Sunday, August 14, 2011

Making a model for a new design

Model project desk
Model project desk

I usually provide drawings of a desk design to a client.  Some clients find drawings don't quite work for them and prefer to see a model, so I build one.

Friday, August 12, 2011

Where to put things

One of my tool boards
One of my tool boards
For some clients it is important that as little as possible is stored behind or under something else.  If you've reached behind a coffee cup for a pen, you'll know this can be a recipe for frustration and disaster.

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Rolling PC Tower Support

Rolling PC Tower Support
If you have a PC tower and stow it under your desk, you'll know that from time to time it's handy to be able to pull it out - for maintenance, to get at the back, or to plug or unplug something.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Daylight on your monitor screen

Daylight reflecting on your monitor
Daylight on your monitor
If you are right-handed it's good to have natural daylight coming over your left shoulder when you're writing.  If, however, you're trying to see something on a computer monitor in bright daylight, you can be straining your eyes to read it.  This problem will depend on the time of day, the time of year, and the position of your desk.