Where to buy 58 inch wide desks?

Buy a desk that is 58 inches wide from thousands of items by size as well as price. Results from multiple shops to fit a small office.

Sonoma Home Office Computer Desk with 2 Shelves - White
$285.98
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Width: 56 in
Height: 29 in
Depth: 23.75 in

Perfect for 58in (4 ft. 10 in) wide spaces. Boasting 2 open shelves and an added-large top surface, it's ideal for your computer, laptop, and other office essentials. Built-in grommets and a set-in privacy panel make it easy to keep your cables seamlessly organised for a clutter-free office. Fill your workspace with style when you add this sleek Sonoma Home Office computer desk.

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How do I measure the space to fit a desk in?
Measure the width and the depth of the area where you'd like to put a desk. The easiest way is to use a measuring tape. Hold the start of the tape down at the edge of the area, and let it run to the opposite edge. Make sure the tape is not diagonal, as otherwise you get a value larger than the reality. If the distance is larger than what you can stretch to, ask someone else to assist, or divide what you need to measure into multiple parts. You can do this by either holding the tape down partway through and continuing running it while letting the first end go, or by marking how far you measured on the floor or wall, and start a new measurement. If you want to avoid drawing on your floor, try putting down a pointy object like a pencil there instead. Make sure to avoid dead places where the piece of furniture won't go like skirting boards. Also don't forget to take the height of the space and the item into account wherever the ceiling is uneven like spaces under the stairs.
LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk, dark gray/white, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) - CA
$229
at IKEA

Width: 55.13 in
Height: 28.75 in
Depth: 23.63 in

Perfect for 58in (4 ft. 10 in) wide spaces. Pre-drilled holes in the table top make it easier to attach the legs. dark gray/white 55 1/8x23 5/8 " (140x60 cm). Possible to separate for recycling or energy recovery if available in your community. The table top is made of board-on-frame, a strong and lightweight material. LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk.

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Vega L-Shape Gaming Desk - Grey and Charcoal
$599
at Leon's

Width: 54 in
Height: 38.5 in
Depth: 54 in

Perfect for 58in (4 ft. 10 in) wide spaces. The built in USB and power outlets let you easily manage your cables, headphone hooks give you quick access to your accessories and with multi colour LED lighting, you can curate your gaming station to your liking. With a sleek metal frame that gives you a lot of room for your monitors and accessory, the Vega was designed to help your game speak for itself – without any clutter or distractions.

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Dysart 55" Reclaimed Wood Look Desk - Taupe
$359
at Furniture.ca

Width: 55.25 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 23.75 in

Suitable for a space 58 in (4 ft. 10 in) wide. The thick tabletop is finished on all sides in a taupe reclaimed wood look laminate for a handsome, rustic touch. Suitable for places where floor space is tiny, this table's smaller stature allows you set up your office essentials without taking up the whole room. ​Optimize your workspace with this Dysart desk, which brings a practical, compact size with a classic look.

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Vega L-Shape Gaming Desk - White-on-White
$599
at Leon's

Width: 54 in
Height: 38.5 in
Depth: 54 in

Recommended if you are searching for a 58 inch wide desk. The built in USB and power outlets allow you to easily manage your cables, headphone hooks give you quick access to your accessories and with multi colour LED lighting, you can curate your gaming station to your liking. With a sleek metal frame that gives you a lot of room for your monitors and accessory, the Vega was designed to help your game speak for itself – without any clutter or...

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How do I spot a bargain when buying a desk?
You can check whether an item you like is overpriced or underpriced by comparing it to the median price. The median price is $269 which means that exactly half of the desks costs more and half costs less. Most of the desks that match your search cost from 100 Canadian dollars to 1,798 Canadian dollars. Only 10% of products cost more or less than these values. The average price of desks here is $469.89.
Tempest Reversible Corner Desk – Distressed Grey
$449.97
at Furniture.ca

Width: 55 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 47.25 in

Recommended if you are searching for a 58 inch wide desk. Plus, charging outlets help you stay plugged in all day long. A filing cabinet drawer keeps your paperwork neat and simple to access, while other drawers make the suitable spot for your favourite pens and sticky notes. Get motivated to take on a full day of work with multiple storage options to help keep all your belongings organized.

