Habitus Loves …desks

Sit, think, write and read – the desk is an essential station for human thought. He we explore 8 simple shapes that allow you to get to grips with the big questions

08 Mar 2012

Trevisio

Designed by: Ercolv

Why we love it: Finished with a clear, satin wax lacquer this slick little desk is made from solid plantation grown American Oak.

Where you can get it: Temperature Design

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Swag Leg Desk

Designed by: George Nelson

Why we love it: Modern and old skool at the one time this light free standing desk has sweet colourful cubbie holes at the back for computer cords and a little slot that fits a laptop.

Where you can get it: Living Edge

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Freya Desk

Designed by: Kenneth Cobonpue

Why we love it:Solid and simple, this contemporary timber design desk has a minimalist yet masculine appeal. Available in Brown, Charcoal Grey and Pale Grey, the Freya’s focal point is its softly angled legs.

Where you can get it: Ke-Zu

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Bagutta


Designed by: Annig Sarian 1963

Why we love it: Bagutta is a writing desk that is suitable for a range of environments, from the most casual to the most refined. Its sober and considered lines are characterised by its tubular chromed metal base.

Where you can get it: Poliform

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Airia desk and storage

Designed by: Kaiju Studios

Why we love it: Smart and simple, this desk includes clever cord management, the drawerincludes three removable, cork-lined trays, and the solid walnut top frame with inset white laminate makes it minimal yet loveable.

Where you can get it: Herman Miller at Living Edge

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Wanders way

Designed by: Marcel Wanders

Why we love it:Ideal writing desk with a plug hole in the top – this light timber desk has a range of uses; side table, writing desk or kitchen accompaniment – it’s a shape you can live with for life.

Where you can get it:

Louis Vuitton

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Vitra

Designed by: Jean Prouve 1950

Why we love it: Utterly classic, this flexible desk takes its cue from the artist’s easel. Utilitarian yet elegant – it’s hard to beat since 1950.

Where you can get it: Space

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Eames desk Unit

Designed by: Charles and Ray Eames

Why we love it:The Eames Desk Units helped establish an exciting new residential furniture look. Just as at home in the contemporary office or home office, the Desk Unit complements Eames Storage Units, or it can stand alone.

Where you can get it: Living Edge

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