel, geometric frame provides uninhibited motion and reinforced support for extensive use.

Pros:

One of our most stunning modern desks, top flight craftsmanship, ships with inside delivery and optional assembly

Cons:

Limited availability

Stella Writing Desk

The Stella Ceramic Writing Desk is the perfect way to add a touch of luxury to your home office.

Boasting a stunning grey-ash stained oak veneer on the bottom half, and a Carrara stone tabletop, this desk is sure to make a statement in any space. With plenty of room for all of your books, notes, and laptops, as well as three drawers to help keep your space organized, the Stella Ceramic Writing Desk is sure to become your new favorite piece of furniture.

Supported by durable legs, this desk is built to last, ensuring that you'll be able to work effortlessly for years to come. Don't miss out on this must-have desk! Ships curbside.

Pros:

Super high end feel and finish, bold styling, free shipping

Cons:

No matching bookcases, pricy for the size

Studio Plus Bamboo Desk

Looking for a stylish and elegant desk that will perfectly accent your home or office? Look no further than the Studio Plus Desk!

This writing desk features a tailored profile and streamlined shape that makes it perfect for small spaces. Underneath the generous work surface is a slim center pencil drawer, and the modern look is completed by handsome splayed legs which taper towards the floor.

Whether you’re looking for a place to get work done at home or want to add a touch of style to your office, the Studio Plus Desk is the perfect solution.

Pros:

Eco-friendly, simple, affordable, quick shipping

Cons:

Small work area

Soren Writing Desk

The Soren Small Modern Writing Desk is the perfect addition to any home office!

With its stylish white or dark walnut table top, and sleek chrome-finished X-shaped steel legs, this desk is both stylish and functional. The two spacious drawers are perfect for storing all of your office supplies, while the sleek modern design makes this desk the perfect focal point for any room.

So ditch the boring old office furniture and upgrade to the Soren Small Modern Writing Desk today!

Pros:

Modern, affordable design, fast & free shipping

Cons:

Compact working space

Stanley Writing Desk

The Stanley Small White & Oak Writing Desk is the perfect addition to any home office or student's room!

This trendy desk comes complete with easy-glide right and left drawers, and center cubby ideal for storing anything from writing tools to chargers.

Fully equipped with top and bottom reinforced cord management holes, smooth melamine finish patterned in wood-grained oak, and powder-coated white steel A-frame legs, Stanley is small, cool and affordable - everything you're looking for to complete your home office.

Pros:

Transitional, affordable design, fast & free shipping

Cons:

Limited work area

Walker Wall Desk

We are absolutely loving the Walker Wall Mounted Desk!

Forget a freestanding L shaped desk - This incredible design is perfect for any modern or contemporary office space. The sleek, low-profile design is wall-mounted and simply stunning. The high-gloss lacquer and natural wood veneers give the desk an incredibly chic look that we can't get enough of.

Plus, the two pencil drawers provide ample storage space for all of your office supplies. Ball-bearing glides make it easy to access everything you need, and we know you're going to love this desk as much as we do!

Pros:

High end appeal, striking design and details, ships with inside delivery

Cons:

Limited availability, wall mounted ONLY

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Arundel Computer Desk

If you're looking for a desk that celebrates contemporary design, the Arundel Computer Desk is the perfect choice!

Its sleek black tubular steel legs are accented with angled chrome feet, giving it a truly unique silhouette. The work surface is available in two finishes, so you can pick the one that best suits your needs. Choose between white or zebrano wood veneer finishes to complete the look.

So why wait? Get the Arundel Computer Desk today and start working in style!

Pros:

Quality finishes, classic modern styling, free shipping

Cons:

Only available in one size

What to Look For in a Modern Office Desk

As you shop for modern desks or a computer desk, there's a few points to keep in mind:

Do You Use a Computer?

Obviously, you're here, so... yeah!

But, more specifically, when and how do you use a computer? How does your office desk need to accommodate it? Do you want to store a CPU out of sight, or do you work from a laptop?

What Else Do You Need to Store?

Aside from your computer, your office has other knick knacks and paperwork.

Consider if you need filing cabinets or shelves to keep your books and work materials organized. As you shop, take into account how you use your spaces now, and what you hope to achieve with a new office desk!

An easy customer organization idea: use a crate to store items on shelves.

Where Will You Place It?

Where do you plan to place your office desk?

A great place is in a corner of one of your bedrooms. But, given today's #WFH requirements, you might need to places yours in an entryway, kids room, or even a dining room!

Regardless, save yourself some headache, by carefully planning and measuring your intended place. Then search for a desk that fits your needs.

How to Complete Your Office Space

Once you choose a desk, take a look at your space with new eyes. Are there missing items? You may want to shop for matching bookcases, a modern area rug, or even a white office chair or mid century modern accent chair. Or create a guest room with our favorite folding sofa bed!

Consider Price

Let's face it: we're not all Elon Musk (phew!). An office desk isn't Twitter: some willy nilly weekend purchase. And you don't have All. The. Money.

When it comes to price, at Modern Digs we try to strike a balance. We don't carry the low end stuff because, let's be honest, it doesn't hold up well!

Instead we search for top quality brands that bring a great mix of value. Don't forget to account for how an item ships, available deals, and other ways to save. Perhaps try and catch a sale.

If you're like us, you spend a good amount of time working. Your desk should reflect that investment in yourself!

Conclusion

When it comes to finding the perfect piece for your home office or computer desk, there are plenty of options to choose from. Whether you're looking for a stylish and elegant office desk that will perfectly accent your space, or a functional modern office desk with plenty of storage space, we've got you covered.

As you'll see, most of our items include free shipping! And people love is... read our customer reviews!

Ordering online is easy - we'll ship and you schedule delivery.

So ditch the boring old office furniture, shop the website now and upgrade to one of these chic modern desks today!

As always, feel free to contact us with questions or if you need any assistance!

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posted on 9/16/2022

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