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30 Small Desk Space Ideas for Home Office

AutonomousAutonomous | Dec 7, 2021
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If you spend a lot of time in your home office, you understand how important it is to have a well-organized home office. If you are looking for small desk space ideas, you can read this article and get some ideas.  

If you have limited space in your home office, like many others do, a compact desk is a great choice. There are many small office desks to choose from. If you don’t want to sit all day, a standing desk is also a good choice. Sitting at a desk all day can be bad for your health, so having a standing desk is a great way to be healthier and prevent issues such as blood clotting in the legs. If you are looking for a small gaming desk, this list relates to you too.  

You need to make sure your small desk setup is organized and tidy if you want to get the most out of your home office. If you have a nice setup, it helps your motivation and can keep you more focused. Without further ado, let’s look at 30 small desk space ideas for your home office. 

30 Small Desk Space Ideas and Products for your Home Office

1. Autonomous SmartDesk Pro

SmartDesk Pro small desk space

Being electric makes this small office desk super cool and modern. It is a good investment for your home office and comes with a seven-year warranty. There are many colors to choose from SmartDesk Pro, so you can match the desk to your office. It also features a solid steel frame and has a very futuristic look to it. 

2. Autonomous SmartDesk Frame

SmartDesk Frame small desk space

If you want to customize your small office desk, you can buy a standing desk kit. You can choose between the Core, Pro, or L frames, and they’re all powered by very quiet motors; you barely hear a thing! This desk is one of the best choices for your small home office because it is completely customizable.  

3. Autonomous SmartDesk Core

SmartDesk Core small desk space

The SmartDesk Core is, without a doubt, the best desk for a small home office. It is not too small and not too big; it’s just right! 

It comes in many different colors and has a simple, crisp design. It is the perfect standing desk for a small space, and it even comes with a five-year warranty. Not to mention it has four programmable settings and comes with an electric dual motor. If you are looking to invest in a small office desk for your small desk space, this is an amazing one to go for. 

4. Ameriwood Home Desk with Drawer

Another small office desk, the Ameriwood home desk is perfect if you like to decorate in a minimalistic style. It is supported by wide, sturdy legs and has one slim drawer for storage. This desk is small enough to fit in a small space but big enough to fit your laptop and other items on.  

5. Need Small Folding Desk

Need Small Folding Desk

If you are tight on space, the Need small folding desk is a great choice. The wooden tabletop is supported by foldable legs, so when you are not using it, you can simply store it away! It has a very simple design, and you can even bring it with you when you travel.  

6. NORDISKA Dressing Table

The NORDISKA dressing table is a narrow desk, so it fits in small desk spaces. This one also has a nice simple design, and you can buy it in different shades. As well as the tabletop, it also features a drawer and more storage space underneath. 

7. Highland Wall Desk

Highland Wall Desk small desk space

This small office desk is great if you want a bit of style in your small home office. It has decorative shelving, along with a storage drawer. It is a great compact desk to put in a small space in your home office setup

8. West Elm Mid-Century Mini Desk

This small writing desk is perfect for a more antique-style home office. It fits nicely in a small space, and it also has a slim storage drawer for your belongings. Although the drawer is slim, you can fit some small belongings inside. 

9. Fairfax Desk

Fairfax Desk small desk space

If you are looking for a high-end desk, this compact desk is a nice choice. It is made from oakwood, and it has ample storage even though it is a small desk. If storage is important to you, this desk is a good contender for your small desk space.  

10. George Oliver Carter Writing Desk

This compact desk is very sleek and simplistic. It is a great small writing desk that comes with extra storage. This desk brightens up the room tremendously, even though it has a simple design. 

11. Project 62 Ellwood Mid Century Modern Wood Desk with Storage

Project 62 Ellwood Mid Century small desk space

This is a great desk for a small space. It comes with two drawers with ample storage, not to mention it fits very nicely in a small office space. Even though it is small, there is still plenty of space to put your laptop and other office desk accessories

12. Blaire Classic Desk

This stylish desk is compact and elegant. It features a beautiful design and has two drawers for storage. The legs are a beautiful gold color, and the drawers and tabletop are glossy white. It goes well with a brightly colored home office, so if you like bright colors this one is a good choice.  

13. West Elm Mid-Century Wall Desk

West Elm Mid-Century Wall Desk

Although there is a lot of storage in this small office desk, it fits nicely in a small desk space. It features a slim drawer underneath and more storage on top. It also has a shelf on the very top, so there is more than enough storage on this beautiful home office desk! 

14. LILLÅSEN Desk

Another simple one, this narrow desk is perfect for a small desk space. It is very narrow, so there is not much space on the tabletop, but there is enough space for a small laptop at least. The legs are slim, which gives it a minimalistic look. 

