Another Country approached long standing design collaborator David Irwin to design a desk/cabinet as a response to the need to work from home. A key element of the project was to provide separation between work and home life. To provide a dedicated space for work which could be easily tidied away at the end of a working day.
To achieve this, the fold down element of traditional bureaus has been adopted but without the angled front, so it’s not immediately obvious it’s a desk. When closed it reads as a cabinet, helping to remove the visual reminder of work when wanting to switch off. The straight sides also create more of an enclosure, slightly enveloping the user, with the aim of aiding focus while working. The proportions are generous, providing ample desk space and storage while allowing a computer monitor to fit in the main opening.
It’s an understated design with a focus on quality of materials. Rounded edges help soften the overall appearance and this motif carries through to the brass handles and interior detailing.
Design by David Irwin for Another Country.
Made in Portugal
Materials & Finishes
Oak veneered Ply
- Width: 1026mm / 40 25/64″
- Height: 1276mm / 50 15/64″
- Depth: 464mm / 18 17/64″
- Depth with lowered shelf: 900mm / 35 7/16″
Care & Assembly
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