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An elegant, five-piece base stores compactly and assembles easily with interlocking joints.
By Nancy R. Hiller
When a friend learned that she’d be moving to Connecticut, via a year of research at Princeton University, it was clear that she would need an easily transportable desk. She asked me to design one with a simple Danish Modern feel, a spare, functional style that became a popular genre of MidCentury Modern design. The desk I came up with combines clean, contemporary lines with traditional joinery. It’s extremely sturdy when assembled but surprisingly easy to take apart for moving–exactly the features my friend wanted. The key to this combination of strength and convenience is precise, interlocking joinery.
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