Getting a small computer desk with drawers is a valuable way to maximize your space, even when you don’t have a separate home office. Having a small desk with drawers also helps organize work and school essentials in one place. Increase the functionality of your living room or bedroom with these ten compact desk solutions.
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Compact Writing Desk with Drawer and Keyboard Tray
Perfect For: Anchoring a small study or creating an impromptu workspace
What We Like: Turned spindle legs and soft-close drawer
This compact writing desk is ideal for penning notes, researching recipes, and tackling your to-do list in smaller spaces. Traditional turned spindle legs add elegance to its design, while the single soft-close drawer and keyboard tray provide convenient storage. The bright neutral finish ensures it will easily blend into any decor, making it a versatile addition to your home office. Note that color may vary slightly due to photography lighting or monitor displays.
Pair it with a comfortable, stylish chair and accessorize with a desk lamp and decorative storage boxes for an organized and inviting workspace.
Height-Adjustable Desk with Storage
Perfect For: Organizing and optimizing home office or workspace
What We Like: Versatility in height and storage options
The Auriemma desk features a wide desktop design, providing ample room for a computer, writing, or creative projects. Its height-adjustable CPU holder shelf adds adaptability to accommodate various setups. This desk also includes a practical drawer and two-tier shelves for storing office essentials, along with a convenient hook to hang headphones or other accessories. With its spacious and functional design, it’s ideal for managing clutter and maintaining an organized workspace.
Pair this desk with an ergonomic chair for optimal comfort, and personalize by adding a stylish desk lamp, a vibrant mouse pad, or a designated plant corner to enhance the aesthetic and promote productivity.
Classic Writing Desk with Drawer
Perfect For: Space-saving workspaces in living rooms, bedrooms, or home offices
What We Like: Versatile design and Mission-style appeal
The Classic Writing Desk is a multi-functional piece made of engineered wood, with slatted side panels for a stylish Mission-inspired look. Its 26” wide and 18” deep surface offers ample room for laptops and beverages, while the single drawer with ball-bearing glides and safety stops keeps supplies organized. This versatile desk can also function as an end table, nightstand, or crafting table, making it ideal for small living spaces.
Pair this Classic Writing Desk with a comfortable work chair and decorate the desktop with a small indoor plant to make the workspace feel fresh and inviting.
Cassiopeia Writing Desk with Storage
Perfect For: Home offices, dorm rooms, apartments, and small spaces
What We Like: Compact design with versatile uses and preassembled top
The Cassiopeia Writing Desk offers a simple, yet sleek design perfect for a variety of spaces. Made of strong MDF boards and featuring a neutral painted finish, it works well in places like home offices, dorm rooms, or apartments. This desk combines functionality with style, offering a smooth top surface, wire management holes, center drawer, and X-shaped legs for optimal legroom. The preassembled top ensures a fast and easy setup process.
Place this desk near a window for natural light, and consider accentuating it with a chic desk lamp. Utilize the cubbies for optimal organization and a clutter-free workspace.
Space-Saving Writing Desk with Bookcase
Perfect For: Compact rooms and small study areas
What We Like: A-frame open design and built-in bookcase
This space-saving writing desk is perfect for small rooms, featuring an open A-frame iron structure and a rectangular engineered wood desktop with a charming wood grain finish. Despite its 31.5" width, the desk offers enough room for a laptop and notebooks, while the left storage cubby and right drawer keep essential items organized. The built-in bookcase adds extra convenience for study materials and decor, making this desk a stylish and functional choice.
Pair it with a comfortable ergonomic chair and light-colored accessories, creating a cozy and inviting workspace that doesn't overwhelm your living area.
Driftwood Finish Contemporary Desk
Perfect For: Creating an organized and stylish workspace at home
What We Like: Spacious drawers and sleek design
Upgrade your home office, study, or gaming area with this contemporary desk featuring a durable driftwood finish that's both attractive and low-maintenance. Its two spacious drawers provide ample storage, keeping your workspace clutter-free and organized. Quick and easy to assemble, this desk not only enhances productivity but also elevates the aesthetics of any room it's placed in.
Pair this desk with a comfortable ergonomic chair and strategically place a potted plant or desktop organizer to further boost your space's functionality and charm.
Retro-Inspired Writing Desk with Drawers
Perfect For: Contemporary living rooms or home offices
What We Like: Ample storage space and safety stops on drawers
This retro-inspired writing desk brings a contemporary feel to any living room or home office, with its rectangular desktop resting on four splayed legs adding a mid-century modern touch. Crafted from engineered wood, the desk features clean lines and a two-tone finish that complements modern or lodge-style aesthetics. The spacious desktop offers enough workspace for a laptop or computer, while the three drawers provide room for office supplies, writing materials, and accessories, all with safety stops to prevent pinched fingers.
