Desk Set Revisited

Hepburn & Tracy in 1957 comedy "Desk Set"

Hepburn & Tracy in 1957 comedy “Desk Set”

I was thinking about furnishing my small office with some compact mid-century pieces other than myself.  Coincidentally, I made my entrance in the late 50’s along with the first “electronic brain”.  At this time clean furniture styling was overshadowed by the giant elevated computer room with reels and realms of paper output.

Mid- Century Console Cabinet at Glam Vintage & Moderne

Mid- Century Walnut Slatted Console Cabinet at Glam Vintage & Moderne

 Open Mid-century Console Cabinet at Glam Vintage & Moderne

Open Mid-century Console Cabinet at Glam Vintage & Moderne

Fortunately storage these days is limited to sticks and disks that can be slipped into a small drawer. This vintage slatted console with touch latch doors perfectly conceals all your unsightly electronic gizmos. Shelving and file cabinets are redundant unless you are from the olden days and still require hard copy back-up and or real books.

Vintage Mahogany Desk with Campaign styling at Glam Vintage & Moderne

Vintage Mahogany Desk with Campaign styling at Glam Vintage & Moderne

A vintage mahogany desk with criss-cross campaign styling would complete the look.  It provides loads of space for your laptop, iPhone, digital picture frame and energy drink and drawers to hide your tell-tale reading glasses, calculator and pre-historic pens and paper.

 

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