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News flash: Your desk doesn’t have to be boring. When we saw how Athena Calderone used console tables as workstations in her Brooklyn office, and that Shay Mitchell went with an oversize Gianfranco Frattini piece in her L.A. headquarters, we started to really question the standard black-legs–veneer-top combo. And it turns out, users on Pinterest are looking for something brighter, too.

According to Pinterest’s new summer trends report, dopamine decor is in. Specifically, searches for pastel desks are up +8995% compared to this same time last year. Seeing as everyone wants to put a little pep into their WFH routine, we scoured the Internet for five colorful desks that have so much personality you’ll feel like you’ve gained a new favorite coworker.  

The Lightweight Lavender One

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Morgane Metal Base Writing Desk, Wayfair ($89 was $170)

Coming in at a mere 30 pounds, this purple metal writing desk lets you fight the midday slump by picking up your workspace and moving it to a totally different room. 

The Butter Yellow Baughman-Inspired One

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Modern Off White Lacquered Desk, Chairish ($3,495)

This superpale shade is still having a moment (Shea McGee recently said it was her favorite color), and it really shines in lacquered form.  

The Kids One That Adults Can Use, Too

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Parsons Mini Desk, Pottery Barn Kids ($239 was $399)

We found this light blue looker in the kids’ section, but don’t let it fool you. The desk’s knee-clearance height is just 1 inch shy of the standard 28 inches, making it ideal for grown-ups looking to make the most of a small space. 

The One That’s Technically a Dining Table 

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Winton Dining Table, Anthropologie ($1,119 was $1,398)

Leave it to Meghan Markle to remind us that a dining table can absolutely be a desk (remember her rustic setup?). So we opened up our search to larger tables and unearthed this 72-inch-long piece that’s giving strong strawberry ice cream energy.

The Sage Standing One 

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Duo Standing Desk, Branch ($449 was $499)

Branch’s Duo desk now comes in a delightful shade of green that’s not exactly pastel, but it is certainly soothing. The piece still features all the things we’ve loved about it since its launch, including a discreet lever control that allows you to quickly go from sitting to standing and the ability to tack on a desk drawer or sleek cable organizer.