This dismountable desk has a simple frame structure made out of three parts. It is designed to provide maximum stiffness and lightness while using minimal fittings between the top and the legs. The three components are manufactured according to the principle of composite sandwich structures: the top facing is a mahogany composite; there’s a honeycomb cardboard core; and the bottom is a thin stressed and bent aluminum sheet. The materials are bonded with an adhesive under a vacuum bag in a single process. The legs and top are fitted together with a system requiring only two invisible screws. The finished assembled piece is surprisingly rigid and non-deformable. So much so that other pieces could be made using less high-performance materials, such as binder, cardboard or polyethylene. Beside mahogany and aluminium, the facing of the desk has already been manufactured in sycamore and other materials.

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