A useful modern-day item with a midcentury twist – this Matthew Hilton for Ercol Treviso Desk.
Yes, cool designer meets heritage furniture brand, producing a desk that's good for writing letters or using with your modern-day notebook (note that slot for your wires at the back).
It's made from American oak solids and veneers and finished with a wax-look lacquer. It also features sliding drawers on the desk tidy, and underneath the desk top is a sliding drawer. Like those angle, tapered skinny legs too. Available online, it sells for £899.