Are you in the market for a new desktop computer desk? If so, you're in the right place! We've done some digging and put together our top recommendations on the desk type that will work best for you based on the size of your office, the available space within it, and the functional highlights of each.

Before you start shopping, you should determine the size of your office and how much extra space you have before you shop for a desk. Nothing is worse than having no idea what you're looking for and wasting a shopping trip or selecting a desk that doesn't work for your needs.

Top 3 Desks for Small Offices

With limited space available, you need to make your workspace as functional as possible. Below are our top 3 desktop desk recommendations if you work in a confined space.

1. Armoire/Cabinet Desk

Computer armoires and cabinets provide ample storage without sacrificing space. Using an armoire for your desktop and storage makes it a great multipurpose piece. Features include multiple drawers and spaces for a CPU tower, printer, and file storage. Many also include a drop front, allowing you extra workspace when needed.

Dimensions: Typical width is between 30" and 40" in width. Depth ranges from 18" to 22". Height varies from 50" to 68".

2. Mobile PC Workstation

Mobile PC workstations are perfect if you're looking for a workstation you can easily move from room to room or hide away in storage when not in use. Features typically include a slide-out keyboard tray and a shelf for your CPU and printer. Stations are completely mobile with casters that allow you to move around and lock wheels in place.

Dimensions: Typical widths range from 28.5" to 31.5". Depth ranges from 23" to 28.5". Height ranges from 28.75" to 30.25".

3. Credenza

Credenzas are great for small offices because of their compact size and ample storage. Multiple drawers and CPU tower storage are common among credenzas, and they can also feature a hutch to provide even more storage.

Dimensions: Sizes vary, but common dimensions are 68.25"W x 24"D x 30"H.

Top 3 Desks for Large Offices

With room to spare, you can afford to have a desk with a little more storage space. We've listed our top 3 recommendations for desktop desks that give you some extra space and functionality.

1. Executive Desk

Executive desks bring style to your office while adding plenty of storage. If your office has room to spare and you want a sophisticated-looking desk, you can’t go wrong with an executive desk. Crown molding, hutches, and book-matched panels are just some of the unique characteristics of this type of desk.

Dimensions: Styles vary from L-shaped to double pedestal. For l-shaped executive desks, expect typical dimensions around 68"W x 81"D x 72"H for versions including a hutch. For the pedestal-style executive desk, typical dimensions are 55.5"W x 25.5"D x 29"H.

2. Double-Pedestal Desk

Double-pedestal desks offer a regal look and plenty of room for storage. Most double-pedestal desks feature a pullout pencil drawer and multiple drawers on each pedestal for storage. Wire management holes are common on most pedestal desks to keep wires out of sight.


Dimensions: Typical dimensions are 58" to 72" in width, 28" to 35" in depth, and 30" to 31.5" in height.

3. U-Shaped Executive Desk

U-shaped executive desks provide plenty of wraparound space to get your work done. They’re a great fit for an office with a little more room to spare. If you're looking for a desk to make a statement and provide functionality to your workspace, this type of desk is a great option.

Dimensions: Typical dimensions of a u-shaped executive desk are around 71"W x 106.5"D x 29.75"H. For desks including a hutch, expect the height to be around 68" to 71".



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