Where can I buy 150 cm wide desks?

Search for a desk with a 150 cm (1.5m) width online by size or price. Search multiple shops for furniture to fit a small office.

Desk ULLITS 69x140 concrete/high gloss
€349
at JYSK

Width: 140 cm
Height: 73 cm
Depth: 69 cm

Ideal as a 150 cm wide desk. Width: 71 cm, Length: 148 cm, Height: 19 cm. Width: 69 cm, Length: 140 cm, Height: 73 cm. Products carrying this label are made of a mixture of materials from FSC®-certified forests, recycled materials, and/or FSC® controlled wood. While controlled wood is not from FSC® certified forests, it mitigates the chance of the material originating from unacceptable sources.

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How can I search on Furniture Ferret?
Searching for desks on Furniture Ferret is simple. On mobile, tap on the search button at the right side of the header to open the search form. On desktop, just use the form on the left. Then enter any keywords you would like to search for, for example, "bookshelf", "cabinet with mirror" or "yellow sofa". Drag the two handles on the sliders to specify the minimum and maximum for the width, height and depth (length) and the price you are looking for. Tap "Go!" to see the results.
Levi Office Desk
€734
at Homeline

Width: 140 cm
Height: 74 cm
Depth: 60 cm

Recommended for 150cm (1.5m) wide spaces. If you require a office chair with your Levi Desk, the Boardroom or Director chairs may be selected from added menu if desired or for a larger choice see Home Office/Office Chairs or CLICKHERE. Levi Desk-W 1400 x H 740 x D 600 mm. Made from oak/oak veneers with a black metal frame, includes drawers with under shelves. Delivered in 2-3 weeks.

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vidaXL Desk Hill Range White 150x50x74 cm Solid Pine Wood
€235.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 150 cm
Height: 74 cm
Depth: 50 cm

Ideal for 150 cm (1.5m) wide spaces. If you're looking to add a simplistic touch of rustic charm to your interior decor, our solid wooden desk is here! It also provides considerable storage room for showcasing or keeping any items you'd like well organised. Important note: The colours vary from piece to piece, making each of our wooden computer desks spectacular. This writing table is made of solid pine wood, making it stable and...

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LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk, grey/turquoise, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€200
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 73 cm
Depth: 60 cm

Ideal as a 150 cm wide desk. The cut-out handles not only contribute character to the drawer units, they also make it simple for you to grip and open the drawers. grey/turquoise 140x60 cm. The table top is made of board-on-frame, a strong and lightweight material. LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk.

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Adjustable desk SLANGERUP 70x140 white
€449
at JYSK

Width: 140 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 70 cm

Recommended for 150cm (1.5m) wide spaces. Width: 70 cm, Length: 140 cm, Height: 68-119 cm. Width: 148 cm, Length: 73 cm, Height: 11 cm. Top: Melamine, Particle board, Legs: Metal, Frame: Metal. Adjustable feet, Height-adjustable. Size unassembled. Size assembled. Melamine, Particle board, Steel. Number of parcels.

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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. For the desks that match your search the median is 150 euros, that is, 50% of them is priced above this, and 50% below. Most of the desks in this category cost from 50 euros to 550 euros. This means that 90% of the products are between the two figures. 194.02 euros is the average price of desks that match your search.
vidaXL Desk High Gloss White 140x50x76 cm Engineered Wood
€307.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 50 cm

Ideal as a 150 cm wide desk. Our sleek and trendy desk provides a practical place for you to accomplish your daily tasks while adding a distinctly contemporary flair to your study and working area. The writing desk, made of quality engineered wood, ensures sturdiness and durability. They are perfect for storing books, magazines, file foldersand other essentials. And it also comes with lots of storage space with 3 drawers and...

