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Slim 36w 20d 30h Desk
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A Room & Board classic, the Slim desk collection offers a balance of grace and strength. Powder-coated natural steel gives weight to a delicate handcrafted design that features subtle weld marks unique to each piece.

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Details of Slim 36w 20d 30h Desk

  • Dimensions: 36"w 20"d 30"h
  • Space Between Legs: 35"w
  • Leg Thickness: .5"w
  • Shelves: one fixed steel
  • Open Space: (1) 35"w 20"d 3"h
  • Product Origin: made in Minnesota
  • Item Number: 096602

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Slim 50x20 Desk
 
4.2

(based on 14 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great design (10)
  • Quality construction (10)
  • Good surface area (9)
  • Durable finish (7)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Smaller offices (11)
    • Writing desk (10)
    • Laptop / office (9)
    • Desktop computer (8)
    • Homework (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Eclectic (10), Modern/contemporary (8)

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    5.0

    Great desk

    By Fox

    from Seattle, WA

    Style Eclectic

    Verified Buyer
    Employee product review

    Pros

    • Durable finish
    • Good Surface Area
    • Great design
    • Quality construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Craft table
      • Desktop computer
      • Homework
      • Laptop
      • Smaller Offices
      • Writing desk

      Customer comments about Slim 50x20 Desk:

      I really love the Slim collection and this desk is great (and at a great price point). The navy powdercoat finish on mine gives a nice pop of color and wipes down easily when cleaning. The shelf under the desktop works great if you are a "stacker" like me. I'm able to arrange all of my careful piles of papers/books to have them easily available.

      • I live in a:
      • Apartment/condo
      • This product is used in my:
      • Home office

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      5.0

      Functional for smaller spaces

      By DM.

      from Northern NJ

      Style Eclectic, Modern/contemporary

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable finish
      • Good Surface Area
      • Great design
      • Quality construction
      • Small But Functional

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Desktop computer
        • Homework
        • Smaller Offices

        Customer comments about Slim 36x20 Desk:

        Service was exceptional. I had to leave unexpectedly after I had confirmed the delivery with the driver and he was very professional in making sure the delivery went smoothly. This is my second desk, the first is used for a student's desk. The white finish shows more wear and tear. I still like the desk and ordered a second in the darker finish. I am happy with the purchase.

        • I live in a:
        • House
        • This product is used in my:
        • Guest bedroom, Kids’ room

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        4.0

        Cute desk that fit our needs

        By applesnkids

        from Orange County, CA

        Style Eclectic, Modern/contemporary, Vintage

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great design

        Cons

        • Top Of Desk Isn't Flat

        Best Uses

        • Craft table
        • Desktop computer
        • Homework
        • Laptop
        • Smaller Offices
        • Writing desk

        Customer comments about Slim 36x20 Desk:

        We ordered this desk in white for three reasons:
        1) The nook where it sits is very tiny, so this was one of the only desks that would fit
        2) It has a separate open drawer area to store a keyboard
        3) The style was great & works well in a variety of spaces

        I would recommend buying it, but wanted to note that the top of the desk isn't completely level in all areas. When we put our laptop on it, the laptop sometimes feels like a restaurant table that needs to have the legs balanced, if that makes sense. It's slightly annoying, but overall works for our needs.

        • I live in a:
        • House
        • This product is used in my:
        • Living room/family room/great room

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        4.0

        Solid, minimal and clean in appearance

        By Madmax

        from New York, NY

        Style Minimalist, Modern/contemporary

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable finish
        • Good Surface Area
        • Great design
        • Quality construction

        Cons

        • Guards To Protect Floors

        Best Uses

        • Homework
        • Laptop
        • Smaller Offices
        • Writing desk

        Customer comments about Slim 50x20 Desk:

        Very well built and attractive. The slim lines make it appear light, but it is heavy and highly substantial in weight. It is a lovely desk and we ordered it in the Navy color; my only complaint is that it should have been made with built in plastic guards on the legs, like a Tolix chair. The legs are narrow and the delivery service attached round plastic pieces to the leg bottoms to protect the floors. These are inadequate because of the heft of the desk. They come off easily.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Delivery was prompt and the desk arrived in excellent condition.

