Archive for the ‘New York City’ Category

Zan Goodman.

Zan Goodman.

1: I have a dangerously flimsy wall behind the desk, so instead of attempting to mount a big bulletin board and risk collapse, I developed this highly complex photo hanging system. It involves string and some binder clips. Lets play a game. Can you spot the following: a parking ticket, James Franco, a post-it note from Anna […]

Graham Hill.

Graham Hill.

“I love the standup desk. It’s better for your back they say. I perch a little on the stool and change positions a lot. I took two inexpensive storage cabinets and added a sheet of ply to the top which did the trick. The large monitor uses more energy than most but it’s my workbench and allows me to get […]

Elizabeth Spiers.

Elizabeth Spiers.

“I started upgrading my home office piece by piece a year or so ago and my desk and related equipment are really the only valuable things in my apartment. It was a good investment, though. It’s a lot easier to be productive when you have actual desk space. On the downside, my apartment is a […]

Peter Mendelsund.

Peter Mendelsund.

Window. 1. A bust of Santo Malverde, given to me by the writer Nina Marie Martinez. He is the patron saint of the narcotrafficantes, and possesses a “real” furry moustache. He watches over my design process, and will occasionally reject my work with a disapproving frown, or approve of it, with a barely perceptible “Si.” […]

Vanessa Prager.

Vanessa Prager.

“I’m actually in New York right now, have been subletting a place in Soho… so this is my makeshift studio/desk I set up. There are some new drawings I’m working on, a sketchbook, my laptop and phone (although I usually leave this in another room when I’m working), old family photos, and lots of ballpoint pens. […]

James and Karla Murray.

“Though most our photography takes place on the streets, our post-processing is done on our Mac Book Pro using Photoshop CS5. This is our desk, computer and wires connecting the multitude of hard drives we back up thousands of photos we’ve taken. We always have music on during post-processing. Next to the computer is a […]


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