20 Best Secretary Desks In Every Design Style and Trend

 

Are you searching for the perfect desk for your living room, bedroom, entryway or home office? Lifestyle expert, journalist and interior design blogger Candie Anderson of candieanderson.com has the scoop on 20 of the best secretary desks in a variety of styles and price ranges.

 

Like many of you, I don’t have a designated home office and wish I did. My desk is in my living room and it can be a real eyesore from time to time when I have a deadline or I’m updating old posts with new content. That’s one of the many reasons I love secretary desks, and considering this gorgeous desk from Williams-Sonoma! Secretary desks are much like storage coffee tables or storage sectionals because you can hide your clutter and items that shouldn’t be on display like bills or paperwork! 

Not only are secretary desks perfect for hiding clutter, but they are a great way to stay organized and the perfect spot to work or study. My grandma had a small secretary desk near the entryway when I was growing up. She stored family heirlooms, stamps, stationery and had picture frames on the top shelf! This fall there are quite a few gorgeous secretary desks to choose from in a variety of styles – from midcentury modern to rustic, traditional, contemporary and that’s just the beginning. They’re perfect for those working from home, students, parents, grandparents, and more. 

If you’re searching for the perfect desk for your living room, bedroom or entry, you’re in luck. Today, I’m excited to share 20 of the best secretary desks in a variety of styles, colors, and price ranges.

 

The Most Gorgeous Secretary Desks

Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to introduce you to the most gorgeous secretary desks on the planet! While perusing Williams Sonoma Home recently, I stumbled on the elegant 1940s French-inspired Lacourte Upright Desk and have been obsessed ever since. I see this desk in my dreams and can envision it in my living room. This beauty is available in the colors Lacourte ebony and in ivory (with brass capped feet). Both desks have a mahogany stained interior and will be the perfect accent piece in your master bedroom, guest bedroom, or living room. I thought I was set on ordering it in black, but love how it looks in white in this home.

Williams Sonoma Home Lacourte Upright Desk Lacourte Ebony best secretary desks
Williams Sonoma Home Lacourte Upright Desk Lacourte Ebony

 

 

Don’t you just love how they adorned the top of the desk with blue and white vases and a black and brass-framed print? I do too! They really modernized this elegant piece with these trendy home decor items.

Williams Sonoma Home Lacourte Upright Desk Ivory best secretary desks
Williams Sonoma Home Lacourte Upright Desk Ivory

 

 

This traditional and elegant Canora Grey Shellson Secretary Desk is perfect for the grandmillennial or cottage core abode. It is currently on sale!

Canora Grey Shellson Secretary Desk best secretary desks
Canora Grey Shellson Secretary Desk

 

 

Rustic Secretary Desks You’ll Love

Pottery Barn’s famed Toulouse Collection is beloved by many! I adore the gorgeous tables and desks. This must have Toulouse Secretary Desk in gray is ideal for the modern rustic abode or coastal space. The top door folds down easily and effortlessly to showcase a center cubby and adjustable shelves. Below the top door, you’ll find three “English dovetail drawers.” You can store your bills, books, or files inside, it’s also a great spot for working on your laptop! The bottom drawers are the perfect spot for your tech devices, chargers, and more. This beautiful desk is currently on sale just in time for Labor Day Weekend!

Pottery Barn Toulouse 36" Secretary Desk with Drawers Stained Gray Wash best secretary desks
Pottery Barn Toulouse 36″ Secretary Desk with Drawers Stained Gray Wash

 

 

This must have Pottery Barn Livingston 46″ Secretary Desk in the popular gray wash is from Pottery Barn’s timeless Livingston collection which I absolutely adore. I can’t get enough of this stunning rustic desk, it’s perfect for your laptop, studying, note-taking, or organizing your schedule for the week! This stunner will look great paired with a leather or upholstered office chair.

Pottery Barn Livingston 46" Secretary Desk Gray Wash best secretary desks
Pottery Barn Livingston 46″ Secretary Desk Gray Wash

 

 

What’s not to love about the Three Posts Salina Secretary Desk? It is small enough that it can be used as a nightstand and folds down so you can read a book, work on your laptop, write notes, or plan your day! This beauty is on sale for $199 and is available in a few different colors.

Three Posts Salina Secretary Desk Antique White best secretary desks
Three Posts Salina Secretary Desk Antique White

 

 

This fabulous rustic-inspired Kelly Clarkson Mila Secretary Desk (with Built-in Outlets) in the color baltic gray is just as gorgeous as it is functional. It’s ideal for the smart home as it has two built-in USB ports and two AC ports. How amazing is that? I love that this charming desk has six letter slots to keep one organized! It’s over 30% off and under $560 with free shipping! Don’t miss out on this incredible deal.

Kelly Clarkson Home Mila Secretary Desk with Built in Outlets Baltic Gray best secretary desks
Kelly Clarkson Home Mila Secretary Desk with Built in Outlets Baltic Gray

 

 

Hooker Furniture is one of my favorite brands for gorgeous and luxurious furniture. This timeless well made Solid Wood Credenza Desk resembles one that has been passed down from generation to generation. I love that it has 10 drawers and a top that flips down! The best part is this desk is currently deeply discounted at 36% off!

Hooker Furniture Hill Country Boerne Ranch Managers Solid Wood Credenza Desk rustic best secretary desks
Hooker Furniture Hill Country Boerne Ranch Managers Credenza Desk

 

 

How fab is this Safavieh American Homes Collection Abigail Fold Down Desk? It’s available in quite a few different colors, I personally love it in distressed black! It will look great in any room in your home. 

