We think that your choice to go for one over the other has a lot to do with your personality. Do you fit these workspace profiles? Or do you break out of the mold? Tell us in the comments!
The Sleek, Minimal Workspace
Your job: Web coder or engineer, something very left-brain.
You might own: An Apple Cinema Display or Samsung SyncMaster
What's on your walls: Nothing, save for a bit of backlighting.
Your chair: Herman Miller's Aeron Chair
What people say when they walk in: "It looks so clean!"
Your dream desk: The UNstudio Collector's Loft
The Inspiring Decorated Desk
Your job: Graphic designer or crafter, something very right-brain.
You might own: A white MacBook and a sewing machine.
What's on your walls: Framed graphic prints, plus an inspiration board tacked with fabric swatches.
Your chair: Eames Wire Chair
What people say when they walk in: "Wow, colorful!"
Your dream desk: Sonja's Savvy Sophistication Home Office
(Images: The German Mac Mini + iMac Home Office Combination, Flickr member hellojenuine. licensed for use under Creative Commons, Minimal Home Office Workstation: Dark Desk Hides Wires, Sonja's Savvy Sophistication Home Office)