Look what we found: Problem solving-desks

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

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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

wooden table Oliver Bonas

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MODERN MUSE

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

Florence desk, £450, Oliver Bonas

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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

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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

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STANDING TALL

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

Knotten standing desk,
£115, Ikea

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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

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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

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CLEAR WINNER

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

Puro glass desk, £399, Dwell

wooden corner desk

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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

wooden versatile desk

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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

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wooden multi drawer desk

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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

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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

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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

wood desk

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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

within etienne writing desk

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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:

Folding Wall Mounted Storage desk with bookes and cup

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SOUNDS GOOD

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

Cupertino wall desk,
£589, BoConcept

GREAT DEAL:

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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

Holly Walsh
Holly Walsh

Holly Walsh has been Content Editor at Ideal Home since 2021, but joined the brand back in 2015. With a background of studies in Interior Design, her career in interior journalism was a no-brainer and her passion for decorating homes is still as strong as it ever was. While Holly has written for most of the home titles at Future, including Livingetc, Country Homes & Interiors, Homes and Gardens and Style at Home, Ideal Home has always been her ideal home, and she can be found sharing her expertise and advice across both the printed magazine and the website too.