JHR is a simple and functional desk inspired by the furniture of the 18th century. It name refers to Jean Henri Riesener, a famous cabinet maker who made in 1789 the desk of the king Louis XV. This kind of piece of furniture is interesting by its functionality, we wanted to reinterpret those codes in a modern way.
JHR can be placed in many different kind of spaces, professional or household. In new spaces like co-working it enables to isolate yourself to focus more. This desk also work well in domestic use like in small spaces thanks to its small dimensions and create a dedicated micro space. The use of fabric decrease interferences with the surrounding environment and envelops in a warm sphere. The blind part can stand in two positions, a middle one which isolate the user and one totally open to a middle of the room use. The textile blind avoid to tiny up the panel top constantly. After the use it’s easy to hide objects like laptop, books, pens by simply lowering down the shutter.
At it end of life the elements can be easily disassembled to enable an efficient recycling.