Michael Yates: The Rolling Desk

Looking to create the perfect study spot for your little one as he or she gets ready to head back to school this September? The Rolling Desk by Michael Yates combines the designer's thoughtful and flawless execution with his commitment to accessible design. Like all of Michael’s work, each hand-crafted desk is destined for a long-life and unique journey as it transitions from a practical addition in a child’s space to a treasured family heirloom. Available exclusively at kinder MODERN, visit our website to learn more or place an order. Felt color and paracord can be customized. Rolling Desk / Michael Yates / USA, 2016 / White Oak, Felt, Paracord / H 27 in, W 46 in / 16 in 

Designer and artisan Michael Yates has been producing custom, limited-edition, and production furniture and objects since 2003. In addition to his ever-expanding production furniture offerings, his adult portfolio includes custom residential furniture, exhibition spaces, restaurant, and other commercial furniture, and architectural installations. The engineer-turned-woodworker's studio has earned a reputation as a go-to resource for elegant and thoughtful design, as well as unwavering standards of craftsmanship. All work is produced by Michael and his team of craftsmen, both in Red Hook, Brooklyn and in his primary production shop in Austin, TX.

Michael is currently a fellow at the prestigious Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, ME, where he is working on a new furniture collection for adults that includes a wardrobe, bench, chair, and mirror. He also teaches product design at Parsons School of Design in New York City.