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100 Contemporary Desks

From Asymmetrical Workstations to Tough Cardboard Tables

— May 12, 2015 — Art & Design
With the rise of modern furniture comes a line of contemporary desks perfect for any kind of work space.

Contemporary desks keep a work space up-to-date and modern. Whether the workplace be outrageously avant-garde or clean, sophisticated and minimal, there is a non-traditional desk befitting to its style. As operational as a basic rectangle prism desk design, contemporary desks are a versatile piece of modern furniture that work as a very sturdy structure on which to lean, work and eat. Apart from fulfilling its regular work-like duties, a contemporary desk can complete the room as a beautiful art piece or serve as the only art piece within the space.

Placing any of these desks in a workstation or home, is sure to add artistic flair without taking away from its intended purpose.
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Height-Adjustable Desks
Height-Adjustable Desks
This Adjustable Desk Can Be Adjusted for Sitting and Standing Work
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Height-Adjusting Desks
Height-Adjusting Desks
'Mobility' by ACTIU Allows Creatives to Find the Perfect Height
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95
Flat-Pack Work Stations
Flat-Pack Work Stations
The Press Fit Standing Desk Can Be Assembled with No Tools
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94
Ergonomic Upstanding Desks
Ergonomic Upstanding Desks
These Standing Desks are Easy to Assemble and Good for Your Posture
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93
Convertible Cardboard Bags
Convertible Cardboard Bags
The Help Desk by Aarambh Allows Students to Study Comfortably
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92
Pinball Machine Desks
Pinball Machine Desks
Artist Tim Sway Upcycles a Classic Arcade Console into a Piece of Furniture
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Modern Portable Workspaces
Modern Portable Workspaces
Kruikantoor by Tim Vinke is an Office That Turns into a Cart
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90
Two-Tier Escritoires
Two-Tier Escritoires
The Antler Table Integrates a Pair of Dropped Ledges on Either End
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89
Cabinet-Bound Bureaus
Cabinet-Bound Bureaus
The Paul Storage Space Desk Keeps Workspaces Organized
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Mod Masonry Furnishings
Mod Masonry Furnishings
Brick Collection Table Brings the Construction Aesthetic into the Kitchen
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87
Flat-Headed Desk Lights
Flat-Headed Desk Lights
The Leva Task Lamp by Massimo Los Ghini is Masculine and Minimalist
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86
Contemporary Ritual Setups
Contemporary Ritual Setups
Shrines by Dean Brown Welcome the Placement of Your Sacred Possessions
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Illusory Aqueous Desks
Illusory Aqueous Desks
The EMKE Office Reception Features a Whimsical Watery Bureau
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Flying Boat Desks
Flying Boat Desks
This Motoart Desk Was Made From a Grumman HU-16 Albatross Elevator
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Narcissistic Desks
Narcissistic Desks
Narcissus is a Mirror Top Desk That's Ideal for Gazing at Yourself
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Desk-Projecting Lamps
Desk-Projecting Lamps
The Ring Desk Integrates an Illuminator That Extends From One of the Legs
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Metal Moat Desk
Metal Moat Desk
The Homework Table by Tomas Kral Keeps Items Organized
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Park-Inspired Workstations
Park-Inspired Workstations
Draw Your Focus Away from Work with This Fantastic Fish Tank Desk
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Contemporary Craft Tables
Contemporary Craft Tables
Y by Lehel Juhos Offers Crisp Modernd Design with a Charming Casualness
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Swiveling Wing Workstations
Swiveling Wing Workstations
Siri Desk Surrounds You with Adjustable Surfaces for a Dynamic Setup
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Complementary Modular Cabinetry
Complementary Modular Cabinetry
This Cabinet and Desk Combo from Rack & Tack is Space-Efficient
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Cushioned Table Surfaces
Cushioned Table Surfaces
The Daydreamer Desk by Nick DeMarco Lets People Work in Comfort
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Wall-Leaning Desks
Wall-Leaning Desks
Leonhard Pfeifer's Space-Saving Slope Desk is Designed to Rest Against Surfaces
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Net-Bottomed Benches
Net-Bottomed Benches
L'Amaca Desk Incorporates Stretchy Webbing for Miscellaneous Storage Beneath
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Retro-Modern Workspace Modules
Retro-Modern Workspace Modules
The Retractable Writing Desk From Anthropologie Has Multiple Uses
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Minimalist Plywood Desk Lights
Minimalist Plywood Desk Lights
The Bankers Lamp by The Federal is Sleek and Natural
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Web-Like Furniture Surfaces
Web-Like Furniture Surfaces
The Fall Off Table by Sam Stringleman Features a Voronoi Pattern
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Skateboard Ramp Escritoires
Skateboard Ramp Escritoires
The Half Pipe Desk is Inspired by Youthful Jaunts in the Skate Park
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Modernized Old School Escritoires
Modernized Old School Escritoires
