Executive desks are large furniture pieces suited for office spaces. They are wider and deeper than typical office desks, and they tend to be the centerpiece of a room. Many executive office desks feature lockable storage pedestals that can be used to secure your files and sensitive documents inside large hanging file drawers. Contemporary executive office desks feature wood base instead of a metal or a glass top . They can add a well-ventilated, spacious aesthetic to any executive office. No matter what materials are used, executive office desks are typically very large.