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Sonoma Home Office Computer Desk with 2 Shelves - Espresso
$242.98
at Best Buy

Width: 56 in
Height: 29 in
Depth: 23.75 in

Suits a space 58 in (4 ft. 10 in) wide. Boasting 2 open shelves and an extra-large top surface, it's ideal for your computer, laptop, and other office essentials. Built-in grommets and a set-in privacy panel make it easy to keep your cables neatly organised for a clutter-free office. Fill your workspace with style when you contribute this sleek Sonoma Home Office computer desk.

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LAGKAPTEN / OLOV Desk, black-brown/black, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) - CA
$125
at IKEA

Width: 55.13 in
Height: 29.53 in
Depth: 23.63 in

Suits a space 58 in (4 ft. 10 in) wide. The table top is made of board-on-frame, a strong and lightweight material – and pre-drilled holes make it easier to attach the legs. black-brown/black 55 1/8x23 5/8 " (140x60 cm). Product is possible to recycle or use for energy recovery, if available in your community. LAGKAPTEN / OLOV Desk.

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Sonoma Home Office Computer Desk with 2 Shelves - Drifted Grey
$273.98
at Best Buy

Width: 56 in
Height: 29 in
Depth: 23.75 in

Recommended if you are searching for a 58 inch wide desk. Boasting 2 open shelves and an added-large top surface, it's suitable for your computer, laptop, and other office essentials. Built-in grommets and a set-in privacy panel make it simple to keep your cables seamlessly organised for a clutter-free office. Fill your workspace with style when you provide this sleek Sonoma Home Office computer desk.

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Tempest Reversible Corner Desk - White
$449.97
at Furniture.ca

Width: 55 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 47.25 in

Perfect if you are searching for a 58 inch wide desk. Plus, charging outlets help you stay plugged in all day long. A filing cabinet drawer keeps your paperwork neat and easy to access, while other drawers make the ideal spot for your favourite pens and sticky notes. Get motivated to take on a full day of work with multiple storage options to help keep all your belongings organized.

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LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk, black-brown/white, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) - CA
$363
at IKEA

Width: 55.13 in
Height: 28.75 in
Depth: 23.63 in

Perfect if you are searching for a 58 inch wide desk. The cut-out handles not only add character to the drawer units, they also make it simple for you to grip and open the drawers. black-brown/white 55 1/8x23 5/8 " (140x60 cm). The table top is made of board-on-frame, a strong and lightweight material. LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk.

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Cardano Executive Desk - Brown
$2,099
at Leon's

Width: 58 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 28 in

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Tempest Reversible Corner Desk – Espresso
$449.97
at Furniture.ca

Width: 55 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 47.25 in

Plus, charging outlets help you stay plugged in all day long. A filing cabinet drawer keeps your paperwork neat and easy to access, while other drawers make the ideal spot for your favourite pens and sticky notes. Get motivated to take on a full day of work with multiple storage options to help keep all your belongings organized.

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LAGKAPTEN / OLOV Desk, dark gray/white, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) - CA
$125
at IKEA

Width: 55.13 in
Height: 29.53 in
Depth: 23.63 in

LAGKAPTEN / OLOV Desk, dark gray/white, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) Mix and match your choice of table top and legs – or choose this ready-made combination. Strong and light-weight, made with a technique that uses less raw materials, reducing the impact on the environment.

