Whether you want something exeptionally strong and durable for your home, or you're looking to furnish an office with furniture that should last a long time to come, the Sandusky industrial strength stel L shaped desk, or the Sandusky industrial strength steel pedestal teachers desk - both which are from Home Depot, would be a great choice.
Most office furniture sold nowadays in the stores, especially if you're going the cheaper route are very poorly made with particle boards and plasticy designs which really don't hold up well with use over time. Well, these Sandusky steel desks are completely different. Super strong and durable, if you get one of these units you can rest assured it should last for many years to come.
The L shaped desk might be more appropriate in an office environment, or if you have a large home work space which you would like to take advantage of. Of course having a lot of desk space is always nice and with the L shaped desk you get plenty of storage space as well as surface space to keep things on. Then you have the Sandusky pedestal desk. This one doesn't boast as large a size, however it's perfect really for most settings.
So if you don't mind a more commercial, industrial look and you want something that is very strong and durable, then one of these steel desks would be absolutely perfect.
Sandusky 400 Series Putty Industrial Strength L- Shaped Steel Desk
"These desks that have a thick 1-1/4 in. laminate tops and are ideal for any school or office setting. They feature sturdy reinforced heavy-gauge steel panels and environmentally friendly durable powder coated finishes. These office desks have adjustable glides and feature 30 in. x 66 in. desks with either a left or right 24 in. x42 in. return."
Sandusky 600 Series 48 in. Width x 30 in. Depth Industrial Strength Single Pedestal Steel Teachers Desk
"Features laminated wood top surface with rounded corners and vinyl covered edges for comfort and safety. Desk top features a 6 in. rear overhang for easy student conferencing. Two grommets for easy cable and wire management. Central locking system locks all drawers. Chrome-plated 1 In. square tubular steel legs with leveling glides. Heavy-duty steel frame with powder coat finish. Full extension file drawer with steel ball-bearing slide suspension. File drawer is high-sided to accept hanging folders."
More info at homedepot.com