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Introduction to Office Desks

Introduction to Office Desks

Whether it is in your home office or at your workplace, your office desk is the single piece of furniture that stands out. It actually turns out to be the only piece of furniture that gives the room its overall appearance.

There are certainly a good number of factors you need to consider when shopping for a desk to have in your office. In addition to such factors as size, material used, color and functionality, the type of desk you choose is very important. This is important because different desks are designed with different professions in mind. Below are just a few types available.

Writing Desks

These desks are often designed to remain open with large desktops. They are designed to be placed along walls or at center of the office. They offer very little in terms of storage.

Computer Desks

Computer desks are very common in homes office and professional offices alike. They are designed for PCs and therefore enough space for the CPU and monitor. Some are designed with storage compartments for storing computer accessories.

Executive Desks

These are the professional office desks. They are designed to have large desktop and several drawers for storage. They are available as single rectangular desks and as office suite desks.

Credenza Desks

These are 2 in 1 desks that feature a desk and a credenza cupboard. Although they were traditionally designed for use in dining rooms, they are slowly finding their way in both home and professional offices.

Corner Desks

These types of office desks are designed for use in offices with little space. They are particular useful when you need to have sufficient leg room.

Secretary Desks

These are some of the most common desks to be found in professional offices. They are often designed with hinged storage compartments on the desktop.

Regardless of which type of desk suits your office, it is important to consider the finish of the desktop. You have the option of choosing a wood, glass, metal or lamination finish.