DESIGN DUPE: Blue Campaign Desk

blue campaign desk

I have this thing with X-Base furniture.  I don’t know.  I just think the X-Base just looks so elegant.  Kinda like it shouldn’t really support the surface, but it does.  Anyway, because of my love for all things X-base, I especially get excited when I find that style for a bargain (you know me and a sale).  So guess what?  I found another designer dupe for a piece by one of my favorite designers.  Check out why I’m in design heaven.

blue campaign desk

Blue Campaign Desk

blue campaign desk
The Channing Desk by Jonathan Adler


The Inspiration blue campaign desk

Let’s start with our lovely designer inspiration piece.  This is the Channing Desk by Jonathan Adler.  Isn’t is stunning?  The styling of this desk is that of a classic campaign desk.   This desk was apparently named after Margo Channing, Bette Davis’s character in All About Eve. The crisscrossed polished brass legs and oversized Lucite knobs speak to the old Hollywood glamour that makes this desk so appealing.

Yes, the Channing is stunning, but so is the price.  Coming in at not so appealing $2175.00.  I guess Hollywood glamour costs!  blue campaign desk



Time for a Dupe!

Ok, pick your mouth up off the floor and get set for some pretty great look-a-likes for our expensive Channing Desk.



The Best Match

blue campaign desk
Olea Desk by Joss and Main

The first one up is the Olea desk by Joss and Main.  Almost an exact match* for our high-end piece, this desk has a high gloss lacquer blue finish and high polished steel legs.  Not only is it our best match, but this dupe is right on the money at a far more reasonable price of $548.  blue campaign desk

That’s a savings of over $1600!

blue campaign desk
Linon Campaign Desk $134

The Best Price

If the Olea desk price is still a little out of your budget, no worries.  Look what I found!  The Linon Campaign desk is a great option for our high-end desk.  The blue hue is a bit different but maybe you can get over that when I tell you the price tag.  The Linon desk is a beer budget friendly $134!  That’s right a full $2041 less than our original desk.  blue campaign desk




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Add some bling to the desk with these almost 2″ knobs

Designer Detail

You may have noticed that the original desk sported some oversized Lucite knobs that our dupes did not.  Well, we can fix that!  Upgrade your desk dupe with a little jewelry.  Just swap out the existing hardware for these beauties*.  blue campaign desk

How did I do?  Do you like X-Base furniture as much as I do?  Please leave me a comment below and tell me all about it.

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  1. Wow! That’s a deal. And what a great idea to swap out the hardware. You have great taste!

    1. Beer Budget Style

      Thanks so much Alexandra! I love finding designer looks for less. Usually, they only require a few tweaks like changing hardware. I appreciate the comment.

  2. What a great desk! Would love to add that to a room in our house!

    1. Beer Budget Style

      I know rite! This desk could be a vanity or a work desk. Thanks so much for the comment!

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