15. SVALNÄS Wall-Mounted Storage with Desk Attachment

SVALNÄS Wall-Mounted small desk space

This small IKEA storage desk is simplistic and made of wood. It comes with two storage drawers and three shelves. It is a perfect narrow desk for a small home office, and if you need space for books there is ample space on the shelves that come with the desk. 

16. Kogan Floating Desk

“What is a floating desk?”, you may be wondering. Although it is a cool concept, this desk sadly does not float. It does, however, stick to the wall which gives it a floating appearance. It is a very simple narrow desk that folds in and out, so you can save space when you aren’t using it. 

17. Amelia Desk

Amelia small desk space

The Amelia desk is rich in style and comes in a beautiful deep color. It is compact and has a storage drawer for anything you need. It is yet another desk that fits perfectly in a tight space. 

18. West Elm Modern Desk

If you like futuristic-styled furniture for your small desk space, this is a great desk to look at. It is sturdy and has three storage drawers. Even though it is a small office desk, there is still ample space for whatever you need. This desk does not come in cheap at $900. 

19. Pantanella Secretary Desk

Pantanella Secretary Desk

If you want something really small, the Pantanella desk is a good option. As it is so small, it doesn’t have much space for a laptop. This compact desk is better for some light work; it is not a great desk for working long days on.

20. West Elm Ladder Shelf Desk

This small office desk slightly resembles a ladder, hence the name. This desk is best suited to a wall. It has some small shelving units and some extra storage underneath. It is a beautiful compact computer desk if you are tight on space. Not only that, but it is a great choice if you are looking for something that doesn’t look too simplistic. 

21. Goforth Desk

Goforth Desk

The Goforth desk is yet another stylish compact desk. The outward-pointing legs give it a unique look. Like many of the other desks, there is storage in this one too. It brightens up the room and your small desk space, yet it is minimalistic at the same time. 

22. MICKE Double Drawer Desk

This double drawer desk is perfectly in-between small and big. It has plenty of space to work on, yet it is small enough to fit in a small home office. It is yet another simplistically styled IKEA desk that is perfect for a small home office space

23. Haotian White Drop-Leaf Table Desk

Haotian White Drop-Leaf Table Desk

This white drop leaf table desk is unique, as it hangs from the wall which gives it a floating appearance. It is a nice small writing desk that also has lots of storage space. The design is crisp and clean, and a laptop fits perfectly on this desk. You can find this one on Amazon for $107. 

24. South Shore Small Computer Desk with Drawers

For something a bit bigger, this South Shore desk is a great option. Although it is bigger than some of the others on this list, it is still very compact. There is plenty of storage space and plenty of room for your laptop. It has two drawers and a press on the bottom right. A great option if you need ample storage but also need something compact. 

25. Tangkula Corner Desk

Tangkula Corner Desk

Oftentimes, the corner of a room contains wasted space. If you want a small corner computer desk, this desk is a good choice. It is the perfect desk for a small space, yet a laptop still fits on it. It has a unique design because the shelving is at the bottom. It also has a storage drawer which is perfect for some small necessities! 

26. Opalhouse Touraco Wood Writing Desk

This small writing desk is yet another desk that fits nicely in a small home office space. The white drawers contrast beautifully with the brown frame and tabletop. The style of this compact desk is simple, yet it stands out nicely. You can fit some of your essentials in the storage provided. 

27. Evelyn Desk

Evelyn small desk space

The Evelyn desk is a desk for a small space. If you are struggling to find space in your home office, this is yet another option for you. It is small enough to fit in a tight space but big enough to fit a laptop on. You can also utilize the storage space in the drawers. The contrasting colors are also beautiful on this home office desk. 

28. MICKE Single Drawer Desk

Although this IKEA desk is very basic, it is still a nice choice. It does what it is supposed to do, simply and effectively. It is great for small spaces and can easily be moved around. As you can probably tell from the name of the desk, it comes with one drawer.  

29. West Elm Mid-Century Mini Secretary Desk

West Elm Mid-Century Mini Secretary Desk

If you want a more old-style desk, this mid-century style desk is something to look at. It is a narrow desk that folds over to create more space when not in use. Therefore, if you are really tight on space this desk is a good option for you. 

30. Project 62 Loring Writing Desk

Made of dark wood, this desk is basic but does the job. It is yet another desk that is great for a small home office space. It also has drawers, so if you are looking for storage this is a nice and simple choice! 

Final Thoughts

Choosing a small office desk is not easy when there are so many different options to choose from. If you spend a lot of time in your small home office, you need an adequate desk. Once you have planned the setup of your home office, you can start looking for the best desk. 

Some people like simple desks, others like more stylistic ones; you need to think about what you want. Hopefully, this list provided you with some insight, and you can now choose which small office desk is best for your needs.

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