Designer Heinrik Ng Chak Kwan Crafted a Desk to Help Urban Workers Reconnect With Nature

Inspired by urban development and Earth’s natural topography.

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Designer Heinrik Ng Chak Kwan has crafted a desk to help the modern man reconnect with nature. The surface of the desk is made to resemble Earth’s natural topography, with users organizing working platforms on the rough surface as they see fit. These coaster-like platforms are designed in proportions of 5, 10 and 20 percent of the total surface area—imitating the proportions found in macro-sized urban development. The piece thus invites the outside world back into the work space, instead of distancing them from one another.

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