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Sonoma Home Office Computer Desk with 2 Shelves - Black
$285.98
at Best Buy

Width: 56 in
Height: 29 in
Depth: 23.75 in

Boasting 2 open shelves and an added-large top surface, it's ideal for your computer, laptop, and other office essentials. Built-in grommets and a set-in privacy panel make it easy to keep your cables seamlessly organised for a clutter-free office. Fill your workspace with style when you provide this sleek Sonoma Home Office computer desk.

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Cardano Writing Desk - Brown
$1,149
at Leon's

Width: 58 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 28 in

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Frej Modern Desk (Walnut)
$1,845
at ModernFurniture.ca

Width: 57.5 in
Height: 28.9 in
Depth: 26.8 in

Champagne gold color plating finish stainless steel base W 146cm x D 68cm x H 73.5cm Frej Modern DeskMaterial Walnut veneer MDF top & drawer.

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LAGKAPTEN / OLOV Desk, dark gray/black, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) - CA
$125
at IKEA

Width: 55.13 in
Height: 29.53 in
Depth: 23.63 in

LAGKAPTEN / OLOV Desk, dark gray/black, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) Mix and match your choice of table top and legs – or choose this ready-made combination. Strong and light-weight, made with a technique that uses less raw materials, reducing the impact on the environment.

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Monarch Contemporary Computer Desk with Drawers - Brown/Black
$589.99
at Best Buy

Width: 55.25 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 23.75 in

Constructed from mixed materials, it comes with black square tube metal legs, black metal cup-style drawer pulls, and a reclaimed wood-look desk top. With its compact size, it is perfect for apartments, dorms, or small office spaces. Add industrial appeal to your home office with this modern computer desk from Monarch.

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How do I search on Furniture Ferret?
Searching for desks on Furniture Ferret is simple. On mobile, tap on the search button in the header in the top right corner to show the search form. On desktop, just use the form on the left side. Then edit or add any keywords you would like to search for, like "bed", "TV stand" or "rustic stool". Drag the two handles on the sliders to enter the minimum and maximum values for the width, height and depth (length) and the price you are looking for. Click on "Go!" to get the results.
Vince L-Shape Gaming Desk - White-on-White
$579
at Furniture.ca

Width: 54 in
Height: 38.5 in
Depth: 54 in

The built in USB and power outlets allow you to easily manage your cables, headphone hooks give you quick access to your accessories and with multi colour LED lighting, you can curate your gaming station to your liking. With a sleek metal frame that gives you a lot of room for your monitors and accessory, the Vince was designed to help your game speak for itself – without any clutter or...

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Esparron Poplar Office Desk
$1,735
at Furniture.ca

Width: 58 in
Height: 12 in
Depth: 30 in

​ This item qualifies for FREE SHIPPING.Find energy in your workspace with the brilliantly unique retro design of the Esparron Poplar Office Desk. Featuring a combination of classically refined contemporary elements and an energetic original design the Esparron is a beautiful and durable piece to transform your living space office.

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Carel Desk Table (Walnut with Walnut Base)
$1,879.35
at ModernFurniture.ca

Width: 55.3 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 27.3 in

Combining the classically refined elements of the genre with innovative craftsmanship the Carol is both subtle and exceptionally original in design. The two drawer Carol desk is available in solid American Poplar stained Walnut w The Carol desk is a brilliant example of charismatic mid century design.

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Monarch Contemporary Computer Desk with Drawers - Taupe/Black
$589.99
at Best Buy

Width: 55.25 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 23.75 in

Constructed from mixed materials, it has black square tube metal legs, black metal cup-style drawer pulls, and a reclaimed wood-look desk top. With its compact size, it is perfect for apartments, dorms, or small office spaces. Add industrial appeal to your home office with this modern computer desk from Monarch.

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LAGKAPTEN / ADILS Desk, black-brown/black, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) - CA
$95
at IKEA

Width: 55.13 in
Height: 28.75 in
Depth: 23.63 in

Adjustable feet make the table stand steady also on uneven floors. Adjustable feet allow you to level the table on uneven floors. black-brown/black 55 1/8x23 5/8 " (140x60 cm). Pre-drilled holes for legs, for simple assembly. Pre-drilled leg holes for simple assembly. LAGKAPTEN / ADILS Desk.

