15 Small Space-Friendly Desks Under $300

Finding a budget-friendly desk, especially one with good storage, for a small space can be tricky, but these under-$300 picks will give your apartment or guest-room-meets-home-office the function it needs.

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March 17, 2020

Don't have a proper work-from-home setup outside of your dining room table or sofa? These stylish and budget-friendly desks are perfect for small spaces of all kinds. Shop our favorites that take up little space and will fit seamlessly with your home's decor.


If you're looking for a desk that will blend seamlessly into your ultra-luxe space, this is the desk for you. The combination of a dark tabletop and gold legs says "sophistication" without the sky-high price tag. Plus, we love that this one has storage.

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One of the best solutions for tiny home offices is a leaning desk. This piece has a slim footprint and could work in a corner, kitchen nook or in a larger closet. You could even choose a stool if you don’t have enough room for a standard office chair.

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Add a touch of industrial flair with this metal desk that's anything but bulky. The slender frame and modern finishes make it the perfect addition to any room in need of a workspace.

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This desk is nothing fancy, but we think that might be what's so charming about it. The gray top combined with the wood-toned legs is a classic look that would fit into almost any space. We love that it has some hidden storage too.

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With the distressed, rustic finish, this desk would be a perfect work station in a traditional-style space or anywhere you're going for Joanna Gaines-inspired farmhouse vibes. Add baskets to the shelves for easy, hidden storage.

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This desk's glossy white finish paired with beautiful, creatively-crafted gold legs is the perfect combo for a space that needs a touch of glamor. This desk could also easily work double duty as a desk-meets-vanity station.

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Clean, Scandinavian lines meet midcentury style in this simple stunner. This desk features three cubbies and a second-tier shelf to help keep you organized, and the stylish hairpin legs mean this furniture piece won't take up too much space in cramped quarters.

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With a pull-out keyboard tray and two drawers, this is the perfect solution for anyone who needs to set up their desktop computer in their office.

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If your style leans traditional, but you're looking for a desk that doesn't take up too much physical or visual space and is a little more modern, look no further than this elegant option, featuring angled legs, a thin desktop and a suspended drawer.

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This pretty, wood secretary folds down into a traditional side table when not in use. This would be a great solution for anyone who really has no space for an office but still needs a spot to do some work. You could keep this in your living room next to your sofa, for example, and open it up into a desk any time you needed to get some work done.

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The gold accents on this two-toned desk take a simple silhouette up a notch, and any small space will appreciate the three integrated storage drawers.

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Don't spend a fortune on a desk that will blend into your midcentury modern space. With a white top and rich wood legs, this desk has the look of a midcentury period piece, but the functionality and price of a more modern option. The built-in drawer can store your keyboard and mouse or anything else that could take away precious workspace.

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The combination of the glass top, white shelf and angled wooden legs make for one elegant desk that we could see fitting in virtually any small space.

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An easy-to-clean melamine desktop, simple structured base and a removable storage cubby are a few of the things that make this modern desk a winning choice.

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Another classic option, this two-toned midcentury-style desk features rounded edges, angled legs and two drawers for storage. Use it as a desk, entryway table or even a side table.

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