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100 Dynamic Desk Designs

These Modern Furnishings Are Available for the Back to School Season

— August 28, 2014 — Art & Design
With the Back to School season fast approaching, students of all ages are set to love these practical and aesthetically striking desk designs. This diverse list of furniture products includes functional, decorative and ergonomically themed pieces that are set to increase productivity while making your home that much more stylish.

The furniture pieces range from gadget-friendly designs to privacy-themed workstations that endorse more effective methods of independent work.

Favorites from this list of desk designs include Ligne Roset's NUBO design, This wall-mounted desk resembles a oval-shaped shelving unit but is opened to reveal both a storage space and a desk surface.

When fitted with a chair, the piece transforms into a practical work station and is the perfect solution for interiors where space is limited.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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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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98
Nail-Free Furniture
Nail-Free Furniture
Bright Potato Creates the Collection Titled 'Peg'
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97
Height-Adjusting Desks
Height-Adjusting Desks
'Mobility' by ACTIU Allows Creatives to Find the Perfect Height
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96
Flat-Pack Work Stations
Flat-Pack Work Stations
The Press Fit Standing Desk Can Be Assembled with No Tools
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95
Ergonomic Upstanding Desks
Ergonomic Upstanding Desks
These Standing Desks are Easy to Assemble and Good for Your Posture
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94
Reconfigurable See-Through Desks
Reconfigurable See-Through Desks
The Grid System by Yin Chang is Inspired by Traditional Design
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93
Pinball Machine Desks
Pinball Machine Desks
Artist Tim Sway Upcycles a Classic Arcade Console into a Piece of Furniture
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92
Digitally Customized Desks
Digitally Customized Desks
The Ergonomically Optimized Workspace Uses Kinect 3D Scanner to Create
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91
Compartmentalized Escritoires
Compartmentalized Escritoires
The Dransart Desk Concept Keeps Your Workstation Clutter-Free
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90
Obstructed Surface Desks
Obstructed Surface Desks
The Creative Process Inspired the Design for This Obstructed Office Desk
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89
Gadget-Friendly Work Stations
Gadget-Friendly Work Stations
The Paradise Desk Sports 7 USB Ports and 4 Power Outlets
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88
Two-Tier Escritoires
Two-Tier Escritoires
The Antler Table Integrates a Pair of Dropped Ledges on Either End
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87
Real Life LEGO Furniture
Real Life LEGO Furniture
The Olla Building Blocks Can Be Used to Build Chairs, Desks, Beds & More
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86
Cabinet-Bound Bureaus
Cabinet-Bound Bureaus
The Paul Storage Space Desk Keeps Workspaces Organized
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85
Device-Charging Desk Lights
Device-Charging Desk Lights
The LIM360 Lamp with USB Port is Ultra Thin and Practical
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84
Bespoke Publishing Workstations
Bespoke Publishing Workstations
'Desktop Publishing' Lets You Literally Publish on Your Desk
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83
Briefcase-Converting Furniture
Briefcase-Converting Furniture
The Wooden BOXED Compact Table Folds Open from a Briefcase
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82
Cube-Covered Escritoires
Cube-Covered Escritoires
The Squares Desk Displays Unusual Accents of Rough Cuts of Stone
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81
High-End Paper Furnishings
High-End Paper Furnishings
The Paper Desk by Studio Job is Designed for Dutch Design Brand Moooi
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80
Shredded Paper Furniture (UPDATE)
Shredded Paper Furniture (UPDATE)
Jens Praet Creates a Fourth Edition for the Shredded Collection
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79
Narcissistic Desks
Narcissistic Desks
Narcissus is a Mirror Top Desk That's Ideal for Gazing at Yourself
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78
Privacy Screen Tables
Privacy Screen Tables
Bram Boo's Mate Table is an Unusual Piece of Privacy Screen Furniture
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77
Desk-Projecting Lamps
Desk-Projecting Lamps
The Ring Desk Integrates an Illuminator That Extends From One of the Legs
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76
Modular Perforated Movables
Modular Perforated Movables
The Taula Table is Covered in Holes to Invite Customized Composition
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75
Majestically Swirling Desks
Majestically Swirling Desks
Magnus Celestii by Joseph Walsh is Heavenly Sculptural
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74
Sphere-Shielded Desks
Sphere-Shielded Desks
The Sphere Table Allows You to Protect Your Personal Space
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73
Topographic Office Furnishings
Topographic Office Furnishings
Benoit Challand's Fold Yard Series Challenges Cubical Designs
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72
Minimalist Glass Tables
Minimalist Glass Tables
Loft by Hakan Gursu Does Not Show Hardware Details
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71
Elegant Workspace Furnishings
Elegant Workspace Furnishings
West Elm's Top Storage Desk is Aesthetically Striking and Practical
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70