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MICKE Desk, white, 557/8x195/8" (142x50 cm) - CA
$189
at IKEA

Width: 55.88 in
Height: 29.5 in
Depth: 19.63 in

Cable outlets and compartment in the back keep your cords and cables out of view but close at hand. A long table top makes it simple to create a workspace for two. white 55 7/8x19 5/8 " (142x50 cm). The legs can be mounted to the right or left according to need. MICKE Desk.

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Bush Furniture Key West 54W Computer Desk 3 Piece Office Suite in Gray
$1,378.65
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Width: 54.02 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 23.62 in

The Bush Furniture Key West 54W Computer Desk with 2 Drawer Lateral File Cabinet and 5 Shelf Bookcase has a relaxed look with a Washed Gray finish and Aged Bronze hardware. Its cottage style includes one-of-a-kind X pattern accents for an airy feel with an attractive post leg design. A keyboard drawer with flip down front comes with full extension ball bearing slides.

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Noori Office Desk - Onyx
$3,189
at Furniture.ca

Width: 54 in
Height: 13 in
Depth: 28 in

This slim desk sits atop angular titanium legs for a durable, compact piece suitable in any home. The Noori desk comes with a large workspace with a raised ledge that provides space to display favourite accents. ​ This item qualifies for FREE SHIPPING.The sleek retro design of the Noori Office Desk. Onyx is as gorgeous as it is practical.

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Frances Computer Desk (Black Reclaimed)
$390.15
at ModernFurniture.ca

Width: 55.25 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 23.75 in

The smooth laminate, in a uncompromising black reclaimed-wood look finish on all sides, is offset by the industrial inspired black square tube metal leg for a modern element. The compact size is suitable to place this desk in a hallway, bedroom, or any designated home office space. The 3 storage drawers on metal glides are accented with black metal cup style drawer pulls, keeping your office...

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Clark Desk (Walnut)
$1,398
at ModernFurniture.ca

Width: 55 in
Height: 29.5 in
Depth: 23.5 in

This streamlined design crafted from grey oak veneer wood has two drawers for lots of storage. Create a productive workspace with this sleek, mid century modern desk. Black steel legs and a eye-catching brass inlay complete the look.

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LAGKAPTEN / MITTBACK Desk, dark gray/birch, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) - CA
$155
at IKEA

Width: 55.13 in
Height: 29.53 in
Depth: 23.63 in

MITTBACK trestle has a tilt function that helps you get the comfort you need to unleash your creativity when you work from home or enjoy a hobby. dark gray/birch 55 1/8x23 5/8 " (140x60 cm). The tabletop has pre-drilled holes to make it easier to attach to the underframe. LAGKAPTEN / MITTBACK Desk.

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Weimar L-Shaped Corner Desk - Grey
$199
at Furniture.ca

Width: 55.25 in
Height: 29.75 in
Depth: 55.25 in

Finished in a gorgeous laminate, the large desktop comes with a rounded corner panel and has enough room for the items you need to be productive, with room to spare for showcasing decorative objects. Supporting the desktop is a slender metal base in a contrasting black finish with durable X-shaped side legs.

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Key West 54W Computer Desk with Storage in Washed Gray - Engineered Wood
$580.13
at Best Buy

Width: 54.44 in
Height: 30.24 in
Depth: 23.81 in

The Bush Furniture Key West 54W Computer Desk with Storage comes with lots of room to spread out, yet fits in your room. A convenient pull out keyboard drawer has a flip down front that folds up seamlessly when not in use and comes with a ideal storage space for your laptop. Built with full extension ball bearing slides and includes wire management for simple access to cords.

