Our homes are not just for living, they’re also for working and creating! Whether you need a tiny desk to tuck into your bedroom or hallway or a large and sturdy work area that will be used for years to come, IKEA has a solution that will fit your home’s design (and your wallet). If you’re not completely sold on any of these desks, IKEA also offers a build-your-own feature to create a one-of-a-kind workspace that’s the exact right fit.
Small Space Saver
If you have a small space and budget, have no fear! IKEA has plenty of affordable solutions, like the TORALD desk. This small desk takes up minimal footprint if you’re home office is a multipurpose room (or if you simply want to save space in a smaller apartment!).
TORALD Desk, IKEA, $49.
Need a laptop table to fit in your industrial space? Enter the FJÄLLBO laptop table. It’s minimalist design brings in both metal and a warm wood top, plus it has an open cubby for storing any of your desk items or keyboard. It’s slim design and understated design is perfect for a small apartment where you don’t want the desk to take over the room.
FJÄLLBO Desk, IKEA, $99.
A Pop of Colour
If you’re in the market for a desk where you will craft or explore an artistic hobby, the ALEX may be the one for you. Not only does it bring in a fun pop of colour, it also has drawers to tuck away any items (plus, the option to pair it with the matching ALEX drawer units for even more storage.
ALEX Desk, IKEA, $229.
A Sit and Stand Solution
If you clock in long hours at your home office and need greater flexibility, the TROTTEN desk should be on your list. It has a crank handle to easily change the height from a sit to stand position as needed. It comes in four colourways to work with any design.
TROTTEN Desk, IKEA, $279.
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A Bedroom Workspace
The MALM desk is the perfect bedroom work station. Featuring a super clean design that looks great from every side so you can position it anywhere in you want in a room. It also has an additional pull-out surface that you can mount on either side, depending on what works for your room.
MALM Desk, IKEA, $229.
Sturdy as Can Be
Super sturdy and built to last for decades, the IDÅSEN may come with a higher price tag, but for good reason. It’s a great option for gamers or those working from home permanently. It adjusts from just under 25 inches to 50 inches and features a sleek veneer finish that’s stain and scratch-resistant.
IDÅSEN Desk, IKEA, $749.
Increase your workspace with a conveniently designed corner desk (that comes in left or right options depending on where you’ll be placing it). Like most IKEA desks, there is a cable management system located just under the tabletop so you can keep your work area tidy.
BEKANT Desk, IKEA, $369.
A Dining Desk
The TOMMARYD table can be used so many ways in different spaces including as a combination dining table and workspace. Make the most of all your spaces with this large and sleek table that can host multiple members of your household at once. It also works well in commercial spaces like cafes or offices and can work with multiple tables pushed together.
TOMMARYD Table, IKEA, $249.
An Artist’s Area
Mix and match a desktop and base to create your perfect table! The MITTBACK trestle can be adjusted to different angles, so you can tilt your workspace to the desired angle for working. Pair it with the LAGKAPTEN top in a number of colours, from trendy sage to clean and easy to pair white.
LAGKAPTEN and MITTBACK Combination Desk, IKEA, $150.
Another perfect solution for a smaller space, the MICKE workstation has adjustable shelving and a magnetic board for all your notes. Tuck it into the corner of your room and stow away all your work items neatly (or use the shelving to display your best decor items).
MICKE Desk and Shelving Unit, IKEA, $259.
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