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10 Exciting Examples for Fabulous Contemporary Desk Design

Fabulous contemporary desk design ideas

Following on from the last review of fabulous contemporary desk designs here are a further selection to help you revamp your tired office space.  Many of these will add versatility to your working environment and help you to organize your office for a more relaxed working atmosphere

Starting with an impressively elegant design which has its roots in design history,   Le Orchidee Desk is by Marc Fish. This is a highly unusual and detailed piece of furniture.  It was inspired by an historic desk of the same name that is in the Musee d`Orsay collection.

This modern version of a roll top desk has been cleverly constructed from veneered canvas layered upon strips of wood.  This gives this fabulous contemporary desk a refined seamless quality.

If you are fascinated by clever designs this fabulous contemporary desk will intrigue you.  The Kkanapetko Desk transforms from a very small work space into a multiple workstation, large enough to accommodate two or three people.  This versatile, space saving design is by Krassi Dimitrov. The desk includes: three drawers on each side, a drawer for a printer/scanner as well as an extendable cable and stereo speakers to connect to your music players.  As the images, show the Kkanapetko Desk simply unfolds to reveal more work space when it is needed.

The multi functional Track Desk is by Mark Holmes.  The sturdy minimalist framework is in a light ash timber.  This provides the support for various folded steel doors, shelves and work surfaces. This is a lively, flexible design suited to meet the changing demands within a contemporary office space. Mark Holmes says that the: “… idea of folded metal shelves and doors backed with felt, sliding smoothly over the bars of an open timber frame seemed a delightfully simple (design) solution.”

Fabulous Contemporary Desk Design – The Airia Desk

Modern desk designs

This simple and attractive desk design is by Kaiju Studios.  It is a very sleek shape and one that would fit into many environments.  The Airia desk is described as featuring “..a primary work surface and an elevated rear peripheral surface, which encloses a space for cable management. In the large central drawer are three removable cork-lined trays.”  For a stylish appeal the mid toned timber surface is supported on elegant white legs.

The ‘OneLessDesk’

Modern office desk

Another clever space saving desk is featured here.  The design concept couldn’t be simpler.  This fabulous contemporary desk is actually part of a highly streamlined stacking system by Heckler Design.  All OneLessDesk products come from the realization that working spaces can be smaller and more compact now that technology is so advanced. This is a marvelously flexible system which combines convenient storage solutions with adaptable working spaces.  It’s a great design idea for the office and also ideal for the home.

The Lane Desk

Fabulous contemporary desk

This sleek minimalist style desk is designed for clarity and functionality. The Lane Desk was created by Jehs and Laub.  The elegant design appears to have been constructed from a single piece of bent wood which rests on a complimentary white storage unit. This fabulous contemporary desk design offers room for multiple work stations combined with generous storage space.  Everything you need for a clutter free office environment.

Fabulous Contemporary Briefcase Desk

Contemporary desk design for office

It total contrast to the last example, this highly unusual piece of furniture has a sense of fun and makes a dramatic visual statement.  This fabulous contemporary desk is no shrinking violet.  The Brief Case Desk demands attention, it is a fascinating construction made from recycled briefcases. Aside from its obvious visual appeal, this desk is also very practical. Each of the briefcases that make up the structure of the desk is actually a drawer, so the unit offers masses of hidden storage space. This artistic interpretation of a desk is by Recyclart  and would be ideal in a creative environment or even as feature in specialist leather store.

The Crocodile Leather Desk

Fabulous desk design

Designed by Sabino Aprile this desk could be a must for followers of high fashion, but please be aware this is not a choice for animal rights activists! The desk’s finish is made from genuine crocodile skin. This is an elegant Italian design which makes visual references to vintage styles such as Art Deco. The materials used define this desk as a luxury item and not a product of mass production. The stylish Crocodile Leather Desk is made from polished stainless steel, wood and crocodile leather.  The style and materials imbue the desk with classical appeal.

The Novanta Desk

Novanta - fabulous contemporary desk

This fabulous contemporary desk is a stylish combination of straight lines and simple elements.  It has been constructed from standard materials such as MDF, aluminium and perforated metal.  The Novanta Desk was designed by Luke Riggall for mass production.  This is a super practical design, particularly useful for housing multi media technology. This clever desk incorporates an iPod dock, speakers and drawers for storing equipment and stationary item. To maintain a streamlined appearance there is extra space at the back of the desk to hide all trailing cables from view.  This desk is a utility item with real class.

The Studio Desk

Contemporary office desk design

This is a smart little desk which would fit into all kinds of environments.  It actually looks like a standard table from the mid 20th century.  The Studio Desk has been made for use in a very organized environment, with alternative storage solutions.  The attractive minimalist design will lose its impact in a disorganized space. There is a concealed storage space built into the surface of the desk which allows peripherals and cables to be hidden. This simple design by Bluelounge is constructed from mahogany wood and faux leather and will have definite appeal for people who want a more informal looking work space.

by Jaz

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