Compact Crafty Workspaces
Compact Crafty Workspaces
This Artist Studio Design is Functional and Comfortable
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69
Multifunctional Sleeping Spaces
Multifunctional Sleeping Spaces
Matali Crasset Creates 'Deep Attention and Sleep'
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68
Retro-Modern Workspace Modules
Retro-Modern Workspace Modules
The Retractable Writing Desk From Anthropologie Has Multiple Uses
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67
Wall-Leaning Desks
Wall-Leaning Desks
Leonhard Pfeifer's Space-Saving Slope Desk is Designed to Rest Against Surfaces
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66
Severely Slanted Desks
Severely Slanted Desks
The 60 Blue Table Takes an Intense Lean to Stimulate a Space
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65
Net-Bottomed Benches
Net-Bottomed Benches
L'Amaca Desk Incorporates Stretchy Webbing for Miscellaneous Storage Beneath
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64
Crooked Timber Escritoires
Crooked Timber Escritoires
The Bureau B011 Offers a Smooth Surface with Broken Lines Beneath
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63
Swiveling Privacy Seats
Swiveling Privacy Seats
Tuttomio by Emanuele Magini is a Cozily Enclosed Workspace
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62
Winsome Woven Tabletops
Winsome Woven Tabletops
The Constructed Surface Table Features an Exceptionally Fetching Texture
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61
Militaristic Leather Furnishings
Militaristic Leather Furnishings
The Campaign Furniture Collection is Inspired by Himalayans
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60
Skateboard Ramp Escritoires
Skateboard Ramp Escritoires
The Half Pipe Desk is Inspired by Youthful Jaunts in the Skate Park
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59
Minimally Versatile Workstations
Minimally Versatile Workstations
The Ernest Desk by Borja Garcia Studio is Subtly Modernized
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58
L-Shaped Adaptable Workstations
L-Shaped Adaptable Workstations
Your Position by David Manning is Minimalist and Modern
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57
Tiny Eavestrough Escritoires
Tiny Eavestrough Escritoires
My Small Writing Desk Incorporates Bordering Gutters for Storage
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56
Leather-Pocketed Workstations
Leather-Pocketed Workstations
The Oscar Architecture Desk by Giorgio Bonaguro is Sophisticated
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55
Handsome Half-Pipe Tables
Handsome Half-Pipe Tables
This Writing Desk Deviates Delightfully from the Typical Flat Top
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54
Twist-Adjusting Tables
Twist-Adjusting Tables
The Thread Trestles Can Be Modified in Height by Unscrewing Their Supports
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53
Rad Retrofitted Workstations
Rad Retrofitted Workstations
The Cabinet-Desk Reminds You of a Vintage Carrel with Modern Features
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52
Picnic Table Desks
Picnic Table Desks
BuzziPicNic by Alain Gilles is a Modern Communal Workspace
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51
Lovely Leaning Escritoires
Lovely Leaning Escritoires
The Joy Zeta Desk is Inclined to Enhance Your Close-Packed Home Office
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50
Wonderfully Quirky Workstations
Wonderfully Quirky Workstations
Kenn Desk is an Idiosyncratic Composition of Surfaces and Storage
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49
Sleek Retro School Desks
Sleek Retro School Desks
This Retro Bureau Has a Clever Hydraulic Soft Close System
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48
Divergent Desktop Designs
Divergent Desktop Designs
The FFdesk Incorporates a Little Shelf That Drops Down from Its Top
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47
Bicycle-Inspired Workstations
Bicycle-Inspired Workstations
Focal's Locus Workstation is Designed to be Ergonomic and Portable
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46
Wireframe-Like Workstations
Wireframe-Like Workstations
The Din Desk by Gompf and Kehrer Provides Useful Grid Shelving
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45
Slim Versatile Tables
Slim Versatile Tables
The Riley Table by Sam McMorran is Made for Small Spaces
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44
Cozy Domestic Carrels
Cozy Domestic Carrels
The Vilfred Desk Establishes a Comfy Enclosed Space to Enable Productivity
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43
Transforming Minimalist Escritoires
Transforming Minimalist Escritoires
The Swish Console Desk Has a Hidden Track to Conceal Clutter
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42
Built-In Sound System Workstations
Built-In Sound System Workstations
The Symbol Audio Desk is Perfect for Hard-Working Audiophiles
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41
Masculine Industrial Desks
Masculine Industrial Desks
The Viva Desk by Shift is Full of Practical and Decorative Details
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40
iPad-Ready Escritoires
iPad-Ready Escritoires
The Desk for Apple Devices Establishes a Clever Setup for Electronic Toys
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39
Rustic Railroad WorkStations
Rustic Railroad WorkStations
The Timbertop Desk by Rail Yard Studios is a Train-Themed Workspace
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38
Simplistically Handcrafted Escritoires
Simplistically Handcrafted Escritoires
The Navy Desk by Jardan is Made-to-Order with Quality Goods
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37
Modified Office Furnishings
Modified Office Furnishings
The Locus Seat and Desk by Focal Upright Furniture is Healthier
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36
Contemporary Concrete Furniture
