10 of the most stylish desks ever sold

justCollecting

2016-06-10 15:11:15

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If you're reading this at work you're probably sat on a desk, unless your workplace has gone full Google. 

But I'll bet it doesn't look as stylish as this lot...

10. SAD desk (1969) - Henry Lesetre

Image: Phillips

Henry Lesetre's desk is made from leather covered wood - Image: Phillips

9. Important desk (1996) - Marc Newson

Image: Wright

Newson created this desk for Syn Studios, Tokyo - Image: Wright

8. Professor desk (1952) - Jean Prouve _
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Jean Prouve was one of France

Jean Prouve was one of France's most influential industrial designers - Image: Wright

7. Desk with articulated lamp (1932) - Emile-Jacques Ruhlman _
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Image: Phillips

Ruhlman was a pioneer of the art deco movement - Image: Phillips

6. L desk (1937) - Pierre Chareau_
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This is a unique variant of Chareau

This is a unique variant of Chareau's design for the L desk - Image: Phillips

5. Boomerang desk (1951) - Andre Bloc_
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Andre Bloc is best known for his powerful sculptures - Image: Phllips

Andre Bloc is best known for his powerful sculptures - Image: Phllips

4. Minguren walnut desk (1985) - George Nakashima_
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Nakashima learned his carpentry skills in a Japanese internment camp during ww2 - Image: Phillips

Nakashima learned his carpentry skills in a Japanese internment camp during ww2 - Image: Phillips

 3. Standard desk (1941) - Jean Prouve 

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There's nothing standard about this desk - Image: Wright

2. Desk and organiser (1954) - Hans Wegner _
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This is a classic piece of Danish design from Hans Wegner - Image: LAMA

This is a classic piece of Danish design from Hans Wegner - Image: LAMA

1. Demountable desk (1950s) - Pierre Jeanneret_
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This desk was created in Chandigarh, India - Image: Phillips

_This desk was created in Chandigarh, India - Image: Phillips _

 

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