We recently came across the Frey Desk at Kickstarter, a flexible workspace that quickly transitions from sitting desk to drafting table to standing desk to easel. A vertical mast supports the desk and shelf. The shelf is handy for holding tools, books and speakers. The desk top is a spacious 30″ x 40″, perfect for a computer and large projects.
Frey’s modular workspace is decidedly brilliant and, to us, pretty homely. Nevermind. It’s design could be a jumping off point for forging our own. We LOVE Frey’s design thinking about how a creative person works, and learning about his own process in designing the workspace. (Video link HERE.)
“You do different things all the time. Projects develop in unforeseen ways. This single piece of furniture can accommodate a huge variety of creative processes. I use it to paint, create layout drawings, wire electronics, carve architectural ornaments, and as a computer desk. The shelf is handy for books and my stereo speakers. It’s great for the home or office. The desk is portable enough to take to a job site for architects and supervisors….”
…”It took a couple of years and a number of prototypes that resulted in something much more useful than the original intent.”