Contemporary Concrete Furniture
The Work of Designer Ekaterina Vagurina is Stylishly Cemented
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35
Compartmentalizing Escritoires
Compartmentalizing Escritoires
The Capa Desk Encourages Organization with its Cabinets and Drawers
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34
Multipurpose Work Stations
Multipurpose Work Stations
The Makkink and Bey #006 Side Seat is an All-in-One Office
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33
Tethered Structure Tables
Tethered Structure Tables
'On a String' Has an Apparent Fragility Despite a Substantial Stability
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32
Cord-Concealing Desks
Cord-Concealing Desks
The Artifox Desk Expertly Hides Pesky Electrical Cords
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31
Minimalist Multitasking Desktops
Minimalist Multitasking Desktops
Three Shelf Table Desks Provide Multilayers of Work Surfaces
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30
Naturalistic Work Desks
Naturalistic Work Desks
Tom Schuster's Desk Design Has a Rocky Surface That Holds Tech Gadgets
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29
Convertible Dining Desks
Convertible Dining Desks
The SwitchTop Table Transitions from Study to Supper in a Jiffy
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28
Quirky Asymmetrical Escritoires
Quirky Asymmetrical Escritoires
The Litho Desk Brings Formal Flair to the Commonly Bland Bureau
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27
Hi-Tech Customizable Workspaces
Hi-Tech Customizable Workspaces
The Surface Desk by We Are Your Studio Tailors to Individuals
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26
Perforated Steel Table Frames
Perforated Steel Table Frames
The OWD Metal Desk Features a Sleek Storage Shelf
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25
Rope-Secured Desks
Rope-Secured Desks
The String Table is Held Together by an Extended Red Cord
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24
Modular Office Arbors
Modular Office Arbors
The Arche Provides a Semi-Enclosed Niche for Intimacy in an Open-Plan Space
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23
Computer Case Work Tables
Computer Case Work Tables
These Multitasking Computer Desk Designs From Lian Li are Aluminum
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22
Exercise Office Seating
Exercise Office Seating
The Wellness Ball is a Masterclass in Office Ergonomics
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21
Double Duty Ping Pong Tables
Double Duty Ping Pong Tables
The Bola Service Table by RS Barcelona is Very Versatile
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20
Laptop-Inspired Workstations
Laptop-Inspired Workstations
The Pop-Up Desk Might be Low-Tech But it Satisfies Your Office Needs
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19
Tech-Integrated Desks
Tech-Integrated Desks
The SlatePro is Perfect for Keeping All Your Tech Neat and Tidy
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18
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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17
Productivity-Boosting Desks
Productivity-Boosting Desks
This New Writing Laptop Desk Design is Slim, Sleek and Stylish
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16
Strategically-Adjusting Standing Desks
Strategically-Adjusting Standing Desks
The Stir Kinetic Desk Monitors People's Working Habits
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15
Adaptable Ring Escritoires
Adaptable Ring Escritoires
The Gaia Workstation Explores an Intriguing Roundabout Office Solution
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14
Architecturally Minimalist Tables
Architecturally Minimalist Tables
The Black Desk is Made for Small Sophisticated Spaces
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13
Adaptable Desk Designs
Adaptable Desk Designs
The Duo Office Workstation Flexibly Facilitates Individual and Group Work
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12
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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11
Energy-Boosting Desks
Energy-Boosting Desks
This Mobile Standing Desk is Affordable and Compact
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10
Pop-Up Productivity Cabinets
Pop-Up Productivity Cabinets
The Envelope Mobile Workstation is Supplementary Classroom Furniture
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9
Outdoor Productivity Pods
Outdoor Productivity Pods
The WorkaWay Desk is Your Fresh-Air Office Away from the Office
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8
Retro-Modern Office Hubs
Retro-Modern Office Hubs
The Intimo Secretary from CB2 is a Fresh Take on Vintage Design
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7
Transforming Desk Tables
Transforming Desk Tables
The Working and Dining Table Modifies for Productivity Between Meals
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6
Built-In Laptop Stand Desks
Built-In Laptop Stand Desks
The Biuro Table by Marc Tran Promotes Better Ergonomic Position
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5
Compartmentalizing Timber Escritoires
Compartmentalizing Timber Escritoires
The Private Desk Meets Your Needs In Beauty and Business
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4
Clip-On Table Legs
Clip-On Table Legs
The Instant Table System Comprises Just a Set of Four Supports
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3
Customizable Component Escritoires
Customizable Component Escritoires
The Homework Desk Can Be Freely Assembled for Specific Needs
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2
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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1
Modern Wall-Mounted Desks
Modern Wall-Mounted Desks
NUBO by Ligne Roset is Sleek and Stylish for Small Spaces
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