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Noori Walnut Office Desk - Titanium
$2,549
at Furniture.ca

Width: 54 in
Height: 13 in
Depth: 28 in

This slim desk sits atop angular titanium legs for a robust, compact piece suitable in any home. ​ This item qualifies for FREE SHIPPING.The sleek retro design of the Noori Walnut Office Desk – Titanium is as gorgeous as it is practical. The Noori desk comes with a large workspace with a raised ledge that provides space to display favourite accents.

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LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk, white, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) - CA
$224
at IKEA

Width: 55.13 in
Height: 28.75 in
Depth: 23.63 in

Pre-drilled holes in the table top make it easier to attach the legs. white 55 1/8x23 5/8 " (140x60 cm). Possible to separate for recycling or energy recovery if available in your community. The table top is made of board-on-frame, a strong and lightweight material. LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk.

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Blose Desk (White)
$169.15
at ModernFurniture.ca

Width: 55.25 in
Height: 29.75 in
Depth: 55.25 in

Finished in a white laminate, the large desktop comes with a rounded corner panel and comes with room for the items you need to be productive with room to spare for showcasing decorative objects. This L-shaped computer desk is designed for placement in a corner to maximize space in a home office.

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How much space do I have to leave in front of a desk?
Placing a desk needs a larger area than just the item itself, as you will also need approx. 20-30 in behind the chair. Reserving this space means that you can push the chair back to stand up, or turn around to a cabinet or shelves behind you. So altogether you will need an area 40 in deep free in front of a desk. For example, 40 in deep desks would need a 80 in deep space in total. This doesn't mean that the extra area behind the chair is dead space, though, as it can also be used as the area required to access a dresser, filing cabinet, or a bookshelf.
Milo Mid Century Modern Computer Desk with 3 Shelves & 2 Drawers - Black
$209.98
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Width: 55 in
Height: 29.5 in
Depth: 18 in

It has 3 shelves and 2 drawers so you have lots of room for office supplies, books, electronic accessories, and more. The gorgeous black finish is accented with brushed brass knobs for uncompromising good looks that elegantly complement any space. Invite mid-century style into your workspace with this Milo computer desk.

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Clark Desk (Grey)
$1,398
at ModernFurniture.ca

Width: 55 in
Height: 29.5 in
Depth: 23.5 in

This streamlined design crafted from walnut veneer wood has two drawers for considerable storage. Create a productive workspace with this sleek, mid century modern desk. Black steel legs and a wonderful brass inlay complete the look.

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LAGKAPTEN / ADILS Desk, dark gray/white, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) - CA
$95
at IKEA

Width: 55.13 in
Height: 28.75 in
Depth: 23.63 in

Adjustable feet make the table stand steady also on uneven floors. dark gray/white 55 1/8x23 5/8 " (140x60 cm). Adjustable feet allow you to level the table on uneven floors. Pre-drilled holes for legs, for simple assembly. Pre-drilled leg holes for easy assembly. LAGKAPTEN / ADILS Desk.

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Milo Mid Century Modern Computer Desk with 3 Shelves & 2 Drawers - Drifted Grey
$263.98
at Best Buy

Width: 55 in
Height: 29.5 in
Depth: 18 in

The gorgeous drifted grey finish is accented with brushed brass knobs for uncompromising good looks that elegantly complement any space. It comes with 3 shelves and 2 drawers so you have considerable room for office supplies, books, electronic accessories, and more. Invite mid-century style into your workspace with this Milo computer desk.

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Vince L-Shape Gaming Desk - Grey and Charcoal
$579
at Furniture.ca

Width: 54 in
Height: 38.5 in
Depth: 54 in

The built in USB and power outlets let you easily manage your cables, headphone hooks give you quick access to your accessories and with multi colour LED lighting, you can curate your gaming station to your liking. With a sleek metal frame that gives you lots of room for your monitors and accessory, the Vince was designed to help your game speak for itself – without any clutter or distractions.

