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Sliding desktop

'Deskbox' is a small wall-mounted desk/cabinet unit which has been designed for interior settings where this limited space available for furniture.  Conceived by Israel-born UK-based designers Yael Mer and Shay Akalay of Raw Edges studio for dutch furniture company Arco, the unit is ideal for working on one's laptop. It can be extended outwards to reveal a larger work/writing surface, and easily retracted to form a closed, compact box which ends up half the size of the table top when not in full use. The design is based on the mechanisms which arco used to implement in their sewing boxes

Source: designboom.comAdded: 27 April 2012

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