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Chelsea Office Desk
€776
at Homeline

Width: 140 cm
Height: 74 cm
Depth: 60 cm

Perfect for 150cm (1.5m) wide spaces. If you require a office chair with your Chelsea Desk, the Boardroom or Director chairs may be selected from added menu if desired or for a larger choice see  , Home Office/Office Chairs or CLICKHERE. this desk will look picture suitable in your, home office or occasional room, simply the creme de la creme of home desks. W 1400 x H 740 x D 600 mm.

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MALM Desk, white, 140x65 cm - Ireland
€150
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 73 cm
Depth: 65 cm

Perfect if you are searching for a 150 cm wide desk. You can collect cables and extension leads on the shelf under the table top, so they’re hidden but still close at hand. Can be placed in the middle of a room because the back is finished. Combines with other furniture in the MALM series. white 140x65 cm. MALM Desk.

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vidaXL Desk White and Sonoma Oak 140x50x76 cm Engineered Wood
€266.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 50 cm

Recommended if you are searching for a 150 cm wide desk. Our sleek and modern desk provides a practical place for you to accomplish your daily tasks while adding a distinctly trendy flair to your study and working area. The writing desk, made of quality engineered wood, ensures sturdiness and durability. They are perfect for storing books, magazines, file foldersand other essentials. And it also has considerable storage space with 3 drawers and 1 door.

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Adjustable desk SLANGERUP 70x140 black
€449
at JYSK

Width: 140 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 70 cm

Perfect if you are searching for a 150 cm wide desk. Width: 72 cm, Length: 148 cm, Height: 10.4 cm. Width: 70 cm, Length: 140 cm, Height: 68-119 cm. Top: Melamine, Particle board, Legs: Metal, Frame: Metal. Adjustable feet, Height-adjustable. Size unassembled. Size assembled. Melamine, Metal, Particle board. Number of parcels.

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LAGKAPTEN / OLOV Desk, white stained oak effect/black, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€80
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 60 cm

Perfect for 150cm (1.5m) wide spaces. LAGKAPTEN / OLOV Desk, white stained oak effect/black, 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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Ingrid Office Desk
€802
at Homeline

Width: 140 cm
Height: 74 cm
Depth: 60 cm

If you require a office chair with your Ingrid Desk, the Boardroom or Director chairs may be selected from added menu if desired or for a larger choice see Home Office/Office Chairs or CLICKHERE. Dimensions-Ingrid Desk-W 1400 x H 740 x D 600 mm. Introducing the INGRID OFFICE DESK, a new product from a large Irish supplier.

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vidaXL Desk White 140x50x76 cm Engineered Wood
€262.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 50 cm

Our sleek and modern desk provides a practical place for you to accomplish your daily tasks while adding a distinctly trendy flair to your study and working area. The writing desk, made of quality engineered wood, ensures sturdiness and durability. They are suitable for storing books, magazines, file foldersand other essentials. And it also has lots of storage space with 3 drawers and 1 door.

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LAGKAPTEN / ADILS Desk, dark grey, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€50
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 73 cm
Depth: 60 cm

LAGKAPTEN / ADILS Desk, dark grey, 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. Pre-drilled holes for legs, for simple assembly.

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LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk, dark grey/white stained oak effect, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€200
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 73 cm
Depth: 60 cm

The cut-out handles not only provide character to the drawer units, they also make it simple for you to grip and open the drawers. dark grey/white stained oak effect 140x60 cm. The table top is made of board-on-frame, a strong and lightweight material. LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk.

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vidaXL Desk Grey 140x50x76 cm Engineered Wood
€272.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 50 cm

Our sleek and trendy desk provides a practical place for you to accomplish your daily tasks while adding a distinctly modern flair to your study and working area. The writing desk, made of quality engineered wood, ensures sturdiness and durability. They are suitable for storing books, magazines, file foldersand other essentials. And it also has considerable storage space with 3 drawers and 1 door.

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vidaXL Desk High Gloss Grey 140x50x76 cm Engineered Wood
€225.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 50 cm

Our sleek and trendy desk provides a practical place for you to accomplish your daily tasks while adding a distinctly contemporary flair to your study and working area. The writing desk, made of quality engineered wood, ensures sturdiness and durability. They are suitable for storing books, magazines, file foldersand other essentials. And it also has lots of storage space with 3 drawers and 1 door...

