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Desks & computer desks

Desks to help you get down to business

Whether you’re working from home, unlocking new game levels or putting in hours at the work, office desks, computer desks, reception desks and conference tables are by your side. Technically, they’re more at your front. But you know what we mean – office desks and furniture are essential for tackling tasks, and we have lots to choose from.

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A height-adjustable desk that has your back

If you feel good, you work better. Create an ergonomic workspace with a sit/stand desk that lets you change positions often. The important thing to remember is to move often and sit down from time to time too.

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A woman sitting in a black FLINTAN office chair by a grey sit/stand RODULF desk with a computer, work lamp and drawer unit.
A home office with a woman standing at a grey sit/stand RODULF desk with a computer, a work lamp, and a drawer unit.
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A large open-plan office with furniture from the TROTTEN system including desks and storage units on castors.

TROTTEN office furniture for getting work done

From home to high-rise! Discover how the TROTTEN system can easily adapt to your space’s changing needs – whether at home or in the office – with multipurpose furniture and practical units you can add on.

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How high should a computer desk be?

The standard height for a computer desk is between 19-27 inches. Within this range, most people should be able to find a height that fits.

Depending on how tall you are, and what kind of desk chair you use, you can determine which height is most comfortable for you. A few general guidelines for a good desk height are:

  • When sitting down, the desk should reach up to your elbows. You should be able to comfortably rest your arms on the surface in a roughly 90-degree angle.
  • Underneath the computer desk, you should have roughly 13-15 inches from the top of your knees to the bottom of the desk. And from the bottom of the desk to the floor it should be roughly 23 inches.
  • Remember that your height and your sitting position might influence your optimal desk height, but since ergonomics can go a long way in supporting your body and warding off fatigue, it’s worth spending a little time on
  • Try sitting by a desk or dinner table and measure the height to make a calculated choice.

What type of desks can I find at IKEA?

Everyone’s work, hobby and study are slightly different. Our computer desks reflect that very diversity, designed for different needs and preferences. At IKEA you’ll find gaming desks optimized for a gamer set-up, ergonomic office desks, space-saving corner desks and everything in between.

Many of our computer desks are height-adjustable, meaning you can switch between standing and sitting throughout the day. Other desks have collapsible tabletops, allowing you to adjust the surface space if your project gets messy with papers and stationery. Small desks for children are designed to inspire creativity and help with homework, while storage desks with drawers make organizing a breeze.

From rustic wood to glossy white, there’s a computer desk for every style, purpose and project. Productivity has never felt more comfortable.