A Guide to Office Desk Options

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Configuring office and workplace desk space entails knowledge of the many available options to best tailor your arrangement to your specific needs and requirements. Understanding how these individual parts work together to form the ideal space is crucial. Bear in mind that left side or right side references are sighted from the perspective of the user behind the desk. (The Return shown below is on the right side of the desk.)
Connecting Bridge
A Return or Bridge creates a three-sided workstation by tying 2 other worksurfaces together.
L-shape desk with right side return
An L-shape desk is available as right side return (shown above) or left side return.
Example Desk Configuration
Pedestal with combination of box drawers and file drawers
Pedestals are available with different combinations of box drawers & file drawers.
U-shape desk configuration
The U-shape desk configuration provides a 3-sided work space.
Optional Hutch with additional storage
The optional Hutch provides additional storage within the same space-saving footprint.
Bow front desk
Bow front desk affords more work surface and creates an overhang that promotes collaboration.
Storage Credenza
A Credenza is typically not as deep as a standard desk, yet still increases work surface area.
Example Desk Configuration
Connecting Bridge
A Return or Bridge creates a three-sided workstation by tying 2 other worksurfaces together.
L-shape desk with right side return
An L-shape desk is available as right side return (shown above) or left side return.
Pedestal with combination of box drawers and file drawers
Pedestals are available with different combinations of box drawers & file drawers.
U-shape desk configuration
The U-shape desk configuration provides a 3-sided work space.
Optional Hutch with additional storage
The optional Hutch provides additional storage within the same space-saving footprint.
Bow front desk
Bow front desk affords more work surface and creates an overhang that promotes collaboration.
Storage Credenza
A Credenza is typically not as deep as a standard desk, yet still increases work surface area.

For more information, visit our Extended Office Desks Buying Guide.