This digital re-creation of vintage studio desks in UC Berkeley’s Wurster Hall architecture studios envisions the desks refurbished, refinished, and fitted with new work tops. These amazing desks, manufactured by the Hamilton Desk company, were original equipment in the architecture studios.
Imagining the steel desk electroplated with 14 karat gold.
Detail of the digital model.
Modeling the handle in Rhino software, using careful on-site measurements and photographs of original handles.
Rhino model of a screw head, measured and replicated from original.
Researching the original desks (click for enlarged slideshow)