20 Modern Desks

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My desk is perfectly fine, but that doesn’t stop me dreaming about redecorating when I run across something interesting. Case in point: I recently virtually redecorated my office in response to some gorgeous curtains. In the process I came across a number of great desks. I’ve collected 20 of my favorites for you here.

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  • Drafting Desk 1 of 20
    Drafting Desk
    It's nice to be able to adjust things as you work.
    Available at World Market, $280.
  • Campaign Desk 2 of 20
    Campaign Desk
    With extendable shelves for extra work space.
    Available at World Market, $229.
  • TLD Desk 3 of 20
    TLD Desk
    A clever little desk with plenty of writing space and modular storage.
    Available at CB2, $399.
  • Wedgewood Desk 4 of 20
    Wedgewood Desk
    A lot of style in a compact desk. Made of walnut and maple, it combines open and closed storage with mid century style.
    Available at Schoolhouse Electric, $1750.
  • Commonhouse Block Desk 5 of 20
    Commonhouse Block Desk
    A spacious drawer and cable routing are hidden in this minimalist design.
    Available at InMod, $2000.
  • Leksvik 6 of 20
    Leksvik
    Small price, big style. Made of solid wood too, not the usual Ikea particleboard.
    Available at Ikea, $150.
  • LAX Wall Mounted Desk 7 of 20
    LAX Wall Mounted Desk
    Space saving design with storage. In solid walnut.
    Available at Pure Home, $720.
  • Ash Ledge 8 of 20
    Ash Ledge
    A tiny office in disguise. Fold up the ledge and it's a simple shelf, hiding all your office paraphernalia.
    Available at Pure Home, $1,500.
  • Gramercy Desk 9 of 20
    Gramercy Desk
    A cast metal frame with a mirrored top. Massive amounts of style.
    Available at Restoration Hardware, $1200.
  • Parsons Desk 10 of 20
    Parsons Desk
    The classic modern desk in a mirrored finish.
    Available at West Elm, $499.
  • Hendrix Desk 11 of 20
    Hendrix Desk
    For those with a bit more space, this desk is a fabulous focal point for your work.
    Available at Crate and Barrel, $1,500.
  • Go Cart Desk 12 of 20
    Go Cart Desk
    A bright punch of color for your workspace. Super affordable as well
    Available at CB2, $150.
  • Wonderwall Desk 13 of 20
    Wonderwall Desk
    Part of Blu Dot's Wonderwall system, this tiny desk makes an office possible for even the smallest space.
    Available at Blue Dot, $499.
  • Desk 51 14 of 20
    Desk 51
    The desk that goes with the curtains that started it all.
    Available at Blu Dot, $699.
  • Crane Desk 15 of 20
    Crane Desk
    A clever amount of storage in beautiful walnut floats over the chrome leg.
    Available at Crate and Barrel, $599.
  • Ava Desk 16 of 20
    Ava Desk
    A classic x-base and glass top.
    Available at Pottery Barn, $299.
  • Chilton Table 17 of 20
    Chilton Table
    Perfect for multi-functional spaces, this beautiful piece works as a desk or table. Or both.
    Available at Room and Board, $2,400.
  • Silvered Writing Desk 18 of 20
    Silvered Writing Desk
    Take the mundane out of paying bills with this glamorous desk.
    Available at Anthropologie, $1000.
  • Ellis Desk 19 of 20
    Ellis Desk
    A classic writing desk updated with modern form. In walnut, cherry or maple.
    Available at Room and Board, $1,300.
  • Slim Desk 20 of 20
    Slim Desk
    Powder coated steel in a variety of colors, including Pantone's color of the year, Emerald.
    Available at Room and Board, $449.

• Nicole Balch writes daily about living a stylish life and transforming the so-so on her blog, Making it Lovely. Catch up with all of Nicole’s other Family Style posts right here on Babble.

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