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11 Lap Desks to Maximize Productivity

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Lap desks are great accessories for students or someone who works from home — they can even just be using while lounging around the house to help prop books or tablets up. With a lap desk you’ll be able to take the pressure off of your legs while controlling the temperature of your computer, all while working or studying in style. The colors, designs, and shapes of lap desks are seemingly endless, so get out there and find the one that’s perfect for you. Here are 11 of some of the best lap desks that provide maximum quality and will help you be more productive.

Sofia + Sam Lap Desk

Lap Desks to Maximize Productivity

Sofia + Sam Lap Desk, $47.24* on Amazon.

This lap desk is perfect for college students or workaholics. It includes a table slot that fits devices 9.6” and smaller and a smartphone slot that fits mobile devices 3.5” or smaller. The slide out mouse deck is really what sets this lap desk apart from the others — the add-on can be pulled out of the right or left side of the desk. It also comes with a memory foam cushion to provide comfort while you work.

Dimensions: 18.5″ x 14″ x 3.5″ (L x W x H)

SONGMICS Multi-Tasking Lap Desk

Lap Desks to Maximize Productivity

SONGMICS Multi-Tasking Lap Desk, $26.99* on Amazon.

This lap desk is perfect if you work from home. First, it’s super stylish and will go with any office decor. Second, it has a built-in mousepad which is large enough to fit any mouse — so you don’t have to worry about purchasing a mousepad as well. Other features include: a cell phone slot, a small cut-out slot for storing earphones, and two rectangular slots to hold your others items (like pens, glasses, snacks, etc.) Lastly, the slanted cut-outs on the lap desk maximize airflow.

Dimensions: 21.1” x 11.1” x 0.8” (L x W x H)

Halter Adjustable Lap Desk

Lap Desks to Maximize Productivity

Halter Adjustable Lap Desk, $24.99* on Amazon.

This lap desk is perfect for school or work from the comfort of your home. With the Halter Lap Desk, you can choose from 8 different angles so your desk is exactly where you want it. Sitting in a chair? There’s an angle for that. Sitting on the couch? There’s also an angle for that. It’s also great for travel because it folds flat for easy storage (as well as a built-in handle for transportation). Dual-bolster pillows will conform to your lap and become increasingly more comfortable over time — they also make your lap desk more stable.

Dimensions: 14.5″ x 11″ (L x W)

Honey-Can-Do Lap Desk

Lap Desks to Maximize Productivity

Honey-Can-Do Lap Desk, $25.50* on Amazon.

This lap desk works great for students, travelers, and people who work from home. This simple design can be used with tablets, laptops, textbooks, or anything else that you can think of. It includes a removable bottom pad and a handle for easy transportation. Unlike many other lap desks, it’s super lightweight and compact so anyone can carry it.

Dimensions: 23.23” 15.75” x 2.52” (L x W x H)

iCozy Cushion Lap Desk

Lap Desks to Maximize Productivity

iCozy Cushion Lap Desk, $59.99* on Amazon.

This lap desk can be used in the car, bed, chair, or even on the floor. While it’s larger than most lap desks, that’s because of the top slides open and allows you to put supplies inside (like a charger, tablet, notebook, and writing tools). Not only is it really space efficient, but it’s also extremely comfortable. The microbead cushion is very plush and will allow you to work completely comfortably for hours. This lap desk can hold any size tablet and all laptops 17” and smaller.

Dimensions: 6″ x 18″ x 14″ (L x W x H)

Furinno Adjustable Lap Desk

Lap Desks to Maximize Productivity

Furinno Adjustable Lap Desk, $45.99* on Amazon.

Laptop table is designed to provide you with full control and flexibility to place the laptop at your most comfortable position regardless where you’re sitting or standing. This lightweight, strong and durable laptop table designed with 360-degree angle adjustable joint locking button — you can adjust it to any preferred setting to suit your needs. The spring locking technique helps in adjusting the height easily. This multi-functional item can fold flat for easy storage and is light enough to carry around that makes it portable and perfect even for traveling.

Dimensions: 22” x 11.4” x 1.38” (W x D x H)

LapGear Designer Lap Desk

Lap Desks to Maximize Productivity

LapGear Designer Lap Desk, $34.99* on Amazon.

This LapGear lap desk is great for students and at-home workers — namely students because of the style aspect. The workspace can fit up to a 17” laptop which means all tablets, eReaders, and notebooks will fit as well. There’s also a media slot that can hold your cell phone or even a few writing tools. The bottom is a tapered pillow that is super comfortable and actually molds to your lap. The last notable feature is the elastic strap in the top left-hand corner which can hold paper or photos.

Dimensions: 18.5” x 14.8” x 2.8” (L x W x H)

Winsome Wood Lap Desk

Lap Desks to Maximize Productivity

Winsome Wood Lap Desk, $22.99* on Amazon.

This lap desk is perfect for working from home (or the dorm). The legs allow you to set it down around you and work without having to put the weight on your legs — this keeps your lap from getting super hot while you’re working. Although the legs can be retracted so that your lap desk sits straight on your lap. The flip top side has 5 different adjusting options for reading or working. There’s also a small compartment on the side that can be used for writing tools or storing headphones.

Dimensions: 21.2″ x 13.4″ (W x H)

Laptop Buddy Lap Desk

Lap Desks to Maximize Productivity

Laptop Buddy Lap Desk, $14.95* on Amazon.

This lap desk would be optimal for students but can also work for casual work around the house or actually working from home. The built-in LED light makes it perfect for reading while your roommate is asleep or just to provide a little more light wherever you’re studying. Other features include a cup holder and cut out for writing tools. It’s also super lightweight and is compact enough to fit in most backpacks or briefcases.

Dimensions: 19” x 15” x 2.5” (L x W x H)


iSkelter Slate Lap Desk

Lap Desks to Maximize Productivity

iSkelter Slate Lap Desk, $59.99* on Amazon.

The iSkelter lap desk is great if you work from home or are a college student. Slate ventilation keeps your computer cool, and any heat that isn’t stopped is absorbed by the natural bamboo base. My favorite features of this lap desk are the built-in dry erase board. This is perfect for making to-do lists or keeping up with assignments. The other noteworthy features is a mobile device cut out (which can is encouraged but definitely not limited to cell phones and iPad mini’s).

Dimensions: 23.5” x 11.5” x 0.8” (L x W x H)

LapGear Tablet Lap Desk

Lap Desks to Maximize Productivity

LapGear Tablet Lap Desk, $24.99* on Amazon.

This lap desk is perfect for students who mainly use tablets or for lounging around the house. While it’s made to hold a tablet and keyboard, it can also accommodate a 15” laptop and well as any textbooks, notebook, or journal. The media slot (where a tablet is meant to go) can also hold a cell phone or Kindle. The tapered pillow at the bottom conforms to your lap, providing comforter and stability. A wrist pad gives you extra cushion while typing and keeps your laptop from sliding.

Dimensions: 17.69” x 2” x 12.5” (L x W x H)

*Prices as of 3/9/18

Last modified on March 9th, 2018

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