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josemague wrote:May 23, 2014
evripid wrote:Aug 11, 2013
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    KUBE architecture
    desk is custom designed...maple veneer- natural finish- matte- rich
  • pelletis
    I love this desk, how is it held up? are there more pictures that we can see? thanks
4designs wrote:Oct 11, 2012
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    KUBE architecture
    Desks are typically no more than 30" high..the thickness of THIS top is about 2"..and the drawer FRONT about 4"..( leaving about 3" interior) ... so the total thickness from front view is no more than 6"... leaving enough leg room....
  • 4designs
    Very helpful! Thanks again.
Kellie Davis wrote:Aug 22, 2012
  • Emily Macdonald
    I would also like to know the manufacturer of the chair and if it is available in the USA
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    KUBE architecture
    sorry- no was the clients chair- who had it before we initiated the project...cheers- rich
Pierre Proulx wrote:Feb 12, 2016
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    room is part of a small loft ... feels larger because of the view..and it overlooks a large double height space

    see attached view from office-loft

Mohammed Abuelezz wrote:Mar 23, 2012
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    KUBE architecture
    can the guard be horizontal? i think if you have one above 6" from top...and one at bottom...6" from bottom...?....vertical is too "prison" like...horizontal more modern...if u need more..spaced 4" apart...maybe they are 3/4" x 3/4" sq...but become thinner 3/8" x 3/8" around a transition...? hope that helps...but not knowing the codes or requirments hard to "cold design" ....cheers- rich
Myra Caffarey wrote:Mar 12, 2012
nnotaro wrote:Jun 29, 2013

    What Houzz contributors are saying:

    Laura Gaskill added this to Decorate With Intention: A Crash Course in Feng ShuiAug 12, 2012

    Don't send creative energy out the window. It may seem like a lovely idea to put your desk facing a window with a view — but before you settle in, consider the feng shui concept of "commanding position." By placing your desk in a commanding position — that is, a place where you can see most of the room (including the doorway), you are likely to feel more secure and in charge of your space. Also, remember the primary purpose of your room — is it to relax or daydream? If so, placing your desk directly in front of a window may be ideal; but if your goal is to work efficiently, another layout may work better for you. Still want to take advantage of the view? Try positioning your desk with the window to one side, so you can look out the window when you need a break.

    John Hill added this to Corner Windows Bend ImaginationMar 13, 2012

    Seen from the inside, the same corner window serves a small office space, giving the occupant a great panorama of the surrounding trees. A very nice distraction indeed.

    What Houzzers are commenting on:

    lisastyrud added this to 6 Bellevue StSep 30, 2019

    Home office for two please so we can work comfortably at home. We only need space for two big screens and two comfortable office chairs.

    Artur Hebda added this to Artur's ideasAug 24, 2019

    Home office full of natural fabrics

    elainegold added this to elainegold's ideasMay 23, 2019

    want office in the loft area upstairs between berooms

    Hetal Pandya added this to 18008 Pandya- Kitchen Corner officeMar 24, 2019

    picture window looking outside and builtin desk

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