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Allsteel Hosts First Gentleman's Retreat Event in Newly Refreshed new York City Showroom

Allsteel Hosts First Gentleman's Retreat Event in Newly Refreshed new York City Showroom

Allsteel Inc., hosted an event at its newly refreshed New York City showroom for Gentleman’s Retreat, a program powered by Transformative Culture Project, whose mission is providing high potential, college-bound inner city high school young men with the tools and vision to be self-directed and self-sufficient in high school, college, their careers and beyond.

Peter Pepper NIK Desk Wins “Good Design Award 2018”

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Project Description

Background:

In today’s fast, complex, and sometimes even confusing work environment Henner Jahns designed the NIK Desk with the goal to create a product that will help the user to re-focus on the task ahead and on what’s important. NIK desk is the re-imagination of the simple desk, translated into the modern time.

Design:

The design of the NIK Desk is best characterized by it’s clear and simple shape. Its minimalistic look makes the desk compatible with a large variety of environments, from cozy home offices to modern corporate office spaces. The materials used (metal, glass, wood) convey a sense of significance and stability and allow for a built quality that is timeless, just like the design itself.

Features:

The NIK Desk offers just the right combination of features. The desk is particularly well equipped to function in today’s modern office spaces. The rounded ergonomic edge makes working at the desk a more comfortable experience, and a tempered glass panel gives the user a sense of privacy and prevents objects from falling off the back edge.

There are two dock-shelves supported by the glass that can be used to store small items, can be configured to work as book ends, and, most importantly, function as universal docks and charging stations for any type of smart phones or tablets, holding any charging cables in place when not in use. 

Two grommets on the desk surface have similar functionalities and allow the user to conveniently reach the peripherals in the cable tray below. The hinged cable tray keeps any wires organized and accessible. And there is a detachable infeed channel: One cable in – that’s all you need!

A very useful optional item is the adjustable standing height work pad. Within seconds, the NIK desk is converted into a standing desk. It allows the user to change the posture frequently, thus complying with the current ergonomical suggestions for work spaces.

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