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Choosing the Right Home Office Desk

Choosing the Right Home Office Desk

The home office desk you choose can make or break your work-at-home experience. You want something functional but don’t want to sacrifice beauty. An element of fun wouldn’t hurt. And, of course, it needs to be the right size and height. Fortunately, setting up a home office and choosing the right home office desk doesn’t have to be a chore. Check out some desk varieties below to discover which is right for you. Sitting Desks vs. Standing Desks One of the first things to consider is whether you prefer a desk that is made for sitting or standing. You can...

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How to Set Up a Home Office

How to Set Up a Home Office

Working at home can either be a dream come true or a major challenge with endless distractions. Your workspace plays a vital role in determining which of these situations you’ll find yourself in on Monday morning. Fortunately, creating the perfect home office doesn’t have to be a huge undertaking. Use the home office tips below to learn how to set up a home office you will love and that encourages productivity. Location, Location, Location Where you choose to work can affect your ability to concentrate, depending on the amount of privacy you have and the proximity to distracting people or...

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Why I started Chassie

Why I started Chassie

I'm Andrew Daines. I was born and raised in New York City and I started Chassie in the spring of 2019 based on a simple truth. You might spend a quarter of your life at a desk. It's where you do your life's work. That truth led me to an idea: a desk should be be remarkably functional, wildly creative and uniquely you. Desks like that would inspire people to bring greater passion and creativity to their life's work - and building them would become my life's work. Installation day of my 4x8 CNC Router (Bronx, NY)     I had spent 10 years in tech and most recently was the...

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The Untapped Potential of Desks + Pigeons

The Untapped Potential of Desks + Pigeons

Did you know pigeons can be trained to distinguish the paintings of Claude Monet  + Pablo Picasso? They also served as critical messengers in WWI + WWII, saving hundreds of lives. If you take a closer gander at them, you'll see how stunningly iridescent their feathers look in the sun. Pigeon in the Park by Rebecca Schiffman Yet, we often coldly tolerate their unique, bobbing presences. "Rats with wings," some folks call them. I'm writing about pigeons because I believe we've been appreciating them in the same way we've been appreciating desks. Desks are meant to be our personal refuge...

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DON GOEMAN + CHASSIE FOUNDER ANDREW DAINES

DON GOEMAN + CHASSIE FOUNDER ANDREW DAINES

A design legend gives his heartfelt and thoughtful take on Chassie's vision to make the table where you sit down to do your life's work remarkably functional, wildly creative, and uniquely you.
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