Safavieh American Homes Collection Abigail Distressed Black Fold Down Desk
Safavieh American Homes Collection Abigail Distressed Black Fold Down Desk

 

 

Rustic Secretary Desk With A Hutch

Secretary desks originated in the 19th century, and are still a staple in homes around the globe. This beautiful Livingston 46″ Secretary is available with or without a hutch. I personally love both styles, especially with a vintage-inspired hutch. I had an antique secretary in my bedroom for years (until my cat climbed it and scratched the front!) and used it to feature items from college, my first years blogging, and those I’d received during my internships. It was my pride and joy! This beautiful hutch can be also utilized as a bookcase. There are so many options!

Pottery Barn Livingston 46" Secretary Desk + Hutch Gray Wash best secretary desks
Pottery Barn Livingston 46″ Secretary Desk + Hutch Gray Wash

 

 

This rustic Walker Edison Secretary Hutch Wood Desk with Keyboard Drawer comes in two different finishes and is currently on major sale! It’s almost $70 off with free Amazon Prime shipping. I love that it also serves as a bookshelf so you can store your favorite books on the top shelves! This amazing hutch is also a great place to work or study.

Walker Edison Secretary Hutch Wood Desk with Keyboard Drawer best secretary desks
Walker Edison Secretary Hutch Wood Desk with Keyboard Drawer

 

 

Classic Farmhouse Secretary Desks

The farmhouse style that Chip and Joanna Gaines made popular years ago is still going strong! This classic farmhouse 40″ secretary desk with drawers and traditional knobs is available at Pottery Barn in Montauk white and in gray wash. Both provide ample storage for books, binders, folders, files, and tech devices. This is the perfect spot to get work done or study for your next exam.

Pottery Barn Farmhouse 40" Secretary Desk with Drawers Montauk White secretary desks best
Pottery Barn Farmhouse 40″ Secretary Desk with Drawers Montauk White

 

 

This popular Gracie Oaks Vazquez Secretary Desk is functional, affordable, and looks like a console table when closed and not in use. It is available in the colors Fairfax oak, beige oak, and Fontana blue. Which one is your favorite?

Gracie Oaks Vazquez Secretary Desk Beige Oak best secretary desks
Gracie Oaks Vazquez Secretary Desk Beige Oak

 

 

This large Darby Home Co Trumble Secretary Desk with Hutch in white is perfect for the farmhouse or cottage home! It has ample storage space for your computer or laptop, favorite books, binders, and much more.

Darby Home Co Trumble Secretary Desk with Hutch White farmhouse best secretary desks
Darby Home Co Trumble Secretary Desk with Hutch White

 

 

Amazon has a great selection of secretary desks in a wide array of styles and sizes! This small Better Homes & Gardens Modern Farmhouse Secretary Desk in rustic gray is also a must for the modern coastal home! It has plenty of space for using and storing your laptop, notebooks, and tech devices!

Better Homes & Gardens Modern Farmhouse Secretary Desk, Rustic Gray Finish best secretary desks
Better Homes & Gardens Modern Farmhouse Secretary Desk, Rustic Gray Finish

 

 

This chic two-tier Giantex Writing Desk has four drawers and a removable floating organizer! It comes in a few different colors including black, pink and white! They’re all gorgeous and under $160. 

Giantex Writing Desk Black best secretary desks
Giantex Writing Desk

 

 

Industrial Secretary Desks

I am a huge fan of industrial-inspired furniture! I recently purchased an industrial media console that I simply adore. This beautiful Pottery Barn Ludlow 44.5″ Trunk Secretary Desk with Drawers is an absolute must. It will look great in your living room or family room. Pair it with your favorite leather sofa or sectional, armchair, and rustic coffee table! This stunner is destined to garner compliments from family and friends every time they walk into your living room. For a limited time, you can save a bundle on this gorgeous secretary desk!

Pottery Barn Ludlow 44.5" Trunk Secretary Desk with Drawers best secretary desks
Pottery Barn Ludlow 44.5″ Trunk Secretary Desk with Drawers

 

 

This Gracie Oaks Doster Secretary Desk in gray wash is a must for the industrial, modern, or rustic abode! I can also see it in the modern coastal inspired living room. This spot looks like the ideal place to start your morning or end your evening! Don’t miss out on saving 47% on it! This desk comes in an array of different stains and is under $180 with free shipping for a limited time.

Gracie Oaks Doster Secretary Desk Gray Wash modern industrial rustic desks
Gracie Oaks Doster Secretary Desk Gray Wash

 

 

Trendy Modern Secretary Desks

This sustainably sourced West Elm Mid-Century Mini Secretary Desk is perfect for the trendsetter! It’s ideal for the apartment, small bedroom, or living room.

West Elm Mid-Century Mini Secretary secretary desks
West Elm Mid-Century Mini Secretary

 

 

This fabulous and affordable World Market Distressed Brown And Black Wood Secretary Desk is under $250 and perfect for the modern space or modern rustic home. It has two drawers, one shelf, and one pullout tray!

World Market Distressed Brown And Black Wood Secretary Desk secretarys best
World Market Distressed Brown And Black Wood Secretary Desk

 

 

Lifestyle expert, journalist and interior design blogger Candie Anderson of candieanderson.com has the scoop on 20 of the best secretary desks in every top interior design style and trend! They're perfect for working from home, studying and organizing.

 

 

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