Look what we found: Problem solving-desks

Maximise space, storage and style with our edit of do-it-all desks

HIDE AND SEEK

The middle compartment flips up to reveal a hidden mirror, so it moonlights as a dressing table, too

Stroller desk, £379, Made.com

MODERN MUSE

This desk’s sleek and slender shape makes it the perfect smart console table for a hallway

Florence desk, £450, Oliver Bonas

INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Made of American oak, the extra ledge at the back is the perfect place for a display of artwork or row of succulents

Brunel desk, £495, Heal’s

MAKING SHAPES

Vinyls, books, CDs tiles- store them all with this modern desk’s tower of handy built-in shelving

S desk, £185, Corsica range, Next

STANDING TALL

Small enough for a hallway or cloakroom, this narrow desk boasts a deceptive amount of storage

Knotten standing desk,
£115, Ikea

CHILD’S PLAY

With three height options, this desk will see them through from small to mighty

The Brooklyn desk,
£495, Oeuf NYC range, Sister’s Guild

TRIPLE IDENTITY

At just 81cm wide, this marble-topped beauty makes a great compact desk, vanity table of even hallway console

Penelope mini desk,
£399, West Elm

CLEAR WINNER

Room a bit dark?
Boycott a traditional chunky desk and maximise light with a transparent glass alterntive

Puro glass desk, £399, Dwell

RIGHT ANGLES

This neat corner unit is perfect for making the most of a wasted niche

Marianna corner desk,
£579, Linea range, House of Fraser

STUDY HARD

Made of solid reclaimed fir, this versatile desk comes with a drawer and shelves on its left- or right-hand side for ease

Den desk, £495, Loaf

MID-CENTURY STYLE

With a mix of handles and finishes, this chic desk is ideal for a guest room

Milligan retro multi-drawer desk, £398, Atkin and Thyme

SPACED OUT

Available in three colourways, this 45cm-wide desk is ideal for a compact study corner or a child’s bedroom

Cato desk, £125, Habitat

LEAN ON ME

Looking for a genius buy? This shelving unit includes a worksurface and a sleek drawer for mega functionality

Metro ladder shelf with desk, £89, Very

DOUBLE TROUBLE

A clever design means that both sides can be used at once- plus, hang notes and artwork from the dividing rail

Spot desk, £325, Cuckooland.com

CLASSIC DESIGN

Pen hand-written letters at this wooden desk, then fold up the top to conceal all matter of stationery paraphernalia

Etienne writing desk,
£595, Within

IDEAL V GREAT DEAL

Get the look whatever your budget

IDEAL:

SOUNDS GOOD

With integrated Bluetooth speakers, this high-tech mini wall desk is available in two sizes

Cupertino wall desk,
£589, BoConcept

GREAT DEAL:

IN THE FOLD

This wall-hung, Sixties-style cubby is a compact place to stow notes, keys and clutter at the end of the day

Esme wall desk, £149, Made.com

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