The Comfortable Desk Has Evolved to Accommodate Adaptability
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Playfully Versatile Desks
Playfully Versatile Desks
The You and Me Table Can Be Used for Ping-Pong Games or Regular Work
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Modular Standing Desks
Modular Standing Desks
The StandStand Transforms Any Surface into a Ergonomic Furniture Piece
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Cord-Concealing Consoles
Cord-Concealing Consoles
The Hub Table is Gadget-Compatible Wire Storage Furniture
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Power-Ready Computer Desks
Power-Ready Computer Desks
This Set-Up by Gamers Paradise is the Ideal Gaming Desk
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Phonograph-Embedded Desks
Phonograph-Embedded Desks
The Soundbox Desk Can Amplify Audio From Your Smartphone
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Minimally Versatile Workstations
Minimally Versatile Workstations
The Ernest Desk by Borja Garcia Studio is Subtly Modernized
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Sleek Hi-Tech Lighting
Sleek Hi-Tech Lighting
The Satechi Smart LED Desk Lamp Features Four Modes and a USB Port
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Tiny Eavestrough Escritoires
Tiny Eavestrough Escritoires
My Small Writing Desk Incorporates Bordering Gutters for Storage
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Standing Desk Islands
Standing Desk Islands
The StandTable Completely Alters the Usual Arrangements of Offices
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Compact Towable Workstations
Compact Towable Workstations
Rolling Desk Can Be Pulled Like Luggage or Linked as a Bike Trailer
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Leather-Pocketed Workstations
Leather-Pocketed Workstations
The Oscar Architecture Desk by Giorgio Bonaguro is Sophisticated
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Handsome Half-Pipe Tables
Handsome Half-Pipe Tables
This Writing Desk Deviates Delightfully from the Typical Flat Top
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Layered Lumber Desks
Layered Lumber Desks
The Sheet Table is an Elegant Workstation with Beautifully Stacked Surfaces
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Adaptable Work Desks
Adaptable Work Desks
The Hub Desk is a Flexible Workspace for an Open Office Design
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Sleek Retro School Desks
Sleek Retro School Desks
This Retro Bureau Has a Clever Hydraulic Soft Close System
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Bicycle-Inspired Workstations
Bicycle-Inspired Workstations
Focal's Locus Workstation is Designed to be Ergonomic and Portable
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Sinuous Slumping Escritoires
Sinuous Slumping Escritoires
The Doble Desk by Studio 06 Has a Sagging Lower Layer for Storage
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Masculine Industrial Desks
Masculine Industrial Desks
The Viva Desk by Shift is Full of Practical and Decorative Details
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Multifunctional Lift-Top Tables
Multifunctional Lift-Top Tables
This Piece Offers Coffee Table Storage and a Swiveling Desk Top
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Elegant Airplane Desks
Elegant Airplane Desks
This Amazing Workstation is Made from the Wing of a 737-800 Boeing Aircraft
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iPad-Ready Escritoires
iPad-Ready Escritoires
The Desk for Apple Devices Establishes a Clever Setup for Electronic Toys
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Rustic Railroad WorkStations
Rustic Railroad WorkStations
The Timbertop Desk by Rail Yard Studios is a Train-Themed Workspace
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Simplistically Handcrafted Escritoires
Simplistically Handcrafted Escritoires
The Navy Desk by Jardan is Made-to-Order with Quality Goods
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Modified Office Furnishings
Modified Office Furnishings
The Locus Seat and Desk by Focal Upright Furniture is Healthier
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Contemporary Concrete Furniture
Contemporary Concrete Furniture
The Work of Designer Ekaterina Vagurina is Stylishly Cemented
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Compartmentalizing Escritoires
Compartmentalizing Escritoires
The Capa Desk Encourages Organization with its Cabinets and Drawers
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Multipurpose Work Stations
Multipurpose Work Stations
The Makkink and Bey #006 Side Seat is an All-in-One Office
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Cord-Concealing Desks
Cord-Concealing Desks
The Artifox Desk Expertly Hides Pesky Electrical Cords
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Smart Standing Desks
Smart Standing Desks
The Mister BrightLight Desk Can Be Lowered Using Hand Gestures
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Perky Poultry TV Trays
Perky Poultry TV Trays
The Space Chicken by LoOok Has a Compact Clawprint for Close-Packed Rooms
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Cheap Cardboard Standing Desks
Cheap Cardboard Standing Desks
Zachary Rotholz of Chairigami Designs an Affordable Healthy Desk
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Naturalistic Work Desks
Naturalistic Work Desks
Tom Schuster's Desk Design Has a Rocky Surface That Holds Tech Gadgets
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Crisply Crafted Escritoires
Crisply Crafted Escritoires
The Graft Desk by Derek Welsh Expresses its Details with Simplicity
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Convertible Dining Desks
Convertible Dining Desks