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LAGKAPTEN / OLOV Desk, white/black, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€80
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 60 cm

LAGKAPTEN / OLOV Desk, white/black, 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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vidaXL Desk Sonoma Oak 140x50x76 cm Engineered Wood
€221.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 50 cm

Our sleek and modern desk provides a practical place for you to accomplish your daily tasks while adding a distinctly modern flair to your study and working area. The writing desk, made of quality engineered wood, ensures sturdiness and durability. They are perfect for storing books, magazines, file foldersand other essentials. And it also has lots of storage space with 3 drawers and 1 door.

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How much free space must I leave in front of a desk?
Finding the right place for a desk needs a larger area than just the item itself, as you will need about 50-76 cm behind the chair. Keeping this area free means that you can easily push the chair back to stand up, or swivel to a credenza or shelves behind you. Together with the chair, this means keeping a space 100 cm deep free in front of a desk. For example, 120 cm deep desks would need a 220 cm deep floor space in total. The extra area behind the chair doesn't need to be dead space, as it can also be used as the area required to access drawers, shelves or a filing cabinet.
MÅLSKYTT / OLOV Desk, birch/black, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€110
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 60 cm

You can mount the table top at a height that suits you, since the legs are adjustable between 60-90 cm. This desk has a table top in birch veneer – giving a natural look with a Scandinavian touch. birch/black 140x60 cm. Pre-drilled holes make it easier to attach the legs. MÅLSKYTT / OLOV Desk.

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VEBJÖRN Desk, beige, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€199
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 72 cm
Depth: 60 cm

VEBJÖRN Desk, beige, 140x60 cm Unleash creative thoughts and projects at this desk in a traditional style. Generous storage on open shelves and in drawers with practical label slots – to stay organized and have everything close at hand. Drawer stops prevent the drawers from being pulled out too far.

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vidaXL Director Desk 140x50x76 cm Solid Teak
€676.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 50 cm

This solid teak director desk has a simple yet practical design, enabling it an wonderful addition to your office, study, kids' bedroom, etc. The office desk is made of solid teak, which has drop-dead gorgeous grain of each piece, making it a distinguishing item to your home. Designed with 2 cabinets and 3 drawers, the director desk has capacious space for storing your personal items.

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LAGKAPTEN / MITTBACK Desk, white, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€100
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 60 cm

LAGKAPTEN / MITTBACK Desk, white, 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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vidaXL White Double Pedestal Desk with Cabinets and Drawers
€983.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 82 cm
Depth: 50 cm

This long-lasting desk has three stationery drawers and two large cabinets, providing enough space for storing and organising your files, papers, documents and other office supplies. This double pedestal desk, with its simple yet timeless design, will provide a romantic touch to your study or bedroom. This durable desk is constructed from high-quality MDF and pine, and has a white paint finish.

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vidaXL Pedestal Writing Desk Solid Mango Wood 140x50x77 cm
€481.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 77 cm
Depth: 50 cm

The writing desk is handmade of mango wood which is solid, stable, sturdy and spectacular, and the craftsmanship provides to its marvellous retro style. Designed with two large cabinets, this desk has considerable space to keep your files and other office supplies organised and within reach. Our functional wooden pedestal desk exudes a vintage charm and will make a distinctive addition to your...

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LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk, white/white stained oak effect, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€125
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 73 cm
Depth: 60 cm

Pre-drilled holes in the table top make it easier to attach the legs. white/white stained oak effect 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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vidaXL Writing Desk White and Sonoma Oak 140x50x77 cm Engineered Wood
€267.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 77 cm
Depth: 50 cm

Our workstation is ideal for any small office, dormitory space, space-limited house, or even if you just prefer to manage the space you have! This computer desk is made of the quality engineered wood, making it robust, long-lasting and long-lasting. Additionally, the desk has 6 drawers which provide enough space for you to store books and documents.

