Maiolaine Bourgeois Desks April 02, 2018 20:59:00
Standard or Customized Design - Standard ready to use home office desks are already available in the market. You simply visit the furniture store take a look at various desks and buy the one that meets your requirements. You can find all types of standard designs. You may have to visit different stores to find exactly what you need. The advantage of a custom-design desk is that it can be made exactly according to your specific needs. You may have your own particular design in mind. The furniture maker will design your home office desk exactly the way you want it.
If you work from home then you need a good desk that is suitable for your purpose. It must match your requirements and preferences. It should have good construction and design. Home office desks are available in a wide range of options so it can be difficult to decide what type of desk is right for you. A desk may seem a simple piece of furniture but there are many things to consider when buying it for your home office. Following information will prove useful in selecting the right desk for your home office purpose.
Desks with Superstructure: very popular in Victorian times and earlier. These desks - which take many forms Dickens desks bankers desks roll top desks Carlton House Desks etc - have a raised structure at the back of the desk with drawers small cupboards or pigeon holes for stationery. Many of these desks were designed to stand against a wall and have a relatively plain or even unfinished rear elevation. Some desks have flat writing surfaces some have raised writing slopes with storage underneath - those with the slope are becoming popular again since the slope provides an ideal "work station" for a laptop computer.
Things to Consider when buying your Desk: Use: Consider paperwork versus computer work? Storage needs - drawers versus cupboards? How much work area is actually needed and will you be able to reach it?
Fall Front Desk: Considered the cousin of the Secretary Desk and has a main working surface or desktop which does double duty as a cover to seal up papers and other items located in small shelves or small drawers before the desk is closed. Partners desk: An antique desk which is basically two pedestal desks initially constructed as one big desk joined at the front for two users working while facing each other.
Desks versus Writing Tables and Library Tables: Writing and Library Tables come in much the same sizes as Desks however the key difference being that the tables usually only have a single line of frieze drawers under the work surface. (Writing tables have drawers on one side of the table only - library tables have drawers to both sides - sometimes called Partners’ tables). Tables can provide an interesting alternative to a desk if only limited storage is required. Aesthetically a table can make the room look larger since more of the floor can be seen as compared to the bulk of a desk that comes right down to the floor. For buyers with attractive floor coverings (or bare wood) a writing or library table can be a very interesting alternative to a desk. Some Clients also specify both Desk and Writing Table/Library Table for their office. The table can be used as an extra work space (perhaps separating paperwork from computer work - or as a meeting table. The style and wood of desk and table will need to be compatible and the leather work surfaces (where fitted) will also need to be matched.