Choosing the Right Desk for Yourself


Your home office is a very important place. Whether you work from home, use the space to pay bills, or it’s your creative cave, it has to be a space that inspires you and makes you feel comfortable. Creating your work station can be a very complicated procedure for this reason. You don’t just need a computer, keyboard, printer, and various other pieces of equipment depending on what the space is used for. You also need a desk to house it all. This isn’t just any piece of furniture. It has to be functional, fit well in the space that you have, and be aesthetically pleasing in order for it to satisfy the requirements to help make your work space an enjoyable one.

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Retro Kitchen Design Ideas

Kitchens then used bold colors like yellow, blue and jadeite green with checkerboard floors and vivid patterns. Also prominent were the painted cabinets, glass knobs, vintage linens and conspicuous electrical appliances that were meant to be used for long periods. In those days, the throwaway mentality was unheard of and people preferred to repair and re-use rather than replace.

Rare as they come, there are actually a few terrific websites out there that are dedicated to documenting and digitizing past kitchens. Antique Home Styles is one such website and we would highly recommend them if you are on the look out for such kitchens. Here are a few snaps from their collection:

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Cool Upholstered Chairs – Husk by B&B Italia

These cool upholstered chairs Husk by B&B Italia recently made their appearance at the 2011 Milan Furniture Fair, and we like what we see! Designed by Patricia Urquiola – a fixture on the furniture scene – the chair features a unique upholstery pattern resting in a stylized shell, giving it an entirely revamped shape that is as inviting in looks as it is in fee. And supporting it all, the base plays more of a starring role. Available in different styles, it adds a hard edge to the plush, cozy seat. Contemporary style and comfort characterize this cool chair design.

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Modern Solid Wood Furniture from Hudson Furniture

With the dark exotic Claro Walnut wood offering a modern appeal, the solid wood furniture from Hudson Furniture is a daring but original choice. Their range of products is large enough to give multiple solutions in decorating any interior. Whether you go for a stunning wood table to be the center piece of the dining room, it’s up to you. But it would be a shame not to consider an entire set. Chairs, tables, benches or consoles. The items are all available in custom sizes. All the pieces follow the natural shape of the trees and their inner, organic lines. The final product is designed by using traditional methods and by using hand rubbed oil for the finishes.

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Corian Outdoor Furniture by Avanzini

Nature-inspired design with a modern twist gives this Corian outdoor furniture by Avanzini the edge on others! The Leaf line of outdoor furniture was created by architect Giancarlo Zema with folding, leaf-like forms that are soft to the touch and sweet on the eyes for a unique, one-of-a-kind patio, garden or balcony setting. This furniture features a flexible backrest that bends to your body’s curves for a level of comfort that is matched only by its chic look. Available in a range of hot hues like red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple and the classic black and white, your outdoor spaces will be as vibrant as you are! Check out this cool Continue Reading

Furniture system from Tisettanta – new Thesis

Thesis – the new modern modular furniture system from Tisettanta – has raised a few eyebrows and piqued much interest for its high-end look with a cool, customizable charm. The Thesis modular living room furniture collection can be composed in countless ways for a look that’s as unique as you are. Available in an endless array of colors or in rich natural woods like teak and oak, or even with the delicacy of transparent glass; in glossy or matte finishes; adorned with handles or boasting a minimal look without; as floor modules or wall mounted; backlit; layered – the possibilities are endless and the only thing holding you back is your imagination! Continue Reading