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Rothke Fold-Down Desk


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Rothke Fold-Down Desk

At A Glance:

A throwback to midcentury design, the Rothke Fold-Down Desk combines the convenience of a secretary style desk with the looks of that eponymous time period. A natural ash veneer brings calming wood tones to the unit while the cubbies provide ample storage. The fold down desk is a compact size, making it great for laptops or tablets. While the Rothke Desk isn't ideal for all day working, it's perfect for jotting down notes on the go.

Perfect For:

  • Small apartments or lofts
  • Entryways or hallways
  • Kids rooms

The Bottom Line

The Rothke Fold Down Desk isn't an ideal workstation. You wouldn't want to buy this item with aspirations of using it every day for 8+ hours. It's perfect for short stints of note taking or internet browsing, while still providing convenient storage. If you need a full-time desk, you may want to look elsewhere, but if you need a work surface that you can use in passing in constricted spaces, the Rothke fits the bill.


  • Space saving, compact design
  • Convenient fold-down desktop compartment with adjustable shelf
  • Offers 7 varied open compartments, 1 drawer, and 1 fixed open shelf
  • Angled legs for midcentury modern style
  • Natural oak finish with chrome hardware
  • Constructed of ash, MDF, ash veneer, chrome hardware
  • Anti-tipping hardware for maximum stability
  • Supports up to: 90 lbs (total), 20 lbs (desktop)
  • Assembly required

Materials & Measurements

Materials: Constructed of ash, MDF, ash veneer and chrome hardware

Closed Size: 49" h x 36" w x 9" d

Open Size: 49" h x 36" w x 24.5" d

Desktop: 32.5" h x 15.5" w x 15.75" d

Fold-down Compartment: 15.75" h x 15.75" w x 8" d(total)

Hidden shelf: 5" h x 15.75" w x 5.25-6" d(adjust 1.25" up or down)

Weight: 90 pounds

Assembly Required: Yes

Shipping & Delivery

Free Shipping: Free

We love free shipping offers and we thought you might too! And just because it's free doesn't mean we skimp on service. The item will ship with Ups ground service which includes delivery directly to your front door or main office. Once shipped, orders will generally arrive within 2-5 business days. This shipping option is simple, fast, easy (and free)!
This item ships FREE with UPS within 2-3 days of the purchase date to arrive within 5-7 days for destinations within the contiguous United States.

Product Q&A


All Parts are warrantied for 60 days from purchase.