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Risom Desk

Designed by Jens Risom

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Item Number: 2213
$1,585.00 $1,347.25
Workspace Sale: Save 15%
× The Workspace Sale is valid November 21–December 12, 2016. Save 15% on specially marked desks, task chairs and storage. Discount applies to merchandise only, excluding Gift Cards, shipping and taxes. This offer is nontransferable and cannot be combined with any other promotions or discounts. Offer cannot be applied to past purchases, and items cannot be held for future delivery. At the DWR Warehouse, offer is valid only on regularly priced items.

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Description

Running into legendary designer Jens Risom in the halls at DWR headquarters is but one of the many pleasures of working here. We took great pleasure in collaborating with him to bring the Risom Desk (2012) – “the little one,” as he calls it – back into production in North America. Originally designed in 1968 for his own home in New Canaan, Conn., this small-space solution “is really a writing surface,” says Risom. “Let’s just call it a ‘desk’ in quotations.” Crafted of solid American walnut or oak and rich black or chocolate leather, “it’s a handsome piece of decoration at which you sit, at which you study, at which you read books… if people do that anymore.” The drawer interior has a removable solid wooden tray for desk supplies. Ships fully assembled. Made in U.S.A.

Designer

Jens Risom
Jens Risom

DENMARK (1916)

To his bewilderment, when Jens Risom emigrated from Denmark to the United States to study contemporary American furniture design, finding opportunity to do so was not an easy task. The year was 1939, and at the age of 23 Risom had already attended business school, studied at Copenhagen’s School for Arts and Crafts and designed furniture for Kaare Klint and architect ...

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Dimensions

H 29" W 42" D 22" Risom Desk

Materials

Solid North American walnut or oak; black or chocolate leather with Crypton® protective finish.

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