Web designers spent a great deal of time at work desks in front of computer systems, especially those located in big cities and IT hubs like New York and San Francisco. That’s obvious. That’s where the magic occurs, which’s likewise why the right setup of your workstation is incredibly important.

We have actually welcomed 20 leading internet developers from the UK and the United States to offer us an exclusive check out their offices, show us their work desks and also clarify the setup.

Desk variations for multiple displays and setups

desk setup with laptop

As you will see, for instance, one display is seldom sufficient these days. The pictures that follow may just inspire you to provide your very own work area a makeover. Proprietor of Naomi Atkinson Style My 15″ MacBook Pro (high-res display), connected into an old cinema display screen with external key-board, computer mouse and speakers.

As a visual lover, I’m addicted to surrounding myself with motivating things. And naturally a cup of milk like tea. Developer, writer as well as audio speaker, co-founder of Dribbble I utilize a 15″ MBP as my primary machine.

Yet the bigger display is there if I require it. I back up to both G drives. On top of the drives is a Domo-kun wind-up plaything I restored from Tokyo, and a wood nut from talking at the Build date in Ireland. Also, on the drives is a hand-made natural leather baseball.

For responsive designing I make use of an iPhone 3G (non-retina) as well as an iPhone 4S (retina) and also an HTC HD7 running Windows Phone 7. I have an iPad on a rotating stand, a Kindle Touch and also a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. It’s one of the priciest shaving mirrors I’ve ever before gotten. Later on, I will include a Kindle Fire, iPad, and Samsung Galaxy S3.

Designer, speaker and writer, member of Fictive Kin, organizer of New Adventures in Website Design I work away a lot, yet this is my office in the house and also, I like it. MacBook Air and also Thunderbolt display, plus large speakers as well as the lamp I have actually had for twenty years. The desk is Ikea, with a piece of an older work desk as screen riser.

Multiple displays

I remain on a Herman Miller Aeron. The Item-inspired print maintains me tranquil (readily available from Lane). All that’s missing is the feline resting by the window, a huge favorite, and me. Internet developer and lead hackleback at Wufoo You know what they claim: cheap tables and costly chairs.

I solely use one MacBook Pro, so my specific design and advancement setting features me anywhere I go. In your home at this desk, I have my Drobo for huge media storage as well as backup, and a 27″ Movie theater display.

The speakers are Harmon Kardon Soundsticks which produce great audio, and also look fantastic. The printer is a Wi-Fi allowed Bro printer which is one of the most current enhancement and also has actually persuaded me to never go back to slow down, costly, garbage inkjets. The microphone is a rode podcaster set in a mini boom stand.