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Secretello Reinvents the Secretary Writing Desk

The secretary desk, or secrétaire, has been around for ages which is no surprise as they’re fairly compact and become a multipurpose piece of furniture in any room. Michele De Lucchi has chosen to modernize the idea in this project for Molteni&C. Produced by UniFor, Secretello is a modern workstation enclosed within glass walls creating an almost curio display cabinet.

A solid oak frame makes up the Secretello, with the addition of safety glass, results in an elegant interpretation for anyone looking to add an additional workspace within their home.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.