George Nelson, 1958
With its graceful, meticulously crafted base and characteristic colour accents, the Home Desk is one of George Nelson's design classics. High-quality materials emphasise the decorative appeal of this small desk, which was originally conceived as a writing table for the lady of the house. Today the Home Desk is typically used as a compact work space.
Top surface: high-pressure laminate in white, wooden side sections in walnut veneer. Shelf dividers: polystyrene. Base: metal tubing, chrome plated.
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