You Can Customize This Desk's Modular Cages In Countless Ways

If something I own is not in my direct line of sight, it's likely that I won't remember it exists; this is a common excuse I use for why my apartment is never particularly tidy ("I need to see everything, all at once!"). This also might be why I love the look of this Grid System by Ying Chang, where what you pile in is visible through the geometric cage mass.

You Can Customize This Desk's Modular Cages In Countless Ways

You Can Customize This Desk's Modular Cages In Countless Ways

So, you've got your base metal frame; you've got all shapes and sizes of industrial lattice boxes; you put them together in whatever way works best for the personal junk you've got to store, and the whole thing becomes a sculptural jail for your office supplies and assorted bits and bobs.

It's certainly got more storage than a standard four-legs-and-a-flat-surface desk, with the added bonus of being able to shift things around whenever the mood strikes—or when you desperately need to add a new cubby.

You Can Customize This Desk's Modular Cages In Countless Ways

Plus, she's created a series of solid attachments that will keep the little stuff from falling through the cracks.

You Can Customize This Desk's Modular Cages In Countless Ways

Once full-up, it's a cool mish-mash featuring pops of color and precious things. Yes, there is a good chance this would end up looking like a unkempt disaster area, with important papers and pen sets forever trying to escape. But! I still think it's brilliant. [Ur Design]