Choosing a Home Office Desk

Choosing a Home Office Desk

Choosing-a-home-office-deskWith such an extensive variety on the market today it can be difficult when choosing a home office desk.

The location you choose for your home office desk depends on a number of factors. A little time spent on planning will make setting up easier.

You may well be seeking a replacement desk and have some idea of what you need. You will know where it will be positioned.

Perhaps you are looking for more storage in your desk or a larger work surface. Colour and design may be important dependent on positioning in your home.

Workstations are usually designed with in-built storage areas. These may be suitable for anything from A4 folders and books to CD’s and DVD’s. Some will have keyboard shelves, others may have a printer shelf. If planning on using every day for long periods then consider the ergonomics when choosing a home office desk.

Depending on the location of the desk the depth and width could be extremely important. A narrow or compact desk might be needed in a bedroom. Perhaps you are looking for a corner desk or an l-shaped worktop. If you have a dedicated study in the home a larger desk with coordinating storage items would be ideal. Modular furniture units are great for creating an individual space.

Coordinating the colour of the desk with existing furniture or wood can help the space appear larger. White is often popular. Being a neutral colour makes it easier to blend in with existing fixtures and fittings. A hidden office or hideaway desk is a good choice for a room with multiple use.

If the thoughts of assembling flat pack furniture is terrifying then consider pre-assembled furniture or items offering an installation service. There are also some home office desks with step-by-step online assembly videos.

There is plenty of helpful advice to guide you in choosing a home office desk.


Home Office Desk and Chair Set Ideas

Home Office Desk and Chair Set Ideas

Looking for a complementing desk and chair combo? The following are ideas and suggestions for choosing and coordinating an office chair and a home office desk.

Traditional vs Modern?

home office desk and chair setThis first duo is practical and functional offering a slightly more traditional look with a little contemporary flair.

This stylish walnut Lyndon Home Office Corner Desk has white fascia fronts. Darker colours provide a traditional look to the unit and the white fascia gives a modern edge.

This practical desk has a stationery drawer and cupboard and open CPU storage. There is storage space for CD’s and/or DVD’s too. The unit also benefits from keyboard and printer shelves.

In the image above the Lyndon has been teamed up with the brown leather faced executive office chair which has a polished chrome base. Leather is often considered traditional when compared with mesh. However, the chrome base on this particular desk helps to add a contemporary look complementing the darker walnut and white desk.

Incidentally this particular office chair is also available in other colours including cream, black, burgundy and blue.

The Lyndon desk is currently on pre-Christmas special offer at £125.99 (usual price £139.99). The current total price for this home office desk and chair set = £236.99.

home office desk and chair setThe second duo offers a black glass desk with a contemporary black and chrome swivel chair.

Both the black and the glass in this combination provide a modern look. This combination would be better suited to a newer home or a room furnished in a contemporary style.

The modern style is highlighted with the ‘z’ shaped frame and the suspended or floating pedestal with aluminium handles.

The Montana desk is currently on at a pre-Christmas special offer price of £224.99 (usual price £250.00) and the chair is priced at £144.00. The current price of this home office desk and chair set = £369.00 inclusive of VAT and delivery.

If you are seeking a desk and chair set as a gift you may wish to read a previous post titled Desk and Chair Set: Gift Ideas.

If would like some help in choosing a home office desk and coordinating office chair please contact the Team. They will be only too happy to work within your budget and style requirements to find you a home office desk and chair set.