At the close of April, the department sees pretty much its most spectacular frenzy of "making"—but also its most spectacular desk messes. (What looks like clutter is actually a kind of controlled chaos—featuring the latest in cutting edge prototypes.) 

We thought it would be fun to document the surfaces of each of the students' studio desks, and asked first-year student Oscar Pipson to take on the assignment. Find below the fruits of his labor—two versions—and do keep in mind that there was NO STAGING of what Oscar filmed. (It would have been tempting to arrange the objects on the desks in a more orderly fashion, but far less authentic.) So here's what a few weeks before the final push of grad school at Products of Design looks like!