Vintage, Mid-Century, and Modern Desks


Desks first appeared in the 1600s with sloped surfaces that could open and close. They were originally inspired by chests of drawers. A popular choice of furniture in the 18th century, desks eventually became natural parts of domestic and professional spaces.

A mid-century, or modern desk could be a marvelous addition to an interior. These pieces often complement other Vintage Mid century modern furniture items. The right piece can provide a whole new dimension or energy to your room. Here is everything you need to know while buying modern desks.

There are a few steps to take into account before buying a piece of furniture. For instance, while browsing furniture pieces online, you should be mindful of the available space in your room. Not knowing your area’s measurements might lead to a crowded setting.

Your chosen desk could be placed near the window, where it is most pleasant to enjoy the natural light. However, if you decide to sit with your back to the window, the sunlight may cast shadows and reflections on your computer screen. It is worthwhile to consider how much time you will spend at the desk and which activities you will complete there.

You can choose from a wide array of desks in distinct shapes and aesthetic designs. Look around your room; which shapes and hues dominate the interior? Should the desk blend in with the decor or be a stylistic break? The answer to these questions will help guide you to desks that complement your style.

We understand selecting the right desk is important to you. That’s why Showrooms at 2220 offers a variety of vintage, mid-century, and modern desks that will suit your taste.