What can I use instead of a desk?
- Use an ironing board as a sit/stand desk.
- Turn a bookcase or shelving unit into a standing desk.
- Create a desk using a dining-table leaf or a door and storage organizers.
- Prop your laptop up vertically with a napkin holder or file organizer.
What is a Murphy desk? ‘ Not everyone has an extra room in their home that can be used as an office, but thankfully there’s a great solution: The Murphy Desk! A Murphy Desk is a pull-down or fold-down desk that can be folded away when not in use.
What is a narrow desk called? Secretary desks typically have a smaller footprint than other desks, and can easily hide your workspace. A secretary desk is great for small spaces and those who need a large amount of storage but don’t need a large workspace.
How do you set up a desk in a small space? A demilune or hall table can make a nice small desk or laptop table, and doesn’t take up too much space. You could place one in your entryway, behind the sofa, or on a blank wall, move a chair up to it when necessary, and have it serve as a console table the rest of the time.