The Barmere burnt oak writing office desk also provides plenty of storage for writing necessities with two deep storage drawers. This beautiful contemporary desk fits well in any home office, bedroom, kitchen or other work area....more
This contemporary Barmere burnt oak writing office desk features slim, angled legs in a stylish nod to iconic mid-century design. The desk also provides plenty of storage for writing necessities with two deep storage drawers. The desk also features a multi-step finish, giving each desk a unique appearance. The beautiful desk fits well in any home office, bedroom, or other work area. The iconic design of this desk blends uniquely in homes with any style of decor.
Color: Burnt oak
Materials: oak, MDF, ash veneer
Finish: Burnt oak
Aged pewter finish hardware
Multi-step finish causes each unit to be unique
Features two (2) storage drawers
Drawers dimensions: 3 inches high x 8.5 inches wide x 18.5 inches deep
Foot space beneath desk: 31 inches wide x 18 inches deep
This is such a sweet, retro inspired little writing desk! I work from home 1 to 2 days a week, mostly just grading papers or blogging. Needed a space to work but didn't have a lot of room for a desk in my spare bedroom (and didn't want to turn the spare bedroom into a dedicated office). This desk serves my needs perfectly. It is very small, just a little writing table, not a full fledged desk. Fits perfectly beneath the bedroom window without crowding out the armchair, bookshelves, and bed. It was easy to assemble but the legs must be slightly uneven, because it wobbles a bit. My husband says that's an easy fix and plans to tinker with the legs. Love the shape of the rounded, angled legs! The color is definitely a medium gray -- not the least bit tan like my monitor suggested. I like it for now because it works in my eclectic space, but I can see myself sanding and restaining this adorable little piece of furniture in the future. The drawers are deeper than I anticipated; happily surprised to find they store all of my home office items. The drawers slide open easily/smoothly. The desk itself is lightweight and the shape is very mid century modern. Overall, I think it is a unique, whimsical piece of furniture and it looks very cute in the spare bedroom. Functional without taking up too much space.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? cooler color in person, definitely gray with no hint of tan
Please tell us about the quality of the product. sturdy yet light-weight
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very
I'm not a fan of big desks, and I wanted something with a good design so this was perfect for me. The drawers are solid and the legs allow me to cross MY legs while sitting at the desk. Plus, it looks chic and great. Desk matches many color schemes, as it has a brown and gray tint to it (along with a greenish hue). I could see it going well with navy blue, red, grays, yellows, and eggplant purple. I'm not sure it would fit well into a beige/brown room as the photo suggests.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Color was more gray/brown with a greenish tint. The photo makes it look brown.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Wonderful quality. Heavy duty and solid
How accurate was the on site description of the product? it was great.
I like this desk a lot more than the typical small desks out there. It looks really really expensive. It goes well with out modern office as well as our antique items. Extremely easy to assemble. Love it!!!!!!!!
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Not really in reality is more gray. I like the it better it makes it more unique
Please tell us about the quality of the product. very sterdy
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very accurate
I love this desk. For the right space, it is perfect. Nicely made, small and elegant. Perfect for a guest room or to sit a lap top. I had trouble putting the legs on so that they went in the right direction, but I think I was just being stupid, as my husband had no problem at all. The drawers are smaill, but that is clear from the photo. What you see iswhat you get, and it is really cute.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Perfect
Please tell us about the quality of the product. High quality
How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very accurate
I love this desk, however there is no way the color in the picture is the same as the actual desk...maybe it was available in more than one color at some point. Its more of a greenish grey. Mine alos arrived with a small dent, but its not noticable enough that it'd be worth the trouble of sending it back. Overall I really like it, I just wish the color depicted on the website had been more accurate.
I needed a small desk for my bedroom. did not want a laptop desk but one where I could pay bills and keep business cards and addresses.
this fit the bill.. It is kind of a greyish color. Doesn't look like any wood color I know but it works for me. Nice simple style,.
Very solid, stylish little desk with a great color. I have a large table to work at in my study and wanted a smaller desk for my front room. This desk works perfectly. It is solid and the drawers work well. Also, it was easy to put together.
The desk was easy to put together. I did it by myself with a minimum of cursing. I work from home and my office is also my guest room so I wanted something well-desgined and functional but that wouldn't take up too much space. This desk does that. It's just enough retro to be interesting but still a simple, modern design. Worth every penny.
How did the color on site compare with the actual product? a little more grey in person but still very attractive
Please tell us about the quality of the product. excellent
How accurate was the on site description of the product? very accurate
How does this product ship? dimensions, weight & number of boxes?nic10 on Mar 27, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
The shipping weight is 61 pounds, the box dimensions are Height: 11 Width: 28 Length: 42, it will ship in one box and we ship by UPS or Federal Express. The order will leave the warehouse in one to three business days and will take 5 to 10 business days for delivery.Thank you.overstockcustomercare1 on Mar 29, 2013
It is a Barmere Writing Desk
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How much weight can this desk hold? I'd like to use it for my sewing machine.dcposeur on Feb 5, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
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