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10 Good-Looking Cheap Desks You Can Buy Online Right Now

Just give in and buy one of these cheap desks.


So it looks like the work from home life isn’t going to let up as soon as we’d like. While some workers are allowed to get back to the office, many are opting to continue working from home to reduce the risk of catching and spreading coronavirus. If you’ve been holding out on buying a desk for your home, you might finally be tempted to give your dining table, sofa or bed a break. Costing less than $150 each, these are the best cheap desks on the internet.

Furinno Computer Desk

Listen, it’s a cheap desk and it’ll give you somewhere to work on without breaking your back. And the side shelves are a nice touch for something that costs less than dinner for two.

BUY NOW: $48

Ikea Micke Desk

Leave it to Ikea to make an under-$100 desk that doesn’t suck. The Micke has a simple design with ample storage space and a clever storage system for hiding cords and wires. “The goal was to create a real dream product with maximum functions in a minimum space,” Henrik Preutz, Micke’s designer, writes on the website.

BUY NOW: $79

Zinus Soho Rectangular Table

Shoppers might recognize Zinus as a mattress brand, but it dabbles in other furniture categories, too. The Soho table is a no-frills work station with a smooth vinyl top and steel frame. You can work on it and eat on it, but don’t call it a dining table. Maintain a healthy distance between your living spaces and your work space.

BUY NOW: $84

Latitude Run Mischa Reversible Desk

The Mischa desk is a trendy, slightly industrial desk with a convenient rack for placing loose papers, books and other miscellaneous home office gear.

BUY NOW: $85

Barry Floating Desk

For those tight on space and working on a tighter budget, this floating desk from Wayfair carves out a little working area for you to get things done. The two drop-down shelves keep things hidden away for an added dose of storage to what might already be a too-tiny space.

BUY NOW: $110

Heng Console Table

The Heng desk looks a bit like an elementary school-style desk with its rounded corners (no waist bruising) and all-wood design. Hide your notes in the cubbies, but you probably have no one to pass them to.

BUY NOW: $119

Courtlyn Console Table

The Courtlyn is a mid-century style desk with a tempered glass top and solid pine legs. This desk has a universal appeal that will work in any and all homes.

BUY NOW: $145

Williston Forge Liverpool Desk

Sit like an executive with the Liverpool desk. “This is a desk with shelves,” the product description says. It’s as simple as that.

BUY NOW: $145

Zipcode Design Hilda Writing Desk

If you have a lot of stationery and office accessories, the Hilda desk is a great option for its neat organizational nooks. The top shelf works to display photographs, artwork and other home decor, or it works as a platform for placing a second monitor.

BUY NOW: $145

Ikea Alex Desk

For a splash of color, buy a blue Alex desk from Ikea. At about 52 inches wide, the desk requires a bit more space than the other low-profile desks on this list. But who’s to say you don’t sit two people right next to each other? (Respect social distancing rules unless you live with said person.)

BUY NOW: $149

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