Pair this versatile desk with a comfortable mid-century modern chair in a neutral color, and add small potted plants or elegant desk accessories to enhance its style and functionality.
Rustic Industrial Computer Desk with Drawers
Bay Isle Home™
Perfect For: Enhancing the style and functionality of your home office
What We Like: Built-in USB ports and electrical outlets
This rustic industrial computer desk combines the best of both worlds with its stylish design and practical features. Made from engineered wood in rustic oak or mixed oak finish, it adds casual warmth to any space. The desk boasts two storage drawers with a rattan aesthetic and matte black pulls, perfect for stashing office supplies and stationery. What sets this desk apart are the two USB ports and two electrical outlets, making it convenient to plug in your laptop, phone, or desk lamp without any hassle.
Pair this desk with a sleek, ergonomic office chair in a black or dark brown shade, and consider adding a desk mat to protect its surface during daily use.
Compact Desk with Drop-Leaf Extensions
Perfect For: Small spaces and home offices
What We Like: Versatile work surface and storage options
This compact desk is designed to maximize organization and functionality in tight spaces. Its drop-down front creates a comfortable work height for laptops or desktop keyboards, while full extension drawer guides offer full-depth storage. The drop leaves conveniently extend when you need additional work surfaces, making this desk ideal for multitaskers and occasional work-from-home setups.
Pair this desk with a sleek ergonomic chair and tasteful desk accessories to create a comfortable and efficient workspace that blends seamlessly with your existing home décor.
Corner Desk with Storage Drawer and Shelf
Perfect For: Maximizing home office or living room spaces
What We Like: Glam design with practical storage solutions
Elevate your workspace with this corner desk featuring a practical and stylish design. Crafted from solid and engineered wood, it stands on an H-shaped base, supporting a single shelf ideal for books and decor. The built-in storage drawer, complete with a gold-finished pull, offers a handy spot for pens, papers, and other accessories. Its central grommet on the desktop ensures you can keep wires and cords tidy and unobtrusive, making it a fabulous choice for home offices or multi-functional living rooms.
Pair this desk with a comfortable, elegant office chair in complementing colors, and complete the look with gold-accented office accessories for a cohesive and glamorous workspace.
Playful Wood Desk with Drawers and Compartment
Perfect For: Enhancing commercial or home office spaces
What We Like: The combination of grey, oak, and white finishes
The Playful Wood Desk adds a fun vibe to any office with its unique grey, oak, and white finishes. It boasts two spacious drawers for convenient storage and cut-out handles for a modern touch. Additionally, the desk includes a vertical compartment, perfect for housing books or a CPU. This mid-century modern design is ideal for both home and commercial offices and requires assembly.
Pair this desk with a comfortable, ergonomic chair in a bold color to create a vibrant, motivational workspace that sparks creativity and productivity.
Compact Computer Desk with Storage
Perfect For: Small spaces and multi-functional rooms
What We Like: Versatile and efficient storage options
This compact computer desk is designed to be the ultimate work or gaming companion, tailored to fit tight on space. Featuring a storage drawer and a small open room, it provides ample storage space to help you keep everything organized. Its sleek and modern design makes it ideal for apartments, lofts, dormitories, home offices, corridors, and kitchens. Unlock your productivity potential and elevate the aesthetic of your surroundings with this functional desk.
Pair this desk with a comfortable, ergonomic chair and add a few stylish desk accessories to create an inspiring workspace even in the smallest areas.
Writing / Laptop Computer Desk
Red Barrel Studio®
Perfect For: Traditional home office setups
What We Like: Pullout keyboard tray and storage drawer
This Writing / Laptop Computer Desk boasts an elegant and refined classic style, making it a perfect addition to traditional home offices. The durable laminate over engineered wood (MDF) construction features a rich espresso finish and nickel-plated hardware for an upscale look. The fold-down door conceals a pullout keyboard tray, while the storage drawer helps keep your work surface clutter-free, providing both form and function.
Pair this desk with a comfortable, high-back office chair in a complementary color and enjoy a well-organized and sophisticated workspace.
Wood and Metal Computer Desk
What we like: Modern and open design
What we don’t like: Too many parts to assemble
Not so great for: Main computer desk in a large home office
Perfect for: Tiny nooks, an extra side desk, or as a teens’ starter desk
Be productive even in a small home office with this computer desk with drawers. Its multi-tier design helps organize your printers, CPU, desktop, keyboard, and office supplies. The metal framing creates an airy look and provides stable support for manufactured wood parts. All MDF panels are covered in moisture-resistant veneer laminates with wood grain designs, offered in brown and gray colors.
