16 Wall Mounted Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces

December 5, 2016
16 wall mounted desk ideas.

When you live in a small space, but you would like to have a desk, it can be difficult to fit one in. Wall mounted desks are an easy solution because they take up much less space than the average office desk but are still just as functional. Here are 16 examples of wall desks in different styles that save space but add functionality to your room.

1. These mounted wall desks save space, look great, and give you an office space without needing a dedicated room.

Wall mounted desks with a wood and metal finish.
Sequel Wall Desk from BDi

2. This shelving system mounts to the wall and has a larger shelf that’s just the right size to be used for a desk.

This shelving system includes a wall mounted desk.
Helix Acacia Desk from CB2

3. Three cubbies inside this wall desk provide storage space to prevent your worktop from getting cluttered or disorganized.

This wall mounted desk includes open shelves for storage.
Wall Mounted Desk from LAXseries by MASHstudios

4. These wall mounted desks are at different heights making them suitable for both the adults and kids in this family house.

These wall mounted desks are at different heights making them suitable for both the adults and kids in this family house.
Inspiration from a home designed by atelier van wenderden.

5. Lights under this wall desk amplify it’s floating look and brighten up the work corner.

Lights under this wall mounted desk amplify it's floating look and brighten up the work corner.
Studiovision Architecture designed this modern bedroom.

6. This floating wall desk has a roll out shelf that can be pulled out when you need more room to work, or be left tucked in to conserve space in the room.

This floating wall mounted desk has a pull out shelf.
Float Wall Desk designed by Dario Antonioni of Orange 22 Design Lab.

7. A floating wall desk next to the window maximizes the amount of natural light you can use and puts less strain on your eyes.

A small floating wall mounted desk creates a useful area out of a small space.
Inspiration from Dragon Art. Photography by Foto & mohito.

8. This minimal geometric floating wall desk is just the right size for studying or writing.

This minimal geometric floating wall desk is just the right size for studying or paying the bills.
Deskbox designed by Raw Edges. Manufactured by Arco

9. The front of this floating wall desk flips down to reveal a cubby and a pull out desk top to increase its size and hide things when you’re not using it.

The front of this floating wall mounted desk flips down to reveal storage and a pull out desk.
The Ledge designed by Darin Montgomery and Trey Jones for Urbancase.

10. This curved floating shelf has a light that shines in the middle of it to perfectly illuminate your work area.

This curved floating shelf also doubles as a desk.
Victor Vasilev designed this modern wall desk for MDF Italia.

11. This white folding wall desk is the same color as the wall, helping it to blend right in when it isn’t being used.

This white folding wall desk is the same color as the wall, helping it to blend right in when it isn't being used.
Inspiration from an office designed by Studio Swine.

12. The ledge of this minimalist floating desk lets it be used for storage even when the rest of the desk is folded up.

The ledge of this minimalist floating wall mounted desk lets it be used for storage even when the rest of the it is folded up.
Norberg wall mounted drop leaf table from Ikea

13. The door of this shelving unit opens up to become the perfect writing surface that can also hide things when you close it up.

The door of this wall shelving unit opens up to become the perfect writing surface that can also hide things when you close it up.
Mid Century Office Shelving from West Elm

14. If you’re feeling ambitious you can also make your own custom fold up wall desk to make sure it fits all of your needs.

Make your own wall mounted desk with these DIY instructions
DIY Fold-Up Wall Desk from Crafted Fairly.

15. A wall desk installed in a window alcove makes the most of natural light lets you look out the window while you work.

A wall desk installed under a window makes the most of natural light lets you look out the window while you work.
Inspiration from Pause Design. Photography by Alex Lukey Photography.

16. A corner wall desk is a great way to include a desk in your small space because it fills up a corner that would probably be wasted without it.

A corner wall mounted desk is a great way to include a home office in your small space.
Prepac Floating Corner Desk available at The Home Depot
16 Wall Desk Ideas That Are Great For Small Spaces