November 24, 2021
A New Crop of Desks Stresses Collaboration, Connectivity, and Wellness
In response to a greater emphasis on collaboration, connectivity, and wellness (plus the ongoing reality of COVID-19) desk designs might be expanding as rapidly as the settings people work from. Previously limited to writing and typing surfaces, some now feature sit-stand capability, integrated power, noise control, or the capacity to pinch-hit as dining tables. Desks are going places.
OFFICIUM by Pierre Augustin Rose for STUDIOTWENTYSEVEN, studiotwentyseven.com
OVERLAP by Formr, theformr.com
CROSS TABLE 120 by Pearson Lloyd for Takt, taktcph.com
MOJODOME by MojoDesk, mojodesk.com
CH110 by Hans Wegner for Carl Hansen & Søn, carlhansen.com
QUICKSTAND ECO by Humanscale, humanscale.com
METRONOME TRESTLE by Fig40 for Nienkämper, nienkamper.com
SILEA DESK by Gunlocke, gunlocke.com
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