A large luxurious office desk is not always an option when you are decking out an area which is somewhat lacking in available space. For those purposes you need a more compact sized office desk for small spaces and thankfully there are some excellent and innovative options on the market today. Whether you need a compact folding computer workstation or a portable foldable desk, there are options out there and the rest of this lens looks at some of the top rated options available.
Wood Folding Desks
Foldable Office Desks For Business and Personal Use
You don’t need to skimp on style, size or functionality just because you haven’t got the space for a large bulky piece of office furniture. Compact office furniture can enable you to kit out any small home office, college dorm room etc. and still get all the features you need without compromise. Compact office desks come in both small sizes and space saving folding desk alternatives and these are a great option when you want all the functionality without the large footprint.
Winsome Wood Foldable Desk, Natural
This mission style collapsible desk with a pull out keyboard tray measures 30 inches high by 20 inches deep and 40 inches long providing ample room for your computer or other activities. It is crafted of solid beechwood and has slatted sides for a light and airy look but is solid and stable too. To fold down you pull out the keyboard table, fold in the side and lower the top so it folds flat for storage. Owners of this desk love how this attractive compact desk fits neatly into tight spaces and assembles quickly and easily right out the box. Winsome Wood is a name you can trust and at this price this real wood folding desk is great value.
4D Concepts Folding Desk
This compact extendable desk has a folding drop leaf table attachment which extends the size of the desktop. If you need a desk for a tight space then give this one a try. Its compact size makes it ideal for a cramped office or tiny student dorm room and the ability to either half or extend the desk surface in a matter of seconds is extremely nice space saving alternative to a full sized office desk.
Compact Folding Computer Workstations
Foldable Small Workstations for Computers
A compact computer workstation is a more condensed version of a regular desk. Rather than having a wide desktop to accomodate the keyboard, mouse, monitor, printer and other accessories, a compact workstation opts for a more vertical alignment with shelves and storage spaces aligned vertically in a smaller area. Foldable computer workstations are made for people who need a portable computer desk or who need a small desk for a cramped space. They are the perfect small desk for aparment dwellers or make a great folding portable desk for people on the move a lot.
Fold-N-Go Computer Workstation
If you need a small desk for an apartment, or a foldable small computer workstation for a college dorm room, or small office then this is a great solution. A push button slide release system allows this compact workstation desk to fold up to just 4 1/2 inches wide which makes it easily stowable and easy to transport from place to place and the ideal desk where space is limited. The unit measures 29-1/2 inches high and 27-1/2 inches wide in its unfolded state and comes in an attractive modern black and silver color scheme. Stability is important in any foldable workstation and this one is just as stable as any regular non-folding model.
SEI Black Fold-Out Convertible Desk
This is a great little fold up desk which mounts directly onto a wall and pulls open to provide a handy writing or laptop desk. Fold it up and you’ve got an attractive wall cabinet, fold it down and there’s your desk ready to use with handy cubby holes in the cabinet for writing implements, disks, a mouse, check books, envelopes etc. This fold up desk table is so compact it is perfect for use all over the home. As it doesn’t take up space like a tradtional desk it will fit in anywhere you have a little wall space to devote to it. Better still, it looks attractive so it doesn’t have to be relegated to your office or crafting room, but wouldn’t look out of place in your living room or bedroom either.
Small Folding Tables as a Desk Alternative
Do you really need an office desk or will a regular foldable table suit your needs just as well? A portable folding table offers the same wide flat surface to work on with the advantage of being easy to carry and often much easier to store as well. Some even have a collapsible table top which folds in half too to save even more space. Some top selling folding tables are shown below.
Fold-in-Half Adjustable Folding Table
This portable table offers a lot of convenience for such a low price. It comes with a convient carrying handle and is a great height adjustable desk alternative when all you need is a flat working area. The table top measures a full 4 feet long and the height can be adjusted from its lowest point of 22″ to its top height of 26″. When you want to move it or stow away the table its legs fold up underneath and the top folds in half too so it’s now half the size and ready to stowaway. It is water and stain resistant and suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. If you need a portable folding table which is durable, lightweight and stowable then you can’t go wrong with this one.
Table Mate II
How about something a little smaller? In terms of size and convenience the Table-Mate II is the ideal alternative to a bulky free standing desk. If all you need is a handy laptop table or a small writing desk for homework or writing out the bills then this small portable folding desk table may just be the ideal solution. It’s height adjustable and stowable when not needed and it lets you take your work away from an uncomfortable office chair and straight to your couch.