The Just-Right Desk

“The ideal recession desk would be one that makes you feel successful and abundant when you sit at it, without costing so much that you feel foolish for having spent the money.”

That’s the well-spoken advice of Reiko Gomez, a feng shuioriented interior designer who has refocused her practice on recession-proofing the home, in a New York Times article titled In Search of the Just-Right Desk. The article points out that the American desk is more important than ever – needing to function as a command center for job searches, freelance work and plain old surfing.

I think your space expresses your approach to work. It sets the mood for creativity. Mine includes red coral, red file folders, a giant diamond-shaped paper weight – hopefully all sparking my energy to finish two books this year!

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