Do you think this vintage wood desk would make you work harder. At the risk of giving away my age and I don’t mean to brag but I was able to type 90 words a minute. Even without a vintage wood desk. But it has helped my with typing on the keyboard and texting on my cell phone. I think that the environment we work in has a big influence on the production of our work. How could it not. Which leads me to what we accept as the standard work place.
Vintage Wood Desk
Who’s idea was it that nondescript work cubicles and the color grey would help promote efficiency in the work force. Grey on the walls, grey on the chairs, grey desks and grey carpeting. What were they thinking and who was responsible for this grand decision. Large corporations are the primary culprits in the lack of design aesthetic in the work place. I get that it’s less expensive but how much could a different color of paint on the walls cost. I believe that if we work in a space that is appealing from an interior design perspective that we would want to be there more and we would work harder. Most people commute to work in some form or fashion only to know that at the end of a long trip we are greeted by a generic cubicle. I like this desk because first it’s made of wood and second it’s vintage. I also like having my favorite vintage finds around me so that once in awhile I can look up and be happy. Not sure if big business will ever buy a clue to free their employees from this mediocrity but I look forward to that day. During the tech boom some smaller companies did think out of the box for the good of their workers. Some were extreme with basketball courts, napping rooms and free beverages. At least they were making the effort. Maybe the idea is to motivate us to work harder in pursuit of the prestigious corner office. At least there you get a vintage wood desk and a window. Really?