Did you know the giant space slug that lived inside that asteroid in The Empire Strikes Back was called an Exogorth? Me either. You learn something new every day. Well, now you can have your very own Exogorth to keep on your desktop.
Computer users with small desks often wish they had more desk space. However, workspace can be hard to come by thanks to big computer displays and keyboards. Samsung now has a slick display called the Space Monitor.
I’ve had a crappy desk for as long as I can remember. It was too small, uncomfortable and wobbly. I worked on that same desk for nearly a decade, mostly because I didn’t think anything else would be better.
Do you dream of being an Imperial pencil pusher? That’s how Grand Moff Tarkin got started. This TIE Fighter desk is part of Rooms to Go’s Star Wars line of furniture and it looks just like the starfighters of the Galactic Empire.
Overbed tables have been around for a long time, you probably know them mostly from hospitals. They’re great for eating breakfast in bed, or maybe using a laptop in a pinch. Well, if you plan on never getting out of bed, you might as well go for the Unicoo Overbed Table.
If you have a couple of grand to spare, you can buy this cool Jeep Desk created by Canett Furniture. It is made from an recycled Jeep hood. It certainly makes for an awesome desk and you can provide your own vroom vroom sounds while getting your work done.
Standing desks have grown to become the symbol of a modern office where people would rather stand up and keep moving than sit in a chair all day – and fall victim to the slew of associated sedentary health problems.
The past decade has seen a rise in sit to stand desks. A California startup called Altwork wants to take your working habit to the final frontier: lying down. The Altwork Station has lots of motorized and mechanical moving parts that let you work in practically any position you want.
Here’s a fun project that uses two Raspberry Pi units. Frederick Vandenbosch made his PiDesk as his entry to Element 14’s Sci Fi Your Pi contest. The desk has a Raspberry Pi 2 B running Ubuntu MATE, while the futuristic furniture’s hidden controls are powered by a Raspberry Pi B+.
Many folks out there practically live at their desks already. These are the people with jobs that require long hours and some of those folks probably feel like taking a nap every now and again. Usually, napping in the office means a crick in the neck from trying to sleep sitting in your chair and perhaps a reprimand from your boss for sleeping on the job.
Three years ago, we checked out the Locus, an expensive standing desk with a stool. Wayne Yeager’s LeanChair is another alternative to standing desks. Instead of letting you rest on your butt, it has a backrest and a footrest, allowing you to lean back while standing.
Super-Fan Builds has done again. They truly make geek dreams come true. How would you like to have this Star Trek Enterprise desk and chair in your home or office? I would never get any work done, because I would be too busy zipping around, pretending I’m going to warp speed.
German company Nerdytec caters to PC gamers who prefer to play on their TVs. Its Couchmaster series consists of lap desks that have a pair of large and soft armrests. The wooden desk also comes with optional wrist rests.
Gearheads, how would you like a Fiat 500 Abarth? No, not the car, the desk. Yes, this very special desk is built to look like a classic Fiat 500 Abarth.
The handmade Italian desk is up for sale on eBay, and is equipped with original Fiat, Abarth and OMP racing equipment, and rides on a pair of actual Michelin Slick tires and 8×13 wheels.
I love old pinball machines. I love to play them and I wouldn’t mind having one for a desk. That’s what Tim Sway, an artist in Wallingford, Connecticut, has done here. He has turned an old pinball machine into a desk.
Lian-Li have finally released the consumer versions of its computer chassis desk. It’s called the DK series and has three variants. The DK-01 can house up to an HPTX system, while the DK-02 has enough room for two systems, one up to HPTX and a secondary mini-ITX rig.