The Best Desks Under $100 for Your Home Office or Small Workspace
By Wesley Horvath
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You're probably prepping for spring cleaning right now. Reorganizing your home office can be a hassle, but also rewarding. If you've been working from home since the start of this pandemic, you probably know by now what works for your home workspace and what definitely doesn't. And if you have a small home office or workspace, you might need to downsize your desk.
Whether you've been making your bed your makeshift desk for the last couple of years or you just have a small area to fit your workspace in your home or apartment, there are plenty of affordable small desks. You might think that you're limited to a boring tiny desk if you work from a small office, but you'd be wrong. From floating desks, desks with wheels, corner desks and even floating L-shaped desks, there are actually a lot of different computer desk options for small workspaces and home offices.
We've put together a list of some of the best desks that are all less than $100, including floating desks, desks on wheels, standing desks, stationary desks, corners desks and some desks that combine the best of both worlds. Shop ET's picks for the best small desks for home offices and tight workspaces below.
This folding computer and writing desk is perfect for small spaces. Mount it on a wall and it looks like a simple storage space, but you can fold down the desk portion whenever you need to type up a new email.
This floating desk is truly unique. Not only is it mounted to a wall, but when unfolded it transforms into a small L-shaped desk. Plus, it comes with a lot of built-in storage shelves to organize your notebooks and other home office essentials.
This L-shaped desk is scratch-proof and waterproof, so you don't have to worry too much whenever you're shuffling through your pile of notebooks. Since L-shaped desks are typically really large and bulky, this thin L-shaped computer desk is perfect for a small home office.
This 40" W x 20" D x 31" H desk is the perfect match for anyone who loves the minimalist aesthetic. The hairpin desk comes with two cubbies to keep your desktop organized and clutter-free. The gold-tinted metal legs also add a bit of color to your workspace.
The waterproof and scuff-resistant Grace Desk by Steelside has built-in grooves to hold up your phone or tablet. The X-shape design makes it a sturdy desk to hold all your work essentials for the day. Plus, it has a couple of side pockets to store any notebooks or stationary tools.
This narrow computer or laptop desk is the perfect size for a hallway or the side of your bed. It comes with two shelves to keep your computer tower off the ground. Otherwise, you can use them as storage shelves, or you can use them to decorate your workstation.
This computer desk comes with a full-sized keyboard tray, so you can store your external keyboard and mouse. The desk is small enough to place in your living room or anywhere else you want to revamp into your home office.
Rolling desks were made for small home offices and workspaces. Just roll this to the next room whenever your housemates are being too noisy, or wheel it into a storage closet when you've clocked out for the day.
Rolling and adjustable desks are perfect for any home office or small workspace because you can constantly change up the layout of your office. The author of this article owns this desk and can attest that it's the perfect height for rolling over a queen size bed -- which is great for those days you just want to stay in bed and work.
The versatile home office desk can transform into a comfortable standing or sitting position. The small 27-inch wide desk has a spot just for your computer tower, monitor and your keyboard. You can also adjust the tilt on the keyboard tray to transform this into a laptop-compatible desk.
A corner desk makes the perfect workstation. After all, the corners of your room are pretty limited in terms of decor and functionality. So, why not turn the corner of your bedroom into your home office?
This corner desk comes with a shelf for your computer tower and another shelf that you can use for some storage space. We love that this corner desk is multi-faceted. Just add a desk lamp and your laptop, and you're ready to start working.