The 12 Best Corner Desks for Small Spaces

published Mar 21, 2023
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There’s so much to love about living in a small space: The coziness, the affordability, and most of all, the creativity it fosters when it comes to decking out your space with the right furniture. One of the most creative places to maximize in a tiny space? Your corners! From intricate lighting to organizers, your corners should never go to waste. In fact, they’re the perfect spot to house one of your most essential areas: your office. The key? Finding the perfect corner desk. Designed to nestle into even the tightest nooks, these desks are a stylish way to add some functionality to any room. Below, we rounded up 12 of the best corner desks for small spaces that range from minimalist beauties to those with enough storage to hold every office essential under the sun.

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was $215.99

Sometimes simple is the best way to go. This wooden corner desk features classic mid-century styling, a drawer, and a gorgeous walnut-colored finish for one of the most effortlessly stylish picks on this list.

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Urban Outfitters

Style and function come together seamlessly in the Mia Corner Desk. A modern take on the classic campaign style, this desk features a spacious tabletop with two shelves to keep your belongings organized. Finished off with a pull-out keyboard tray (accented by a rose gold drawer pull) it also has a desktop grommet to keep your cords tidy.

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was $139.99

Looking for a corner desk with some personality? Available in six fun hues (including this bold poppy red), the Careyann Corner Desk is a can't-miss pick. With over 2,000 five-star reviews, it's also a customer favorite!

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Pottery Barn

For a corner desk with some serious storage, we love the Aubrey desk from Pottery Barn. Its styling is quintessential Pottery Barn-chic and its open shelving alongside a chest of drawers make it an exceptionally organized piece.

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was $159.99

There's something so glamorous about this golden glass corner desk. Sleek and simple, it instantly dresses up a room while simultaneously creating the ultimate contemporary workspace.

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was $479.99

Did you know that standing corner desks were a thing? Well, now you do! Get moving throughout the day with this trendy pick from Wayfair. Featuring a customizable height of up to 47.3 inches, it's also available in multiple colors and styles that'll blend in with any aesthetic.

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Urban Outfitters

The modern rustic vibes of the Amelia Corner Desk make it a boho-lovers' dream. Complete with one drawer with a wooden runner so you can stash away your writing utensils, folders, and more, who could pass up a mango wood beauty like this find?

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Urban Outfitters

One look at it and you can see the Kirby Corner Tower Desk means business. Compact and industrial-chic, this desk features a duo of shelves stacked in a towering silhouette that offers ample storage space for your books, trinkets, and much more.

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In the market for some serious desktop space? You can't go wrong with an l-shaped corner desk like this QVC find. Its slightly larger profile makes it a great way to add double the surface to a small room while its curved shaped softens the space.

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was $139.99

Calling all gamers: this one's for you. The most affordable find on our list, if a gaming corner desk is on your shopping list, consider this desk. Coming in a variety of color combinations, it comes equipped with a moveable monitor stand for a customized setup you'll love.

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was $169.00

If you're looking for something really compact, go with a floating corner desk like this find from Manhattan Comfort. Coming with a shelf as well as a sliding keyboard tray, this hanging option features a sleek mid-century design that'll complement any space.

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Pottery Barn
was $749.00

Part minimalist and part farmhouse, we love the Livingston Corner Desk. Classic details like crown molding, fluted trim, and hand-applied finishes give this customizable find a timeless appeal. Best of all, if you find yourself with more space in the future, there are matching cabinets you can pick up, making this a desk that can really grow with you.