Office desks are not only for office. Although they are called office desk, most of us have at least one at home. We need it, kids need it and of course, office worker need it. And this piece of furniture actually has the impact the way we working, studying and reading/writing. Don’t believe that? Imagine yourself have a really cool office desk with all those features you need then the task you’re working on and your job in general will become a lot more pleasant and enjoyable. Of course, you don’t just get to market to buy an experience desk. You need to find a prefect desk fits your need and the environment it sits.
To help you find a right office desk, we have rounded up some desk designs and tried to divide them into different groups according to their features and usages.
If you are one of those people who want to have a cozy napping in office, you got to this is ingenious desk designed by Studio NL’s. The Greece-based studio calls their design 1.6 S.M. of Life based on its dimensions (two meters long and 0.8 meters wide) which offers ample desktop space for your computer and other supplies and a cushy nook underneath for a quick siesta or a few hours of sleep at night on those days when someone struggles to meet deadlines. To make sure user will have a comfortable napping experience, the underneath space is made as bed-like as possible. A white leather mattress lines the base, while one side panel opens at an angle and is perfect for a headrest. But even if you’re sleeping, the table can still be of use. Studio NL added a sliding mechanism to its desktop, which pushes the surface away from the bed and allows someone to sit and work at the same time, alough it is a bit awkward.
If you think the napping desk is a bit extreme, check OSTRICH PILLOW which allows you to have a comfortable napping on your desk.
Designed in Sonoma Valley, California, the Altwork station redefine how your computer and workstation work with you. It all started with a back injury which prevented the co-founder of Altwork, John Speicher, from working at a computer. But it also gave him the idea for this awesome invention which allows you to work in four different positions, from standing to lying down. It is designed specifically for someone who heavily work with computer such as CAD engineers, financial traders, animators, technical writers, to support
you in being more productive, comfortable, and healthy.
As work from home is beginning more and more common, having a desk both integrated in the house environment and matching with today’s way of working becomes a challenge for many industrial designer. Personal electronics and office supplies are two main groups of objects we have on the desk. Without proper organization, they just becomes a mess. The concept desk designed by Francois Dransart aims to de-clutter the mess by providing lots of item-specific storage while also hiding cables and wires. The smooth wooden tabletop has several rectangular gaps around its sides and back edge, accommodating the slotting in of storage boxes for everything from cable clutter to notebooks and writing utensils. Moreover, the desk is a modular system which can be rearranged to the user’s functional necessity and aesthetic taste.