Shawn Komlos

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6th Floor

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Team project at Plastik Banana Design Werkshop with Axis Architects
Involvement: design, modeling, CAM strategy and programming, CNC fabrication, construction, installation

The 6th Floor Desk is a showpiece reception desk, the focal point of a newly remodeled floor in the historic First Security Building in downtown Salt Lake City. Inspirations for the wraparound desk’s textured surfaces are rooted in Utah’s natural landscape; the desert’s water sculpted sandstone mounds and the mountain’s shifting snow drifts. This flowing texture wraps freely from vertical to horizontal planes, while flattening out to preserve the desk’s functional work areas.
Fabrication, completed entirely in house, demanded complex sectional, contour, and flip milling techniques. Each desk section was then individually finished and transported before being assembled and installed in the office space.


installation, object
  • Open Source
  • Cocoon
  • Hydrogeographies – Resource Extraction Geographies
  • TetraGrid
  • Spomenik
  • 6th Floor
  • InterWeave
  • PCI – Portland Culinary Institute
  • Music Box SLC
  • EVAirport
  • Webster Lamp
  • Facade Mod