11 Modern Minimalist Computer Desks

Recently I set out to find a new desk for my computer to rest on and came across a lot of ideas that I thought were worthy enough to share. Actually the search was tough. I mean, I know there would be a lot of people out there who would be happy with huge desks that house a nook for every peripheral… (like the one below)


…but somehow they just don’t work for me. Design wise, I am more of the minimalist so naturally the ones I tend to like also favour this type of style. These minimalist computer desks we are going to feature are light weight, easy on the eyes and most of them are as sleek as the technology they are designed to hold.

OneLessDesk from Heckler Designs has a 2 deck design and takes up merely 12 inches of space when put away. The company’s pitch for the product actually sounds convincing.

At one time, you needed a desk that could fit a mountain of paper, a two-foot-deep monitor, printer, and a CPU the size of a Labrador. Today, your computer is an inch thick. You have moved forward. It’s time your desk caught up.

yellow desk

yellow minimalist desk

If you normally tend to work on a laptop, this floating Ledge desk from Urban Case might be all you need.

ledge computer desk

Milk‘s computer desk is another minimalist desk concept that is defined by clean lines and in-built compartments for hardware and fish tank!

milk wireless desk

milk desk cubbyhole

milk desk goldfish

The Airia Desk From Herman Miller is the latest example of the design giant’s genius. The desk is sleekly modernized version of a drafting table, giving you storage with style.

minimalist drafting desk

The Signalement Desk designed by Germany’s Peter Petersen as part of his Tank Collection, and is made entirely of medium density fiberboard and looks like something from the future.

signalement open drawer

signalement white desk

If you are the kind who gets easily distracted, you would love the ReWrite desk by GamFratesi. The half cubicle-half egg design would help you get work done!

egg shaped cubby hiding

egg shaped cubby

The iDesk is as sleek as any iMac, making it a great décor compliment to your computer.

iMac idesk sideview

iMac idesk

MisoSoup Design’s K Workstation looks like a single piece of material mounted to a wall to provide a workspace, storage and overhead shelving with the aesthetic fluidity of a noodle.

k workstation overview

kworkstation headon view

The VU.VU.VU desk by Emmemobili appears to nearly levitate, while providing space for a PC, keyboard and accouterments.

floating computer desk

The XYZ desk offers something revolutionary – it integrates the computer right into the desk.

Mac PC hybrid desk

Another computer-desk integration concept. But this Sync Desktop by Gareth Battensby allows you to fold in the monitor too.

ultimate computer desk

Recommended Reading:
30 Inspirational Home Office Desks
40 Unique Desk Organizers
51 L-Shaped Desks to Maximize Your Work-From-Home Productivity

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