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Order online MICKE white desk 142 cm width x 50 cm. - Ireland
€99
at IKEA

Width: 142 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 50 cm

A long table top makes it easy to create a workspace for two. Cable outlets and compartment at the back keep your cables and extension leads out of view but close at hand. white 142x50 cm. The legs can be mounted to the right or left according to need. MICKE Desk.

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LAGKAPTEN / OLOV Desk, dark grey/white, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€80
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 60 cm

LAGKAPTEN / OLOV Desk, dark grey/white, 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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vidaXL Desk 140x45x75 cm Solid Teak Wood
€171.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 45 cm

This wooden desk exudes a rustic charm, making it a distinctive addition to your home or office. The desk is made of solid teak wood, making it durable and long-lasting. It can also be used as a console table or computer desk. The black colour finish for the legs provides to the industrial style.

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vidaXL Pedestal Writing Desk Solid Sheesham Wood 140x50x76 cm
€608.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 50 cm

Designed with a large cabinet and six drawers in various sizes, this desk has lots of space to keep your files and other office supplies organised and within reach. Our functional wooden pedestal desk exudes a vintage charm and will make a distinctive addition to your home or office. Sheesham is a tropical hardwood that is famous for its rich grains and also known as rosewood or palisander.

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LAGKAPTEN / TILLSLAG Desk, white stained oak effect/white, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€65
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 73 cm
Depth: 60 cm

LAGKAPTEN / TILLSLAG Desk, white stained oak effect/white, 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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vidaXL Corner Desk Grey 145x100x76 cm Engineered Wood
€309.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 145 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 100 cm

Our workstation is suitable for any small office, dormitory space, space-limited house, or even if you just prefer to manage the space you have! Additionally, the desk has 4 drawers, 2 Shelf with doors and 2 Shelf without doors, which provide lots of storage space. This computer desk is made of the quality engineered wood, making it robust, sturdy and sturdy.

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LAGKAPTEN / TILLSLAG Desk, white stained oak effect/black, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€65
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 73 cm
Depth: 60 cm

LAGKAPTEN / TILLSLAG Desk, white stained oak effect/black, 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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vidaXL Writing Desk White 140x50x77 cm Engineered Wood
€248.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 77 cm
Depth: 50 cm

Our workstation is suitable for any small office, dormitory space, space-limited house, or even if you just prefer to manage the space you have! This computer desk is made of the quality engineered wood, making it robust, sturdy and durable. Additionally, the desk has 6 drawers which provide enough space for you to store books and documents.

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What is the best way to measure the space to fit a desk in?
Measure both the width and the depth of the space where you'd like to place 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 other edge. If the distance is larger than what you can stretch to with your arms, ask a friend for help, or divide the distance up into multiple parts. This can be done 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 reposition the tape to complete the measurement. If you want to avoid drawing on the floor, try putting down a pointy object like a pair of scissors there. Don't forget to avoid dead places where the piece of furniture won't go like decorative strips. Also it may be necessary to measure the height of the space wherever the ceiling is uneven like in loft rooms.
LAGKAPTEN / ADILS Desk, white stained oak effect/white, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€50
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 73 cm
Depth: 60 cm

Pre-drilled holes in the table top make it easier to attach the legs. Adjustable feet make the table stand steady also on uneven floors. white stained oak effect/white 140x60 cm. The table top is made of board-on-frame, a strong and lightweight material. LAGKAPTEN / ADILS Desk.

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LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk, white/grey-turquoise, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€200
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 73 cm
Depth: 60 cm

The cut-out handles not only contribute character to the drawer units, they also make it easy for you to grip and open the drawers. white/grey-turquoise 140x60 cm. The table top is made of board-on-frame, a strong and lightweight material. LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk.

