14 Minimalist Desks That Will Boost Your Productivity

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It's only natural that simple and streamlined desks have risen in popularity. People don't need the large corner surfaces that hold at once a computer tower, monitor, printer, and fax machine anymore. All we need is a space for our laptops and maybe a lamp.

We could even argue that a minimalist desk forces you to stay ultra tidy: A simple small drawer is more than enough to hold pens and a few office accessories so you don't end up with a bottomless supply of things you don't actually need. Ready to give your home office fresh update? Here are our favorite minimalist desks that will boost your productivity.

Blu Dot Swish Console Desk $799

Hide your clutter in one fell swoop with this console desk, which features a sliding top to conceal your workspace.

GamFratesi Gubi TS Desk $2,345

If you're looking for a minimalist desk that also makes a striking statement, this Gubi desk is for you. Featuring a crisscross base and a stunning green marble top, it's a piece that will never go out of style.

Sawhorse Desk in Distressed Gray
Simpli Home Sawhorse Desk in Distressed Grey $265

This heirloom piece by Ross Cassidy for CB2 features a whitewashed oak surface and beautiful sawhorse-style gilded legs. Buy it now; keep it forever.

IKEA Alex Desk $149

This clever IKEA desk conceals unsightly cables, giving your space a super clean and minimal look. This also makes for a great desk to float in the middle of the room.

White desk with simple gold legs.
West Elm Zane Desk $399

Skinny gold legs and a glossy white top gives this desk an elegant flair in the most understated way.

stairway white 96" desk
CB2 Stairway White Desk $399

This desk-and-bookshelf combo virtually disappears on a white wall, leaving room for your objects to shine. Style it up or dress it down.

Target Heywood Retro Desk With Drawer $136

Midcentury lovers will enjoy this all-black desk with simple hairpin legs, and they'll like the desk's price even more.

Pottery Barn Jessie Desk $799

With this desk, Pottery Barn has achieved the perfect balance of beachy and minimal. Our favorite feature: side panels that pull out to provide additional surfaces.

&Tradition Palette Desk $3750

This is possibly the most minimalist desk that could also pass as a vanity. It's available in multiple colors and features an elevated brass shelf that we just love.

Opalhouse Minsmere Caned Writing Desk $120

Target's answer to a minimal British colonial desk is this elegant caned number from its Opalhouse collection.

It looks more expensive than it is.

Blu Dot Stash Desk $499 $399

This small desk is ideal for small spaces or kid rooms, and it comes in five colors. A pencil drawer keeps office supplies tidy.

Risom Desk
Design Within Reach Risom Desk $1995

This chic, timeless desk by legendary designer Jens Risom was first designed in 1968, yet it still looks fresh today. The top is coated in rich chocolate leather for an extra elegant touch.

Banyan Honey Brown Wood Rectangular Dining Table for 6 with Metal Hairpin Legs
Banyan Honey Brown Wood Rectangular Dining Table for 6 with Metal Hairpin Legs $249

Designed by Fred Segal as part of his Cali-cool collection for CB2, this table mango wood table features antique brass legs to create a beautiful statement piece that will withstand the test of time.

Asplund Tati Desk $2475

With its beautiful simplicity, this small-scale desk is available in multiple colors and finishes. We particularly love the white oak drawer with a brass pull.

Next up: 10 Ways to Design a Chic but Functional Home Office.

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