If You Work From Home, This Affordable Office Furniture Is a Game Changer


Most of us can relate to the work/life balance struggle, and the lines get even blurrier for any anyone whoВ works from home. ButВ there are ways toВ get a little closer to striking theВ balance. The key to said balance? Carving out an area inВ your home that's conduciveВ to productivity and feels separate from the spaces you lounge, relax, and unwind in.

While the rightВ dГ©cor, supplies, and accessoriesВ can definitelyВ help set the tone, office furniture tends to either make or break it. And since not all of us can create a home office akin to an Ivy League library, we decided to track down the best affordable office furniture options. Take a look at the most stylish, affordable office furniture for a productive workspace, broken down by item type below.

Tables and Desks

West Elm Jensen Desk $399Shop

With clean, refined midcentury lines, plenty of tabletop surface space, and a nice walnutВ finish, this desk will satisfy aВ variety of environments and needs.В

IKEA MALM Desk $179Shop

If all you need is a classic desk to get the job done, look noВ further. This one has plenty of usable surface area and extra storageВ for your files and supplies.В

West Elm Simple Metal Desk $299Shop

Simple and practical, this no-frills table is perfect for anyone who has a studio space or needs something on wheels for mobility.В В

IKEA BEKANT Conference Table $259Shop

If you're currently working with a small team, a round conference table will definitelyВ come in handy during brainstorms and also feels very office-appropriate, which will small home office or temporaryВ workspace.В

West Elm Mid-Century Art Display Mini Desk $299Shop

Just because you only haveВ a tiny nook to work with doesn't mean you can't find a desk toВ suit your needs. This one is slim and versatile, plus there's a hidden shelf right under the tabletop.В


West Elm Slope Office Chair $399 $359Shop

Have you ever seen a cooler desk chair? The handsome leather upholsteryВ adds a perfect touch of style without veering on flashy or distracting.В

IKEA HATTEFJГ„LL Swivel Chair $219Shop

Opt for a pretty pastel hue to lighten the mood while you work. The soft organic lines and shape also give it a nice flair and added comfort.В

CB2 Studio III Office Chair $199Shop

If you want to stick with the classics and opt for something with good back support, try this desk chair.В

CB2 Rouka White Velvet Office Chair $299Shop

Unique and chic, this white and gold office chair will win your desk some serious style points.В

IKEA Г–RFJГ„LL Swivel Chair $50Shop

Opt for a slim, discreet desk chair like this one if you're working with a tinier space.В


Story Bookcase Afteroom $196Shop

If you have a ton of books, notebooks, and journals, a modular shelf like this one willВ put them onВ display while keeping clutter a minimum.В

CB2 Stairway Black 72.5" Desk $349Shop

Open-shelves are a great storage solution for anyone who wants to displayВ their accessories and have easy access to important items.В

CB2 Walnut Modular Shelf System $50Shop

This modular shelf system is great for anyone who needs to customize their storage. Order as many or few as you need.В

CB2 Go-Cart Carbon 30"x18" Rolling Cart $129Shop

A storage solution on wheels is perfect for anyone who needs to transport a bunch of paperwork from place to place.В

CB2 TPS Carbon 2-Drawer Filing Cabinet $179Shop

Drawers and cabinets can be great for bulkier, less attractive items or files you don't need to access too often.В

West Elm Wally Task Lamp $40Shop

Though not exactly "furniture,"В workspace lighting is absolutelyВ crucial. This one will do the trick.В

CB2 Antique Brass Arc Table Lamp $70Shop

Considering it's small silhouette, this design-savvy task light plays a big style game.В

Project62 Dean LED Task Lamp $29Shop

If your desk is super tiny, opt forВ a compact task light like this one.В

Project62 Dylan Bullet Shaped Dual Head LED Table Lamp $30Shop

If you share a desk with a partner, roommate, or family member, this two-tieredВ lamp will provide light for both of you while freeing up some table space.В

Pillowfort Desk Task Lamp Gold $25Shop

You can always count something brass to introduce sass and flavor to a lackluster environment.В