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vidaXL Corner Desk Sonoma Oak 145x100x76 cm Engineered Wood
€245.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 145 cm
Height: 76 cm
Depth: 100 cm

Our workstation is suitable for any tiny office, dormitory space, space-limited house, or even if you just prefer to manage the space you have! Additionally, the desk has 4 drawers, 2 Shelf with doors and 2 Shelf without doors, which provide lots of storage space. This computer desk is made of the quality engineered wood, making it robust, sturdy and long-lasting.

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BEKANT Desk, white stained oak veneer, white, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€195
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 60 cm

You can mount the table top at a height that suits you, since the legs are adjustable between 65-85 cm. white stained oak veneer/white 140x60 cm. Read about the terms in the guarantee brochure. BEKANT Desk.

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vidaXL L-Shaped Corner Desk Grey 120x140x75 cm Engineered Wood
€150.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 120 cm

This L-shaped modern corner desk, designed with a sliding keyboard section and 2 open Shelf, is extremely practical and will be the centrepiece of your office or study room. Made of quality engineered wood, this office desk is very strong, robust and stable, and will surely bring you years of service. The large work surface provides lots of space for placing your computer, laptop, or photo frames,...

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vidaXL Double Pedestal Desk White 140x48x80 cm
€643.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 80 cm
Depth: 48 cm

This desk comes with three stationery drawers and two large cabinets, providing lots of space for storing and organising your files, papers, documents and other office supplies. This double pedestal desk, with its simple yet elegant design, will contribute a romantic touch to your study or bedroom. This long-lasting and robust desk is made of high-quality MDF and pinewood with a white paint finish...

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BEKANT Desk, black stained ash veneer, black, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€195
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 60 cm

You can mount the table top at a height that suits you, since the legs are adjustable between 65-85 cm. black stained ash veneer/black 140x60 cm. Read about the terms in the guarantee brochure. BEKANT Desk.

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LAGKAPTEN / MITTBACK Desk, dark grey/white, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€100
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 75 cm
Depth: 60 cm

LAGKAPTEN / MITTBACK Desk, dark grey/white, 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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vidaXL Desk Hill Range Grey 150x50x74 cm Solid Pine Wood
€221.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 150 cm
Height: 74 cm
Depth: 50 cm

If you're looking to add a simplistic touch of rustic charm to your interior decor, our solid wooden desk is here! It also provides considerable storage room for showcasing or keeping any items you'd like well organised. Important note: The colours vary from piece to piece, making each of our wooden computer desks charismatic. This writing table is made of solid pine wood, making it stable and...

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LAGKAPTEN / TILLSLAG Desk, white/black, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€65
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 73 cm
Depth: 60 cm

LAGKAPTEN / TILLSLAG Desk, white/black, 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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vidaXL Pedestal Desk Solid Reclaimed Wood 140x50x77 cm
€625.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 77 cm
Depth: 50 cm

The desk is made of solid reclaimed wood that has been sourced from joists, floors and support beams from old buildings being demolished, and can consist of different types of wood like pine, teak, beech, oak, cedar, mango wood, acacia, etc. The pedestal design is not only attractive but multifunctional, as due to the removable tabletop, the desk can be easily converted into 2 separate side...

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vidaXL Writing Desk High Gloss Grey 140x50x77 cm Engineered Wood
€321.99
at VidaXL IE

Width: 140 cm
Height: 77 cm
Depth: 50 cm

Our workstation is suitable for any tiny office, bedroom space, space-limited house, or even if you just prefer to manage the space you have! This computer desk is made of the quality engineered wood, making it robust, long-lasting and durable. Additionally, the desk has 6 drawers which provide enough space for you to store books and documents.

