5 Modern Office Objects to Catalyze Your Creativity
Marked by straightforward, sophisticated shapes, these pieces contribute to a well-appointed work zone.
By Janine Stankus
March 26, 2018
Surrounding yourself with exceptional design is one way to daily inspiration, whether at a home or an outside office. From streamlined desks to a sound-absorbing wall covering, each of these functional objects cultivates a sense of openness and order while lending a certain sophistication to any work space.
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1. Wishbone executive office desk, Skram
With its distinct cantilevered construction, this L-shaped wood desk offers ample room for movement, plus a discreet keyboard drawer and concealed wire management. Available in a variety of finishes, it can be customized to its user’s size requirements and sensibilities.
2. Capitaine chair, Hervet Manufacturier
Made from walnut-veneered wood and havana leather, this masterpiece of a seat belongs at the helm of a boardroom table or the desk of any boss-person, exuding stolid form and pure charisma.
3. Knoll Sparrow task light, Palette & Parlor
A fully rotatable LED headlamp perches on elegantly angled steel wire, creating a compact footprint for a fixture that provides three levels of warm-but-bright light. Created in 2014 by Antenna Design for Knoll, this desk lamp puts the brilliance of minimalism to work.
(Photo, left: Jens Mortensen)
4. Figure No. 4 wall covering, Submaterial
This bright, geometric mosaic pattern is made from hand-cut layers of sustainable wool felt mounted on a cork composite, creating a lively backdrop that also absorbs ambient sound.
5. George desk with drawer, Crump & Kwash
Combining spare geometry and traditional craftsmanship, this streamlined work station is made from honed concrete—with an optional pencil cutout—set into a solid wood frame.