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Stamos Desk (Grey Marble & Wood with Dark Grey Base)
$2,198
at ModernFurniture.ca

Width: 55 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 23.5 in

Crafted in Indonesia, the base comes with a charcoal grey oak wood with a surrounding black iron frame. As marble is a natural material, one-of-a-kind veining, pitting, fissures, micro-cracks and colour variations are all characteristics that provide to the uniqueness and beauty of each piece. A trifecta of materials comes together in this trendy console table from our Artezia collection.

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SS140B Computer Desk with Storage Shelves, Rustic Brown/Black
$333.78
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Width: 55.11 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 23.62 in

Tabletop is the frosted surface of melamine pasted skin, wear-resistant, scratch-resistant, dirty resistance, 0mm thick edge sealing strip (small rounded corners) strong, sturdy and high grade. Many additional functions: display bracket, storage layer frame, side frame hole plate design (equipped with storage cloth bag and 2 hooks), standard hole spacing, consumers can purchase the hooks or...

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LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk, black-brown, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) - CA
$229
at IKEA

Width: 55.13 in
Height: 28.75 in
Depth: 23.63 in

LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk, black-brown, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) Limited space doesn’t mean you have to say no to studying or working from home. This desk takes up little floor space yet still has a drawer unit where you can store papers and other important things.

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Hoehne Executive Desk - Carbon Oak
$589
at Furniture.ca

Width: 54.02 in
Height: 29.53 in
Depth: 23.47 in

​If rustic-inspired style is what you need to burn the midnight oil, update your home office with the design and beauty of this Hoehne executive desk. Plus, there are two lower open shelves on each side for additional storage of items like stacks of books and organizing bins. The third drawer with full extension slides accommodates letter-sized hanging files so you can keep all your important...

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Weimar L-Shaped Corner Desk - White
$199
at Furniture.ca

Width: 55.25 in
Height: 29.75 in
Depth: 55.25 in

Finished in a gorgeous laminate, the large desktop comes with a rounded corner panel and comes with enough room for the items you need to be productive, with room to spare for showcasing decorative objects. Supporting the desktop is a slender metal base in a contrasting black finish with robust X-shaped side legs.

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LAGKAPTEN / ADILS Desk, white, 551/8x235/8" (140x60 cm) - CA
$90
at IKEA

Width: 55.13 in
Height: 28.75 in
Depth: 23.63 in

Adjustable feet make the table stand steady also on uneven floors. Adjustable feet allow you to level the table on uneven floors. white 55 1/8x23 5/8 " (140x60 cm). Pre-drilled holes for legs, for simple assembly. Pre-drilled leg holes for easy assembly. LAGKAPTEN / ADILS Desk.

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Frances Computer Desk (Taupe Reclaimed)
$390.15
at ModernFurniture.ca

Width: 55.25 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 23.75 in

The smooth laminate, in a rustic taupe reclaimed-wood look finish on all sides, is offset by the industrial inspired black square tube metal leg for a trendy element. The compact size is suitable to place this desk in a hallway, bedroom, or any designated home office space. The 3 storage drawers on metal glides are accented with black metal cup style drawer pulls, keeping your office essentials...

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SS140B Computer Desk with Storage Shelves, Reclaimed Wood/Black
$333.78
at Best Buy

Width: 55.11 in
Height: 30 in
Depth: 23.62 in

Tabletop is the frosted surface of melamine pasted skin, wear-resistant, scratch-resistant, dirty resistance, 0mm thick edge sealing strip (small rounded corners) strong, sturdy and high grade. Many additional functions: display bracket, storage layer frame, side frame hole plate design (equipped with storage cloth bag and 2 hooks), standard hole spacing, consumers can buy the hooks or pangers...

