MyBox Desk Prototype by Iiro Viljanen for Martela

MyBox Desk Prototype by Iiro Viljanen for Martela

Aaron Able
Sep 9, 2009
The idea behind MyBox is simple and straightforward — a desk or workstation that can be put away. Designed for use with laptops and accessorized with castors, a bulletin board, cord management and a locking lid, the MyBox prototype by Martela designer Iiro Viljanen is an ideal solution for small spaces — while the desk's everyday mess can be put away, the closed lid still provides the function of a table or work surface. The hinged lid (made from thin, powder-coated steel) supports a built-in, upholstered bulletin board. MyBox is surprisingly easy to move on lockable castors and its proportions allow multiple units to quickly converge into a larger conference-sized table. Transforming furniture with multiple functions is always a good idea in our book! Iiro Viljanen also designed the James task chair shown in the pictures. (Images: Aaron Able)
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