Like any other creative creatures, musician need the just right environment in order to produce their best work. Especially if you work at your own home, you want things to be simply, cozy but efficient enough to get things done at your own pace. A desk for home recording is often overlooked when setting up, it is often overshadowed by the other equipment you are purchasing for your set. However, as anyone who has set up a home studio knows, the desk plays a pivotal role in one’s set up. 

Back in the day, we remember getting by with our typical Ikea or other popular store-brand desks when we were first starting out; however, upgrading our desk not only helped keep our gear organized and safe, but saved us some time and improved the work flow greatly to get those ideas coming quicker than ever.  Today, we will take a look at the 8 best multi-functional studio desks, no matter you are setting up a new home studio or upgrade a old one, this article would for sure give you some ideas.

Studio RTA Producer Station Maple

In a nutshell, this desk is built to last. The size keeps you prepared for future equipment upgrades and in relation to similar options out there, the Studio RTA Producer Station is sensibly priced for a home studio. With plenty of room for all your electronic gear, the Studio RTA Producer’s Station is the answer to making your workspace more efficient and ergonomic.

The main tier is big enough for an 88-key keyboard, and dual 13-space racks on each side keep your rack gear squared away. A 5-space rack holds additional equipment on top and there are dual 8-space CD holders. The upper tier accommodates additional keyboards or a computer monitor. Two smaller sliding tiers hold computer keyboards, and handy cable organizers in back keep them tangle-free and out of the way. Locking casters make the whole system easy to move.

On-Stage WS7500 Series Wood Studio Workstation

On-Stage WS7500 series Workstations are perfect for the home studio! These workstations are ergonomically designed for maximum comfort and work efficiency. The rectangular steel tube frame is sturdy enough to support all of your computer/keyboard gear, while the compact Z-frame and slide-out keyboard tray keep your set-up clean and sleek.

Founded on a promise of affordability, durability and innovation, On-Stage Stands products are used everyday in studios, showrooms, and on stages everywhere.

Walker Edison Modern Corner L Shaped Workstation Desk

Unfettered by excessive drawers and shelves, the simple design of this three-piece corner desk exudes sophistication.Desk includes two 21-inch deep rectangular desktops and a quarter-circle shaped desktop, all join together to give you an abundant work space.

Crafted from beveled tempered safety glass and powder coated steel legs for a durable, long lasting desk. Includes an autonomous CPU stand and a sliding keyboard tray that can be mounted on either side of the desk.  The L-shape design provides the perfect fit for space-saving needs and features a sliding keyboard tray and CPU stand. Its flexible configuration allows you to mount the tray on either side of the desk according to your needs.

Omnirax Presto Studio Desk Black

The Presto and Presto4 are designed to meet a variety of needs in an ergonomic and economical fashion. The desk surface is wide enough for large keyboard controllers, control surfaces, or small mixers, while providing 8 (PRESTO) or 4 (PRESTO4) rack spaces in two bays within easy reach. The top shelf above the rack spaces can hold both computer monitors and near field monitors. The shelf below the desk provides excellent space for CPU and other storage. The KMSPR optional sliding computer keyboard shelf is available to fit either model.

Within the two bays, you can find four rack spaces to store your equipment. And underneath, you will find another shelf to hold your computer tower. There is also the option of including a sliding keyboard shelf if you so desire. This beauty also comes in gray, mahogany or maple, so that you can be sure to match the color of your room.

Z-Line Designs Cyrus Workstation

Finished in an attractive cherry finish with black accents and clear tempered safety glass, this mobile workstation keeps computer components and office supplies close at hand. A spacious desktop work surface with raised platform shelves ideal for printers, scanners and accessories. Also features a pullout keyboard tray with room for a mouse. Casters provide for easy mobility.

This contemporary style desk has a cherry finish with black accents. It features clear tempered glass for safety with black border and handsome chrome cylinders support. Pullout keyboard tray has plenty of room for a mouse. The spacious desktop workspace ideal for any home or office.

Flash Furniture Clifton Black Computer Desk

The Clifton Computer Desk is an efficient and secure workstation that fits well in small spaces. The generous desk surface is made from black laminate with a raised top shelf for your monitor and a lower bottom shelf for your hard-drive and other supplies. With a raised shelf, you can have your monitor above your work area or keep your tablet in view while working on your laptop.

The desk has a modern silver, powder coated frame finish and a perforated lower frame design. Self-leveling floor glides keep your desk from wobbling on uneven floor surfaces and protect your floors by sliding smoothly when you need to move the desk. The efficient Clifton desk has a modern design that works well for both writing projects and computer work.

Studio Trends 46 in. Studio Desk with Dual 4U Racks

The Studio Trends STLD46 46″ Desk features a wide work area and plenty of rack space for all your recording and editing needs. It has a 46″-wide work surface, desk shelf for computer monitor and speakers, two 4-space racks for outboard gear, and 4 casters-front casters lock. It also has a cable port to hide wires, for a more aesthetic look. This is the perfect compliment to any home studio or editing suite environment, a practical space for writing, producing and mixing music. 

All in all, it’s a good desk though.  Dual 4U rack bays, cable management, and it matches up with their various extension sidecars.  They also make a 30″ desk that has a single 4U rack bay, which is good for a much tighter space, or maybe a secondary station in your project studio.

L-Shaped Computer Desk Office Workstation

High quality artificial boards with sturdy steel legs constitute a more practical workstation. The screen has a higher board to put the computer display screen, protect the cervical spine at work. Flexible desk design, saving a space resources with 180 ° rotating function of side table.

The combination of main, auxiliary table and lower shelf provide ample space for computer, monitor, printer, writing, study and other home office activities. Reversible Auxiliary Table offer flexible configuration option that it allow you to assemble L shape on right or left side. Slide the side table to the level of the main table, the length of the desktop can be extended from 1.2m to 2m.