The 10 Best Wall-Mounted Desks

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This wiki has been updated 6 times since it was first published in April of 2020. A wall-mounted desk offers the workspace of a small traditional desk, but takes up a fraction of the space. Some models fold into the wall, others provide storage room to corral supplies, and a few pieces do both. Most importantly, the choices on this list offer convenience and versatility. Plus, they can be mounted to the exact height that you need in any room in the home. When users buy our independently chosen editorial recommendations, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki.

1. Tangkula Fold Out

2. FOF Industrial Floating Workspace

3. Ustyle Convertible

Editor's Notes

April 11, 2020:

Once only thought of as a space-saver, the wall-mounted desk has become a popular element used in interior design. Fans of minimalism appreciate that it is stylish, convenient, and offers multiple uses. Moreover, it is suited for any room in the home and accommodates traditional, modern, and transitional spaces.

One of the major advantages of a hanging desk compared to a traditional model is that it is not fixed, meaning it can be hung low to accommodate a child's room, or placed high to create a standing workspace. The FOF Industrial Floating Workspace, for example, is available in various dimensions, so you can get the size you need and place it at the level you wish for gaming, crafting, or dining.

Models like the Ustyle Convertible and the Tangkula Fold Out allow left or right side seating and fold into a cabinet when not in use. Plus, they offer oodles of storage space, helping to reduce clutter and keeping you from hunting for supplies when you're ready to work.

Designs similar to the WLive Floating Workspace have a cord management system, so you can plug up electronics and keep wires out of the way while performing tasks.

It is important to note that some desks are better suited for mounting on brick or cement walls. Be sure to check the manufacturer's suggestions before buying and make sure you have the proper fasteners and anchors to support the weight.

Special Honors

Ikea SVALNÄS Combining the look of a bookshelf and the functionality of a desk, the SVALNÄS from Ikea offers convenience and style. It is constructed of durable bamboo and comes with white metal brackets to support shelves of varying depths. The desk extends a little over 13 inches from the wall and has two drawers for storing documents. ikea.com

4. Giantex Hanging Desk

5. Prepac Kurv

6. WLive Floating Workspace

7. Southern Enterprises Willingham

8. Haotian Workstation

9. Wooden Mallet Foldaway

10. Yescom Table Shelf


Christopher Thomas
Last updated on April 14, 2020 by Christopher Thomas

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