From Chessboard to stand up desk, how we made the first OMBEE desk

Blog #3 - July 18, 2015


So I'm in love with my new portable stand up desk and swivel board combo, but it was all a bit clumsy I had to carry it around using a belt to hold it together, not exactly the ideal setup. My friend Mark encouraged me to make the desk a “case” for the 8board. He brought over a chess board as an example of how the desk should fold up. I sketched up the prototype and sent it off to a graphic designer friend Mira to draw the designs on a computer. But we needed a cool pattern that was not only good to look at but functional as well. I started looking around at a few different options.......