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Corner desk help. Need suggestions...


So I am moving, cohabitating with my SO.  My office will be relegated to the 4th bedroom.  There is a spare bed and a dresser, which leaves me with a corner and/or back wall.  I have 5 feet from the wall east wall to the bed, so any desk would either need to be a corner desk or a 4-5 foot wide regular desk.


It need to fit a 34" UW and 5" Mackie CR5BT's across it.  I'm looking at some sit/stand desks, but wondering if a corner desk would be better and allow more room for the monitor/speakers, without pushing my chair back into the bed.


Not as concerned about price as I am in getting a decent desk that fits my needs.  I guess I'd say up to $500 USD for starters.  Any thoughts or suggestions would be appreciated.



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As someone with a 5ft desk, it's really not as wide as you might think. I'd stick with a regular desk instead of an L desk otherwise it'd likely feel cramped


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Go to an ikea and choose two table tops and some legs/cabinets and you're good to go. you can easily spend less than $500 on that.


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  • 3 weeks later...

You'll be fine with a 48" wide desk.




I have a 40" 16:9 which is functionally wider than your 34" UW (technically even wider than a 34" SUW).  I have just enough room at the corners of the desk to put my speakers.  So add in a couple extra inches for a smaller monitor--and you'll be fine with a 48".


I'd probably put my tower on an end table between the desk and the bed--just so you only have the KB/M and speakers/monitor on the actual desk surface.  > 48" desks are only necessary if you insist on having the tower on the desk itself, have multiple KB's (eg. laptop) that you need access to, or have a display that is so massive that it requires additional horizontal space.

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