Helpful guidelines

What is a partner desk?

What is a partner desk?

A Partner Desk is a wonderful addition to any home office space. Ballard Designs offers multiple Partner Desks that align with our different collections, allowing you to perfectly coordinate your home office while maintaining its functionality. We invented the modular Original Home Office to give you total design flexibility.

How many drawers does a partners desk have?

19th century English partners desk hand crafted in mahogany with a tooled leather top and brass hardware, one side with nine drawers, the other side with three drawers and two cabine… Truly outstanding Italian kingwood and mahogany parquetry partners desk.

What is a Chippendale partner desk?

Chippendale partner desks are also prevalent, given that Chippendale was a style that was still heavily trending in the late 1800s. Oftentimes, antique Chippendale partner desks do not feature banks of drawers on both sides, but rather are designed to look like a wide table.

Do partner desks float in a room?

There are banks of drawers on both sides and a large hollow tunnel between the pedestals, designed to accommodate each sitter’s legs. Today, partner desks are revered for their ability to float in a room. Since there is no backside to a partner’s desk, they can be admired from all angles.