PALLADIO-INSPIRED WRITING DESKS
Gracious villas dot the countryside around Venice, Italy; the legacy of a Renaissance architect credited with
shaping the world we live in today. Andrea Palladio’s genius began with a study of the details and forms of
classic architecture. He then re-worked these timeless principles from the past in a way that met the needs
of his more modern world.
Steve Vigar pays homage to the great Andrea Palladio with this unique writing desk. The top is a Palladio-inspired
villa, which accommodates pens, pencils, paper and the other accoutrements of the literary life. Executed in beautiful
hardwoods, the desk glows with the same internal harmony and balance that made Palladio one of history’s greatest