What is a desk with drawers called? A writing desk, also called a leg desk, has a work surface supported by legs in a manner similar to a table. Writing desks frequently contain one or more shallow pencil drawers underneath the work surface, but don’t have any other storage.
What is the smallest desk size? There’s a standard size for small bedroom desks: 30 inches wide, 20 inches deep and 30 inches tall. Models which are smaller than that usually aren’t much smaller, shaving a few inches from those dimensions at most. For rooms with more space, however, there are small desks as wide as 48 inches.
Is a 30 inch desk too small? A standard desk is around 30 inches tall, an ideal height for keeping your body comfortable. Unless the desk is for a child, it should not be much shorter than this. A desk at the proper height will ensure your legs aren’t cramped and you have enough clearance for your knees as well as the arms of the desk chair.
What sizes do office desks come in? Freestanding desks range in size, but common dimensions are 48, 60 and 72 in. (122, 152 and 183 cm) wide and 24, 30 and 36 in. (61, 76 and 91 cm) deep. Get the largest desk that fits comfortably in your space, as you can never have enough work surface.