Bruce Burdick Executive Desk by Herman Miller

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This highly innovative design by Bruce Burdick uses an aluminium beam supported by legs with splayed cast aluminium feet to suspend all the necessary components to create what Burdick called "workbenches for executives."

This example has two hanging pedestals with drawers (both shallow and deep file) two desktops/ works surfaces (one rectangular in oak, the other round and black mica) three file/ magazine/ book holders, a small swivel surface for phone or printer, a pivoting Lucite Stand and a round wastepaper basket. All of the components can be configured in the manner that best suits the user. We have assembled them in a way that we think is visually appealing and useful, but there are countless ways it can be rearranged. It can also be used as shown without the return.
Details
Creator
Herman Miller (Manufacturer), 
Bruce Burdick (Designer)
Of the Period
Post-Modern
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
1980s
Period
1980-1989
Materials and Techniques
Aluminum
Steel
Plastic
Oak
Condition
Good. Good original vintage condition. Light overall wear from age and use particularly to the wood table top..
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use
Dimensions
29 in. H x 118 in. W x 72 in. D
74 cm H x 300 cm W x 183 cm D
Dealer Location
Chicago, IL
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU90916884533
Contact The Seller
1stdibs seller since 2011
Located in Chicago, IL
Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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