Work Station

Published on September 8th, 2009 | by Jules Yap


Corked-out Ikea PS workspace

The wall mounted PS Laptop Workstation is a neat idea, space saving and all but my only gripe is that it feels so “locker-ish” if you know what I mean. John’s little hack gives it a nice warm touch.

I just doped up an Ikea PS Laptop Workstation with some cork lining on its interior surfaces. Doesn’t interfere with door operation at all, and makes it look about 1000% nicer. Plus gives some shock-absorption for the laptops when being placed onto the desk panel. Not sure if this qualifies as much of a hack, but it’s a nice touch to spruce things up a bit.

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Jules Yap

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3 Responses to Corked-out Ikea PS workspace

  1. Anonymous says:

    @anon 4:03 actually, because it is a macbook IS why it’s an issue. Apple does not sell “laptops” they sell “notebook computers” and it says in their manual that you should not leave your computer in contact with your lap or any body part for any extended period of time, they get VERY hot.

    So be careful and don’t fry your macbook!


  2. Anonymous says:

    I would be worried about heat, most laptops use the bottom surface as a channel for air and added heat dispersal.

    Depending on what type of cork you used, it could cause some minor issues.

    Note: Looks like a macbook, so not much issue here, but anything with vents on the bottom would have major issues.

  3. Daphne says:

    I like this idea… but Id feel claustrophobic.

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