Product Index : Desks and Workstations

A. General Office:
1. Wood
2. Metal
3. RTA
B. Executive Office:
1. Contemporary/Modular
2. Traditional/Transitional Casegoods
C. Computer:
1. Workstations:
a. Wood
b. Metal
c. RTA
d. Enclosed
2. Stands, carts, tables
3. Networking/LAN
4. Alternative

D. Modular / Desking:
1. Freestanding/Modular
2. Panel Supported
E. Specialty:
1. Reception Desks
2. Nursing Stations
3. Command / Control / Security
4. Bank Teller Stations
5. Mail Room
6. Classroom/Training:
a. Adult
b. Testing
c. Lecterns/Podiums
d. K-12
7. Studio/Recording
8. Drafting/Graphics
9. Library
10. Home Office

Desks and Workstations Defined
A. General Office: Desks, returns, credenzas and storage (matching)

1. Wood: Constructed of solid wood, wood veneer over wood product or laminate over wood product

2. Metal: Metal support and storage components with metal, wood product, or other top material

3. RTA: Ready-To-Assemble - Designed for user assembly with minimal tool or experience requirements.
B. Executive Office: Full suites including desks, credenzas, small conference tables, filing and storage components.

1. Contemporary/Modular: "L" and "U" stations with stacking and panel components and integrated storage. Fine wood grains or combinations of wood, metal and glass.

2. Traditional/Transitional Casegoods: Generally free-standing suites with fine wood finishes. Often with inlays and molding and carved details.
C. Computer Furniture: Desks and workstations specifically configured to support computer equipment.

1. Workstations: Ergonomically designed computing centers

a. Wood: Constructed of solid wood, wood veneer over wood product or laminate over wood product.
b. Metal: Metal support with metal, wood product, or other top material.
c. RTA: Ready-To-Assemble - Designed and packaged for user assembly with minimal tool or experience requirements.
d. Enclosed: Computer furniture which protects/conceals equipment.

2. Stands, carts, tables: Specialized support furniture for electronic equipment. Metal, wood and composite construction.

3. Networking/LAN: Rack mounts, wall mounts, modular computer room furnishings and multi-computer work stations.

4. Alternative: Not necessarily a desk, but designed to provide computer support.
C. Modular / Desking: Panel/Partition-supported and Free-standing multiple stations. AKA: Systems Furniture, Modular Furniture Systems, Desking Systems, etc.

1. Freestanding/Modular:

2. Panel Supported:
E. Specialty: Desks built for special applications. If not wholly custom, usually require some modification.

1. Reception Desks: Workstations, usually with transaction counter, designed for general office environments.

2. Nursing Stations: Designed for healthcare applications - usually multi-workstation. Includes: Monitoring and records desks, Pharmacy counters.

3. Command, Control and Security Stations: Security desks, trading desks, communications consoles, etc. - for single or multiple users with multiple monitors and/or computers.

4. Bank Teller Stations: Specialized work stations for banking, transaction and ticket window applications.

5. Mail Room: Sorting stations, mail boxes and machine centers.

6. Classroom/Training: Desks and seminar tables, instructors' desks and lecterns, study carrels and modular clusters.

a. Adult:
b. Testing:
c. Lecterns/Podiums:
d. K-12:

7. Studio/Recording: Recording and broadcast studio furnishings, MIDI desks.

8. Drafting/Graphics: Stations designed for CAD, DTP and Computer graphics and animation.

9. Library: Circulation and reference desks, computer and study carrels.

10. Home Office: Desks designed and scaled for the home environment - often multi-purpose.

How to List Your Company or Organization in the Contract Furniture Index
Add yoURL - Link up and Thrive WorkSpace Resources is the oldest and most comprehesive edited directory of the Contract Furniture Industry on the internet. Begun in 1995, its focus is on enhancing understanding and providing access for end-users to furniture for work. There is a small charge to have your company listed and there are limited sponsorship opportunities available for a number of the sections on the site. Go to Add yoURL to learn more. If you experience any problems or just want to praise our efforts, please Let Us Know.

Copyright © WorkSpace Resources - 1995-2006    Version XIII, Revision 1    Updated January 24, 2006