The 14 Best Corner Desks for Small Spaces

updated Jan 23, 2024
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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 ways to maximize in a tiny space? By taking advantage of your corners! From intricate lighting to ingenious organizers, the corners of your studio apartment or small home should never go to waste. In fact, they’re the perfect spot to house one of the most essential areas: your home office. The key to making sure your WFH space is functional and stylish? 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 14 of the best corner desks for small spaces that range from minimalist beauties to workhorses that pack in enough storage to hold every office essential under the sun.

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If you're looking for a corner desk that gets the job done — both literally and figuratively — look no further than this classic desk from Wayfair. The clean lines, roomy drawer, and shin-heigh shelves offer plenty of storage for important files, photo frames, workplace awards, and anything else you could want nearby.

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If you have a soft spot for bespoke furniture that looks and feels handmade, you'll absolutely swoon over this '70s-inspired, corner desk from Perigold. It features squared-off legs and angular edges, with iron and leather hardware for a modern twist on Shaker-like styling

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Sometimes simple and streamlined is the best way to go. This wooden corner desk from Wayfair features classic mid-century lines, a roomy 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 work surface, this desk features a spacious tabletop with two shelves to keep your belongings organized. It's finished off with a pull-out keyboard tray (accented with a rose gold drawer pull) and also has a desktop grommet to keep your cords tidy.

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Looking for a corner desk with some personality? Available in six fun hues (including a bold poppy red), the Careyann Corner Desk from Wayfair is a can't-miss pick worthy of a CEO. Best of all, it boasts plenty of room for all the essentials, from a spacious pull-out drawer to an L-shaped shelf that can house books, electronics, and more.

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Pottery Barn

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

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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. It doesn't offer any hidden storage, but that doesn't mean you can't snag some desktop organizers to keep things in place.

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Urban Outfitters

The sleek yet rustic vibes of the Amelia Corner Desk make it the ideal choice for anyone who loves farmhouse modern design. At the center, you'll find a narrow drawer that touts just enough room for stashing writing utensils or tech chargers.

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Urban Outfitters

One look and you can clearly see that the Kirby Corner Tower Desk from Urban Outfitters means business—and will help you get down to just that. Compact and industrial-chic, this desk features a duo of shelves stacked in a towering silhouette that offers ample storage space for your books, collectibles, 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 the curved shape softens the space.

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Calling all gamers: this one's for you. The most affordable find on our list, this gaming corner desk is ideal for anyone who loves to log on to wind down at the end of the day. Available in a variety of color combinations, it comes equipped with a moveable monitor stand for a customized setup you'll love (whether you're a devoted gamer or just someone who likes to work in front of multiple monitors).

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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

Part minimalist and part farmhouse, we love the Livingston Corner Desk. Classic details like 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.

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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 47.2 inches, its sleek black color will blend in with any aesthetic.