What is the depth of a desk drawer?

Drawers behind the knee space or to the side of it are commonly **4 to 10 inches** deep. For aesthetics, deeper drawers should be placed toward the bottom of the desk and shallower drawers toward the top. File drawers should be 10 inches deep.

**Is 24 inches too short for a desk?**

In order to accommodate the average width of a chair, your computer desk should be at least 24 to 27 inches wide.

Anything less than 24 inches restricts your range of motion when sitting down, making the desk less comfortable and provides little in the way of workable desktop space.

__How deep are UK desks?__

How deep should my desk be? Normally desks are **80cm deep from front to back**. This gives plenty of room for things like a monitor, keyboard, and mouse. In a home environment, you can get away with a bit less, but we would advise 60cm as a minimum.

## How much space do you need under a desk?

From your desk's edge, the minimum under-desk clearance depth should be 17.3” (44 cm) for your knees and 23.6” (60 cm) for your feet. The minimum under-desk clearance width should be 20.5” (52 cm).

## What are standard desk dimensions?

The standard computer desk has 50 inches in width, a height of 28-30 inches, and a desk depth of 25 inches. The depth of the desk should be generous enough to fit a computer monitor, a keyboard, and a mouse.

## How much space do you need around a desk?

If you float your desk, leave at least 30 in. (76 cm) between your desk and wall or shelves behind it. On the other side of the desk, allow 48 to 60 in. (122 to 152 cm) for additional chairs and tables, if needed.

## Is 60cm depth desk enough?

60 cm is very shallow but should be fine if you put the monitor on an arm mounted to the edge of the desk.

## Is 40cm deep enough for a desk?

However, the depth of your desk is vital when it comes to ensuring you have enough space to be able to work while providing adequate room for the equipment you need. The depth of your desk should be between 508mm and 762mm, with a width of at least 610 mm.

## How much space should be between desk and credenza?

Leave at least 30 in. (76 cm) between your own desk and credenza. On the other side of the desk, allow 48 to 60 in. (122 to 152 cm) for additional chairs and tables.

## Is a 30 desk too high?

A standard desktop ranges between 27 inches to 30 inches from the floor. This is too high for petite users. It's even a bit too high for users of average height. It's essential that you use a desk that is the right size for your body.

## Is 30 inches too high for a desk?

So what are standard desk dimensions for different heights? For people between 5 feet, 8 inches tall and 5 feet, 10 inches tall, the proper height is anything between 28 inches and 30 inches. Those who are shorter or taller than that height range may find it a little difficult working with such a height.

## Is 30 inch desk too tall?

Sitting: optimally in 22-33" range, but 5" range is a minimum (25-30") Standing: optimally in 35-47" range, but 4" range is a minimum (38-42")

## How wide should computer desk be?

A computer desk should be between 20-inch to 30-inch deep and at least 30-inch to 45-inch wide for proper placement of the computer components and to have maximum comfort when you work on the monitor.

## How big a desk do I need?

You should buy a desk with dimensions that serve your usage most appropriately. A standard large desk size that will suit most uses is 60-inch x 30-inch, with a height 30-inches. These dimensions will comfortably accommodate most general use cases and should be used as a baseline.

## What size desk do I need for 2/27 monitors?

A 63 inch wide desk will be adequate to hold two 27 inches monitors while giving you a comfortable experience with enough extra space for work, placing decorations and lights, as well as some food or snacks. The absolute minimum desk depth I recommend is 24 inches and prefer 28 inches.

## How do you add depth to a desk?

One of the easiest ways to make a desk more efficient is to put drawers, cabinets or filing cabinets underneath the desk, says Wise Bread. You can also install shelves over the desk or put a bookcase behind the desk for more storage space.

## Is 31 inches too high for a desk?

The ergonomic average height for a desk is anywhere between 23 to 32 inches high. It depends on the user, but most people will need a desk height between 25 to 30 inches.

## Is 29 inches too high for a desk?

So, is 29 inches the correct height for an office desk? Absolutely not, unless you are "tall", or unless you add a footrest, adjustable keyboard surface, and any other number of band-aids to modify the workstation to fit a majority of users.

## Is 36 inches too high for a desk?

Although many desks come in a fairly narrow range of standard heights, the fact that people do not is a good indicator that some shopping around is required. Typical desk heights fall between 28 and 30 inches, which are designed to be ideal for people between 5'8" and 5'10".

## Is 31.5 too high for desk?

The standard desk height is between 28 and 30 inches tall. These desks are the proper height for people that are between 5'8” and 5'10” tall.

## What is typical desk height?

While average desk height varies a bit, most desk heights range between 29" and 30" from the floor to the tabletop. Finding the right ergonomic fit for a desk will be different for each person, depending on the style of your desk and chair, but there is definitely a typical desk height that will meet your needs.

## What happens if your desk is too high?

In short, if your desk is too high, you may experience shoulder, elbow, wrist, or hand discomfort. On the contrary, if your desk is too low, you may lean forward when you work or extend your arms forward to use the keyboard/mouse (especially if the armrests of the chair interfere with the desk).

## What height chairs for 30 inch table?

Dining Chairs

Most dining tables come standard at 30 inches tall. That means your seat height needs to be somewhere in the range of 17-19 inches.

## Is 80 cm too high for a desk?

Standard Desk Height

Based on ergonomic design guidelines, the standard height of an office desk is 73 to 80 centimetres. Ideally, however, the height of a desk should depend on the height of the user. To sit at an optimum position, tall people would have to raise their chair.

## How tall should a desk be for a 5 foot person?

Someone who is 5 feet 2 inches should use a desk that's at least 24 inches. That is about 6 inches lower than the standard desk height of 30 inches.

## What is depth measurement?

Commonly abbreviated as D, depth is a measurement of how far back a three-dimensional object is. For example, measurements of an object, such as a computer monitor, are commonly measured as (D x W x H), short for Depth by Width by Height. In the illustration, the Z-axis is the depth.

## How do you measure depth of a table?

Height: Measure the height from tabletop to floor. Width: Measure the width of the table from side to side at the widest point or the diameter if the table is round. Diagonal Depth: Measure the diagonal depth of a sofa by placing a straight tape measure from the top back of the frame to the bottom front.

## Is depth the same as length?

As nouns the difference between depth and length

is that depth is the vertical distance below a surface; the degree to which something is deep while length is the distance measured along the longest dimension of an object.

And here's the right answer: The desk should be **55” wide and 25” deep** to set up two monitors or even bigger if you want to set up three monitors. The desk that has 60” or bigger size will be long enough to hold computer peripherals and many desk accessories comfortably.

From your desk's edge, the minimum under-desk clearance depth should be **17.3” (44 cm) for your knees and 23.6” (60 cm) for your feet**. The minimum under-desk clearance width should be 20.5” (52 cm).