‘haven’ social desk assortment by mike & maaike brings folks collectively purposefully


a set of social tables


san fransisco-based industrial design studio mike & maaike introduces ‘haven’, a set of social tables shaped to convey folks collectively deliberately and purposefully. produced by watson furnishings, the collection gives a wide range of gadgets that may correspond to a variety of wants and situations, from places of work to airports, lobbies, and cafés. 


all items are made potential by the modular integrity body, a minimal metal construction with shocking power and visible lightness. as well as, in most tables there’s the choice so as to add planters, floating trays, in addition to a ‘neighborhood’ dimmable mild, to generate a pleasing and atmospheric work atmosphere. 'haven' social table collection by mike & maaike brings people together purposefully
all pictures courtesy of mike & maaike


inviting, adaptable, and easy


in haven by mike &maaike (see extra right here), rounded tabletops encourage inclusivity and group-oriented determination making. the gathering’s gentle corners and round shapes invite customers to collaborate and share their concepts across the desk. standing top and high-low tables invite serendipitous crew interactions, whereas inviting touchpoints reveal moveable desk surfaces, adjustable lighting, built-in charging, and a footbar permitting all heights to relaxation comfortably.


every bit is designed for a number of work modes and settings to suit the wants of many customers and preferences all through the day, month, 12 months, or decade. every desk is distilled to its essence, serving its perform quietly and deliberately. the distinctive leg profile incorporates a flat entrance face that blends properly with any structure and a rounded again that softens areas, giving the gathering a lightweight and pleasant character. 

'haven' social table collection by mike & maaike brings people together purposefully


designed to slot in any setting


the haven excessive low tables mix two heights permitting folks to decide on the setting to match the event: excessive for fast, informal interactions, low for seated worksessions. the excessive aspect is well rotatable, permitting it to be configured on the fly to finest match the wants of the second. in the meantime, the haven laptop computer lounge gives a snug laptop computer floor for sofas or chairs. the slender base matches between chair legs whereas the beneficiant floor has room for a mouse or a espresso. as well as, the media panel can flip any haven desk right into a video conferencing pod. the fabric-covered privateness display screen is available in a circle or sq. and appears nice from any angle, for freestanding or wall purposes.

'haven' social table collection by mike & maaike brings people together purposefully


environmental sustainability


the NAF (no added formaldehyde) substrate used within the haven desks and storage elements is 92% recycled industrial by-product from milling operations. the cold-rolled metal utilized in desk bases and brackets is created from recycled auto elements, and the entire metal is 100% recyclable. the GREENGUARD-certified laminates are composed of phenolic resin and kraft paper and include 22% recycled content material. the reclaimed sawdust is compressed into briquettes and used for biofuel. watson makes use of solely unhazardous, water-based adhesives that emit low to no VOCs. all watson edge banding is comprised of poly-propylene, and forbo furnishings linoleum used on our surfaces is manufactured from renewable linseed oil and recycled sawdust.

'haven' social table collection by mike & maaike brings people together purposefully

challenge data:


identify: haven
designed by: mike & maaike 
produced by: watson furnishings

myrto katsikopoulou I designboom

sep 28, 2021

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