It may look flimsy but this is a stable desk that will last for a long time. It doesn’t hurt that it comes with a five-year warranty. Even with its compact size, it can fit all your essentials with enough room for books and small items.
Country Style Hutch
What we like: Charming multi-tiered design
What we don’t like: Limited versatility
Not so great for: Modern spaces with minimalist aesthetics
Perfect for: Farmhouse and cottage-style interiors
This small wood desk with a drawer features the functionality and style of classic secretary desks. Its upper body is made of MDF while the legs are constructed from solid and manufactured wood. The side panels follow graceful silhouettes while its drawer is installed with two knob pulls. This piece is available in bright white and seafoam colors.
With so many shelves to choose from, you can place books or artwork on the top gallery and small trinkets on the upper shelf. Although it only has one drawer, it has a wide span and considerable depth, perfect for storing papers and other office items. The lower shelves are also perfect for storage boxes and a printer.
Mid Century Hutch
What we like: Its contemporary aesthetic
What we don’t like: No shelves at the base
Not so great for: Ultra-modern home offices
Perfect for: Elevating the vibe in your home office
A small computer desk bursting with style, this hutch-type desk features the beauty of wood combined with a mid-century modern flair. Made from solid rubberwood and manufactured wood, it is available in two colors, wenge and gray. The tabletop showcases a narrow shelf with a cable management system and a single drawer with a silver pull.
The laminate finish might be prone to warping when wet and vulnerable to scratches. So it’s best to use a coaster if you plan on drinking a beverage while working. It’s also recommended to place a runner-type laptop and mouse pad on top to prolong the beauty of this item.
Multi Functional Computer Desk
What we like: Multiple storage options
What we don’t like: Smaller than the indicated size
Not so great for: Adults and full desktop computers
Perfect for: Starter computer desk for kids and teens
Add practicality and a space-saving solution without burning a hole in your pocket with this cheap computer desk with drawers. Made of manufactured wood, it has a desktop with two drawers and a base shelf on one side. On the other, are two rounded shelves held together by a wooden rod connector. Versatile and functional, you can get this in six colors.
This is a contemporary piece that your young ones will love to use for studying and online classes. The sides can also be used to store their schoolwork and books. Because of its materials and construction, it is more appropriate for laptops. You can also consider adding a metal bracket on the sides to ensure better stability. Although it is made of composite wood, it is Carb P2 compliant, so you are assured that it’s non-toxic, sturdy, and long-lasting.
Modern Wooden Desk
What we like: Affordable price
What we don’t like: Tight leg space
Not so great for: Pairing with executive chairs
Perfect for: Compact open chairs
With its multiple features and affordable price, this small wooden desk with drawers gives you a bang for your buck. The left side features an upper shelf and a CPU platform, while the right is equipped with file cabinet drawers with ring handles. Made of manufactured wood, this piece comes in three color palettes.
The combination of wood grain veneer and solid bin colors gives it a rustic appeal. Since there are three divisions underneath, the leg space might be tight, but it works well when paired with an armless office chair. The side components also provide support for the entire structure, making this piece stable and durable.
Contemporary Computer Desk
What we like: Multiple drawer options
What we don’t like: No keyboard tray
Not so great for: Those who have work with an additional keyboard for their laptops
Perfect for: Formal home offices
Keep all your office essentials in one place with this computer table with drawers. It has three lockable storage systems on the sides and one under the desk. Made of manufactured wood, this piece is available in five colors, giving you multiple options from dark to light-colored ones. It also has a fixed back which makes the structure more stable and can also serve as a privacy panel when positioned right across a door.
While this table has a regular desk drawer instead of a tray, it has a substantially deep tabletop with room for your keyboard and mouse. It is also considerably wide compared to other small desks, giving you extra space for a folder organizer, a printer, or a study lamp.
Two Tone Office Desk
What we like: Chic aesthetic
What we don’t like: Lower knee space
Not so great for: Chairs with fixed height
Perfect for: Adjustable office chairs
Add a dash of sophistication with this small home office desk with drawers. This compact piece features an elegant aesthetic with its ash wood table top and drawers. The wood components are accented by a powder-coated steel frame and side panels in graphite black. It features a keyboard tray with a discreet pencil and pen drawer underneath and a deeper drawer on the side.
Sturdy and attractive, its design will look perfect in contemporary and modern interiors, especially with its cross-brace back detail. However, because of its under-tray storage, it might be easier to adjust the knee space when using an office chair with an adjustable lever. The legs are also equipped with four floor levelers for better stability.
Desk with Multiple Built In Features
What we like: Organization system
What we don’t like: Compressed leg space
Not so great for: People who primarily use laptops
Perfect for: Users with desktop and CPU
Never guess where to place your office essentials again with this small black computer desk with drawers. Made of manufactured wood with metal framing, it is equipped with a dedicated platform for your CPU and a printer shelf. It also has a drawer file cabinet with locking mechanisms to secure confidential documents.