The SwitchTop Table Transitions from Study to Supper in a Jiffy
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Quirky Asymmetrical Escritoires
Quirky Asymmetrical Escritoires
The Litho Desk Brings Formal Flair to the Commonly Bland Bureau
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Cardboard Kids' Desks
Cardboard Kids' Desks
Flatpacked Furnishings Teach Youngsters the Process and Logic of Assembly
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Tough Cardboard Tables
Tough Cardboard Tables
The Renfold Desk is Sustainable, Portable and Sturdy in Form
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Re-Imagined School Workstations
Re-Imagined School Workstations
The Home Desk by Julie Arrive is Designed for Adults
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Computer Case Work Tables
Computer Case Work Tables
These Multitasking Computer Desk Designs From Lian Li are Aluminum
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Afternoon Nap Bunk Desks
Afternoon Nap Bunk Desks
This Ingenious Desk Design Allows Users to Nap Under Their Work Space
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Mounted Console Ledges
Mounted Console Ledges
Maximize Space Usage with the 'Hold On' Wall Desk Shelf
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Laptop-Inspired Workstations
Laptop-Inspired Workstations
The Pop-Up Desk Might be Low-Tech But it Satisfies Your Office Needs
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Modern Paunchy Furniture
Modern Paunchy Furniture
The Belly Desk by Steuart Padwick is Deceptively Slender
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Great Outdoor Workstations
Great Outdoor Workstations
The Standing Tree Desk by Andrew Quitmeyer is Ultimately Healthy
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Double-Surfaced Desks
Double-Surfaced Desks
The Work Table 002 by Miguel De La Garza Keeps Things Clutter-Free
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Mobile Home Offices
Mobile Home Offices
The Blackhawk Secretary Trunk has a Bond Worthy Design
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Sleek Storage-Equipped Desks
Sleek Storage-Equipped Desks
The Covet Desk is a Great Way to Keep All Your Necessities Handy
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Productivity-Boosting Desks
Productivity-Boosting Desks
This New Writing Laptop Desk Design is Slim, Sleek and Stylish
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Adaptable Desk Designs
Adaptable Desk Designs
The Duo Office Workstation Flexibly Facilitates Individual and Group Work
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Tidy Minimalist Tech Desks
Tidy Minimalist Tech Desks
The 01 Desk by Artifox is a Stunning Tech Desk for All Your Devices
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Flipped Top Tables
Flipped Top Tables
The Doppeldecker Table Converts from Escritoire to Kitchen Fixture
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Energy-Boosting Desks
Energy-Boosting Desks
This Mobile Standing Desk is Affordable and Compact
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Unfolding Eating Surfaces
Unfolding Eating Surfaces
The Origami Table Opens Out to Assume Three Sizes and Setups
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Slightly Asymmetrical Workstations
Slightly Asymmetrical Workstations
Glitch Collection by Ryan Frank Exhibits Simplicity and Charm
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Easel-Style Workstations
Easel-Style Workstations
The HIDEsk Folding Desk Strives to Be as Mobile as the Gadgets on it
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Retro-Modern Office Hubs
Retro-Modern Office Hubs
The Intimo Secretary from CB2 is a Fresh Take on Vintage Design
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Transforming Desk Tables
Transforming Desk Tables
The Working and Dining Table Modifies for Productivity Between Meals
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Wooden Concrete Lighting
Wooden Concrete Lighting
The DY10 Lamp by Elomax Agency is Clean and Contemporary
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Wall-Mounted Workstations
Wall-Mounted Workstations
The Minimal Float Wall Desk Frees Up Floor Space
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Wall-Mounted Modular Workspaces
Wall-Mounted Modular Workspaces
The Camille Wall Desk by Vurv Design is Healthily Compact
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DIY Ecosystem Furniture
DIY Ecosystem Furniture
Daniel Zeller Goes Green with an Illuminated Terrarium Desk
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Retractable Side Tables
Retractable Side Tables
The Appunto Folding Table is Fixed But Opens Up for As-Needed Availability
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Customizable Component Escritoires
Customizable Component Escritoires
The Homework Desk Can Be Freely Assembled for Specific Needs
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Revolving Writing Pad Tables
Revolving Writing Pad Tables
Keep a Record of the Day-to-Day with the Analog Memory Desk
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3-in-1 Furniture
3-in-1 Furniture
The #006 SideSeat by PROOFF is a Seat, Desk and Storage in One
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Concealed Cabinet Escritoires
Concealed Cabinet Escritoires
Wall Desk is a Space-Saving Storage System Doubling as a Workstation
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Bed-Desk Hybrids
Bed-Desk Hybrids
The BLESS Workbed by Mira Schroder is Great for Small Spaces
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Modern Wall-Mounted Desks
Modern Wall-Mounted Desks
NUBO by Ligne Roset is Sleek and Stylish for Small Spaces
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