I have wanted to post this for a while now.
While ?innovation? has been widely acknowledged as the need of the hour, the key to survival, little thought is paid to the work place and its importance in stimulating creativity. If at all, we have some great reception areas and conference rooms but beyond that mostly Dilbertesque cubicles.
Jiri Vanmeerbeeck?s scooter desk comes like a breath of fresh air…makes you want to sit down? converse, read a book, work on your laptop. It is ergonomically friendly too.
Jiri , the founder/creator says ?Utilia is based on exploring new needs at the borders of home and office.? and stresses that the scooter desks are ?for occasional use; fun comes first. They are no replacement for a desk.?
Index 2005 where it earned a nomination, lists several interesting and fun uses for the scooter desk.
I liked the uses listed under the semi-public spaces most.
reading magazines in waiting rooms
hostess checking in passengers at the airport