Retro Office Furniture – A Writer’s Throwback Jersey

March 9, 2009

 

While this isn’t my cup of tea, I do realize there a many writers who pine for that moldy government smell – a milieu that usually accompanies vintage office furniture.   Sure, you can rummage estate sales in your local retirement communities and find no shortage of steel desks and chairs-pre-ergonomics, but why not visit Sonrisa – a retro office furniture store based out of Los Angeles?  Their online store is a virtual graveyard where office nostalgia such as typewriters, floor fans, and steel desks come to rest in hopes of finding a new home. The prices are a pocket-bender but the vital protection a steel desk provides during an 8.2 magnitude earthquake is immeasurable. I’m kidding! 

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Jackson K. March 11, 2009 at 2:04 pm

“the vital protection a steel desk provides during an 8.2 magnitude earthquake is immeasurable. ”

ROFL!

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Lisa March 26, 2009 at 1:01 pm

I totally love this kind of furniture. The best part about it is if you go to a used furniture store the old retro stuff is the cheapest. I would not pay over $1,000 for a metal desk circa 1960! But great for Sonrisa if they can get someone to pay that much.

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ClamMan405 April 26, 2009 at 2:06 pm

that’s one expensive earthquake kit

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dining table December 12, 2010 at 7:37 pm

When people work in the office, the office furniture is essential for them. The suitable furniture will provide people good work condition and make them work more effentient.

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office design December 12, 2010 at 11:37 pm

Great furniture provides great working environment. Though it would cost more, it guarantee's the employee's safety and longevity of the furniture itself.

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bay gallery February 7, 2011 at 4:33 pm

Damn good. Very professional
 

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