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From the history of furniture: Desks And Secretaries Part 1

BEFORE the invention of printing (about the last half of the fourteenth century) books of every kind — school-books, medical and cook ing receipts, as well as all public and private documents — were written by hand. The copyist was a man of importance, avIio had a lucrative employment. Even the monasteries had an office, called a " scrip torium," where missals, prayer-books, and other holy works were copied and illuminated; and from these works a substantial income was received, since no docu ment or volume was approved unless it had ornamented or decorative initials and capitals. This work was done upon tables or standing-desks attached to the wall, while in private houses there were few enough of even such conveniences.

In 1459 Margaret Paston, of Norwich, England, was having her husband's room rearranged during his absence, according to his directions. She writes to him about it, saying,

I "have taken the measure in the drawte chamber there, as ye would your coffers and your cowsatevrery (desk) should be set for the while, and there is no space beside the bed for to sett both your board and coffers there, and have space to go and sit beside."

This desk seems to have been in the nature of a table, but the conmion desk of an early period was a small box which locked and could be carried about when trav elling. We can imagine that the earliest comers to this country did not hamper themselves much by bringing even such simple affairs as these, though, in addition to their being used for writing on, they were called on as strong boxes for papers and gold, and in many cases were furnished with a till. mm The greatest treasure they were used to protect was a copy of the Bible, and they were often called boxes "" from this fact. One of these old boxes, made Bible of native oak, carved in Ioav relief in a pattern of tulips, is shown in Figure 263; the lid, which is of deal, has but a moderate slant, and the box contains a till. It is not dated, but belongs to a period between 1650 and 1675.

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Questions and answers

How can I coordinate colors?

If you have the option to choose from different colors for a desk that fits your space and budget, it is useful to know what the effects of the different colors are. The two main things to consider when it comes to colors is balance and associations. Balance simply means that the colors in your home should ideally be coordinated, so that it looks like a unit instead of a random collection of elements. Usual techniques to achieve this are considering a color wheel, and selecting colors that are either quite close to each other (as colors that are only different in lightness or intensity do go together, but slight variations in the actual hue can also be fine), or quite far, like on opposite sides of the wheel (complementary colors like blue and yellow). Other color combinations are likely be somewhat jarring just based on how our eyes and brains process color. Associations with and emotions connected to colors are also important to keep in mind. It is quite probable that these associations are cultural and learnt, which means that they can be very different in different cultures or for different people. The associations are even often contradictory, making it even more difficult to use them as a guide. Blue is often connected to productivity, but also calmness, stability and even sadness. Green is clearly the color of nature, and is considered to be associated with safety, luck and envy (though in other cultures this latter is yellow instead). Yellow is always a shouty color and can mean brightness, warmth, energy and attention (likely because of the sun), except when it is dark and becomes brown, when it is said to be relaxing and comfortable. Red is considered to be the color of friendship, willpower, leadership, desire and anger - a very wide range of emotions. But it is clear that in nature, it means danger or importance, so you probably need to put it next to a neutral color to allow the brain to rest. These emotions are so different that these guidelines all seem to boil down to just one piece of advice: pause and see what the color means for you.

Is it possible to search for desks by size?

Finding desks in search engines on the web by measurements is not easy as search engines are best at finding text only. Also, when searching for desks to fit a given space, slightly narrower pieces would also suit. Even if some outlets allow searching for desks by size, checking many shops at the same time needs a different solution. Furniture Ferret to the rescue! Our systems scan many webshops and list thousands of items to let you find the one that fits perfectly.

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We strive to allow everyone to live comfortably even if they only own a small area they call home. We scour the Internet to search among thousands of desks, cabinets, bookcases, shoe cabinets, beds, tables, sofas and more by size, to find just the right one for you to go next to the window and turn the room into a dressing corner, or to find that extra long bed that is still narrow enough to squeeze through the door. From the kitchen to the bedroom, don't live around furniture - have furniture that lives with you.

Did you know? We are also present in other countries. You can look for 145 cm wide desks in Ireland, 145 cm wide desks in the UK, 58 inch wide desks in the US or 145 cm wide desks in Australia.

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