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Types of writing desk, which one to choose?

Natalia Kolomiets

Posted on Aug 29 2022

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Within office furniture there is an element that cannot be missing and that is the table or desk, because, although it often goes unnoticed, it greatly influences the way you work, whether we talk about quality or productivity. You can see all our desks here.

Buying a desk according to its type and taking into account the needs of those who will use it can be complicated, so in this post we will mention its most relevant types and what you should take into account when choosing them.

What are the types of desk or office table?

Before you can choose a wooden desk, you need to know what models are available on the market and what they are for, so you can choose the one that best suits your needs and in this case the main desks that you can find are:

Desk tables for office work

They are the tables that we commonly find in the office, in general they have large dimensions and are very comfortable when using them to work. Its function is to facilitate good posture and promote productivity in the tasks to be performed.

Some can be wall desks, with bookshelves, oak, etc. An outstanding model for this type of table is undoubtedly the NordicStory "Elsa" solid oak wood desk

NordicStory "Elsa" solid oak wood desk

Technical wooden desks 

These types of tables are made to carry out specific jobs such as illustrators or architects, some allow the inclination and height to be adjusted, but the main thing is that they have a large space from which you can work comfortably.

And if space is your main objective, then the model can serve you NordicStory "Escandi 5" solid oak wood desk

NordicStory Escandi 5 solid oak wood writing table

Desk tables for reception

They are located in the first line of reception of the office, they are usually desks with vintage, modern, Nordic design, among others. Ideally, it should be an office desk with a good presence, but it should also be useful and functional to carry out the necessary care tasks.

NordicStory Solid oak wood writing table

How to choose the best desk

Once explained which are the most important types of desks, it is time to mention which aspects are key when choosing the best one for you.

User needs

Whether you want a study table or an oak desk, each user will have needs that must be met. For example, if it is necessary to have a lot of paper or objects on the desk, it is important to buy large desks.

NordicStory Solid oak wood writing table

On the other hand, if you don't need so much extra space, you can take better advantage of the way you organize things with desks with drawers or containers.

Consider comfort

If you are going to use the desk for long hours, it should be as comfortable as possible, otherwise productivity and quality of work will be terrible. It must have the appropriate measures to keep the screen at eye level, enough space to rest your arms and that in general favors your ergonomics.

Consider add-ons

A good desk should offer you all possible comforts, therefore, the best models have space to put and organize cables, chest of drawers and even space to place peripherals such as the keyboard or mouse and that you can handle them with ease.

NordicStory "Einstein 2" Solid Oak Wood Desk with Floating Shelf

What design should the desk have?

Whether it is a white desk, Nordic style, or made of oak, it must be consistent with the image you seek to convey. This is important because customers make decisions based on appearances. Therefore, make sure that the style of the desk matches that of your office.

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