Favorite Things: Desks

I recently went on a scavenger hunt for a desk for a client.  This endeavor got me thinking about desks in general and how the choice of a desk is very personal.  Individual people have different needs and, like people, desks come in all manner of shapes and sizes.  A desk can be very practical or more streamlined; it all comes down to how the piece will be used.  For example, if the desk is in a room custom fitted with plenty of storage, then it can be minimal as opposed to something with a variety of drawers and shelves.  Men and women tend to have distinct preferences as well.   Here are some of my favorite examples of desks:

1.  Ana Casa Interiors: Yves Desk by Baxter

Anna Casa Interiors Yves Desk by Baxter2.  Big Boss Desk by Piergil Fourquie

metal wood leather boss desk

3.  Homework Desk from Design Within Reach

Homework Desk4.  Lacquered Linen and Brass Desk

Lacquered linen and brass

5.  White and Walnut Desk, cm studio

cm studio

6.  Jobs by Poltrona Frau

Jobs Architonic7.  Aerial Desk, Dering Hall

Aerial Desk8.  Louxor Desk by Nicolas Aubagnac

Louxor - Desk Nicolas Aubagnac

9.  Antoine Proulx from Dennis Miller Associates

Antoine Proulx 6/2002

10.  Bureau Plat Desk from Mortice & Tenon

Bureau Plat Desk Mortice and Tenon