Traveling GTD Desk Zoo

Introduction: 

I stumbled into a great apartmenttherapy.com article from 2008 that was looking back at desks designed in 1996.  All these designs and designers are new to me.  They form a kind of traveling desk zoo for the enjoyment of restartgtd.com folk.   

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Source: apartmenttherapy.com

This sports fans, is a 35 meter desk!  A single desk!  Now THAT is space to spread out into!  Called the “carte blanche love table” by designer  Edouard François

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Source: en.bulo.com

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Source: en.bulo.com

Fun Facts: 

  • The cacti are called “vegetable barbed wire” and were incorporated to create a sense of private property and distance
  • Everyone works at the same table, but each person has their own space Genius!!!!
  • en.bulo.com has a bunch of other cool 1996 desk concepts in a collection called Carte Blanch 

Carte Blanche Collection High Points:

Carte Blanche

 For example: Bram Boo’s OVERDOSE

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 Source: en.bulo.com

 Annabelle d’Huart’s Studiolo

Studiolo

Source: en.bulo.com

 … and …

Easy Rider

  Source: en.bulo.com

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 Source: en.bulo.com

Bulo’s motto is “LOVE YOUR OFFICE” and the above desks were developed around the following theme:  

The basic idea behind the Carte Blanche concept, created in 1996, is to invite creative people to express their vision of the ideal workplace, free from any constraints.

Enjoy! 

bill meade