BOO’s 2019 Office Desk Buyers Guideoffice desks in san diego

For those of us trying to buy office desks San Diego offers plenty of options. You can of course buy online – which many people do. The problem here is that you do not know the level of quality you are getting. Desks are heavy and hard to move. This is something you want to get right the first time. That’s why we’ve put together this handy little guide to help you make the right decision.

Breaking It Down

There are many types of office desks and each is meant to be used differently. For each type there are various styles, finishes, and configurations. Starting from scratch the search can be a little overwhelming. But don’t worry, we are going to break it down for you!

In this guide, we will focus on commercial grade desks, in other words the kind you might find at a business or in an office building. So where do we begin?

How will the Desk Be Used?

The first thing to determine is what kind of office desk you need or want.

Here is a handy little chart to help with that; (Click on each desk type for more info)


How Will the Desk Be Used?Credenza DeskComputer DeskStraight DeskExecutive DeskL Shaped DeskU shaped DeskBullet DeskP Shaped DeskReception Desk
Open OfficeXXX
Shared OfficesXXX
Standard OfficesXXX
Executive OfficesXXX
Sales OfficesXXXXX
Reception and LobbyX

One Size Fits None

There is no one size fits all option when it comes to office desks.  As you can see, when you are picking desks for your office space every user has different needs. Let’s take a look at each area of the office and the types of desks and layout which work for different users.

Open Plan Desks

Let’s first take a look at an open office environment. This is an open area, usually central to the office where many users share space. Sometimes these areas are filled with cubicles. For our purposes we will look at the kinds of desks that one could use to save space in these areas. Here are some example images and desk layouts common to these spaces:

modern desks in an open office environment     picture of open plan l shaped desks

open plan desk layout 50 stations  open office desk layout

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