Desks – our pick of the best

Looking for a desk for your home office? Invest in a stylish new desk and start work with a smile on your face.

Make your working day a pleasure with our pick of this season's must have stylish desk designs. Whether you're looking for sleek designs perfectly proportioned for tablets and laptops, or are in need of something rustic and vintage for a country pile. We've picked out some of our favourite designs to suit all your home office needs. Surf the net or get paperwork sorted from one of these great desk designs.

Grid Desk with silver frame and an assortment of black wire baskets and green and orange shelves

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1. Grid Desk


Dimensions: H70 W145 D60cm

To build this eye-catching desk, you sit the empty frame on its side, then slot the metal boxes down in an arrangement of your choice. Fit the colourful boards wherever you need a flat surface for storage, or a laptop for example. Designed by Ying Chang, the MADE Emerging Talent Award winner 2014. 

Grid Desk, £499, Made

Tennessee American Oak Writing Desk with three small drawers and cast iron legs

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2. Tennessee American Oak Writing Desk


Dimensions: H91 W136 D45cm

The blonde, smooth and totally stunning oak desk area is further enhanced by three useful drawers, and cast iron legs. Oak. Cast Iron. 

Tennessee American Oak Writing Desk, £1126, Artisanti

Alphason Saratoga Desk with two tone finish of rich walnut effect and black gloss glass with chrome handles

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3. Alphason Saratoga Desk


Dimensions: H76 W160 D70cm

This desk has a contemporary two-tone finish with rich walnut effect and glossy black glass, plus chrome handles. It features a range of versatile storage options including a printer shelf, keyboard tray and storage compartments. Solid MDF frame. 

Alphason Saratoga Desk, £560, Debenhams

Sienna Writing Desk in a weathered oak with three small draws under the top surface and two smaller draws and shelves on top

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4. Sienna Writing Desk


Dimensions: H98 W120 D60cm

Influenced by Parisian charm and glamour, this stylish writing desk, made from weathered oak, will remind you of bygone times. Weathered Oak. 

Sienna Writing Desk, £649, Feather and Black

Aldsworth Studio Table with grey industial top and wooden easel legs

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5. Aldsworth Studio Table


Dimensions: H83 W160 D80cm

With its robust design and light industrial top, it can make itself useful for all sorts of tasks and its clean lines will ensure that your space always looks neat and tidy. Fir and Zinc. 

Aldsworth Studio Table, £500, Garden Trading

Why Wood Desk, oak finish with four small drawers on the left with white fronts

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6. Why Wood Desk


Dimensions: H74 W130 D65cm

The Scandi-themed desk features four drawers with white fronts for striking visual appeal and handy storage. It is made from solid oak, oak veneers and an HPL top for a natural look and durability. Solid oak, oak veneer, HPL top. 

Why Wood Desk, £799, John Lewis

Garrat Chestnut Desk made with solid birch with antiqued brass effect knobs, handles and fittings

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7. Garrat Chestnut Desk


Dimensions: H78 W150 D70cm

This desk has been crafted from solid birch and stained to show the natural beauty of the wood grain. Solid birch. Antiqued brass effect knobs, handles and fittings. 

Garrat Chestnut Desk, £805, Laura Ashley

Innova Desk in black with three drawers on the left-hand side and a cupboard door on the right-handside, with a recessed design instead of handles

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8. Innova Desk


Dimensions: H75 W140 D60cm

The drawer fronts and cupboard door have a recessed design that negates the need for handles, ensuring there is nothing to detract from the modern design, while easy-glide metal runners give the drawers a smooth, friction-free action. 

Innova Desk, £239, Littlewoods

Pompidou Desk with tubular metal frame and glass top and shelves either side

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9. Pompidou Desk


Dimensions: H75 W141 D62cm

Made from toughened glass, its opaque appearance makes it ideal for a traditional and small home office where space is an issue. Toughened glass top. Tubular metal frame. 

Pompidou Desk, £575, Oka

Cato White Desk with wooden slimline legs and what top with shelf

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10. Cato White Desk


Dimensions: H77 W45 L75cm

The compact Cato white desk is perfect for smaller spaces. A contemporary design with elegant, slimline legs, it has a useful storage shelf for paperwork. Easy to assemble and also available in red, the desk can also be used as a dressing table or console table. 

Cato White Desk, £125, Habitat

Deputy Editor

Jennifer is the Deputy Editor (Digital) for Homes & Gardens online. Prior to her current position, she completed various short courses a KLC Design School, and wrote across sister brands Ideal Home, LivingEtc, 25 Beautiful Homes, Country Homes & Interiors, and Style at Home.