XTABLE by EX Architects and MAYICE

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The XTABLE is a minimalist powerhouse. Updating traditional desk typology, the XTABLE fulfills the contemporary ideals of having functional versatility, structural simplicity, renewable materials, and angular geometry. Handmade by Carlos E. Pacajes for EX Architects and MAYICE, the XTABLE is a wooden desk for two. The desk is composed of three pieces: a tabletop and a two-part base and divider, all made of sustainably harvested pine. The bottom component slides into place and can be adjusted to increase the amount of workspace on one side. Providing storage as well as workspace, the tabletop grooves catch small items, and the forked divider keeps larger objects.

Photography by Pablo Gómez-Ogando Rodriguez

Holly

Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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