What do you want to look for when you are in the market for a smaller desk? The answer to that question is going to depend on the placement of the desk, room size, and what will the desk be used for. Then you will need to ask yourself, do you want a workstation, regular desk, or armoire style desk? Next, you will need to decide if you want a desk made with laminated press board, wood, or metal? Once you have answered these questions you can begin your search for the perfect desk.
If your home, or office is very small, and you only need a desk for a computer use, you may want to consider a workstation. Workstations start out in price at $49.99, and can cost as much as $300, depending on the features. Workstations can be described as a compact desk with multi levels which include: Pull out keyboard shelf, vertical CD rack, adjustable monitor shelf, speaker shelves, and large bottom shelf for a printer and tower.
If you need a desk for a high school or college student, you can find many smaller desks starting at the price of $49.99. Sauder makes a nice small desk which has a cinnamon cherry finish, hidden keyboard shelf, monitor shelf, and a storage drawer. This type of desk provides a computer workstation, and the desk top has plenty of room to lay out books, or to display pictures.
Limited room size does not leave much choice when it comes to small desks, which will have you leaning towards a corner desk. Corner desks are get for utilizing the unused space in the corner of a room, turning it into a function workspace, without sacrificing the space of a room. Corner desks can be simple as a desk with pull out keyboard drawer, monitor stand, and CD storage racks, or as elaborate as a tower with space for printers, monitor, and software. Corner desks are priced as low as $49.99, and run as high as $200, depending on the features.
Another great solution in small desks is the computer armoire. This type of desk is perfect for a small room, it provides a workspace, while displaying a simple piece of furniture when closed. Sauder makes a beautiful armoire which holds your monitor, keyboard, tower, printer, software, and has extra storage space. Computer armoires can be found starting at the price of $127.00.