When the pandemic first began, many were convinced the work-from-home grind was going to be a temporary fix with a long-term solution. Yet nearly six months later, companies across the country are starting to make changes to their structure, adapting hybrid models of in-person and at-home office hours, and even dismissing leases in big-city office buildings to transfer to a completely remote structure.
According to Global Workplace Analytics, a research and consulting firm that helps employers understand and prepare for the future of work, it is expected that 25% to 30% of the workforce will be working at home on a multiple-days-a-week basis by the end of 2021.
If you fall into that category (or think you will in the near future), revamping your work-from-home space is a must. Here, we share a few inspiration desks that may serve as the centerpiece for your new creative hub.
This L-shaped desk is ideal for those who need a monitor to be successful at work. While there isn’t a ton of space for storage, the unique design that can fit two screens and more will ensure you never miss a beat. // Enterprise L-Shape Desk, $169.99; Wayfair
Made of oak veneer components, this piece is eye-catching, clean and has just enough space for the minimalist type who needs his or her own space to be pristine at all times. // Batten Wall-Mounted Desk and 2 Panel Set, $877; Crate and Barrel
Inspired by French design, this piece from Restoration Hardware will inspire eclectic creativity all the way from Monday through Friday. // French Panel 71” Desk, $2,433-$3,245; Restoration Hardware
For many, an inevitable work-from-home period is still on the horizon. With that in mind, you may want to consider recreating an office workspace, and this wooden desk (paired with the bookshelf) is the perfect centerpiece. // Livingston Peninsula Desk with 105” Bookcase Suite, $5,335; Pottery Barn
Reviewers everywhere have named this specific standing desk to be one of the best, thanks to its durability and various configurations available. Plus, it has memory settings to save the positions you work best in, a locking controller, a guaranteed warranty of five years, remote troubleshooting and so much more. // Eureka Ergonomic Standing Desk E60, $899.99; Eureka Ergonomic
Whether you want to sit or stand at work, this desk has both positions covered, giving you a much-needed healthy balance throughout the day. // Double Computer Desk with Bookshelf Sit and Standing Desk, $179.99; TribeSigns
White, clean and classic, this desk has all the features a working executive could use within their new work-from-home space. Plus, it comes with full-extension drawers, file drawer locks and a flip-down keyboard tray too. // Allyson Park Wirebrushed White Jr. Executive Desk, $1,589.49; Overstock
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