For those of us who didn’t possess formidable WFH setups to begin with — or chose not to impulse-purchase an entire apartment-office lineup in 2020 — we have good news: just because you’re still working from your couch after 365+ days at home, it’s not too late for you to to buy a stylish and affordable desk.
While budgets are tight and huge investments are daunting for our wallets, we aren’t looking for a throwaway fix either. Instead, we’re set on finding a cheap desk that’s built to last and will add a little charm and style to our home-scapes. We hunted down all the under-$150 styles we could find that will (a) optimize your workspaces and (b) aren’t ramshackle eyesores.
Even when the world is officially back to “normal” and we’re commuting to our cubicles yet again, each of the options ahead will still serve an at-home purpose — whether as your makeshift dining table, a bonus storage unit for books, stand-in bedroom vanity, dedicated puzzle, and crafting spot — or just a nice spot to catch up on emails on the weekends.
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