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desk

365 Objects Of Design

Large Display Table

14th October 2015

This is a clever idea with the wrong name. Who needs, or has space for, a display table? Is it even a proper table? That ledge means you can hardly sit round it for breakfast. But, BUT, hang on a minute. Change the word table to desk and suddenly this is looking like an interesting…

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365 Objects Of Design

A Desk for a Home Office

4th September 2014

So now that both children are at secondary school and I am determined to reorganise the spareroom so that it works as a home office for me (as well as him) the issue of finding a good desk seems ever more pressing. On a trip to John Lewis to buy school shoes last week (now…

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365 Objects Of Design, Mad About . . .

The Perfect Storage Desk

8th July 2014

As much as I love the idea of a simple trestle table or industrial trolley for a desk, I also know that I’m an inveterate hoarder. A creator of piles. A stuffer of drawers. As often as I tell you that you can operate with nothing but a simple table – yes I do work…

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365 Objects Of Design

A Desk byAlex

5th April 2014
A desk byAlex from occa-home

Inspired by the clean straight lines of the modernist period, A Desk is the latest piece from the studio of Alex Swain, whose earlier creation, A Stool, has been featured on these pages before and hailed as a contemporary classic by The Guardian. Both pieces owe their existence to the classic entrepreneurial spirit that I…

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Five Finds

Five Finds: The Home Gym

26th June 2013

Some of us don’t have quite enough space in our homes for a gym (I know, I know – what an outlandish suggestion) and it can be hard to make room for ugly equipment that takes up precious floor and, after a while, possibly, doesn’t get used quite as much as, er, intended. So, this…

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