The desks they are indispensable in many homes. The number of people who work from home increases and more and more we carry out administrative procedures from home using the computer. In addition, it is very practical for all those who are preparing exams to have their own surface on which to organize their study material.
However, we do not always have our own space to install it. On such occasions it is common to "steal" space from the bedroom or living room to locate the desk. The task is not always easy; when space is tight it is especially important to sharpen your ingenuity and go for alternative solutions such as folding desks.
All folding and folding desks they become the best alternative when the space available in our home is limited. They are also a great solution for all those who believe that it is not practical to permanently allocate a space to a piece of furniture that is not going to be used regularly. Do you feel identified with any of these cases?
There are different solutions on the market to solve this problem: simple folding tables, wall desks folding and even options integrated into other furniture, such as wardrobes or shelves. The available space and the needs of each one of us will become key factors in deciding one or the other. We analyze them separately!
Folding tables are the simpler alternative of how many we shuffle today. They allow you to save space or, in other words, not take up unnecessary space while you are not using them. Attached to the wall, they are the most suitable option for those who do not use it daily and do not accumulate much office supplies.
It is also a simple and inexpensive proposal. You can do it yourself! You only need a board, two folding brackets, some plugs, some screws and a drill. You can see a simple step by step in this David Gerard video. You can also adapt it to an existing decoration using the appropriate materials and colors.
You can place this type of desk in the kitchen, so that the table also serves you for breakfast. The guest room is another large space that we can give with a table of this type a double functionality. In addition, the folding tables are very practical in the children's bedroom while they are still small, so that they do not lose fire space. Due to its characteristics, you can even install it in the hallway.
The wall desks are more complete. They make up for the storage deficiencies that the previous alternative presented. How? Incorporating shelves and small drawers in its design, so that we can organize documents and stationery. They continue, however, to save us space; allowing the ground to be cleared.
The wide variety of designs on the market makes this alternative also one of the most attractive. You will find wall desks in different materials, finishes and colors. Those made of natural wood are the most popular and among these, those of natural wood dominate the market. scandinavian style. If you are looking for a trendy desk, choose one made of light wood with minimalist lines like the ones we show you.
Depending on the color of the wood and the lines of the desk, we will achieve a more or less style contemporary or rustic. There are also other more modern options on the market, created with synthetic materials and with a glossy finish, ideal for decorating modern homes and children's bedrooms.
Integrated folding desks
The third alternative proposes us to integrate the desk into another piece of furniture. In the bedroom we can integrate it into the wardrobe, thus avoiding using extra space to place it. The desk will hardly steal us useful space from the closet and when we do not use it it will go unnoticed. We will thus get the visual noise is less in that room, which will help create a greater sense of order.
We can also integrate the desktop on a shelf. It is a fantastic option if we think of a living room or a multipurpose room in which such a storage system is always useful. In addition, we will have enough room to store document folders if we work with them.
Each of the alternatives that we show you today can solve the need to have a work or study area without stealing useful space from the room. To choose the most appropriate one, we will have to calmly analyze our needs and ask ourselves some questions: are we going to use the desk daily? Do we move a lot of paper when we work? Which room is the ideal place to place it? do we have for it? ...
Answering these questions will make us more aware of what will be more practical for us in the long run. Once the most appropriate proposal has been chosen, it will be time to look at different catalogs and shuffle different options within our budget. Keep in mind that the integrated options will add to your budget.
Are folding desks practical for you?