This is simply a well used desk. Although not very minimal, it nonetheless depicts how environment lends itself to producing your best work. This owner is surrounded by all the creature comforts and you can tell he/she is really immersed in the task at hand.
Old & New: Unfortunately I don’t have any background knowledge for you on this, but it’s nonetheless an interesting work area (photographed by Stellan Herner). I’m a sucker for modern furnishings in rustic environments; in my experience it adds some personality that otherwise is sometimes lacking in purely contemporary offices. Via Skarp Agent.