Chess Desk

We've named this piece the "Chess Desk" for obvious reasons, the top is a kind of abstract chess board and the legs are inspired by the shape of traditional chess pieces but what was the reason for its creation.

This desk was commissioned by a client for an art exhibition. The desk itself is a display platform for a collection of wax seals that we're also inspired buy chess pieces.

Our brief involved working with some of the clients ideas as well as introducing our own. After coming up with the random rectangular design for the top we had the veneer laser cut by


Another feature of the desk is that the legs are removable so that the display platform can either be used at desk heigh or just 200mm of the ground.