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The Globus Scriptorium

This is the desk and chair ensconced inside a pod, providing flexible yet unobtrusive working space. By Dutch innovator Michiel van der Kley, who took his inspiration from examining the eclectic designs conceptualized by 1930s futurists, the 2 1/2' diameter pod is comprised of two durable polyurethane hemispheres that, when opened with its built-in handle, forms a seat and a workspace. The foam-molded seat swivels 180°, and is padded and luxuriously upholstered in leather, placing users 1 1/2' from the base for comfortable, relaxed reclining while working. The workstation's sturdy volkern plastic desktop unfolds and extends from the front hemisphere, supported by a hidden steel bracket; small items may be stored underneath the work surface. Requiring a mere 8 3/4' sq. of floor space--roughly the size of a large ottoman--the 3 1/2' L x 2 1/2' W powder-coated aluminum platform supports the pod with two sturdy aluminum uprights that allow the pod to support up to 1,500 lbs. It moves silently on four double-casters equipped with soft rubber treads. Closed 3 3/4' L x 2 1/2' W x 3 1/2' H; extended 4 1/2' L x 2 1/2' W x 3 1/2' H. (70 lbs.)


Only available for shipment within the Contiguous US and Canada.

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Item 11441

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Shipped via truck and may require customer assistance upon delivery. You will be contacted to make an appointment for delivery. We're sorry, but gift wrap and gift cards are not available.

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This product is Duty Free to Canada

GST still applies and will be charged upon processing.

Price $7,000
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