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Buying Guide for Space Saving Desks

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When it comes to buying a space saving desk there are a few things you will need to bear in mind in order to make the right decision and choose the right desk for you. The space your desk in is important as to what style desk you will go for. Here are a few of the main factors to keep in mind.

Your work load

If you have a job which means that on occasion you have to work from home, then it’s important to make sure your work space is spacious and stress free. To make sure this is the case consider choosing a larger desk with plenty of storage space.

If you are working from home as standard most of the week, you would benefit from a dedicated workspace so you can be more productive.

However, if you don’t have enough space for a large desk, choose a space saving desk with storage, or use your corners to maximise your space.

Most people won’t have the luxury of a separate office space, but there are other ways of making sure your office space is kept private and quiet such as using room dividers to make it separate from the rest of the space.


Home office desks or space saving desks come in a large variety of shapes and sizes. The uniform rectangle shape will fit in virtually all room sizes and shapes.

An L- shaped and corner desks may work best if your working area is in a corner.


Be mindful of what you will put on your desk. If you have a desktop computer, consider purchasing a space saving desk with an inbuilt keyboard tray as this will free up the surface space.

Drawers and cupboards in your desk are also a thing to consider to store away paperwork, stationary etc.

However, you can buy separate storage cabinet to put underneath desks if the space you have available cannot fit a storage desk in.


As well as a huge variety of shapes and styles, desks also come in a large variety of materials. The material and finish of the desk can also have a bit impact on your space. Some materials can make your space seem smaller than it is whereas other materials can help enhance your space.


You do not need to spend a lot of money to get a decent desk. Desks range in price from £30 upwards. Even the cheapest of desks can look nice and create the perfect work space area.

Storage desks

Storage desks come in a variety of sizes from small and compact to big and tall. When shopping for a storage desk keep in mind your work load. If you are someone who has a large work load with lots of paper work, then you might consider purchasing a large desks with storage or a taller space saving desks with storage. Whereas if your work is mainly on a laptop or computer then a smaller and compact desk will suit you fine.

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Ladder desks

Ladder desks are great alternative space saving desks. Taking up less floor space than a traditional desk, they also have the added advantage of additional shelving or storage. Some ladder desks should be fixed to a wall, so be sure to check before purchase.

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