While the side drawers and CPU platform might feel restricting, this desk also features a foot shelf where you can comfortably rest your legs while working. The printer shelf can also double as a gallery for decorative items such as picture frames or as a ledge for your desk lamp. The space on top of the file cabinet also serves as additional storage for books.
Space Saving Desk
What we like: Crisp, modern look
What we don’t like: Higher price range
Not so great for: Budget-conscious shoppers
Perfect for: People looking for a versatile desk for both home office and commercial spaces
This office desk with drawers is the perfect solution for optimizing tight spaces. The entire structure is made of engineered wood, available in white and oak colors. Simple yet stylish, it features a wide tabletop with three drawers on the sides as well as a keyboard tray under.
Designed with the user in mind, it follows an ergonomic desk height, ideal for those who will be working for long periods of time. The cost might be higher than most desks of its size but with its features, materials, and commercial-grade use, you are assured of its stability and longevity.
Computer desk in traditional form. Construction is made of wood. It has keyboard tray, open shelf and 3 drawers in various sizes. Received many positive recommendations from customers for functionality and neutral design.
It is very practical and very useful computer desk. Special compartments allow you to organize the various computer components and custom documents. Desk streamlines work and helps organize your workplace.
Bridgewater Computer Desk
This 4-Drawer Computer Desk is characterized by birch hardwood and MDF with birch veneers construction. Includes 4 storage drawers, slide-out keyboard drawer, ample computer tower cabinet, and decorative pull handles.
Wakefield cherry mission computer desk
This desk is a very useful piece of furniture that provides a large working space. It is able to hold a computer and many types of office items and devices. Its Asian hardwood construction is durable and stable.
Closet office idea. If you have really small room, this small computer desk with drawers seems to be a really nice idea! It looks really cute against this greenish mint wall decorated with paintings and artistic shelves above.
Axess Computer Desk II
Simple contemporary black computer desk - if functionality is your priority at your home office or study room; rectangular storage unit with soft close drawers. One cabinet included (large enough to house a PC unit).
The four-drawer small computer desk dedicated for the manager's area. It looks very elegant and was made of the high-quality mahogany. The front had been beautifully finished with the classic metal handles.
A wonderful idea for a home office. It's a simple desk in a rustic style. It features a place for a chair and two drawers for your stuff. It's in a neutral, ivory color and it will match traditional spaces.
2 x 5 ft industrial reclaimed wood work
A bit of contrast to what you are used to when it comes to office space. A juxtaposition of modern, hi-tech devices with industrial, reclaimed wood constitutes a marvelous combination. A fully handmade project, which will enhance any workarea.
Highly compact computer desk designed from wood. The piece offers a large countertop and comes with two large drawers on one side, each fitted with brass coated metal pulls for ease of operation and incredible accent appeal. There’s also a small pull out drawer for your computer keyboard.
Axess Computer Desk with Keyboard Drawer
Pretty functional contemporary desk with a frame of white-finished laminated fibreboard. It has a simple rectangular top, an exterior shelf, a gliding keyboard tray, a drawer with a metallic bow-handle and 2 size-varied niches with open fronts.
small computer desk with keyboard drawer
A charming and functional computer desk for a home office. It features a small size, but a lot of storage space due to a top shelf and a few drawers. It's in a classy, white color and a universal design.
Nice Small Brown Computer Desk Design Idea with Gray Laptop, Drawer ...
I soooo want this desk area in my kitchen!!
Work ID Laptop Computer Desk
It is very interesting and inventive desk that can go to work using laptop and computer. Made in black. The desk is simple and minimalist. However, it has a slide-out drawer that is so large that safely fit on either the keyboard or laptop. It's the perfect solution.
Stylish and functional, this large computer desk comprises 3 drawers and a cabinet to create a space for your documents, papers and office supplies. It also has the retractable keyboard shelf.
Home Computer Desk
This universal home computer desk will perfectly match all of your expectations! No matter what is your prefered style, this stylish and functional piece of furniture can be applied in every kind of space.
Piranha PC5o Large Computer Desk with 2 Drawers and 4 Shelves
This is a piece of furniture that allows for efficient organization of office supplies and IT devices like computer, etc. It features a quite large working space, a storage drawers and a few small shelves.
Computer Desk with Hutch Small Office Furniture Corner Bookcase Drawers File Top #Modern
Apartment Therapy: "Mount your desk on your wall: Getting your desk up off the floor and onto the wall saves quite a bit of floor space and works especially well with a wall mounted monitor. A flip out drawer creates more space when you need it and tucks