Eight Desks For A Stylish Return To School Or Work This Fall


August 7, 2017 | BY AFP Relaxnews

It'll soon be time to head back to work or school in September. Why not soften the blow by revamping your workspace, creating a pleasant area with a carefully chosen desk as a stylish and practical centerpiece?



Designer and architect Achille Castigliono has designed a writing desk with a simple, stylish, streamlined design for Maddalena De Padova, available from The Conran Shop. (€1,100.75)

Available from: www.conranshop.co.uk



Italian design brand Glas Italia has this elegant desk, designed by Yabu Pushelberg, made from a single sheet of 15mm-thick glass. (Price on request)

Available from: www.glasitalia.com



Designer Mikael Axelsson wanted to create a desk that could fit seamlessly into a personalized interior, making more of a creative space than a workspace. His desk, designed for Ikea, is finished in bamboo, a sturdy and original material. (€139)

Available from: www.ikea.com



Dutch duo Studio Job have expanded their "Paper Collection" range of papier mâché furniture with a desk for Dutch design brand Moooi. The top of the desk is finished in oak. (€2,963)

Available from: www.moooi.com 

Journal Desk


Design brand Normann Copenhagenoffers a minimalist desk designed for small spaces. It has functional details such as a built-in cable grommet and a steel drawer. It's available in white, gray, black and light blue. (€605)

Available from: www.normann-copenhagen.com 



Filip Janssens came to design later in his career, after 20 years in teaching. His style is characterized by the exploration of volumes and modules that reference architecture. This can be seen in the "Jointed" desk for design brand Serax. (€1,681.90)

Available from: www.serax.com



Swedish design brand String is best known for its well-known modular shelving. It also makes cleverly designed desks with height-adjustable tops. (€1,735)

Available from: string.se 

Victorian style


British designer Tom Dixon was inspired by Victorian school desks when creating his "Slab Desk." Made from solid oak, the rounded contours bring a fresh, modern feel. The hole previously used as an inkwell is now used to feed through cables. (€2,160)

Available from: www.tomdixon.net