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Desk 51

SKU# DE1-DESK51

$699.00

An uncluttered surface. A keyboard tray. What else do you need to finish the great American novel or even the Mother of All Spreadsheets? How about some dramatic legs and color schemes like ivory/grey, humble red, slate or white? So get to it, Hemingway.








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Materials

•  Lacquer on engineered wood substrate with glossy polyurethane finish
•  Powder-coated steel legs
•  Full-extension drawer slides

Shipping Information

Standard Shipping rates are 5% of your merchandise total.

Modern desks are shipped via Fed-Ex or common carrier (a freight company) depending on the overall weight of your order. If your order is shipped via common carrier, you will be contacted one to two days in advance to schedule a Monday through Friday curbside delivery appointment.

Inside delivery is available for an additional $99 per order.

Please note, delivery drivers do not walk dogs, cook meals or take off their shirts.

Return Policy
Thrilled. Delighted. Satisfied. Super jazzed. This is how we want you to feel about your Blu Dot purchase. If it is not right, let us know. The sooner we know, the faster we can help.

Please retain all of your original packaging until you are sure that you will be keeping your purchase. If something arrives damaged or defective, we will make arrangements for a replacement or refund as necessary. If the item simply does not work in your space, you may return or exchange it. Please note that original delivery fees are non-refundable and additional shipping fees and restocking fees may apply.
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Review Summary

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Blu DotDesk 51
 
4.1

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (8)
  • Sturdy construction (7)
  • Easy to assemble (5)
  • Smooth writing surface (4)
  • Drawer slides smoothly (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home office (5)
      • I live in a:
      • Apartment/condo (6)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Desk 51 is a perfectly designed desk.

    By John F

    from New York, NY

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Clean
    • Sturdy Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Larger Offices
      • Smaller Offices

      Comments about Blu Dot Desk 51:

      Desk 51 is a perfectly designed desk. Please do not listen this yelp-worth moaning. YOU CAN HAVE NICE THINGS. My desk has endured seven years of constant, heavy duty work. The build and surface is sturdy and perfectly easy to clean (windex!) It remains immaculate, and the drawer pulls work perfectly. My desk has been loaded down with enormous audio monitors. The keyboard tray has held a real piano-style electronic keyboard with no issues. No amount of toppled gear, spilled coffee or duct tape has left a permanent mark. This is a clean, elegant solution for people who need desk that provides a large, sturdy work area. This desk has MADE ME A FAN. Get this desk and you will be too.

      • I live in a:
      • House

      (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      scuffs, scratches, chips

      By yr

      from bay area, ca

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Blu Dot Desk 51:

            A desk is meant to provide a work surface. As beautiful and gleaming as the surface of this desk is out of the box, it doesn't hold up to even the gentlest use. First off, the desk smudges easily. I can live with this. Bludot even provides a microfiber cloth, presumably for this reason. But what's worse are the permanent scratches and scuffs. All I keep on the desk are papers, a monitor, and a keyboard with rubber protectors on the underside. But the surface looks like it's been wiped with a bristle brush. Then, the real disappointment came: the surface coat chipped. It's a small spot, maybe the size of two grains of rice, but it's right in the middle of the pull out tray. I talked to Bludot and they said it wasn't covered by warranty as I must have hit it very hard with something. The example they used was a hammer. But the desk was never hit with anything. In fact, the chip is just a few inches from my computer, which holds my entire professional life on it. So no hammer gets swung anywhere near it. Anyway, all of this happened within the first 6 months of owning the desk, so don't expect its good looks to last long.

            • I live in a:
            • Apartment/condo
             
            5.0

            Great desk

            By Illy

            from Cambridge, MA

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Space Saver
            • Sturdy Construction

            Cons

            • Not Enough Drawer Space

            Best Uses

            • Bedroom
            • Smaller Offices

            Comments about Blu Dot Desk 51:

            Great, elegant desk, very sturdy yet looks wonderfully light.

            • I live in a:
            • Apartment/condo
             
            5.0

            The desk I've been searching for!

            By Jessie

            from CA

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Drawer Slides Smoothly
            • Easy To Assemble
            • Easy To Clean
            • Sleek And Spacious
            • Smooth Writing Surface
            • Sturdy Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Home Office

              Comments about Blu Dot Desk 51:

              The desk was delivered super fast to my door - I had anticipated at least a week (possibly more), but the desk was in my apartment within 5 days. Installation was a breeze and I was able to set it up in my home "office" in no time. I've been looking for a desk like this for awhile - clean lines, large work surface, a hidden tray for papers or keyboards and what not. It was a little bigger than what I had in mind, even though I measured out the area, but I like that this desk is a focus area in my office. Somer reviewers mentioned the desk smudged frequently, but I haven't had this problem much at all - purchased the ivory color, so not sure if that has anything to do with anything. Am so delighted with this purchase!!

              • I live in a:
              • Apartment/condo
               
              4.0

              it's a good desk.

              By Arnold Snarb

              from Cambridge, MA

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Drawer Slides Smoothly
              • Easy To Assemble
              • Easy To Clean
              • Sturdy Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Home Office

                Comments about Blu Dot Desk 51:

                It's a fine desk at which to write. I store small items on the surface and love the added surface area when needed. I own the red version. It looks great but the glossy surfaces develops small scratches and needs to be cleaned frequently for fingerprints.

                • I live in a:
                • Apartment/condo
                 
                4.0

                Lovely

                By Bryan

                from Brooklyn

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Drawer Slides Smoothly
                • Easy To Assemble
                • Space Saver
                • Sturdy Construction

                Cons

                • Shows Dings

                Best Uses

                • Home Office

                Comments about Blu Dot Desk 51:

                Would love to know where I can get a replacement part.

                • I live in a:
                • Apartment/condo

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Beautiful—Just Don't Touch It!

                By James

                from Connecticut

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Assemble
                • Smooth Writing Surface
                • Sturdy Construction

                Cons

                • Drawer Catches
                • Hard to Keep Clean
                • Surface Scratches Easily

                Best Uses

                • Bedroom
                • Home Office

                Comments about Blu Dot Desk 51:

                This desk is beautiful, and I love that it has the pull-out drawer/shelf, making it very easy to work at two different heights, whichever is more comfortable for a given task.

                My one major gripe with the desk is that the surface is so polished that every fingerprint shows—and so delicate that even a softcover book slid over it will scratch. (At least they give you a cleaning cloth to take care of the former!) Additionally, the drawer sometimes pops out by itself and hits me in the belly when I'm working on the top surface.

                All in all, it's a nice desk, but for the price, hopefully the 2.0 version will find better solutions to these kinks.

                • I live in a:
                • Apartment/condo

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                I love this desk

                By Solarstarfruit

                from Solarstarfruit

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Assemble
                • Smooth Writing Surface
                • Sturdy Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Blu Dot Desk 51:

                    I have had my desk 51 for over a year now and I still love it and still receive emphatic compliments and covetous looks from folks when they first see it. It is a gorgeous piece of furniture. The only reason I didn't give it 5 blu dots is that the desk is a little too tall for me and it is not ideal for a laptop (or maybe I am just too short--5'0").

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Desk 51

                    By Adam

                    from Adam

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Smooth Writing Surface

                    Cons

                    • Can't hide cords

                    Best Uses

                    • Home Office

                    Comments about Blu Dot Desk 51:

                    Great desk I love it had it for almost two years now, still looks as good as the day I got it, nice and spacious, the only thing I don't like is that there is no place to hide cords, otherwise its great.

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