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LAGKAPTEN / ALEX Desk, dark grey/white, 140x60 cm - Ireland
€125
at IKEA

Width: 140 cm
Height: 73 cm
Depth: 60 cm

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

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From the history of furniture: Desks And Secretaries Part 3

Another one is shown in the next figure, 273, the desk open to show the fine workmanship. This book case which was made between 1730 and 1760, is eight feet six inches high, and must have been made for a house of consequence, Owing to its great size. The bookcases were not dwarfed by the beds and clocks shown in previous chapters. A very elegant secretary, with glass doors in Gothic style, is shown in Figure 274. It is made of solid mahog any, like its fellowS already shown, and in one of the secret drawers is written the following inscription:

"This secretary originally belonged to a family named Wil cox, of Worcester, England, and was brought to this country by one of the family in 1810, and was then about seventy-five years old, having been made between the years 1732 and 1738." Pasted on another drawer is still a second record of ownership: "Presented to my wife as a token of respect on my birthday of seventy years, March 16, 1881. " J. N. Bates, M.D."

By some strange vicissitude of fate, this old desk wound up in Worcester, Massachusetts, nearly 150 years after it was made in Worcester, England.

General Washington was always on the alert to buy comforts and luxuries to make Mount Vernon more attractive. In 1774 (he was only Colonel then) he bought many goods from the splendid home of the Fair fax family on the Potomac. Owing to the decision of the family to remain in England, all their household goods at " Belvoir " were to be sold at auction. The list of what Colonel Washington bought is still preserved. There were many items, chiefly of mahogany, — beds, tables, sideboards, etc., — and among them was one mahogany desk for which he paid £16 16s., a very high price, indeed, for those days. It was at this desk, no doubt, that he wrote those long letters containing such minute directions to his factors in London, regarding the business they transacted for him, and the goods they purchased for him, including his and Mrs. Washington's clothes.

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Questions and answers

How to choose a colour for a desk?

If you can choose between different colours for a desk that fits your space and budget, it is useful to know what the effects of the different colours are. The two things to consider for everything colour is balance and associations. Balance means that the colours in one's home should be coordinated, so that it looks like a unit, and not just a random collection of elements. Usual techniques to achieve this are considering a colour wheel, and selecting colours that are either quite close to each other (colours that are only different in intensity of lightness do go together, but slight variations in hue can also be fine), or quite far, like on different halves of the wheel (giving you complementary colours like red and green) or on different thirds (for example, cyan-orange-purple). Other colour combinations are likely be somewhat jarring just based on how our eyes and brains understand colour. Associations with and emotions connected to colours are also important to keep in mind. It is quite probable that these emotions are cultural and learnt, which means that they can be very different in different cultures or just for different people. The associations can even be contradictory, which makes it even more difficult to use them as a guide. Blue is often associated with productivity, but also calmness, stability and even sadness. Green is undoubtedly the colour of nature, and is considered to evoke safety, luck and envy (though in other cultures this latter is yellow). Yellow is always a shouty colour and can evoke warmth, brightness, 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 thought of as the colour of friendship, energy, leadership, desire and anger, which is a very wide range of emotions. But it is clear that in nature, it signals danger or importance, so you probably need to put it next to a calm colour to allow the eye to rest. These associations point in so many directions that these guides all seem to boil down to just one piece of advice: pause and think what the colour means for you.

Is it possible to find desks using their width, height and length?

Finding desks in search engines on the web by measurements is not easy as search engines are best at finding words only. Also, when searching for desks to fit a given space, slightly smaller items are also suitable. Even if some outlets allow searching for desks by size, searching many outlets at the same time needs a different solution. This is where Furniture Ferret comes handy. Our systems scour many outlets on the Internet and list tens of thousands of items to let you buy the one that fits perfectly.

Our philosophy

We aim to allow every one of us to live comfortably even if they only have a small area they call home. We scour the Internet to search among thousands of desks, cabinets, bookcases, storage units, beds, tables, armchairs and more by size, to find just the right piece for you to go next to the window and turn the room into a dressing corner, or to find that extra long sofa that is still narrow enough to squeeze through the door. From the hall to the bathroom, don't live around furniture - buy furniture that lives with you.

Have you heard? We also operate in many other regions. You can look for 60 inch wide desks in Canada, 150 cm wide desks in Australia, 60 inch wide desks in the US or 150 cm wide desks in the UK.

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