The makeshift workstations on our dining tables or kitchen counters may have sufficed for a couple of months but with the COVID-19 pandemic showing no signs of slowing down, it looks like many of us will be working from home for the foreseeable future. Setting up a dedicated workstation is the wisest thing to do now to adapt to the new normal and work arrangement.
Ideally, your first purchase would be a work desk and one that fits your space, organisational or storage needs and style. There are plenty of brands out there that carries office desk with various styles and designs. There are plenty of Indonesian brands offering a number of high-quality desks made by local craftsmen. Why not shop and #supportlocal at the same time?
Here are some of the distinct work desks from Indonesian brands for your shopping guide.
This classy desk has a few unique design touches such as the brass inlay accent and four sleek legs tapered to slightly splayed feet hugging the desktop. It is part of Tresna Limited Furniture Collection by Francine Denise and Mudita Lestari. It’s made of solid wood and finished with Koto and Mahogany veneer with brass accent.
This sleek and unique looking desk is part of the New Age Luxury Collection by Alvin Tjitrowirjo. It’s structure is made of Sonokeling wood with leather insert top and back high gloss legs with polished brass caps and caps. This elegant desk is a centrepiece, providing a striking elegant feature in any room or home office.
Raya Writing Desk
Inspired by the beauty and richness of Indonesian culture, this desk was designed by Indonesian interior designer Yuni Jie. The structure is a mixture of high quality plywood and medium-density fibreboard finished with Sucupira veneer, along with high-quality stainless metal legs with a brass finish. The dark brown colour complimented by brass is an elegant combination, a luxurious desk that will last a long time.
Vassa Home Office Desk
This Solid and Plywood office desk was inspired by the local artistic practice of carving. Its main characteristic is in its intricate bevel details. Finished with a walnut veneer resulted in its distinct chocolate brown colour. This high-quality desk has a simple design yet chic and suits any home office space.
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Kyle Writing Desk
This desk is a modern take of the Oriental-style furniture. It is adorned with chinoiserie details on solid-kiln dried hardwood, reminiscent of turned bamboo legs and solid brass drawer-pulls for an exotic touch. This gorgeous desk is a focal piece in your home office and pair it with a colourful chair will create an eclectic look.
This modern industrial table has a built-in keyboard drawer for those with a desktop set-up. The polish on the black surface gives a luxurious and elegant vibe, perfect for a dedicated work corner. Divide and upgrade your space by placing a patterned carpet for a trendy look.
Hatch Office Desk
This minimalist office desk fits any Scandinavian designed homes. It is made out of medium-density fibreboard and metal, and is perfect for smaller spaces. It has a great storage capacity with three drawers, and its colour can match with brightly-coloured rooms. This budget-friendly table is a great solution for those in apartments or homestays.
Hugo Computer Desk
This modern table is equipped with several shelves and three drawers, perfect for those who need a lot of storage. The table frame is made out of metal with a powder coating finish, making it resistant to corrosion and will last a long time. This type of desk will fit in bedrooms or living rooms to create your own work corner.
Those who love natural wood colours and a more bohemian chic style will fall in love with the Leander desk. It was made out of solid teak wood and finished in its natural colour. The extra shelf on top is great for displaying plants and books, upgrading your work from home desk into a serene space to inspire creativity.
Eureka Wall Folding Table
You can still have a working desk even if you don’t have enough floor space thanks to this floating desk. This minimalist table is made out of plywood veneer and solid wood, making it sturdy enough to withstand heavy items such as laptops and books. Once you’re done working for the day, you can easily fold this desk and still have room to relax at the end of the busy workday.