        • I live in a:
        • Apartment/condo
        • This product is used in my:
        • Kids’ room

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        3.0

        Powder Coat Scratches

        By Saul Bass

        from Seattle, WA

        Style Minimalist

        Pros

        • Looks Minimal

        Cons

        • Not That Sturdy
        • Scratches

        Best Uses

        • Side table

        Customer comments about Slim 50x20 Desk:

        In the catalog and online this desk looked like it would suit my needs perfectly. I'm a visual designer and I work from home quite a bit. I chose to get the white powder coated desk, it appealed to me because it look industrial and seemed to be durable because it's made out of steel.

        My main complaints are that the powder coat is really thin and scratches and chips easily. Also when I type the desk surface moves my iMac due to the fact that the top of the desk is just thin metal. The vibrations carry throughout the metal. Also you can't use a mouse on the powder coated surface -- so I went to a trackpad.

        Overall the desk looks great in my tiny apartment. The two levels make more room for books or other materials. I expect some wear and tear on the piece and had a thought that eventually I could strip it down to just the raw steel, but then maybe I should have just got the steel one to begin with.

        • I live in a:
        • Apartment/condo
        • This product is used in my:
        • Home office

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        5.0

        Exactly what I wanted

        By R & B fan

        from New York City, New York

        Style Eclectic

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable finish
        • Great design
        • Quality construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Laptop
          • Smaller Offices
          • Writing desk

          Customer comments about Slim 36x20 Desk:

          This product is solid, beautiful and seems like it will last a long long time. I love it. And the customer service on this was excellent. Got help with the product in the Soho store, ordered it over the phone and it arrived 7 days later. So easy!

          • I live in a:
          • Apartment/condo
          • This product is used in my:
          • Home office

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          5.0

          Just what we were looking for...

          By busy parent

          from Westchester County, New York

          Style Eclectic

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Customer comments about Slim 50x20 Desk:

                This desk is exactly what my 13-year-old daughter needed: fun color, great design, perfect dimensions. We couldn't be happier. It's especially nice to have a non-wood surface in her bedroom.

                • I live in a:
                • House
                • This product is used in my:
                • Kids’ room

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                4.0

                Perfect desk for a tight space

                By quality furniture lover

                from Glenview, IL

                Style Eclectic, Modern/contemporary, Vintage

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable finish
                • Good Surface Area
                • Great design
                • Quality construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Homework
                  • Laptop
                  • Smaller Offices
                  • Writing desk

                  Customer comments about Slim 36x20 Desk:

                  Simple, clean design. Functions for small space, with shelf for books, supplies. Quality is great. Very sturdy.

                  • I live in a:
                  • House
                  • This product is used in my:
                  • Teenage Bedroom

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                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Slim desk

                  By SLC

                  from NYC

                  Style Eclectic, Modern/contemporary

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Good Surface Area
                  • Great design
                  • Quality construction

                  Cons

                  • Poor finish
                  • Top is too bouncy

                  Best Uses

                  • Desktop computer
                  • Laptop
                  • Smaller Offices
                  • Writing desk

                  Customer comments about Slim 50x20 Desk:

                  Desktop is too bouncy. I have a FLOS Glo-Ball table lamp that wobbles on this desk. I'm not happy about it since I live in a small apartment and have limited places to keep my things, and since I always use this lamp for my work area. This was totally unexpected considering that the desk is steel and is otherwise sturdy.

                  • I live in a:
                  • Apartment/condo
                  • This product is used in my:
                  • Home office

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                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Desktop not sturdy!

                  By Victoria

                  from Brooklyn, NY

                  Style Modern/contemporary

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Customer comments about Slim 50x20 Desk:

                        This desk is a great size and the simple style allows the desk to almost disappear in our room, which we love. However, the top of the desk has a lot of give, so as I type, my laptop shakes. I don't do much typing, so while it's annoying, it is tolerable. When I use my printer, which is also on the desk, every shakes tremendously.

                        • I live in a:
                        • Apartment/condo
                        • This product is used in my:
                        • Living room/family room/great room

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